Smooth Rosonweed (Silphium asteriscus var. latifolium (A. Gray) J.A. Clevinger)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Scientific Name Synonym(s): Silphium confertifolium Small, Silphium glabrum Eggert ex Small, Silphium trifoliatum var. latifolium A. Gray, Silphium asteriscus ssp. latifolium Weber & T.R. Fisher. Common Name Synonym(s): Starry Rosinweed Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , SepNotes: Notice the smooth stem and leaves lacking hairs (Glabrous). For moreContinue reading “Smooth Rosonweed (Silphium asteriscus var. latifolium (A. Gray) J.A. Clevinger)”

Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench)

Knotweed family (Polygonaceae) Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Jun-NovNotes: The seeds are an attractive source of food to various upland gamebirds, graminivorous songbirds, and small mammals, including squirrels. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella Foug.)

Synonym(s): Indian Blanket, Firewheel, Girasol Rojo Asteraceae (Aster Family) Bloom Color: Red , Yellow , BrownBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , AugBloom Notes: May flower longer if rains are plentiful. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Corn Chamomile (Anthemis arvensis L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Bloom Color: White , YellowBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , AugBloom Notes: Field Chamomile can be distinguished from other mayweeds by its flat leaf-segments (rather than rounded leaf-segments), and by the woolly pubescence of its foliage. It does not possess the unpleasant odor of Dog Fennel (A. cotula).Continue reading “Corn Chamomile (Anthemis arvensis L.)”

Two-Flowered Cynthia (Krigia biflora (Walter) S.F. Blake)

Asteraceae (Aster Family) Synonym(s): Two-flower Dwarf Dandelion, Two-flower Cynthia, Dwarf Dandelion Bloom Color: Orange , YellowBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Green and Gold (Chrysogonum virginianum G. L. Nesom var. brevistolon)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Narrowleaf Cowwheat (Melampyrum lineare W. P. C. Barton var. latifolium)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Synonym(s): Narrowleaf Cow-wheat, Narrow-leaved Cow-wheat, Cow Wheat Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa Nutt.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Showy Goldenrod, Noble Goldenrod Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Threadleaf False Foxglove (Agalinis setacea (J.F. Gmel.) Raf.)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Synonym(s): Threadleaf Gerardia, Threadleaf Agalinis, Threadleaf False Foxglove, Sandhills Gerardia Bloom Color: PinkBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Missouri Ironweed (Vernonia missurica Raf.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Bloom Color: PurpleBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SepNotes: Missouri Ironweed can be distinguished from other Vernonia spp. primarily by the number of disk florets in the compound flowers, and the profuse hairiness of the stems and lower sides of the leaves. For more information about this plant, Click Here.