Annual Ragweed, Short Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Annual Ragweed, Short Ragweed Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , BrownBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SeptBloom Notes: This plant, not Goldenrod, is a cause of hay fever, recognized by all who suffer the discomfiting allergy. For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species: Great Ragweed, Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifidaContinue reading “Annual Ragweed, Short Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.)”

Bastard Toadflax (Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. var. umbellata)

Santalaceae (Sandalwood Family) Bloom Color: White , GreenBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Woolly Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia tomentosa Sims)

Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family) Synonym(s): Common Dutchman’s Pipe Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , PurpleBloom Time: Mar , Apr , MayCaterpillar Hosts: Pipevines (Aristolochia species) For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species: Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla Lam.)

Virgin’s Bower (Clematis virginiana L.)

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) Synonym(s): Devil’s Darning Needles, Virgin’s Bower, Old Man’s Beard Bloom Color: White , Green , BrownBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Slender Ladies’ Tresses, Green Lipped Ladies’ Tresses (Spiranthes lacera, var gracilis)

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family) Synonym(s): Southern Slender Ladies’-tresses, Slender Ladies’-tresses, Slender Lady’s Tresses Bloom Color: White , GreenBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , OctBloom Notes: Bloom may extend to November. For more information about this plant, Click Here and Here.

Cranefly Orchid (Tipularia discolor (Pursh) Nutt.)

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family) Synonym(s): Crippled Cranefly Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , PurpleBloom Time: Jun , SepBloom Notes: Flowers in June in the North; in September in South. For more information about this plant, Click Here and Here.

Yellow Passion Flower (Passiflora lutea L.)

Passifloraceae (Passion-Flower Family) Synonyms: Yellow Passionflower, Yellow Passion Vine, Yellow Passion-flower Bloom Color: Yellow , GreenBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species: Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata L.)

Carolina Snailseed (Cocculus carolinus L)

Menispermaceae (Moonseed Family) Synonyms: Carolina Snailseed, Carolina Coralbead, Carolina Moonseed, Red Berried Moonseed, Carolina Red Berried Moonseed Bloom Color: Green , WhiteBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch)

Vitaceae (Grape Family) Synonyms: Woodbine Bloom Color: White , GreenBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , AugNotes: The berries of Virginia Creeper can be harmful if ingested, however, and the rest of the plant contains raphides, which irritate the skin of some people. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Woodnettle (Laportea canadensis (L.) Wedd.)

Urticaceae (Nettle Family) Synonym(s): Canadian Woodnettle, Wood Nettle Bloom Color: Green, YellowBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SepNotes: This flower has both male and female flowers on the same plant. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Blackseed Plantain (Plantago rugelii)

Plantaginaceae (Plantian Family) Synonym(s): Blackseed Plantain, Pale Plantain Bloom Color: White , Green , BrownBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , OctBloom Notes: This plant is widely regarded as an unattractive weed, but its ecological value, particularly to mammals and moths, is rather high. For more information about this plant,Continue reading “Blackseed Plantain (Plantago rugelii)”