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.

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.

Oldfield Aster (Symphyotrichum pilosum var. pilosum)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Frost Weed, Hairy White Oldfield Aster, Oldfield Weed, White Oldfield Aster. Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Sept, OctNotes: Probably our most often encountered aster here in TN. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Curtis’ Goldenrod (Solidago curtisii Torr. & A. Gray)

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

Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odora Aiton)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Anisescented Goldenrod, Anise-scented Goldenrod, Sweet Goldenrod Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , OctNotes: The crushed leaves of Sweet Goldenrod give off an anise scent that readily identifies this widespread species. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Pink Thoroughwort (Fleischmannia incarnata (Walter) King & H. Rob.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Pink Thoroughwort Bloom Color: White , Pink , PurpleBloom Time: Sept ,Oct , NovNotes: This plant is indeed most closely related to ageratums such as Blue Mist Flower (Conoclinium coelestinum). For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Horseweed (Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronquist)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s):¬†Horseweed, Canadian Horseweed, Bitterweed, Hogweed, Squaw Weed, Colt’s Tail Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , NovNotes: The leaves have a sharp flavor and an aromatic taste similar to tarragon. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Synonym(s): Partridge Pea, Sleeping Plant, Sensitive Plant Bloom Color: Yellow, RedBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Common Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis L.)

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family) Synonym(s): Common Evening-primrose, King’s Cure-all Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SepNotes: The flowers of this night-flowering biennial open in the evening and close by noon. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Biennial Gaura (Oenothera gaura W.L. Wagner & Hoch)

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family) Synonym(s): Biennial Beeblossom, Biennial Gaura Bloom Color: White , PinkBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.