Hoary Ticktrefoil (Desmodium canescens (L.) DC.)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Bloom Color: Pink, PurpleBloom Time: Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Spurred Butterfly Pea (Centrosema virginianum Griseb.)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Synonym(s): Blue Bell; Butterfly Pea; Lady’s Slipper; Spurred Butterfly Pea; Wild Pea Bloom Color: Pink , Blue , PurpleBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Gray Beardtongue (Penstemon canescens (Britton) Britton)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Synonym(s): Eastern Gray Beardtongue Bloom Color: White , PurpleBloom Time: Jun , JulNotes: This plant is the host plant for the Buckeye butterfly. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Pink Azalea (Rhododendron periclymenoides (Michx.) Shinners)

Ericaceae (Heath Family) Synonym(s): Pinxterbloom Azalea, Pinxterflower Bloom Color: White , PinkBloom Time: Mar , Apr , MayBloom Notes: All parts are highly toxic. May be fatal if eaten. For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species: Mountain Azalea (Rhododendron canescens)

Lentil Vetch (Vicia tetrasperma (L.) Schreb.)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Synonym(s): Slender Vetch, Smooth Tare, Sparrow Vetch, Four Seeded Vetch Bloom Color: White , PinkBloom Time: Apr , May , JunBloom Notes: Four Seeded Vetch is native to Eurasia and invasive nearly everywhere else in the world. The minute corollas are in racemes of one to three, the usually four-seeded, as theContinue reading “Lentil Vetch (Vicia tetrasperma (L.) Schreb.)”

Carolina Spring Beauty (Claytonia caroliniana Michx.)

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family) Synonym(s): Carolina Springbeauty Bloom Color: White , PinkBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , JunBloom Notes: A pair of smooth leaves occurs halfway up the slender, 4-12 in. stem. Leaves much wider than C. virginica. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Fall Phlox (Phlox paniculata L.)

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family) Synonym(s): Fall Phlox, Perennial Phlox Bloom Color: Pink , PurpleBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug, SeptNotes: This native plant has been used to create many hybridized versions in many colors. 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.

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.

White Turtlehead (Chelone glabra L.)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Bloom Color: White , PinkBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SepNotes: Genus name comes from the Greek word chelone meaning tortoise in reference to the turtlehead shape of the flowers. For more information about this plant, Click Here.