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.

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.

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.

Carolina Elephant’s Foot (Elephantopus carolinianus Raeusch.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Bloom Color: Pink , PurpleBloom Time: Aug , Sep , OctNotes: The common name elephant’s foot refers to the large basal leaves of this species. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Butterfly Pea (Clitoria mariana L.)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Synonym(s): Atlantic Pigeonwings, Butterfly Pea Bloom Color: Pink , BlueBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug For more information about this plant, Click Here.