Camphor Weed (Pluchea camphorata (L.) DC.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Camphor Pluchea, Marsh Fleabane, Plowmans Wort Bloom Color: Pink , PurpleBloom Time: Aug , Sep , OctBloom Notes: Blooms year-round in the South. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

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.

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.)

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.

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.

Carolina Elephant’s Foot (Elephantopus carolinianus Raeusch.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Bloom Color: Pink , Purple , WhiteBloom 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. Similar Species: Devils Grandmother (Elephantopus tomentosus L.)