Giant Ironweed (Vernonia gigantea Trel. ex Branner & Coville)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s):  Tall Ironweed Bloom Color: PurpleBloom Time: Aug , Sep , OctNotes: The common name refers to the toughness of the stem. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Carolina Horsenettle (Solanum carolinense)

Solanaceae (Potato Family) Synonym(s): Carolina Horse Nettle, Horse Nettle, Radical Weed, Sand Brier, Bull Nettle, Tread-Softly, Devil’s Tomato, Wild Tomato. Bloom Color: White, VioletBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , OctNotes: Ingesting the fruit can cause abdominal pain, circulatory and respiratory depression, or even death. For more information about thisContinue reading “Carolina Horsenettle (Solanum carolinense)”

Vernal Iris (Iris verna var.smalliana)

Iridaceae (Iris Family) Synonym(s): Dwarf Violet Iris, Vernal Iris, Dwarf Iris Bloom Color: Blue , VioletBloom Notes: Intensely fragrant. Blooms appear in early spring before leaf growth starts. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Nashville Breadroot (Pediomelum subacaule)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Synonym(s): Nashville Breadroot, Whiterim Scurfpea, Whiterim Indian Breadroot, Glade Potato Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple , VioletBloom Time: Apr For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Violet Wood Sorrel (Oxalis violacea)

Oxalidaceae (Wood Sorrel Family) Synonym(s): Violet Woodsorrel, Violet Wood-sorrel Bloom Color: VioletBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Dwarf Larkspur (Delphinium tricorne)

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) Synonym(s): Dwarf Larkspur, Spring Larkspur Bloom Color: BlueBloom Time: Apr , May For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Purple Phacelia (Phacelia bipinnatifida)

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family) Synonym(s): Fernleaf Phacelia, Fernleaf Scorpion Weed, Spotted Phacelia, Loose-flowered Phacelia Bloom Color: Blue , Purple , VioletBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , JunBloom Notes: Color usually described as violet-blue. A biennial that blooms early to mid-spring of its second year. For more information about this plant, Click Here

Slender False Foxglove (Agalinis tenuifolia)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Synonym(s): Slenderleaf False Foxglove, Slender GerardiaBloom Color: Pink , VioletBloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Curtiss’ Milkwort (Polygala curtissii)

Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family) Bloom Color: Pink , Purple , VioletBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

False Indigo Bush (Amorpha fruticosa)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Synonym(s): Indigo Bush, False Indigo Bush, False Indigo, Desert False Indigo Bloom Color: Orange , Blue , Purple , VioletBloom Time: Apr , May , JunBloom Notes: Corolla deep violet-purple, anthers orange, style purplish. For more information about this plant, Click Here.