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.

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.

Carolina Buckthorn (Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray)

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family) Synonym(s): Carolina False Buckthorn, Yellow Buckthorn, Indian Cherry, Yellowwood Bloom Color: Yellow , GreenBloom Time: May , JunNotes: Although called a buckthorn, this species has no spines. 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, Sleepingplant, Sensitive Plant Bloom Color: YellowBloom 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.

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Canada Goldenrod, Canadian Goldenrod, Tall Goldenrod, Giant Goldenrod Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Sep , Oct , NovNotes: Although it and other Goldenrods are commonly blamed for hay fever, this discomfort is usually caused by pollen from Ragweed (Ambrosia spp.) that blooms at the same time. For more information about this plant, ClickContinue reading “Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis L.)”

Rough Sunflower (Helianthus strumosus L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s):  Paleleaf Woodland Sunflower, Paleleaf Sunflower, Woodland Sunflower Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Common Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s):  Fall Sneezeweed, Autumn Sneezeweed Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , OctNotes: The genus is thought to have been named by Linnaeus for Helen of Troy. The legend is that the flowers sprung up from the ground where her tears fell. For more information about this plant, ClickContinue reading “Common Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale L.)”

Southern Wild Senna (Senna marilandica)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Synonym(s): Maryland Senna, Maryland Wild Senna, Southern Wild Senna, Wild Senna Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jul , AugNotes: Easily confused with the non-native and invasive Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia). For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Virgin’s Bower (Clematis virginia)

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) Synonym(s): Devil’s Darning Needles, Virgin’s Bower, Old Man’s Beard Bloom Color: White , Green , BrownBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here.