Delaware Wildflowers

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1 Creeping Water Primrose Seedbox Ludwigia peploides subsp. glabrescens
Kenilworth's Ivy Cymbalaria muralis
Longleaf Pondweed Potamogeton nodosus
Purple-head Sneezeweed Helenium flexuosum
Velvet-leaf Abutilon theophrasti
Early Goldenrod Solidago juncea
2 Tick-seed Sunflower Bidens polylepis
Maryland Meadowbeauty Rhexia mariana var. mariana
White Goosefoot Chenopodium album
Shrubby Bushclover Lespedeza bicolor
Whitestar Morning-glory Ipomoea lacunosa
3 Woodland Lettuce Lactuca floridana
Carolina Elephant-foot Elephantopus carolinianus
Perplexed Tick-trefoil Desmodium perplexum
New York Ironweed Vernonia noveboracensis
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata subsp. pulchra
Bland Sweet-cicely Osmorhiza claytonii
4 Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
Green Milkweed Asclepias viridiflora
Spiderflower Tarenaya hassleriana
Fireweed Erechtites hieraciifolius
Beechdrops Epifagus virginiana
Stinking Camphorweed Pluchea foetida var. foetida
Rattlesnake-master Eryngium aquaticum var. aquaticum
Blue Cohosh Caulophyllum thalictroides
Great Burdock Arctium lappa
Nodding Ladies'-tresses Spiranthes cernua
Fall Phlox Phlox paniculata
Square-stem Monkeyflower Mimulus ringens
Maryland Golden Aster Chrysopsis mariana
5 Wild Mock-cucumber Echinocystis lobata
Climbing Hempweed Mikania scandens
Gronovius's Dodder Cuscuta gronovii
Field Thistle Cirsium discolor
Amur Honeysuckle Lonicera maackii
Japanese Hops Humulus japonicus
Pale Jewel-weed Impatiens pallida
Solomon's Plume Maianthemum racemosum subsp. racemosum
Pokeweed Phytolacca americana
Field Basil Clinopodium vulgare
Beefsteak Plant Perilla frutescens
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Canada Horse-balm Collinsonia canadensis
Tall Blue Lettuce Lactuca biennis
Spotted Jewel-weed Impatiens capensis
Virginia Smartweed Persicaria virginiana
Longbristle Smartweed Persicaria longiseta
River Wild Rye Elymus riparius
Bull Thistle Cirsium vulgare
Jerusalem Artichoke Helianthus tuberosus
Annual Honesty Lunaria annua
Canada Lettuce Lactuca canadensis
Light-blue Asiatic Dayflower Commelina communis var. communis
Purple-leaf Willowherb Epilobium coloratum
Canada Wood-nettle Laportea canadensis
Purple-top Tridens flavus
Rusty Flatsedge Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus
6 Late-flowering Thoroughwort Eupatorium serotinum
Sagebrush Wormwood Artemisia ludoviciana
American Lotus Nelumbo lutea
7 Prickly Lettuce Lactuca serriola
Meadow Spikemoss Lycopodioides apodum
Nodding Foxtail Setaria faberi
Mile-a-minute Persicaria perfoliata
Tall Blue Lettuce Lactuca biennis
Canada Thistle Cirsium arvense
Camphorweed Goldenaster Heterotheca subaxillaris
Broadleaf Water-plantain Alisma subcordatum
White Turtlehead Chelone glabra
Skeletonweed Chondrilla juncea
Domesticated Sunflower Helianthus annuus
Spotted Knapweed Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos
8 Purple-leaf Willowherb Epilobium coloratum
Ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Virginia Bugleweed Lycopus virginicus
Nodding Foxtail Setaria faberi
Roundleaf Goldenrod Solidago patula var. patula
White Clover Trifolium repens
Forked Bluecurls Trichostema dichotomum
Hairy Small-leaved Tick-trefoil Desmodium ciliare
Seabeach Amaranth Amaranthus pumilus
9 American Hog-peanut Amphicarpaea bracteata var. bracteata
Indian-pipe Monotropa uniflora
Roundhead Bushclover Lespedeza capitata
10 Spanish Needles Bidens bipinnata
11 Large-bract Plantain Plantago aristata
Silvery False Spleenwort Deparia acrostichoides
Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides
White Wood Aster Eurybia divaricata
Stipuled Korean-clover Kummerowia stipulacea
White Turtlehead Chelone glabra
12 Dittany Cunila origanoides
Exotic Arrow-wood Viburnum dilatatum
Dwarf Chinquapin Oak Quercus prinoides
Rough Barnyard Grass Echinochloa muricata var. muricata
Fragrant Cudweed Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Whorled Milkweed Asclepias verticillata
Orange-grass St. Johnswort Hypericum gentianoides
Serpentine Chickweed Cerastium velutinum var. velutinum
Slender Knotweed Polygonum tenue
Lesser Snakeroot Ageratina aromatica
Square-stemmed Rose Pink Sabatia angularis
Gray Goldenrod Solidago nemoralis var. nemoralis
Yellow Indian-grass Sorghastrum nutans
Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides
Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium
13 Beechdrops Epifagus virginiana
Red Clover Trifolium pratense
Autumn Olive Elaeagnus umbellata
Fireweed Erechtites hieraciifolius
Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora
14 Eyebane Spurge Euphorbia nutans
Tall Rattlesnake-root Nabalus altissimus
Lady's Thumb Smartweed Persicaria maculosa
Pennsylvania Smartweed Persicaria pensylvanica
15 Joint-head Arthraxon Arthraxon hispidus
Pokeweed Phytolacca americana
Hairy Grassleaf Flat-top Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia var. nuttallii
Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
Canada Wood-nettle Laportea canadensis
Japanese Stilt Grass Microstegium vimineum
16 Pennsylvania Smartweed Persicaria pensylvanica
Ox-eye Heliopsis helianthoides var. helianthoides
Beefsteak Plant Perilla frutescens
Black Walnut Juglans nigra
Tall Rattlesnake-root Nabalus altissimus
One-seed Bur-cucumber Sicyos angulatus
17 Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Spotted Jewel-weed Impatiens capensis
Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
Virginia Virgin-bower Clematis virginiana
18 Silvery False Spleenwort Deparia acrostichoides
Biennial Evening-primrose Oenothera biennis
Small Flowered Evening-primrose Oenothera parviflora
19 Thin Hairy Rough-leaf Goldenrod Solidago rugosa var. rugosa
Closed-bottle Gentian Gentiana andrewsii var. andrewsii
Carolina Rose Rosa carolina subsp. carolina
Roundleaf Goldenrod Solidago patula var. patula
Smooth Heath Aster Symphyotrichum pilosum var. pringlei
Smooth Goldenrod Solidago gigantea
One-seed Bur-cucumber Sicyos angulatus
20 Giant Foxtail Setaria magna
English Ivy Hedera helix
New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Pickerelweed Pontederia cordata
Autumn Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale
Ditch Stonecrop Penthorum sedoides
Three-lobe Tick-seed Bidens comosa
Hairy Grassleaf Flat-top Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia var. nuttallii
Fall Phlox Phlox paniculata
Fireweed Erechtites hieraciifolius
Yellow-flowered Leafcup Smallanthus uvedalius
Pale Jewel-weed Impatiens pallida
Schreber's Aster Eurybia schreberi
Japanese Mazus Mazus pumilus
Japanese Virgin's-bower Clematis terniflora
Dog-fennel Thoroughwort Eupatorium capillifolium
Thick Rough-leaf Goldenrod Solidago rugosa var. aspera
American Spikenard Aralia racemosa
Carolina Elephant-foot Elephantopus carolinianus
Groundsel Tree Baccharis halimifolia
Flat-top Goldenrod Euthamia caroliniana
Short Yellowseed False Pimpernel Lindernia dubia var. dubia
Thinleaf Sunflower Helianthus decapetalus
New York Ironweed Vernonia noveboracensis
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia
21 Rough Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium
Silvery False Spleenwort Deparia acrostichoides
Well-drained Buttonweed Diodella teres
Seaside Spurge Euphorbia polygonifolia
22 Beach Vitex Vitex rotundifolia
Japanese Stilt Grass Microstegium vimineum
Fragrant Cudweed Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Small-headed Seaside Goldenrod Solidago mexicana
Spanish Needles Bidens bipinnata
Rough Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium
Forked Bluecurls Trichostema dichotomum
Wormseed Goosefoot Dysphania ambrosioides
Purple-leaf Willowherb Epilobium coloratum
Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
European Reed Phragmites australis subsp. australis
Eastern Jointweed Polygonum articulatum
Sweet Goldenrod Solidago odora
Late-flowering Thoroughwort Eupatorium serotinum
23 Philadelphia Panicgrass Panicum philadelphicum
White Goldenrod Solidago bicolor
Bristly Aster Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum
Japanese Black Pine Pinus thunbergiana
Lion's-foot Rattlesnake-root Nabalus serpentarius
Gronovius's Dodder Cuscuta gronovii
Ox-eye Heliopsis helianthoides var. helianthoides
Arrowleaf Tearthumb Persicaria sagittata
White Snakeroot Ageratina altissima var. altissima
Partridge Pea Chamaecrista fasciculata var. fasciculata
Rock Sandwort Minuartia michauxii var. michauxii
Gray Goldenrod Solidago nemoralis var. nemoralis
Starry Catchfly Silene stellata
Kidneyleaf Mud-plantain Heteranthera reniformis
Crested Climbing Buckwheat. Fallopia scandens
Lesser Snakeroot Ageratina aromatica
Swamp Thistle Cirsium muticum
Nodding Tick-seed Bidens cernua
Japanese Stilt Grass Microstegium vimineum
False Daisy Eclipta prostrata
Round-leaved Fame-flower Phemeranthus teretifolius
Hairy Grassleaf Flat-top Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia var. nuttallii
Clasping Heart-leaved Aster Symphyotrichum undulatum
Seaside Goldenrod Solidago sempervirens var. sempervirens
Whorled Milkweed Asclepias verticillata
Wild Carrot Daucus carota
Slender Knotweed Polygonum tenue
Seaside Goldenrod Solidago sempervirens var. sempervirens
Dock-leaf Smartweed Persicaria lapathifolia
Perfoliate Thoroughwort Eupatorium perfoliatum
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Whiteleaf Greenbrier Smilax glauca
Silvery False Spleenwort Deparia acrostichoides
Bristly Aster Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum
Annual Wormwood Artemisia annua
Tall Sunflower Helianthus giganteus
Dotted Smartweed Persicaria punctata
Large-purple False Foxglove Agalinis purpurea
Decumbent St. Andrew's Cross Hypericum stragulum
Slender Knotweed Polygonum tenue
Striped Gentian Gentiana villosa
24 Well-drained Buttonweed Diodella teres
Camphorweed Goldenaster Heterotheca subaxillaris
Dune Sandbur Cenchrus tribuloides
Yucca Yucca filamentosa
Rough Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium
Seaside Spurge Euphorbia polygonifolia
Seaside Goldenrod Solidago sempervirens var. sempervirens
25 Indian Cucumber-root Medeola virginiana
Swamp Sunflower Helianthus angustifolius
Tall Rattlesnake-root Nabalus altissimus
Devil's Tick-seed Bidens frondosa
Wingstem Verbesina alternifolia
26 Hairy Heath Aster Symphyotrichum pilosum var. pilosum
White Snakeroot Ageratina altissima var. altissima
Schreber's Aster Eurybia schreberi
Delectable Sowthistle Sonchus oleraceus
Nodding Trillium Trillium cernuum
Narrow-leaf Panicled Aster Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. lanceolatum
Lopseed Phryma leptostachya var. leptostachya
Tall Sunflower Helianthus giganteus
Bristly Aster Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum
White Heath Aster Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides
Beechdrops Epifagus virginiana
28 Downy Lobelia Lobelia puberula var. puberula
Rough Canada Goldenrod Solidago altissima var. altissima
Elliott's Gentian Gentiana catesbaei
Red Pinesap Hypopitys lanuginosa
Smooth Tick-seed Bidens laevis
Smooth Grassleaf Flat-top Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia var. graminifolia
Groundsel Tree Baccharis halimifolia
Cranefly Orchid Tipularia discolor
Cutleaf Grapefern Sceptridium dissectum
29 Pawpaw Asimina triloba
Soapwort Gentian Gentiana saponaria
Golden Tickseed Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria
30 Beechdrops Epifagus virginiana
Pawpaw Asimina triloba
Annual Salt Marsh Aster Symphyotrichum subulatum
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Red Pinesap Hypopitys lanuginosa
Starved Aster Symphyotrichum lateriflorum var. lateriflorum

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