Delaware Wildflowers

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1 Woodland Stonecrop Sedum ternatum
Blue Bird's-foot Violet Viola pedata
Dwarf Ginseng Panax trifolius
Philadelphia Fleabane Erigeron philadelphicus
Kidneyleaf Buttercup Ranunculus abortivus
Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata
Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
Late Lowbush Blueberry Vaccinium angustifolium
Gay-wing Milkwort Triclisperma paucifolia
Pointed Little-leaf Pussytoes Antennaria neglecta
Carpet Bugleweed Ajuga reptans
Rue Anemone Thalictrum thalictroides
2 Blue Cohosh Caulophyllum thalictroides
Annual Honesty Lunaria annua
Virginia Bluebells Mertensia virginica
Golden Ragwort Packera aurea
Variable-leaf Spurge Euphorbia ipecacuanhae
Wild Columbine Aquilegia canadensis
Lyre-leaf Rockcress Arabidopsis lyrata subsp. lyrata
Golden Alexander Zizia aurea
3 Silver Maple Acer saccharinum
Puttyroot Aplectrum hyemale
Red Mulberry Morus rubra
Yellow Trout-lily Erythronium americanum subsp. americanum
Large Whorled Pogonia Isotria verticillata
Blue Marsh Violet Viola cucullata
4 Showy Orchis Galearis spectabilis
Showy Orchis Galearis spectabilis
Eastern Yellow Stargrass Hypoxis hirsuta
Perfoliate Bellwort Uvularia perfoliata
Jetbead Rhodotypos scandens
White Primrose-leaved Violet Viola primulifolia
Creeping Buttercup Ranunculus repens
Lyre-leaf Sage Salvia lyrata
Virginia Pennywort Obolaria virginica
Blue American Dog Violet Viola labradorica
Carpet Bugleweed Ajuga reptans
Sand Blueberry Vaccinium stamineum var. stamineum
Violet Woodsorrel Oxalis violacea
Fire-pink Silene virginica
Glabrous Big-leaf Pussytoes Antennaria parlinii subsp. parlinii
Umbellate Bastard Toadflax Comandra umbellata subsp. umbellata
Corn Speedwell Veronica arvensis
5 American Beech Fagus grandifolia
Hollow-stem Joe-pye-weed Eutrochium fistulosum
Wild Geranium Geranium maculatum
Bulbous Buttercup Ranunculus bulbosus
Ill-scented Trillium Trillium erectum
Yankee Blackberry Rubus flagellaris
Thyme-leaved Speedwell Veronica serpyllifolia
Cypress Spurge Euphorbia cyparissias
Wall-cress Arabidopsis thaliana
Blueflag Iris Iris versicolor
Narrowleaf Springbeauty Claytonia virginica var. virginica
Bulbous Bitter-cress Cardamine bulbosa
Nodding Trillium Trillium cernuum
One-flowered Broomrape Orobanche uniflora
Black Locust Robinia pseudoacacia
False Mermaidweed Floerkea proserpinacoides
6 Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida
Winged Euonymus Euonymus alatus
Narrowleaf Springbeauty Claytonia virginica var. virginica
Wild Comfrey Cynoglossum virginianum var. virginianum
Royal Fern Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis
Canada Wild-ginger Asarum canadense var. canadense
Slender Toothwort Cardamine angustata
Cinnamon Fern Osmundastrum cinnamomeum var. cinnamomeum
Blue Marsh Violet Viola cucullata
Green Violet Hybanthus concolor
Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides
Pawpaw Asimina triloba
7 Paper-mulberry Broussonetia papyrifera
Virginia Pennywort Obolaria virginica
Perfoliate Bellwort Uvularia perfoliata
Wild Geranium Geranium maculatum
Smooth Blackhaw Viburnum prunifolium
Eastern Yellow Stargrass Hypoxis hirsuta
8 Downy Solomon's-seal Polygonatum pubescens
Mayapple Podophyllum peltatum
Golden Ragwort Packera aurea
Scented Sweet-cicely Osmorhiza longistylis
Shepherd's Purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
Pink Lady's-slipper Cypripedium acaule
Squaw-root Conopholis americana
Watercress Nasturtium officinale
Showy Orchis Galearis spectabilis
Downy Yellow Violet Viola pubescens var. pubescens
Pinxterbloom Azalea Rhododendron periclymenoides
Spring Avens Geum vernum
9 Large Whorled Pogonia Isotria verticillata
European Cornsalad Valerianella locusta
White Turtlehead Chelone glabra
Showy Orchis Galearis spectabilis
Biennial Evening-primrose Oenothera biennis
Wild Geranium Geranium maculatum
Narrowleaf Springbeauty Claytonia virginica var. virginica
Greek Valerian Polemonium reptans var. reptans
Scented Sweet-cicely Osmorhiza longistylis
Virginia Strawberry Fragaria virginiana
10 Bachelor's Button Knapweed Centaurea cyanus
Autumn Olive Elaeagnus umbellata
Large Whorled Pogonia Isotria verticillata
American Bladdernut Staphylea trifolia
Bird-eye Speedwell Veronica persica
Hispid Buttercup Ranunculus caricetorum
Royal Paulownia Paulownia tomentosa
Autumn Olive Elaeagnus umbellata
Field Pepper-grass Lepidium campestre
11 Nodding Trillium Trillium cernuum
Mayapple Podophyllum peltatum
Large Whorled Pogonia Isotria verticillata
Smooth Carrion-flower Greenbrier Smilax herbacea
Ebony Spleenwort Asplenium platyneuron
12 Colts-foot Tussilago farfara
Philadelphia Fleabane Erigeron philadelphicus
Solomon's Plume Maianthemum racemosum subsp. racemosum
Star-of-bethlehem Ornithogalum umbellatum
European Cornsalad Valerianella locusta
Carolina Crane's-bill Geranium carolinianum
Mouse-ear Chickweed Cerastium fontanum
Large Whorled Pogonia Isotria verticillata
13 Silvery False Spleenwort Deparia acrostichoides
Solomon's-seal Polygonatum biflorum var. biflorum
Squaw-root Conopholis americana
Solomon's Plume Maianthemum racemosum subsp. racemosum
Thunberg's Asiatic Hawk's-beard Youngia thunbergiana
14 Weak-prickle Greenbrier Smilax hispida
Bashful Bulrush Trichophorum planifolium
Shining Clubmoss Huperzia lucidula
Creeping Buttercup Ranunculus repens
American Beech Fagus grandifolia
Alternate-leaf Dogwood Cornus alternifolia
Sensitive Fern Onoclea sensibilis
Hairy-jointed Meadow-parsnip Thaspium barbinode
Virginia Spiderwort Tradescantia virginiana
Sweet White Violet Viola blanda
Ironwood Carpinus caroliniana
Two-leaf Bishop's-cap Mitella diphylla
Scented Sweet-cicely Osmorhiza longistylis
Large Yellow Lady's-slipper Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens
Wild Columbine Aquilegia canadensis
Canada Mayflower Maianthemum canadense
Spanish Bluebells Hyacinthoides hispanica
Blunt-lobe Woodsia Woodsia obtusa subsp. obtusa
Black Walnut Juglans nigra
15 Two-leaf Bishop's-cap Mitella diphylla
Wild Sarsaparilla Aralia nudicaulis
Hobblebush Viburnum lantanoides
Thunberg's Asiatic Hawk's-beard Youngia thunbergiana
Black Locust Robinia pseudoacacia
Pennsylvania Bittercress Cardamine pensylvanica
Virginia Strawberry Fragaria virginiana
Smooth Rockcress Boechera laevigata var. laevigata
Ramp Allium tricoccum
Solomon's-seal Polygonatum biflorum var. biflorum
Showy Vetch Vicia grandiflora
16 Narrowleaf Common Vetch Vicia sativa subsp. nigra
Robin's Fleabane Erigeron pulchellus var. pulchellus
Meadow Hawkweed Hieracium caespitosum
Devil's-bit Chamaelirium luteum
Mockernut Hickory Carya tomentosa
Sand Blueberry Vaccinium stamineum var. stamineum
Northern Bracken Fern Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum
Woodland Stonecrop Sedum ternatum
Interrupted Fern Osmunda claytoniana var. claytoniana
One-flowered Broomrape Orobanche uniflora
Meadow Goat's-beard Tragopogon pratensis
Hay-scented Fern Dennstaedtia punctilobula
Bouncing-bet Saponaria officinalis
Lesser Celandine Ficaria verna
Virginia Polypody Polypodium virginianum
17 Large Whorled Pogonia Isotria verticillata
Wood Lily Lilium philadelphicum var. philadelphicum
Smooth Carrion-flower Greenbrier Smilax herbacea
Puttyroot Aplectrum hyemale
18 Smooth Rockcress Boechera laevigata var. laevigata
Cow-parsnip Heracleum maximum
Wild Black Cherry Prunus serotina var. serotina
Poison-hemlock Conium maculatum
Common Vetch Vicia sativa subsp. sativa
American False Hellebore Veratrum viride
Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
Dame's Rocket Hesperis matronalis
Round-leaf Greenbrier Smilax rotundifolia
Amur Honeysuckle Lonicera maackii
Eastern Waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum
Touch-me-not Bittercress Cardamine impatiens
19 Japanese Maple Acer palmatum
Low Hop Clover Trifolium campestre
Black Raspberry Rubus occidentalis
Large Whorled Pogonia Isotria verticillata
Hawkweed Hieracium flagellare
The Official Speedwell Veronica officinalis
20 Maidenhair-fern Adiantum pedatum
Large Twayblade Liparis liliifolia
Allegheny Blackberry Rubus allegheniensis
Dame's Rocket Hesperis matronalis
Meadow Goat's-beard Tragopogon pratensis
Puttyroot Aplectrum hyemale
Canada Wild-ginger Asarum canadense var. canadense
Tuliptree Liriodendron tulipifera
Smooth Rockcress Boechera laevigata var. laevigata
Small Whorled Pogonia Isotria medeoloides
Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
Clustered Black Snakeroot Sanicula odorata
Musk Thistle Carduus nutans
Showy Orchis Galearis spectabilis
Long-stalk Crane's-bill Geranium columbinum
21 Hercules Club Aralia spinosa
Mayapple Podophyllum peltatum
Glabrous Big-leaf Pussytoes Antennaria parlinii subsp. parlinii
Poison Ivy Toxicodendron radicans var. radicans
American Holly Ilex opaca var. opaca
Cranefly Orchid Tipularia discolor
Virginia Chainfern Woodwardia virginica
Annual Honesty Lunaria annua
Pinxterbloom Azalea Rhododendron periclymenoides
Dovesfoot Crane's-bill Geranium molle
Southern Forest Bedstraw Galium circaezans var. circaezans
Fetterbush Eubotrys racemosa
Perfoliate Bellwort Uvularia perfoliata
Netted Chainfern Woodwardia areolata
Ebony Spleenwort Asplenium platyneuron
White Wood Aster Eurybia divaricata
Dwarf Cheeseweed Malva neglecta
Royal Fern Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis
Northern Bracken Fern Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum
White Oak Quercus alba
Pink Lady's-slipper Cypripedium acaule
Blue Marsh Violet Viola cucullata
Rattlesnake Fern Botrypus virginianus
Wild Black Cherry Prunus serotina var. serotina
Cinnamon Fern Osmundastrum cinnamomeum var. cinnamomeum
22 Giant-chickweed Myosoton aquaticum
Bitternut Hickory Carya cordiformis
Herb-sophia Descurainia sophia
Osage Orange Maclura pomifera
Exotic Arrow-wood Viburnum dilatatum
Meadow Hawkweed Hieracium caespitosum
Giant Solomon's-seal Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum
Pineapple-weed Matricaria discoidea
American Witch-hazel Hamamelis virginiana var. virginiana
Mountain Laurel Kalmia latifolia
Wild Comfrey Cynoglossum virginianum var. virginianum
American Alumroot Heuchera americana
Bristly Locust Robinia hispida var. hispida
Rattlesnake Hawkweed Hieracium venosum
Bland Sweet-cicely Osmorhiza claytonii
23 Hairy-pod Hedge-mustard Sisymbrium officinale
Eastern Waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum
Mapleleaf Viburnum Viburnum acerifolium
Old-field Toadflax Nuttallanthus canadensis
24 Featherfoil Hottonia inflata
True Forget-me-not Myosotis scorpioides
Catchweed Bedstraw Galium aparine
Asymmetrical Fringed Sedge Carex crinita var. crinita
Longleaf Starwort Stellaria longifolia
Small Forget-me-not Myosotis laxa subsp. laxa
Black Walnut Juglans nigra
Bladder Sedge Carex intumescens
Hairy Big-leaf Pussytoes Antennaria parlinii subsp. fallax
25 Clustered Black Snakeroot Sanicula odorata
Dwarf Snapdragon Chaenorhinum minus
Upright Yellow Woodsorrel Oxalis stricta
Serpentine Chickweed Cerastium velutinum var. velutinum
Shining Clubmoss Huperzia lucidula
26 Downy Phlox Phlox pilosa subsp. pilosa
Blueflag Iris Iris versicolor
Puttyroot Aplectrum hyemale
Clustered Black Snakeroot Sanicula odorata
Red-osier Dogwood Cornus stolonifera
The Official Speedwell Veronica officinalis
Devil's-bit Chamaelirium luteum
Common Vetch Vicia sativa subsp. sativa
Exotic Arrow-wood Viburnum dilatatum
Violet Woodsorrel Oxalis violacea
Pointed Blue-eyed-grass Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Touch-me-not Bittercress Cardamine impatiens
Slender Spikerush Eleocharis tenuis var. tenuis
Black Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa
27 Climbing Nightshade Solanum dulcamara
Catchweed Bedstraw Galium aparine
Hygroamblystegium Moss Hygroamblystegium tenax
Pointed Blue-eyed-grass Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Partridge-berry Mitchella repens
Hay-scented Fern Dennstaedtia punctilobula
Wineberry Rubus phoenicolasius
Sulphur Cinquefoil Potentilla recta
Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata
New York Fern Parathelypteris noveboracensis
Greater Celandine Chelidonium majus
Mountain Laurel Kalmia latifolia
Simple Cinquefoil Potentilla simplex
Rattlesnake Hawkweed Hieracium venosum
Japanese Stilt Grass Microstegium vimineum
Hooked Buttercup Ranunculus recurvatus var. recurvatus
Smooth Yellow Violet Viola pubescens var. scabriuscula
Mockernut Hickory Carya tomentosa
28 Mapleleaf Viburnum Viburnum acerifolium
Winter Vetch Vicia villosa
Ironwood Carpinus caroliniana
Long-pod Poppy Papaver dubium
Thunberg's Asiatic Hawk's-beard Youngia thunbergiana
Indian Cinquefoil Potentilla indica
Southern Catalpa Catalpa bignonioides
Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora
29 Creeping Loosestrife Lysimachia nummularia
Spanish Bluebells Hyacinthoides hispanica
Bloodroot Sanguinaria canadensis
Yellow Iris Iris pseudacorus
Hairy-pod Hedge-mustard Sisymbrium officinale
Oriental Bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus
Birds-foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus
Three-leaf Blackberry Rubus parvifolius
Meadow Goat's-beard Tragopogon dubius
Water Speedwell Veronica anagallis-aquatica
Meadow Hawkweed Hieracium caespitosum
Garden Asparagus Asparagus officinalis
Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora
Red Clover Trifolium pratense
Meadow Goat's-beard Tragopogon pratensis
Indian Cucumber-root Medeola virginiana
Venus'-looking-glass Triodanis perfoliata
30 Oriental Bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus
Evergreen Blackberry Rubus laciniatus
31 Large-seed Forget-me-not Myosotis macrosperma
Watercress Nasturtium officinale
Heart-leaved Umbrella-wort Mirabilis nyctaginea
Two-leaf Bishop's-cap Mitella diphylla
Wild Comfrey Cynoglossum virginianum var. virginianum
Spatterdock Nuphar advena
Downy Shadbush Amelanchier arborea

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