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

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