Delaware Wildflowers

Photos by month
Click on a common name for a photo of the plant, or click on a month for photos taken in that month.



1 Tall Hedge-mustard Sisymbrium altissimum
Two-leaf Bishop's-cap Mitella diphylla
Rattlesnake Fern Botrypus virginianus
2 Northern Rein Orchid Platanthera flava var. herbiola
Pointed Blue-eyed-grass Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Yellow Thistle Cirsium horridulum var. horridulum
Lentil Vetch Vicia tetrasperma
3 Mountain Laurel Kalmia latifolia
Winter Grape Vitis vulpina
Virginia Snakeroot Endodeca serpentaria
Giant Solomon's-seal Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum
American Ginseng Panax quinquefolius
4 Canada Moonseed Menispermum canadense
Virginia Spiderwort Tradescantia virginiana
Sweet Cherry Prunus avium
Butternut Juglans cinerea
Rattlesnake Fern Botrypus virginianus
Persimmon Diospyros virginiana
6 Cutleaf Toothwort Cardamine concatenata
Japanese Spiraea Spiraea japonica
Japanese Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica
Philadelphia Fleabane Erigeron philadelphicus
Maidenhair-fern Adiantum pedatum
Canada Honewort Cryptotaenia canadensis
Three-leaf Blackberry Rubus parvifolius
Pawpaw Asimina triloba
Osage Orange Maclura pomifera
Watercress Nasturtium officinale
Virginia Snakeroot Endodeca serpentaria
7 Giant Solomon's-seal Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum
Small-flower Crane's-bill Geranium pusillum
Wineberry Rubus phoenicolasius
Field Penny-cress Thlaspi arvense
Rabbit-foot Clover Trifolium arvense
Winter Vetch Vicia villosa
Green-fringe Orchis Platanthera lacera
Southern Forest Bedstraw Galium circaezans var. circaezans
Lentil Vetch Vicia tetrasperma
8 Alsike Clover Trifolium hybridum
Slender Blueflag Iris Iris prismatica
Creeping Loosestrife Lysimachia nummularia
Tall White Beardtongue Penstemon digitalis
Indian Cucumber-root Medeola virginiana
Yellow Yam Dioscorea villosa
Softstem Bulrush Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
Poor-man's Pepper-grass Lepidium virginicum subsp. virginicum
9 Many-flowered Pennywort Hydrocotyle umbellata
Green Dragon Arisaema dracontium
Curly Dock Rumex crispus
Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
Virginia Snakeroot Endodeca serpentaria
Fringed Quickweed Galinsoga quadriradiata
Bishops Goutweed Aegopodium podagraria
Golden Rain-tree Koelreuteria paniculata
Canada Thistle Cirsium arvense
Tall White Beardtongue Penstemon digitalis
Broadleaf Peavine Lathyrus latifolius
Blunt-leaf Bedstraw Galium obtusum subsp. obtusum
10 Persimmon Diospyros virginiana
Elliptic Shinleaf Pyrola elliptica
Partridge-berry Mitchella repens
Whorled Loosestrife Lysimachia quadrifolia
Salt Marsh Sandspurry Spergularia salina
Virginia Spiderwort Tradescantia virginiana
11 Elliptic Shinleaf Pyrola elliptica
Nipple-seed Plantain Plantago major
Canada Honewort Cryptotaenia canadensis
12 Eastern Prickly-pear Cactus Opuntia humifusa var. humifusa
Canada Thistle Cirsium arvense
Persimmon Diospyros virginiana
Crown Vetch Securigera varia
European Privet Ligustrum vulgare
Virginia Snakeroot Endodeca serpentaria
Rabbit-foot Clover Trifolium arvense
Poison Ivy Toxicodendron radicans var. radicans
Lance-leaf Coreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata
Southern Arrow-wood Viburnum dentatum var. dentatum
American Bladdernut Staphylea trifolia
Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis
English Plantain Plantago lanceolata
Michaux's Blue-eyed-grass Sisyrinchium mucronatum
13 Crown Vetch Securigera varia
Doubtful Knight's-spur Consolida ajacis
Lance-leaf Coreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata
Sweet-william Dianthus barbatus
Broadleaf Peavine Lathyrus latifolius
White Mulberry Morus alba
Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa var. tuberosa
Fernleaf Yarrow Achillea filipendulina
Yucca Yucca filamentosa
Swamp Loosestrife Lysimachia terrestris
14 Swamp Azalea Rhododendron viscosum
Humped Bladderwort Utricularia gibba
Grass-pink Orchid Calopogon tuberosus var. tuberosus
Kentucky Fescue Schedonorus arundinaceus
Sweet Cherry Prunus avium
Canada Frostweed Crocanthemum canadense
Rose Pogonia Pogonia ophioglossoides
White Avens Geum canadense
Seven-angled Pipewort Eriocaulon aquaticum
Waterlily Nymphaea odorata subsp. odorata
Narrowleaf Cattail Typha angustifolia
Spoon-leaved Sundew Drosera intermedia
Perennial Evening-primrose Oenothera perennis
Ten-angle Pipewort Eriocaulon decangulare
Eastern Prickly-pear Cactus Opuntia humifusa var. humifusa
Pine Barren Sandwort Minuartia caroliniana
15 American Strawberry-bush Euonymus americanus
Black-seed Plantain Plantago rugelii
Field Garlic Allium vineale
Northern Fox Grape Vitis labrusca
Hairy Skullcap Scutellaria elliptica var. elliptica
Meadow Onion Allium canadense var. canadense
Winterberry Holly Ilex verticillata
Great Rhododendron Rhododendron maximum
Fringed Loosestrife Lysimachia ciliata
16 Pointed Blue-eyed-grass Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Waterlily Nymphaea odorata subsp. odorata
White-top Fleabane Erigeron annuus
Grass-pink Orchid Calopogon tuberosus var. tuberosus
17 Deptford-pink Dianthus armeria
Many-flowered Pennywort Hydrocotyle umbellata
Bitter Dock Rumex obtusifolius
Southern Catalpa Catalpa bignonioides
American Lotus Nelumbo lutea
Green-fringe Orchis Platanthera lacera
Canada Honewort Cryptotaenia canadensis
18 Alfalfa Medicago sativa
White Sweetclover Melilotus albus
Elderberry Sambucus canadensis
White-top Fleabane Erigeron annuus
20 Tall Meadowrue Thalictrum pubescens
Indian-pipe Monotropa uniflora
Hyssop Skullcap Scutellaria integrifolia
Field Garlic Allium vineale
Tree-of-heaven Ailanthus altissima
21 Southern Broadleaf Enchanter's Nightshade Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis
American Bur-reed Sparganium americanum
22 Leafy Bulrush Scirpus polyphyllus
Field Bindweed Convolvulus arvensis
Spotted Cat's-ear Hypochaeris radicata
Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica
Tall Meadowrue Thalictrum pubescens
Lance-leaf Coreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata
23 Persimmon Diospyros virginiana
Silky Dogwood Cornus amomum
Poison Ivy Toxicodendron radicans var. radicans
Scarlet Pimpernel Anagallis arvensis subsp. arvensis
Yellow Sweetclover Melilotus officinalis
Allegheny Blackberry Rubus allegheniensis
24 Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Meadow Goat's-beard Tragopogon dubius
Native Self-heal Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Elliptic Shinleaf Pyrola elliptica
Madder Bedstraw Galium mollugo
Black-eyed-susan Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima
Deptford-pink Dianthus armeria
Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca
Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa var. tuberosa
Swamp Rose Rosa palustris
Chicory Cichorium intybus
25 Spiny-leaf Sowthistle Sonchus asper
Smooth Sumac Rhus glabra
Moth Mullein Verbascum blattaria
Rose Campion Silene coronaria
Butter-and-eggs Linaria vulgaris
26 Green-fringe Orchis Platanthera lacera
Spotted Wintergreen Chimaphila maculata
Indian-pipe Monotropa uniflora
Flower-of-an-hour Hibiscus trionum
28 Musk Thistle Carduus nutans
Mayweed Anthemis cotula
29 Alien St. John's-wort Hypericum perforatum
Gamagrass Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides
Bushy Seedbox Ludwigia alternifolia
Canada Lettuce Lactuca canadensis
Slender Mountain-mint Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca
Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora
Bog Yellowcress Rorippa palustris var. palustris
Purple Milkweed Asclepias purpurascens
30 Wild Parsnip Pastinaca sativa
Spotted Wintergreen Chimaphila maculata

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