Delaware Wildflowers

Other plants

Wildflowers (forbs and shrubs) account for about 2/3 of the plants found in Delaware. Here are some of the others.

Mosses
Hygroamblystegium tenax Hygroamblystegium Moss
 
Liverworts
Conocephalum conicum Scented Liverwort
Frullania asagrayana Frullania
 
Ferns
Adiantum pedatum Maidenhair-fern
Asplenium platyneuron Ebony Spleenwort
Azolla caroliniana Eastern Mosquito-fern
Botrypus virginianus Rattlesnake Fern
Dennstaedtia punctilobula Hay-scented Fern
Deparia acrostichoides Silvery False Spleenwort
Dryopteris marginalis Marginal Wood-fern
Equisetum arvense Field Horsetail
Onoclea sensibilis Sensitive Fern
Ophioglossum vulgatum Southern Adder's-tongue
Osmunda claytoniana var. claytoniana Interrupted Fern
Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis Royal Fern
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum var. cinnamomeum Cinnamon Fern
Parathelypteris noveboracensis New York Fern
Pellaea atropurpurea Purple-stem Cliff-brake
Phegopteris hexagonoptera Broad Beech Fern
Polypodium virginianum Virginia Polypody
Polystichum acrostichoides Christmas Fern
Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum Northern Bracken Fern
Sceptridium biternatum Southern Grapefern
Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens Marsh Fern
Woodsia obtusa subsp. obtusa Blunt-lobe Woodsia
Woodwardia areolata Netted Chainfern
Woodwardia virginica Virginia Chainfern
 
Fern relatives
Dendrolycopodium obscurum Tree Clubmoss
Huperzia lucidula Shining Clubmoss
Lycopodioides apodum Meadow Spikemoss
 
Grasses
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal Grass
Arthraxon hispidus Joint-head Arthraxon
Cenchrus tribuloides Dune Sandbur
Chasmanthium latifolium Broad Spikegrass
Dichanthelium oligosanthes var. scribnerianum Scribner's Witch Grass
Dichanthelium scoparium Broom Witch Grass
Echinochloa muricata var. muricata Rough Barnyard Grass
Elymus riparius River Wild Rye
Microstegium vimineum Japanese Stilt Grass
Panicum philadelphicum Philadelphia Panicgrass
Phragmites australis subsp. australis European Reed
Poa pratensis Kentucky Bluegrass
Schedonorus arundinaceus Kentucky Fescue
Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium Little Bluestem
Sorghastrum nutans Yellow Indian-grass
Spartina alterniflora Salt Marsh Cordgrass
Tridens flavus Purple-top
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides Gamagrass
 
Sedges
Carex albicans Bellow-beaked Sedge
Carex cephalophora Oval-leaved Sedge
Carex crinita var. crinita Asymmetrical Fringed Sedge
Carex digitalis var. digitalis Slender Wood Sedge
Carex intumescens Bladder Sedge
Carex laxiculmis var. laxiculmis Lax-culmed Sedge
Carex laxiflora Loose-flowered Sedge
Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus Rusty Flatsedge
Eleocharis tenuis var. tenuis Slender Spikerush
Eleocharis tricostata Tree-angle Spikerush
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani Softstem Bulrush
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass Bulrush
Scirpus georgianus Georgia Bulrush
Scirpus polyphyllus Leafy Bulrush
Trichophorum planifolium Bashful Bulrush
 
Trees
Acer negundo var. negundo Box Elder
Acer nigrum Black Maple
Acer palmatum Japanese Maple
Acer platanoides Norway Maple
Acer rubrum var. rubrum Red Maple
Acer rubrum var. trilobum Red Maple
Acer saccharinum Silver Maple
Ailanthus altissima Tree-of-heaven
Albizia julibrissin Silk Tree Mimosa
Amelanchier arborea Downy Shadbush
Aralia elata Japanese Angelica-tree
Aralia spinosa Hercules Club
Broussonetia papyrifera Paper-mulberry
Carpinus caroliniana Ironwood
Carya cordiformis Bitternut Hickory
Carya tomentosa Mockernut Hickory
Catalpa bignonioides Southern Catalpa
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis Eastern Redbud
Chamaecyparis thyoides Atlantic White Cedar
Diospyros virginiana Persimmon
Fagus grandifolia American Beech
Ilex opaca var. opaca American Holly
Juglans cinerea Butternut
Juglans nigra Black Walnut
Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana Eastern Red-cedar
Koelreuteria paniculata Golden Rain-tree
Liquidambar styraciflua Sweet-gum
Liriodendron tulipifera Tuliptree
Maclura pomifera Osage Orange
Magnolia kobus Kobus Magnolia
Magnolia virginiana var. virginiana Northern Sweetbay Magnolia
Magnolia ×soulangiana Chinese Magnolia
Malus pumila Common Apple
Morus alba White Mulberry
Morus rubra Red Mulberry
Paulownia tomentosa Royal Paulownia
Pinus rigida Pitch Pine
Pinus taeda Loblolly Pine
Pinus virginiana Virginia Pine
Platanus occidentalis Sycamore
Prunus avium Sweet Cherry
Prunus serotina var. serotina Wild Black Cherry
Pyrus calleryana Callery Pear
Quercus alba White Oak
Quercus montana Chestnut Oak
Quercus velutina Black Oak
Robinia hispida var. hispida Bristly Locust
Robinia pseudoacacia Black Locust
Salix babylonica Weeping Willow
Salix nigra Black Willow
Sassafras albidum Sassafras
Tsuga canadensis Eastern Hemlock
Ulmus americana var. americana American Elm
 

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