Delaware Wildflowers

Scientific names
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Abutilon theophrasti Velvet-leaf
Acalypha rhomboidea Rhomboid Copperleaf
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
Achillea filipendulina Fernleaf Yarrow
Achillea millefolium Yarrow
Acorus calamus European Sweetflag
Actaea racemosa Black Cohosh
Actinomeris alternifolia Wingstem
Actinomeris squarrosa Wingstem
Adiantum pedatum Maidenhair-fern
Aegopodium podagraria Bishops Goutweed
Agalinis purpurea Large-purple False Foxglove
Agastache nepetoides Yellow Giant Hyssop
Ageratina altissima var. altissima White Snakeroot
Ageratina aromatica Lesser Snakeroot
Agrimonia parviflora Swamp Agrimony
Agrimonia pubescens Downy Agrimony
Ailanthus altissima Tree-of-heaven
Ajuga reptans Carpet Bugleweed
Albizia julibrissin Silk Tree Mimosa
Alisma subcordatum Broadleaf Water-plantain
Alliaria petiolata Garlic Mustard
Allium canadense var. canadense Meadow Onion
Allium tricoccum Ramp
Allium vineale Field Garlic
Alnus maritima subsp. maritima Delmarva Alder
Alnus serrulata Common Alder
Amaranthus hybridus Smooth Amaranth
Amaranthus pumilus Seabeach Amaranth
Amaranthus spinosus Spiny Amaranth
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Ragweed
Ambrosia trifida Giant Ragweed
Amelanchier arborea Downy Shadbush
Amelanchier canadensis var. canadensis Shadbush
Amianthium muscitoxicum Fly-poison
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata Porcelain-berry
Ampelopsis glandulosa Porcelain-berry
Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata Porcelain-berry
Amphicarpaea bracteata var. bracteata American Hog-peanut
Anagallis arvensis subsp. arvensis Scarlet Pimpernel
Anchistea virginica Virginia Chainfern
Andropogon scoparius Little Bluestem
Anemone americana Roundlobed Hepatica
Anemone quinquefolia var. quinquefolia Wood Anemone
Anemone virginiana var. virginiana Virginia Anemone
Anemonella thalictroides Rue Anemone
Angelica venenosa Hairy Angelica
Antennaria fallax Hairy Big-leaf Pussytoes
Antennaria neglecta Pointed Little-leaf Pussytoes
Antennaria parlinii subsp. fallax Hairy Big-leaf Pussytoes
Antennaria parlinii subsp. parlinii Glabrous Big-leaf Pussytoes
Anthemis cotula Mayweed
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal Grass
Apios americana Swamp Groundnut
Aplectrum hyemale Puttyroot
Apocynum cannabinum Clasping-leaf Dogbane
Aquilegia canadensis Wild Columbine
Arabidopsis lyrata subsp. lyrata Lyre-leaf Rockcress
Arabidopsis thaliana Wall-cress
Arabis laevigata var. laevigata Smooth Rockcress
Arabis lyrata Lyre-leaf Rockcress
Aralia elata Japanese Angelica-tree
Aralia nudicaulis Wild Sarsaparilla
Aralia racemosa American Spikenard
Aralia spinosa Hercules Club
Arctium lappa Great Burdock
Arctium minus Lesser Burdock
Arenaria stricta Rock Sandwort
Arisaema dracontium Green Dragon
Arisaema triphyllum subsp. pusillum Small Jack-in-the-pulpit
Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit
Aristolochia serpentaria Virginia Snakeroot
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium Pale Indian-plantain
Aronia arbutifolia Red Chokeberry
Aronia melanocarpa Black Chokeberry
Artemisia annua Annual Wormwood
Artemisia ludoviciana Sagebrush Wormwood
Arthraxon hispidus Joint-head Arthraxon
Asarum canadense var. canadense Canada Wild-ginger
Asclepias exaltata Poke Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata subsp. pulchra Swamp Milkweed
Asclepias purpurascens Purple Milkweed
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa var. tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed
Asclepias verticillata Whorled Milkweed
Asclepias viridiflora Green Milkweed
Ascyrum hypericoides var. multicaule Decumbent St. Andrew's Cross
Asimina triloba Pawpaw
Asparagus officinalis Garden Asparagus
Asplenium platyneuron Ebony Spleenwort
Aster cordifolius Heart-leaf Aster
Aster cordifolius var. sagittifolius Heart-leaf Aster
Aster divaricatus White Wood Aster
Aster ericoides var. ericoides White Heath Aster
Aster lanceolatus subsp. lanceolatus Narrow-leaf Panicled Aster
Aster lateriflorus var. lateriflorus Starved Aster
Aster linariifolius Flaxleaf Aster
Aster novae-angliae New England Aster
Aster paniculatus Narrow-leaf Panicled Aster
Aster paternus Stiff Aster
Aster pilosus var. demotus Smooth Heath Aster
Aster pilosus var. pilosus Hairy Heath Aster
Aster puniceus var. puniceus Bristly Aster
Aster sagittifolius Heart-leaf Aster
Aster schreberi Schreber's Aster
Aster subulatus var. subulatus Annual Salt Marsh Aster
Aster undulatus Clasping Heart-leaved Aster
Athyrium thelypterioides Silvery False Spleenwort
Atriplex hastata Spearscale
Atriplex patula var. hastata Spearscale
Atriplex prostrata Spearscale
Aureolaria pedicularia var. pedicularia Fernleaf Yellow False Foxglove
Aureolaria virginica Downy False-foxglove
Azolla caroliniana Eastern Mosquito-fern

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