Delaware Wildflowers

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

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