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 Chicory Cichorium intybus
White Avens Geum canadense
Birds-foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus
American Lotus Nelumbo lutea
Pokeweed Phytolacca americana
Ohio Hair-Cap Moss Polytrichum ohioense
2 Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata subsp. pulchra
Spotted Wintergreen Chimaphila maculata
Green-fringe Orchis Platanthera lacera
Wallpepper Sedum acre
Stiff Aster Sericocarpus asteroides
Clasping-leaf Mullein Verbascum phlomoides
3 Green Milkweed Asclepias viridiflora
Pasture Thistle Cirsium pumilum
Field Dodder Cuscuta pentagona
Black Medic Medicago lupulina
Indian-pipe Monotropa uniflora
Nipple-seed Plantain Plantago major
Green-fringe Orchis Platanthera lacera
Yankee Blackberry Rubus flagellaris
4 European Sweetflag Acorus calamus
Garden Cosmos Cosmos bipinnatus
Spotted Spurge Euphorbia maculata
Yellow Spring Bedstraw Galium verum
Indian-pipe Monotropa uniflora
Purslane Portulaca oleracea
Bouncing-bet Saponaria officinalis
American Black Nightshade Solanum ptychanthum
White Clover Trifolium repens
Virginia Bunchflower Veratrum virginicum
5 Virginia Anemone Anemone virginiana var. virginiana
Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis
Canada Lettuce Lactuca canadensis
Oswego-tea Beebalm Monarda didyma
American Lotus Nelumbo lutea
Catnip Nepeta cataria
American Ginseng Panax quinquefolius
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Green-fringe Orchis Platanthera lacera
Black Raspberry Rubus occidentalis
Wineberry Rubus phoenicolasius
Lizard's-tail Saururus cernuus
American Germander Teucrium canadense var. virginicum
Nodding Trillium Trillium cernuum
6 Spiny-leaf Sowthistle Sonchus asper
Red Trillium Trillium erectum
7 Hairy Angelica Angelica venenosa
Yellow Wild Indigo Baptisia tinctoria
Spotted Water-hemlock Cicuta maculata
Golden Tickseed Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria
Orange Daylily Hemerocallis fulva
Small Whorled Pogonia Isotria medeoloides
Field Milkwort Polygala sanguinea
Maryland Meadowbeauty Rhexia mariana var. mariana
Carolina Wild Petunia Ruellia caroliniensis
Carolina Nightshade Solanum carolinense var. carolinense
Broadleaf Cattail Typha latifolia
Virginia Bunchflower Veratrum virginicum
Moth Mullein Verbascum blattaria
8 Porcelain-berry Ampelopsis glandulosa
Clasping-leaf Dogbane Apocynum cannabinum
Indian-pipe Monotropa uniflora
Lopseed Phryma leptostachya var. leptostachya
9 Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis
Eastern Yellow Stargrass Hypoxis hirsuta
Broad-leaf White Spiraea Spiraea alba var. latifolia
Marsh Hedge-nettle Stachys pilosa
Virginia Bunchflower Veratrum virginicum
10 Broadleaf Water-plantain Alisma subcordatum
Large Water-starwort Callitriche heterophylla
Branching Centaury-plant Centaurium pulchellum
Virginia Snakeroot Endodeca serpentaria
Broad-leaved Helleborine Epipactis helleborine
Black Medic Medicago lupulina
Ditch Stonecrop Penthorum sedoides
Virginia Plantain Plantago virginica
11 Ox-eye Heliopsis helianthoides var. helianthoides
Wild Bergamot Beebalm Monarda fistulosa var. fistulosa
12 Fuller's Teasel Dipsacus fullonum
Wild Bergamot Beebalm Monarda fistulosa var. fistulosa
13 Black Cohosh Actaea racemosa
Ramp Allium tricoccum
Showy Tick-trefoil Desmodium canadense
Daisy Fleabane Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus
Downy Rattlesnake-plantain Goodyera pubescens
Hairy Sumac Rhus typhina
Carolina Wild Petunia Ruellia caroliniensis
14 Turk's Cap Lily Lilium superbum
Wild Radish Raphanus raphanistrum
Twisted Ladies'-tresses Spiranthes vernalis
15 Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata subsp. pulchra
Maryland Butterfly-pea Clitoria mariana var. mariana
Poorly-drained Buttonweed Diodia virginiana
Shrubby St. Johnswort Hypericum prolificum
Trumpet Honeysuckle Lonicera sempervirens var. sempervirens
American Ginseng Panax quinquefolius
Carolina Wild Petunia Ruellia caroliniensis
Cup-plant Silphium perfoliatum
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata
16 Jimsonweed Datura stramonium
Spicate Blazingstar Liatris spicata var. spicata
Canada Lily Lilium canadense subsp. canadense
Turk's Cap Lily Lilium superbum
Three-leaf Blackberry Rubus parvifolius
17 Schreber's Aster Eurybia schreberi
Buckwheat Fagopyrum esculentum
American Pinesap Hypopitys monotropa
Big-root Morning-glory Ipomoea pandurata
Green Carpetweed Mollugo verticillata
Yellow Passion-flower Passiflora lutea var. lutea
Yellow-crested Orchis Platanthera cristata
Canadian Germander Teucrium canadense var. canadense
18 Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Fly-poison Amianthium muscitoxicum
Poke Milkweed Asclepias exaltata
Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa var. tuberosa
Green Milkweed Asclepias viridiflora
Pasture Thistle Cirsium pumilum
Bare-stemmed Tick-trefoil Hylodesmum nudiflorum
Dotted St. Johnswort Hypericum punctatum
Inflated Lobelia Lobelia inflata
Basil Beebalm Monarda clinopodia
Virginia Mountain-mint Pycnanthemum virginianum
Smooth Sumac Rhus glabra
Yucca Yucca filamentosa
19 Virginia Anemone Anemone virginiana var. virginiana
Yellow Wild Indigo Baptisia tinctoria
Chicory Cichorium intybus
Viper's-bugloss Echium vulgare
Shrubby St. Johnswort Hypericum prolificum
Purple-flowering Raspberry Rubus odoratus
American Germander Teucrium canadense var. virginicum
20 Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata subsp. pulchra
False Nettle Boehmeria cylindrica
Virginia Stickseed Hackelia virginiana
Dotted St. Johnswort Hypericum punctatum
Prickly Lettuce Lactuca serriola
Field Mint Mentha arvensis
Creeping Woodsorrel Oxalis corniculata
21 Elderberry Sambucus canadensis
Hairy-pod Hedge-mustard Sisymbrium officinale
22 Bare-stemmed Tick-trefoil Hylodesmum nudiflorum
Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria
Green-head Coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata var. laciniata
23 Swamp Groundnut Apios americana
Lesser Burdock Arctium minus
Jimsonweed Datura stramonium
Canada Mayflower Maianthemum canadense
Peppermint Mentha ×piperita
Small Flowered Evening-primrose Oenothera parviflora
Southern Adder's-tongue Ophioglossum vulgatum
American Ginseng Panax quinquefolius
Small Green Woodland Orchid Platanthera clavellata
Purple Fringeless Orchid Platanthera peramoena
Cutleaf Grapefern Sceptridium dissectum
Hispid Hedge-nettle Stachys hispida
Coral-berry Symphoricarpos orbiculatus
Black Highbush Blueberry Vaccinium fuscatum
24 Virginia Smartweed Persicaria virginiana
Lopseed Phryma leptostachya var. leptostachya
Purple Fringeless Orchid Platanthera peramoena
Sassafras Sassafras albidum
25 Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata subsp. pulchra
Purple Fringeless Orchid Platanthera peramoena
Allegheny Blackberry Rubus allegheniensis
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima
Georgia Bulrush Scirpus georgianus
Carolina Nightshade Solanum carolinense var. carolinense
26 Spiny Amaranth Amaranthus spinosus
Ebony Spleenwort Asplenium platyneuron
Panicled Hawkweed Hieracium paniculatum
Spearmint Mentha spicata
Longleaf Ground-cherry Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata
Cutleaf Grapefern Sceptridium dissectum
Cranefly Orchid Tipularia discolor
27 Horehound Mother-wort Chaiturus marrubiastrum
Downy Rattlesnake-plantain Goodyera pubescens
Rose-mallow Hibiscus moscheutos
Spearmint Mentha spicata
Starry Catchfly Silene stellata
Bladder Campion Silene vulgaris
28 Pale Indian-plantain Arnoglossum atriplicifolium
Chicory Cichorium intybus
Wild Senna Senna hebecarpa
29 Pale Jewel-weed Impatiens pallida
American Lotus Nelumbo lutea
Carpenter's Square Figwort Scrophularia marilandica
Humped Bladderwort Utricularia gibba
Highbush Blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum
30 Purple Fringeless Orchid Platanthera peramoena
31 Horehound Mother-wort Chaiturus marrubiastrum
Prince's-plume Smartweed Persicaria orientalis
Humped Bladderwort Utricularia gibba
White Vervain Verbena urticifolia var. urticifolia

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