Delaware Wildflowers

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1 Velvet-leaf Abutilon theophrasti
Kenilworth's Ivy Cymbalaria muralis
Purple-head Sneezeweed Helenium flexuosum
Creeping Water Primrose Seedbox Ludwigia peploides subsp. glabrescens
Longleaf Pondweed Potamogeton nodosus
Early Goldenrod Solidago juncea
2 Tick-seed Sunflower Bidens polylepis
White Goosefoot Chenopodium album
Whitestar Morning-glory Ipomoea lacunosa
Shrubby Bushclover Lespedeza bicolor
Maryland Meadowbeauty Rhexia mariana var. mariana
3 Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata subsp. pulchra
Perplexed Tick-trefoil Desmodium perplexum
Carolina Elephant-foot Elephantopus carolinianus
Woodland Lettuce Lactuca floridana
Bland Sweet-cicely Osmorhiza claytonii
New York Ironweed Vernonia noveboracensis
4 Great Burdock Arctium lappa
Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
Green Milkweed Asclepias viridiflora
Blue Cohosh Caulophyllum thalictroides
Maryland Golden Aster Chrysopsis mariana
Beechdrops Epifagus virginiana
Fireweed Erechtites hieraciifolius
Rattlesnake-master Eryngium aquaticum var. aquaticum
Square-stem Monkeyflower Mimulus ringens
Fall Phlox Phlox paniculata
Stinking Camphorweed Pluchea foetida var. foetida
Nodding Ladies'-tresses Spiranthes cernua
Spiderflower Tarenaya hassleriana
5 Field Thistle Cirsium discolor
Bull Thistle Cirsium vulgare
Field Basil Clinopodium vulgare
Canada Horse-balm Collinsonia canadensis
Light-blue Asiatic Dayflower Commelina communis var. communis
Gronovius's Dodder Cuscuta gronovii
Rusty Flatsedge Cyperus odoratus var. odoratus
Wild Mock-cucumber Echinocystis lobata
River Wild Rye Elymus riparius
Purple-leaf Willowherb Epilobium coloratum
Jerusalem Artichoke Helianthus tuberosus
Japanese Hops Humulus japonicus
Spotted Jewel-weed Impatiens capensis
Pale Jewel-weed Impatiens pallida
Tall Blue Lettuce Lactuca biennis
Canada Lettuce Lactuca canadensis
Canada Wood-nettle Laportea canadensis
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Amur Honeysuckle Lonicera maackii
Annual Honesty Lunaria annua
Solomon's Plume Maianthemum racemosum subsp. racemosum
Climbing Hempweed Mikania scandens
Beefsteak Plant Perilla frutescens
Longbristle Smartweed Persicaria longiseta
Virginia Smartweed Persicaria virginiana
Pokeweed Phytolacca americana
Purple-top Tridens flavus
6 Sagebrush Wormwood Artemisia ludoviciana
Late-flowering Thoroughwort Eupatorium serotinum
American Lotus Nelumbo lutea
7 Broadleaf Water-plantain Alisma subcordatum
Spotted Knapweed Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos
White Turtlehead Chelone glabra
Skeletonweed Chondrilla juncea
Canada Thistle Cirsium arvense
Domesticated Sunflower Helianthus annuus
Camphorweed Goldenaster Heterotheca subaxillaris
Tall Blue Lettuce Lactuca biennis
Prickly Lettuce Lactuca serriola
Meadow Spikemoss Lycopodioides apodum
Mile-a-minute Persicaria perfoliata
Nodding Foxtail Setaria faberi
8 Seabeach Amaranth Amaranthus pumilus
Ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Hairy Small-leaved Tick-trefoil Desmodium ciliare
Purple-leaf Willowherb Epilobium coloratum
Virginia Bugleweed Lycopus virginicus
Nodding Foxtail Setaria faberi
Roundleaf Goldenrod Solidago patula var. patula
Forked Bluecurls Trichostema dichotomum
White Clover Trifolium repens
9 American Hog-peanut Amphicarpaea bracteata var. bracteata
Roundhead Bushclover Lespedeza capitata
Indian-pipe Monotropa uniflora
10 Spanish Needles Bidens bipinnata
11 White Turtlehead Chelone glabra
Silvery False Spleenwort Deparia acrostichoides
White Wood Aster Eurybia divaricata
Stipuled Korean-clover Kummerowia stipulacea
Large-bract Plantain Plantago aristata
Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides
12 Lesser Snakeroot Ageratina aromatica
Whorled Milkweed Asclepias verticillata
Serpentine Chickweed Cerastium velutinum var. velutinum
Dittany Cunila origanoides
Rough Barnyard Grass Echinochloa muricata var. muricata
Orange-grass St. Johnswort Hypericum gentianoides
Slender Knotweed Polygonum tenue
Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides
Fragrant Cudweed Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Dwarf Chinquapin Oak Quercus prinoides
Square-stemmed Rose Pink Sabatia angularis
Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium
Gray Goldenrod Solidago nemoralis var. nemoralis
Yellow Indian-grass Sorghastrum nutans
Exotic Arrow-wood Viburnum dilatatum
13 Autumn Olive Elaeagnus umbellata
Beechdrops Epifagus virginiana
Fireweed Erechtites hieraciifolius
Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora
Red Clover Trifolium pratense
14 Eyebane Spurge Euphorbia nutans
Tall Rattlesnake-root Nabalus altissimus
Lady's Thumb Smartweed Persicaria maculosa
Pennsylvania Smartweed Persicaria pensylvanica
15 Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
Joint-head Arthraxon Arthraxon hispidus
Hairy Grassleaf Flat-top Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia var. nuttallii
Canada Wood-nettle Laportea canadensis
Japanese Stilt Grass Microstegium vimineum
Pokeweed Phytolacca americana
16 Ox-eye Heliopsis helianthoides var. helianthoides
Black Walnut Juglans nigra
Tall Rattlesnake-root Nabalus altissimus
Beefsteak Plant Perilla frutescens
Pennsylvania Smartweed Persicaria pensylvanica
One-seed Bur-cucumber Sicyos angulatus
17 Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
Virginia Virgin-bower Clematis virginiana
Spotted Jewel-weed Impatiens capensis
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
18 Silvery False Spleenwort Deparia acrostichoides
Biennial Evening-primrose Oenothera biennis
Small Flowered Evening-primrose Oenothera parviflora
19 Closed-bottle Gentian Gentiana andrewsii var. andrewsii
Carolina Rose Rosa carolina subsp. carolina
One-seed Bur-cucumber Sicyos angulatus
Smooth Goldenrod Solidago gigantea
Roundleaf Goldenrod Solidago patula var. patula
Thin Hairy Rough-leaf Goldenrod Solidago rugosa var. rugosa
Smooth Heath Aster Symphyotrichum pilosum var. pringlei
20 American Spikenard Aralia racemosa
Groundsel Tree Baccharis halimifolia
Three-lobe Tick-seed Bidens comosa
Japanese Virgin's-bower Clematis terniflora
Carolina Elephant-foot Elephantopus carolinianus
Fireweed Erechtites hieraciifolius
Dog-fennel Thoroughwort Eupatorium capillifolium
Schreber's Aster Eurybia schreberi
Flat-top Goldenrod Euthamia caroliniana
Hairy Grassleaf Flat-top Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia var. nuttallii
English Ivy Hedera helix
Autumn Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale
Thinleaf Sunflower Helianthus decapetalus
Pale Jewel-weed Impatiens pallida
Short Yellowseed False Pimpernel Lindernia dubia var. dubia
Japanese Mazus Mazus pumilus
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Ditch Stonecrop Penthorum sedoides
Fall Phlox Phlox paniculata
Pickerelweed Pontederia cordata
Giant Foxtail Setaria magna
Yellow-flowered Leafcup Smallanthus uvedalius
Thick Rough-leaf Goldenrod Solidago rugosa var. aspera
New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
New York Ironweed Vernonia noveboracensis
21 Silvery False Spleenwort Deparia acrostichoides
Well-drained Buttonweed Diodella teres
Seaside Spurge Euphorbia polygonifolia
Rough Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium
22 Swamp Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum subsp. triphyllum
Spanish Needles Bidens bipinnata
Wormseed Goosefoot Dysphania ambrosioides
Purple-leaf Willowherb Epilobium coloratum
Late-flowering Thoroughwort Eupatorium serotinum
Japanese Stilt Grass Microstegium vimineum
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia
European Reed Phragmites australis subsp. australis
Eastern Jointweed Polygonum articulatum
Fragrant Cudweed Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Small-headed Seaside Goldenrod Solidago mexicana
Sweet Goldenrod Solidago odora
Forked Bluecurls Trichostema dichotomum
Beach Vitex Vitex rotundifolia
Rough Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium
23 Large-purple False Foxglove Agalinis purpurea
White Snakeroot Ageratina altissima var. altissima
Lesser Snakeroot Ageratina aromatica
Annual Wormwood Artemisia annua
Whorled Milkweed Asclepias verticillata
Nodding Tick-seed Bidens cernua
Partridge Pea Chamaecrista fasciculata var. fasciculata
Swamp Thistle Cirsium muticum
Gronovius's Dodder Cuscuta gronovii
Wild Carrot Daucus carota
Silvery False Spleenwort Deparia acrostichoides
False Daisy Eclipta prostrata
Perfoliate Thoroughwort Eupatorium perfoliatum
Hairy Grassleaf Flat-top Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia var. nuttallii
Crested Climbing Buckwheat. Fallopia scandens
Striped Gentian Gentiana villosa
Tall Sunflower Helianthus giganteus
Ox-eye Heliopsis helianthoides var. helianthoides
Kidneyleaf Mud-plantain Heteranthera reniformis
Decumbent St. Andrew's Cross Hypericum stragulum
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Japanese Stilt Grass Microstegium vimineum
Rock Sandwort Minuartia michauxii var. michauxii
Lion's-foot Rattlesnake-root Nabalus serpentarius
Philadelphia Panicgrass Panicum philadelphicum
Dock-leaf Smartweed Persicaria lapathifolia
Dotted Smartweed Persicaria punctata
Arrowleaf Tearthumb Persicaria sagittata
Round-leaved Fame-flower Phemeranthus teretifolius
Japanese Black Pine Pinus thunbergiana
Slender Knotweed Polygonum tenue
Starry Catchfly Silene stellata
Whiteleaf Greenbrier Smilax glauca
White Goldenrod Solidago bicolor
Gray Goldenrod Solidago nemoralis var. nemoralis
Seaside Goldenrod Solidago sempervirens var. sempervirens
Bristly Aster Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum
Clasping Heart-leaved Aster Symphyotrichum undulatum
24 Dune Sandbur Cenchrus tribuloides
Well-drained Buttonweed Diodella teres
Seaside Spurge Euphorbia polygonifolia
Camphorweed Goldenaster Heterotheca subaxillaris
Seaside Goldenrod Solidago sempervirens var. sempervirens
Rough Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium
Yucca Yucca filamentosa
25 Devil's Tick-seed Bidens frondosa
Swamp Sunflower Helianthus angustifolius
Indian Cucumber-root Medeola virginiana
Tall Rattlesnake-root Nabalus altissimus
Wingstem Verbesina alternifolia
26 White Snakeroot Ageratina altissima var. altissima
Beechdrops Epifagus virginiana
Schreber's Aster Eurybia schreberi
Tall Sunflower Helianthus giganteus
Lopseed Phryma leptostachya var. leptostachya
Delectable Sowthistle Sonchus oleraceus
White Heath Aster Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides
Narrow-leaf Panicled Aster Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. lanceolatum
Hairy Heath Aster Symphyotrichum pilosum var. pilosum
Bristly Aster Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum
Nodding Trillium Trillium cernuum
27 Honey-locust Gleditsia triacanthos
28 Groundsel Tree Baccharis halimifolia
Smooth Tick-seed Bidens laevis
Smooth Grassleaf Flat-top Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia var. graminifolia
Elliott's Gentian Gentiana catesbaei
Red Pinesap Hypopitys lanuginosa
Downy Lobelia Lobelia puberula var. puberula
Cutleaf Grapefern Sceptridium dissectum
Rough Canada Goldenrod Solidago altissima var. altissima
Cranefly Orchid Tipularia discolor
29 Pawpaw Asimina triloba
Golden Tickseed Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria
Soapwort Gentian Gentiana saponaria
30 Pawpaw Asimina triloba
Beechdrops Epifagus virginiana
Red Pinesap Hypopitys lanuginosa
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Starved Aster Symphyotrichum lateriflorum var. lateriflorum
Annual Salt Marsh Aster Symphyotrichum subulatum

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