Delaware Wildflowers

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

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