It grows in rich, shady, moist coves. Atlantic Camas is the "official" national name, according to the USDA Plants Database. Common Chickweed is a non-native species which is now found in every state in the United States. Lavender … One of our native honeysuckles, this vine prefers upland rocky forests, bluffs, and streamsides. This page is an attempt to list some of the thousands of different wildflowers in Western Australia. If you do decide to grow wildflowers that are not native to your area, they may require a fair amount of care. Those interested in natural remedies may know purple coneflower equally well by its botanical name, Echinacea purpurea. Butterfly Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Pleurisy Root, Orange Milkweed. The color can also vary. Sanguinaria canadensis (syn. This species is perhaps more widely known as, Bluebell Bellflower, Bluebell, Harebell, Bluebell-of-Scotland, Blue Rain Flower, Heathbells, Witches Thimbles. Named from stiff hairs at the stem branches on most plants. Iris is a genus of 260–300 species of flowering plants with showy flowers.It takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, which is also the name for the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Iris.Some authors state that the name refers to the wide variety of flower colors found among the many species. While stunning to look at, wildflowers have a unique history and contribute to the sustenance of local wildlife. It may attach its feeder roots to the roots of many different species of plants. This non-native is one of the bush honeysuckles, and has arching stems to 10 feet tall. Native to North America, scattered wild populations of this plant are found in most states. A simple guide to the wildflowers of Britain. These splendid aquatic plants bear the botanical name Nymphaea odorata. An unlikely name for the genus of 24 species native to the United States which causes so much discomfort to us mere humans. The, Climbing Nightshade, Bittersweet Nightshade, Woody Nightshade, European Bittersweet, Fellenwort, Blue Nightshade, Introduced from Europe, this plant is now found in much of the United States. The plum fruit is usually around an inch in diameter. These tiny plants can be easy to miss when blooming single, but even with their 2 to 4 inch height, they're hard to miss with the frequent masses blooming together. Moonbeam coreopsis is a variety that is a perennial. This shrub grows up to 10 feet tall and has many stems, forming dense thickets. Can form large colonies. This non-native was introduced from Europe, and is so invasive that despite its beauty is considered an obnoxious weed in Colorado, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, and is found in all but 5 states. Sunflower Flowers. 5-petaled blossom with distinct yellow-green pentagonal center, which is has a red outline. Appalachian Rose Gentian, Cumberland Rose Gentian. The other is Large-flowered Bellwort. This is the largest ever collection by an individual in WA. It grows up to about 2.5' tall, or you may call it long rather than tall, because as it grows it will sprawl along the ground or climb on other plants. It also can enrich the soil, fixing nitrogen. Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Indian Turnip, Jack in the Pulpit. This introduced clover, considered invasive by some authorities, is found in 43 states. Prairie Rose, Climbing Rose, Climbing Prairie Rose, Climbing Wild Rose, Illinois Rose, Michigan Rose. This species is lavender with a hairy upper lip on the blossom. Kingcup – Caltha palustris. The leaves are deeply lobed and quite ragged. Formerly it was found in 7 additional counties in GA & AL. The narrow leaves give it the other common names listed. The Phlox family - Polemoniaceae is primarily a family of the Americas with about 350 or so species. Leather Vasevine, Leather Flower, Vasevine, Western Clematis, Western White Clematis, Western Virgin's Bower, Creek Clematis, Old Man's Beard, Pepper Vine, This is the Virgin's Bower found most frequently in the western parts of the U.S. and Canada, growing in a variety of habitats. Glade St. John's Wort; Straggling St. Johnswort, Spotted St. Johnswort, Black Dotted St. Johnswort, Found throughout the eastern United States as far west as Texas and Minnesota, this plant is easy to confuse with Common St. Johnswort (, Cedarglade St. Johnswort, Golden St. Johnswort, Shrubby St. Johnswort, Reclining St. Andrew's Cross, Multi-stem St. Andrew's-cross, Low St. John's-wort, Straggling St. John's-wort, Decumbent St. Andrew's Cross. For example, some common orange coneflowers include Echinacea 'Firebird' and 'Secret Lust.' Winged Sumac, Shining Sumac, Flameleaf Sumac, Dwarf Sumac, Eastern Winged Sumac, Fragrant Sumac, Aromatic Sumac, Squawbush, Skunkbush, Lemon Sumac, Polecat Bush. What does wildflowers mean? According to Wikipedia, the roots are a preferred food of the grizzly bear. Maple Leaved Viburnum, Mapleleaf Viburnum. However, the bulbs look similar to those of Death Camas - the name of that plant is indicative of its poisonous nature - so beware! It is found commonly in Idaho, but in no other states except very rarely in Montana. S. pinnatifidum is considered by some botanists to be a variety of S. terebinthinaceum, with the primary difference being the deeply lobed (almost to the central vein) leaves in S. pinnatifidum. It is listed as "Special Concern" in Connecticut, and is Endangered in Massachusetts and New Jersey, but is a quite common dry meadow and roadside plant in much of its range. Index last updated 01.12.2010. New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Queen Anne's Lace Wildflower (Daucus carota), Bachelor Buttons (Centaurea cyanus and Centaurea montana), Discover Plants You Can Grow With Daisy-Like Flowers, White Water Lily (Nymphaea odorata or Nuphar luteum), Use This Guide to Plant a Wildflower Garden, 15 Best Zone 7 Plants to Put In Your Garden, 15 Best Zone 8 Plants to Put In Your Garden, 30 Easy-to-Grow Perennials for Beginning Gardeners, 13 Recommended Plants With Daisy-Like Flowers, Best Perennials That Offer Long Bloom Periods, 12 Fall Plants for Container Gardens and Hanging Baskets, 10 Best Flowering Plants That Deer Will Not Eat, 17 Types of Flowering Trees for Home Landscaping, 18 Yellow-Flowering Plants for Your Garden. At least one of these species is found in every state; Common Ragweed, Annual Ragweed, Small Ragweed, Roman Wormwood. This is one of our earliest blooming spring violets. The other species that are possibles in Walker County because they may have purple coloring in the spathes are: This plant has narrower stems than most of the Sisyrinchiums I've seen around here, which I believe to be, Richard Ware of the Georgia Botanical Society. Found in every state except Nevada (probably too dry) and Alaska, it is native to the North American continent, but has been introduced and naturalized in Hawaii. Some wild flowers in Texas are the bulgar janet, doggstone, wild bluebelle. Several flowers each on an individual 3" pedicels. As the vine matures, its roots die and it gets all of its nourishment from the host. A wildflower native to eastern North America, black-eyed Susans share the Rudbeckia genus name with gloriosa daisies. It's a native plant found only in 6 states, and is listed as Threatened in its namesake Alabama, in Tennessee, and in Georgia, where it is found only in Walker County. It is a leafy, hairy plant, up to about a foot high. Hairy Leafcup, Bear's Foot, Yellow Leafcup, Uvedalia. While the genus name refers to the very hard seed, the species epithet refers to the tuber-like root. The blossom of this member of the Spiderwort family lasts for one day. Catesby's Trillium, Bashful Wakerobin, Rose Trillium, The yellow anthers make a quick differentiation with the nodding trillium (, Sweet White Trillium, Jeweled Wakerobin, Confusing Trillium. The berries also stain, and can be used to make an ink. Pickerelweed, Lanceleaf Pickerelweed, Heartleaf Pickerelweed, Pickerel Rush, Dusty Maidens, Douglas' Dustymaiden, Chaenactis, Douglas False Yarrow. It can be found in shades of purple or burgundy. This species, like many members of the 22-species Rudbeckia genus, are frequently called 'black-eyed Susan' because of their nearly identical appearance to R. hirta, the 'true' black-eyed Susan. There are three varieties of, False Pennyroyal, Fluxweed, Glade Bluecurls, This is one of many plants undergoing changes in classification. It is a banned weed in Connecticut and Pennsylvania, and is listed as an invasive by authoritative sources in most of the United States. The main lobes of the lower leaves are also lobed. This thin-stemmed twisting vine is the only species in the Amphicarpaea genus, a member of the Pea family. Sweet Breath of Spring, Fragrant Honeysuckle, Winter Honeysuckle, January Jasmine. Pearly Everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting. It is listed as Endangered, Threatened, or of Special Concern in 12 of the 27 states in which it is found, including Georgia, where these photos were taken. According to Flora of North America, "Infusions prepared from the plants of Clematis ligusticifolia were used medicinally by Native Americans as a wash for skin eruptions, a lotion for backaches or swollen limbs, and a lotion to protect one against witches; stems and leaves were chewed to treat colds and sore throats; decoctions of leaves were also used as a wash and for stomachaches and cramps; and lathers of leaves were used to treat boils on humans and on animals (D. E. Moerman 1986). Archangel, Garden Yellow Lamiastrum galeobdolon ssp argentatum Neantóg Mhuire. One of a number of white trilliums which carry their flowers on a pedicel. The leaves can be huge. Chamomile. Queen Anne's lace can be a skin irritant, so it's best to wear gloves when handling the plant extensively. Western Blue Elder is a shrub or small tree that grows up to 25 feet tall and may have many stems, forming dense thickets. It grows thoughout most of the eastern and southeastern United States except for Maine and New Hampshire. White Crownbeard, Frostweed, Iceplant, Virginia crownbeard. There are nearly 200 species of Phacelia, a plant native to North and South America. Silverleaf Phacelia, Timberline Phacelia, Mountain Phacelia, Threadleaf Phacelia, Narrow Leaved Phacelia, Carson's Phacelia, Threadleaf Scorpionweed, The USDA Plants Database lists 159 species of, Fringed Phacelia, White Fringed Phacelia, Fringed Scorpion-Weed, Blue Ridge Phacelia, Mountain Phacelia. It grows as a shrub or small tree found throughout the eastern and central United States except for Vermont. 161 141 29. This introduced plant has small attractive, colorful blossoms, but it is quite invasive, pushing out other weed plants. It is among the 249 species of, Foxglove Beardtongue, Tall White Beardtongue, Mississippi Penstemon, Smooth White Beardtongue, Talus slope Beardtongue. Common Blue Violet, Confederate Violet, Dooryard Violet, Meadow Violet. Possible toxicity, especially to pregnant women. The fruiting stems rise from the trailing stem, sometimes rising to 4 feet above the ground. The deadnettles are native to Europe and Asia, but are now widely naturalized in the United States. It is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental not only for its blossoms, but also for the rich, long-lasting fall color of its foliage. Native plants are adapted to your region and will grow without needing much attention. Burnet means brown - color of the post-mature flower heads. So far it appears that most authoritative sources have retained the old classification. Asclepias verticillata has the typical milkweed blossom shape, but has very narrow leaves in whorls of 3 to 6 up the stem. It is similar in the sense that it shares the same natural habitat (ponds) and sports those iconic lily pads, but it is distinct both botanically (different genus) and color (yellow). While there are many rumors on the Internet that the original U.S. constitution was written in pokeberry ink, and I have not yet found any truly authoritative source of information, the best information I can find implies that this is not the case; the constitution was written with iron-gall ink. Wild Blue Flax is found in most of the western 2/3 of the United States. American Germander, Wood Sage, Canada Germander, While there may be as many as 250 species of Germander in the world, only eight are found in North America, with just five of those being native to the continent. Fixer to Fabulous. Yellow Buckeye, Sweet Buckeye, Yellow Horsechestnut, Common Buckeye, Black Cohosh, Black Bugbane, Black Baneberry, Black Snakeroot, Fairy Candle, Tassel Rue, False Bugbane, Carolina Bugbane, Prairie Mimosa, Illinois Bundleflower, Prickleweed, Illinois Desmanthus, While there are 14 species of Bundleflower (, Bur Cucumber, Oneseed Bur Cucumber; Star Cucumber, Small Burnet, Salad burnet, Garden burnet. This is one of the 3 Fritillaria species found in Idaho out of the 23 total Fritillaria species found in the United States. Not only do several species share similar shapes in both the flower and the leaves, but the color ranges are broad and similar. Hairy, square-stemmed plant with blue to violet blossom with white corolla base. *=Multiple images on detail page : Search Our Database: Enter any portion of the Scientific, Common Name, or both. There are several "hop clover" species so named because the yellow flowers turn brown as they mature, and look like hops. This is a tall, yellow-blossomed plant found throughout most of the midwest and east outside of New England. This member of the morning glory family, like its cousin the sweet potato, has an edible root - but research it yourself before eating it, and don't eat it raw. Dog Hobble grows in dense thickets along mountain streams. Purpledisk sunflower, Appalachian sunflower. One of several true plantains (genus Plantago) in the NW Georgia area. Prester John, Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Preacher John, Southern Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Five-leaved Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Showy Jacob's Ladder, Jacob's Ladder, Skunky Polemonium, Skunkleaf Polemonium, I have found varying reports of 20 to 40 species being listed in the, Heartleaf Twistflower, Heart-Leaved Jewelflower, Jimsonweed, Jamestown Weed, Mad Apple, Moon Flower, Stinkwort, Thorn Apple, Devil's Trumpet, This purple-stemmed, introduced species is found in every state in the United States except Alaska and Wyoming, and is also found in much of Canada, and indeed throughout warm and moderate regions of the entire world.