Forest Wildflowers

Species are listed by scientific name. 
An asterisk indicates a non-native species.

Species Scientific Name
Three-seeded Mercury Acalypha rhomboidea
Agrimony Agrimonia gryposepela
Garlic Mustard* Alliaria officinalis
Wild Garlic Allium canadense
Wild Onion Allium stellatum
Wild Leek Allium tricoccum
Hogpeanut Amphicarpa bracteata
Wood Anemone Anemone quinquefolia
Groundnut Apios americana
Indian Hemp Apocynum cannabinum
Columbine Aquilegia canadensis
Sicklepod Arabis canadensis
Smooth Rock Cress Arabis laevigata
Giant Spikenard Aralia racemosa
Burdock* Arctium minus
Grove Sandwort Arenaria laterifolia
Jack-in-the-Pulpit Arisaema atrorubens
Green Dragon Arisaema dracontium
Wild Ginger Asarum canadense
Poke Milkweed Asclepias exaltata
Purple Milkweed Asclepias purpurascens
Asparagus Asparagus officinalis
Azure Aster Aster azureus
Forked Aster Aster furcatus
Arrow-leaved Aster Aster sagittifolius
False Foxglove Aureolaria grandiflora
Winter Cress* Barbarea vulgaris
Indian Plantain Cacalia atriplicifolia
Tall Bellflower Campanula americana
Blue Cohosh Caulophyllum thalictroides
Mouse-ear Chickweed* Cerastium fontanum
Nodding Chickweed Cerastium nutans
Mouse-ear Chickweed* Cerastium vulgatum
Lamb’s Quarter* Chenopodium album
Lamb’s Quarter Chenopodium standleyanum
Enchanter’s Nightshade Circaea quadrisulcata
Honewort Cryptotaenia canadensis
Toothwort Dentaria laciniata
Tick-trefoil Desmodium dillenii
Pointed-leaf Tick-trefoil Desmodium glutinosum
Dutchman’s Breeches Dicentra cucullaria
Shooting Star Dodecatheon meadia
Trout Lily Erythronium albidum
Sweet Joe-Pye Weed Eupatorium purpureum
White Snakeroot Eupatorium rugosum
Wild Strawberry Fragaria vesca var. americana
Wild Strawberry Fragaria virginiana
Cleavers Galium aparine
Bedstraw Galium concinnum
Sweet-scented Bedstraw Galium triflorum
Wild Geranium Geranium maculatum
White Avens Geum canadense
Thin-leaved Sunflower Helianthus decapetalus
Stiff-haired Sunflower Helianthus hirsutus
Woodland Sunflower Helianthus strumosus
Day-lily* Hemerocallis fulva
Hepatica Hepatica acutiloba
Cow Parsnip Heracleum lanatum
Virginia Waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum
Jewelweed Impatiens biflora
Wood Nettle Laportea canadensis
Canada Mayflower Maianthemum canadense
Virginia Bluebells Mertensia virginica
Miterwort Mitella diphylla
Catnip* Nepeta cataria
Sweet Cicily Osmorhiza claytoni
Sweet Cicily Osmorhiza longistylis
Pellitory Parietaria pensylvanica
Wood Phlox Phlox divaricata
Lopseed Phryma leptostachya
Pokeweed Phytolacca americana
Clearweed Pilea pumila
Plantain Plantago rugelii
Mayapple Podophyllum peltatum
Jacob’s Ladder Polemonium replans
Climbing False Buckwheat Polygonum scandens
Jumpseed Polygonum virginianum
Old-field Cinquefoil Potentilla simplex
White Lettuce Prenanthes alba
Heal-all* Prunella vulgaris
Small-flowered Buttercup Ranunculus abortivus
Early Buttercup Ranunculus fascicularis
Hooked Buttercup Ranunculus recurvatus
Swamp Buttercup Ranunculus septentrionalis
Bloodroot Sanguinaria canadensis
Black Snakeroot Sanicula sp.
Figwort Scrophularia marilandica
False Solomon’s Seal Smilacina racemosa
Starry Solomon’s Seal Smilacina stellata
Zigzag Goldenrod Solidago flexicaulis
Elm-leafed Goldenrod Solidago ulmifolia
Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus
Yellow Pimpernel Taenidia intergerrima
Dandelion* Taraxacum officinale
Germander Teucrium canadense
Early Meadowrue Thalictrum dioicum
Prairie Trillium Trillium recurvatum
Feverwort Triosteum aurantiacum
Feverwort Triosteum illinoense
Feverwort Triosteum perfoliatum
Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica
Stinging Nettle Urtica gracilis
White Vervain Verbena urticifolia
Culver’s Root Veronicastrum virginicum
Common Blue Violet Viola papilionacea
Downy Yellow Violet Viola pubescens
Downy Blue Violet Viola sororia