Wildflowers of Wildwood Park

Flowering trees and shrubs will be found in the tree and woody plant list.

Acalypha virginica Virginia Copperleaf
Acalypha virginica var. rhomboidea Three-Seeded Mercury
Achillea millefolium Yarrow
Actinomeris alterniflora:  see Verbesina alternifolia 
Aegopodium podagraria Bishop's Goutweed
Ageratina altissima (Eupatorium rugosum) White Snakeroot
Agrimonia gryposepala. Agrimony
Agrimonia parviflora Small-Flowered Agrimony
Alisma subcordatum Small Water Plantain
Alliaria officinalis Garlic Mustard
Allium canadense Wild Onion or Field Garlic
Allium cernuum Nodding Onion
Allium vineale Wild Garlic
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Common Ragweed
Ambrosia trifida Giant Ragweed
Amphicarpa bracteata Hog Peanut
Anagallis arvensis Scarlet Pimpernel
Anemone quinquefolia Wood Anemone
Anemone virginiana Thimbleweed
Antennaria plantaginifolia Pussy-toes
Aplectrum hyemale Puttyroot or Adam-and-Eve
Apocynum cannabinum Hemp Dogbane
Aquilegia canadensis Canada Columbine
Aquilegia vulgaris Garden Columbine
Arabis laevigata Smooth Rockcress
Arctium minus Common Burdock
Artemisia vulgaris Mugwort
Arisaema triphyllum Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium (Cacalia atriplicifolia) Pale Indian Plantain
Artemisia vulgaris Mugwort
Asarum canadense Wild Ginger
Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed
Asclepias quadrifolia Four-leaved Milkweed
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed
Asclepias viridiflora Green Milkweed
Asclepias verticillata Whorled Milkweed
Asparagus officinalis Asparagus
Aster cordifolius: see Symphyotrichum cordifolium  
Aster divaricatus: see Eurybia divaricata  
Aster laevis: see Symphyotrichum laeve  
Aster lateriflorus: see Symphyotrichum lateriflorum  
Aster lowrieanus: see Symphyotrichum lowrieanum  
Aster novae-angliae: see Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Aster novi-belgii: see Symphyotrichum novi-belgii  
Aster pilosus : see Symphyotrichum pilosum  
Aster prenanthoides: see Symphyotrichum prenanthoides
Aster puniceus: see Symphyotrichum puniceum  
Aster schreberi: see Eurybia schreberi  
Aster simplex: see Symphyotrichum lanceolatum  
Aster undulatus : see Symphyotrichum undulatum  
Aureolaria laevigata (Gerardia laevigata) Entire-Leaved False Foxglove
Barbarea vulgaris Common Winter Cress
Bidens cernua Nodding Bur-marigold
Bidens bipinnata Spanish Needles
Bidens frondosa Devil’s Beggar Ticks
Boehmeria cylindrica False Nettle
Brickellia eupatorioides (Kuhnia eupatorioides) False Boneset
Cacalia atriplicifolia -- see Arnoglossum atriplicifolia  
Calystegia sepium Hedge Bindweed
Calystegia spithamaea Low or Upright Bindweed
Campanula americana Tall Bellflower
Campanula rapunculoides Creeping Bellflower
Capsella bursa-pastoris Shepherd’s Purse
Cardamine hirsuta Hairy Bitter Cress
Carduus nutans Nodding Thistle
Carum carvi Caraway
Cassia nictitans see Chamaecrista nictitans  
Caulophyllum thalictroides Blue Cohosh
Centaurea cyaneus Bachelor's-Button or Cornflower
Centaurea maculosa Spotted Knapweed
Centaurea nigrescens Tyrol or Short-Fringed Knapweed
Cerastium arvense Field Chickweed
Cerastium vulgatum Mouse-Ear Chickweed
Chamaecrista nictitans (Cassia nictitans) Wild Sensitive Plant
Chamaesyce nutans Eyebane or Nodding Spurge
Chenopodium album Lamb’s Quarters
Chionodoxa forbesii Glory-of-the-Snow

Chrysanthemum leucanthemum (Leucanthemum  vulgare)

Oxeye Daisy
Chrysogonum virginianum Green-and-Gold
Cichorium intybus Chicory
Cimicifuga racemosa Black Cohosh
Circaea lutetiana Enchanter's Nightshade
Cirsium arvense Canada Thistle
Cirsium discolor Field Thistle
Cirsium vulgare Bull Thistle
Claytonia virginica Spring Beauty
Clematis viorna Leather Flower
Clematis virginiana Virgin's Bower
Clinopodium vulgare Wild Basil
Collinsonia canadensis Horse Balm
Commelina communis Asiatic Dayflower
Conium maculatum Poison Hemlock
Conoclinium coelestinum Blue Mistflower
Convallaria majalis Lily-of-the-Valley
Convolvulus sepium -- see Calystegia sepium  
Conyza canadensis Horseweed
Coreopsis lanceolata Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Coreopsis major Greater Coreopsis
Coronilla varia Crown Vetch
Corydalis flavula Yellow Corydalis
Crepis capillaris Smooth Hawksbeard
Cryptotaenia canadensis Honewort
Cuphea viscosissima (C. petiolata) Blue Waxweed or Clammy Cuphea
Cuscuta grovonii Common Dodder
Cynoglossum virginianum Wild Comfrey
Datura stramonium Jimson Weed
Daucus carota Queen-Anne’s-Lace
Delphinium exaltatum Tall Larkspur
Delphinium tricorne Dwarf Larkspur
Dentaria laciniata Cutleaf Toothwort
Desmodium glutinosum Pointed-Leaved Tick Trefoil
Desmodium perplexum Perplexing Tick Trefoil
Dianthus armeria Deptford Pink
Dicentra cucullaria Dutchman’s Breeches
Diodia teres Poorjoe
Dioscorea polystachya Cinnamon Vine, Chinese Yam
Dioscorea villosa Wild Yam
Dipsacus fullonum Teasel
Disporum lanuginosum -- see Prosartes lanuginosa  
Duchesnea indica Mock Strawberry
Echium vulgare Viper’s Bugloss
Epilobium coloratum Purpleleaf Willowherb
Erechtites hieracifolia Fireweed
Erigeron annuus Annual Fleabane
Erigeron canadensis -- see Conyza canadensis  
Erigeron philadelphicus Common Fleabane
Erigeron pulchellus Robin's Plantain
Erigeron strigosus Daisy Fleabane
Erodium cicutarium Redstem Storksbill or Redstem Filaree
Erythronium americanum Yellow Trout Lily
Eupatorium coelestinum -- see Conoclinium coelestinum  
Eupatorium fistulosum Joe-Pye Weed or Trumpetweed
Eupatorium perfoliatum Boneset or Thoroughwort
Eupatorium purpureum Sweet-Scented Joe-Pye Weed
Eupatorium rugosum -- see Ageratina altissima  
Eupatorium serotinum Late-Flowering Thoroughwort
Eupatorium sessilifolium Upland Boneset, Thoroughwort
Euphorbia commutata Woodland Spurge
Euphorbia corollata Flowering Spurge
Euphorbia cyparissias Cypress Spurge
Euphorbia lathyris Mole Plant
Eurybia divaricata (Aster divaricatus) White Wood Aster
Eurybia schreberi (Aster schreberi) Schreber's Aster
Fallopia scandens (Polygonum scandens) Climbing False Buckwheat
Fragaria virginiana Wild Strawberry
Galinsoga parviflora Quickweed or Gallant Soldier
Galium aparine Cleavers
Galium asprellum Rough Bedstraw
Galium circaezans Wild Licorice
Galium verum Yellow Bedstraw
Gaura biennis Biennial Gaura
Geum canadense White Avens
Gentianella quinquefolia Stiff Gentian
Geranium carolinianum Carolina Cranesbill
Geranium columbinum Long-Stalked Cranesbill
Geranium maculatum Wild Geranium
Geranium molle Dovefoot Geranium
Geranium pusillum Small Geranium
Gilia capitata Bluehead Gilia or Queen Anne's Thimbles
Gerardia laevigata see Aureolaria laevigata  
Glechoma hederacea Ground Ivy, Gill-Over-The-Ground
Goodyera pubescens Downy Rattlesnake Plantain
Hackelia virginiana Virginia Stickseed
Helenium autumnale Sneezeweed
Helianthus decapetalus -- see Helianthus hirsutus  
Helianthus hirsutus (H. decapetalus) Thin-Leaved Sunflower
Helianthus microcephalus Small Wood Sunflower
Helianthus strumosus Pale-Lleaved Sunflower
Helianthus tuberosus Jerusalem Artichoke
Heliopsis helianthoides Oxeye or False Sunflower
Hemerocallis fulva Orange Day Lily
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus (H. flava) Yellow Day Lily
Hepatica acutiloba Sharp-lobed Hepatica
Hepatica americana Round-lobed Hepatica
Hesperis matronalis Dame’s Rocket
Heuchera americana Alumroot
Hexastylis arifolia Heartleaf, Wild Ginger
Hieracium caespitosum (H. pratense) Field Hawkweed
Hieracium pilosella Mouse Ear Hawkweed
Hieracium pratense -- see Hieracium caespitosum  
Houstonia caerulea Common Bluets
Houstonia tenuifolia Narrow-Leaved Houstonia
Hybanthus concolor Green Violet
Hydrophyllum virginianum Virginia Waterleaf
Hylotelephium telephioides Allegheny Stonecrop or Allegheny Live-Forever
Hypericum perforatum Common St. Johnswort
Hypericum punctatum Spotted St. Johnswort
Hypochaeris radicata -- see Hypochoeris radicata  
Hypochoeris radicata (Hyopchaeris radicata) Cat's Ear
Hypoxis hirsuta Yellow Stargrass
Impatiens capensis Spotted Jewelweed
Impatiens pallida Pale Jewelweed
Ipomoea hederacea Ivy-Leaved Morning Glory
Ipomoea lacunosa Small White Morning Glory
Ipomoea pandurata Wild Potato Vine
Ipomoea purpurea Common Morning Glory
Iris pseudacorus Yellow Iris
Isanthus brachiatus -- see Trichostema brachiata  
Kuhnia eupatorioides see Brickellia eupatorioides  
Kummerowia striata (Lespedeza striata) Japanese Clover
Lactuca canadensis Wild lettuce
Lactuca scariola -- see Lactuca serriola  
Lactuca serriola (L. scariola) Prickly Lettuce
Lamium amplexicaule Henbit
Lamium purpureum Purple Dead Nettle
Laportea canadensis Wood Nettle
Lapsana communis Nipplewort
Lathyrus latifolius Everlasting Pea
Leontondon autumnalis Autumn Dandelion
Leonurus cardiaca Motherwort
Lepidium campestre Field Peppergrass
Lespedeza cuneata Chinese Bush Clover
Lespedeza procumbens Trailing Bush Clover
Lespedeza striata -- see Kummerowia striata  
Leucanthemum vulagare see Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
Liatris spicata   Blazing Star or Gayfeather
Ligusticum canadense Canada Lovage
Linaria vulgaris Yellow Toadflax
Liparis liliifolia Lily-Leaved Twayblade
Lithospermum canescens Hoary Puccoon

Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower
Lobelia inflata Indian Tobacco
Lobelia siphilitica Great Lobelia
Lobelia spicata Spiked Lobelia
Lunaria annua Honesty
Lychnis alba see Silene latifolia  
Lycopus americanus Water Horehound
Lycopus uniflorus Northern Bugleweed
Lysimachia ciliata Fringed Loosestrife
Lysimachia nummularia Moneywort
Lysimachia quadrifolia Whorled Loosestrife
Maianthemum racemosum (Smilacina racemosa) False Solomon's Seal
Malva neglecta Common Mallow
Matelea obliqua Climbing Milkvine
Medicago lupulina Black Medick
Melilotus albus White Sweet Clover
Melilotus officinalis Yellow Sweet Clover
Menispermum canadense Canada Moonseed
Mentha X piperita Peppermint
Mentha spicata Spearmint
Mitchella repens Partridge Berry
Mimulus ringens Monkey Flower
Mitella diphylla Miterwort
Monarda clinopodia Basil Balm
Monarda didyma Bee Balm
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot
Monarda media Purple Bergamot
Monotropa uniflora Indian Pipe
Myosotis arvensis Field Forget-Me-Not
Narcissus poeticus Poet's Narcissus
Narcissus pseudonarcissus Daffodil
Nasturtium officinale Watercress
Nepeta cataria Catnip
Nepeta mussinii -- see Nepeta racemosa  
Nepeta racemosa (N. mussinnii) Catmint
Oenothera biennis Common Evening Primrose
Ornithogalum umbellatum Star-of-Bethlehem
Orobanche uniflora One-Flowered Cancerroot
Osmorhiza longistylis Aniseroot
Oxalis grandis Great Wood Sorrel
Oxalis stricta Common Oxalis or Yellow Wood Sorrel
Oxypolis rigidior Cowbane
Packera aurea  (Senecio aureus) Golden Ragwort
Packera plattensis  (Senecio plattensis) Prairie Ragwort
Passiflora lutea Yellow Passionflower
Persicaria hydropiperoides (Polygonum hydropiperoides) Mild Water Pepper
Persicaria maculosa (Polygonum persicaria) Lady’s Thumb
Persicaria virginianum (Tovara virginianum)
Virginia Knotweed
Phlox glaberrima Smooth Phlox
Phryma leptostachya Lopseed
Physalis heterophylla Clammy Ground Cherry
Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata Smooth Ground Cherry
Phytolacca americana Pokeweed
Pilea pumila Clearweed
Plantago lanceolata English Plantain
Plantago major Broad-Leaved Plantain
Plantago rugelii Black-Seeded Plantain
Plantago virginica Dwarf Plantain
Podophyllum peltatum Mayapple
Polygala senega Seneca Snakeroot
Polygonatum biflorum Smooth Solomon’s Seal
Polygonum hydropiperoides -- see Persicaria hydropiperoides  
Polygonum persicaria -- see Persicaria maculosa  
Polygonum scandens -- see Fallopia scandens  
Polymnia canadensis Small-flowered leafcup
Porteranthus trifoliatus Bowman’s Root
Potentilla canadensis Canada or Dwarf Cinquefoil
Potentilla norvegica Rough or Norwegian Cinquefoil
Potentilla recta Sulfur Cinquefoil
Potentilla simplex Common Cinquefoil
Prenanthes altissima Tall White Lettuce
Prenanthes trifoliata Tall Rattlesnake Root
Prosartes lanuginosa Yellow Mandarin, Fairy Bells
Prunella vulgaris Heal-All or Self-Heal
Pycnanthemum incanum Hoary Mountain Mint
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Narrow-Leaved Mountain Mint
Ranunculus abortivus Small-Flowered or Kidney-Leaf Crowfoot
Ranunculus acris Tall Buttercup
Ranunculus hispidus Hispid Buttercup
Ranunculus recurvatus Hooked Crowfoot
Ranunculus repens Creeping Buttercup
Ranunculus septentrionalis Swamp Buttercup
Rorippa sylvestris Creeping Yellow Cress
Rudbeckia fulgida Shining Coneflower
Rudbeckia hirta (R. serotina) Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia laciniata Green-headed Coneflower
Rudbeckia triloba Thin-Leaved Coneflower
Ruellia strepens Wild Petunia
Rumex acetosella Red Sorrel
Rumex crispus Curled Dock
Rumex obtusifolius Bitter Dock
Sabatia angularis Rose Pink or Bitterbloom
Salvia lyrata Lyre-Leaved Sage
Sanguinaria canadensis Bloodroot
Sanicula marilandica Black Snakeroot
Sanicula odorata Clustered Snakeroot
Saponaria officinalis Bouncing Bet
Satureja vulgaris -- see Clinopodium vulgare  
Scrophularia marilandica Carpenter’s Square
Scutellaria elliptica Hairy Skullcap
Scutellaria leonardii -- see Scutellaria parvula  
Scutellaria nervosa Veined Skullcap
Scutellaria parvula Small or Leonard's Skullcap
Scutellaria serrata Showy Skullcap
Sedum ternatum Wild Stonecrop
Senecio aureus: see Packera aureus  
Senecio plattensis: see Packera plattensis  
Senecio vulgaris Common Groundsel
Sicyos angulatus One-seeded Bur-Cucumber
Sida spinosa Prickly Mallow
Silene latifolia (Lychnis alba) White Campion
Silphium perfoliatum Cup Plant
Silphium trifoliatum Whorled Rosinweed
Sisyrinchium atlanticum Eastern Blue-eyed Grass
Smilacina racemosa: see Maianthemum racemosum
Smilax herbacea Carrion Flower
Solanum carolinense Horse Nettle
Solanum dulcamara Bittersweet Nightshade
Solanum nigrum: see Solanum ptycanthum  
Solanum ptycanthum Black Nightshade
Solidago altissima Tall Goldenrod
Solidago arguta Sharp-Leaved Goldenrod
Solidago bicolor Silverrod
Solidago flexicaulis Broad-leaved Goldenrod
Solidago rugosa Rough-Stemmed Goldenrod
Solidago speciosa Showy Goldenrod
Solidago sphacelata Autumn Goldenrod
Solidago ulmifolia Elm-leaved Goldenrod
Sonchus arvensis Field Sow Thistle
Specularia perfoliata --see Triodanis perfoliata  
Spiranthes gracilis Slender Ladies-Tresses
Stachys tenuifolia Common Hedge Nettle
Stellaria media Common Chickweed
Stellaria pubera Star Chickweed
Symphyotrichum cordifolium (Aster cordifolius) Heart-leaved Aster
Symphyotrichum laeve (Aster laevis) Smooth Aster
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (Aster simplex) Panicled Aster
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (Aster lateriflorus) Calico or Starved Aster
Symphyotrichum lowrieanum (Aster lowrieanus) Lowry's Aster
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (Aster novae-angliae) New England Aster
Symphyotrichum novi-belgii (Aster novi-belgii) New York Aster
Symphyotrichum pilosum (Aster pilosus) Heath Aster
Symphyotrichum prenanthoides (Aster prenanthoides) Crooked-Stem Aster
Symphyotrichum puniceum (Aster puniceus) Purple-Stemmed Aster
Symphyotrichum undulatum (Aster undulatus) Wavy-leaved Aster
Taenidia integerrima Yellow Pimpernel
Taraxacum officinale Common Dandelion
Teucrium canadense American Germander
Thalictrum dioicum Early Meadow Rue
Thalictrum polygamum Tall Meadow Rue
Thalictrum revolutum Waxy Meadow Rue
Thalictrum thalictroides Rue Anemone
Tiarella cordifolia Foamflower
Tovara virginiana see Persicaria virginianum  
Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort
Tragopogon pratensis Yellow Goatsbeard
Trichostema brachiata (Isanthus brachiatus) False Pennyroyal or Fluxweed
Trifolium arvense Rabbit-Foot Clover
Trifolium campestre Low Hop Clover
Trifolium incarnatum Crimson clover
Trifolium pratense Red Clover
Trifolium repens White Clover
Trillium grandiflorum Large-flowered Trillium
Triodanis perfoliata Venus' Looking-Glass
Tussilago farfara Coltsfoot
Typha latifolia Cattail
Urtica dioica Stinging Nettle
Uvularia grandiflora Large-flowered Bellwort
Uvularia perfoliata Perfoliate Bellwort
Valerianella locusta European Corn Salad
Verbascum blattaria Moth Mullein
Verbascum thapsus Common Mullein
Verbena urticifolia White Vervain
Verbesina alternifolia (Actinomeris alternifolia) Wingstem
Verbesina occidentalis Yellow Crownbeard
Vernonia noveboracensis New York Ironweed
Veronica anagallis-aquatica Water Speedwell
Veronica arvensis Corn Speedwell
Veronica hederifolia Ivy-Leaved Speedwell
Veronica officinalis Common Speedwell
Veronica persica Persian Speedwell
Veronica serpyllifolia Thyme-Leaved Speedwell
Vicia angustifolia Narrow-Leaved Vetch
Vicia caroliniana Carolina Vetch
Vicia sativa var. nigra Common Vetch
Vinca minor Periwinkle
Viola hastata Halberd-leaved Yellow Violet
Viola pubescens Downy Yellow Violet
Viola rafinesquii Wild Pansy
Viola papilionaceae - see V. sororia  
Viola sororia Common Blue Violet
Viola striata Pale Violet
Viola triloba Three-Lobed Violet
Xanthium strumarium Cocklebur
Zizia aptera Heart-Leaved Alexanders
Zizia aurea Golden Alexanders

last updated 1 July 2016


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