Photos & Index—Common Name

Wildflowers are indexed alphabetically by both common name and scientific name.  Below are the common names. Click on links to access photographs and information for each plant.

Alternate common names are given in descriptions but are not cross indexed, so search the site to find flowers by the names you know. Click on the magnifying glass in the bar above.

Alumroot
American Groundnut
Angelica, Alexanders
Arrow Leaf
Asiatic Dayflower
Autumn Coralroot
Balsam Ragwort
Beechdrops
Beggar’s Ticks
Bird’s Foot Violet
Black Cohosh
Black Eyed Susan
Black Medic
Black Snake Root
Bladder Campion
Bloodroot
Blue Eyed Grass
Blue Field Madder
Bluets
Boneset
Bowman’s Root
Broad Leaved Arrowhead
Butterfly Pea
Button Bush
Cardinal Flower
Carolina Elephant’s Foot
Carolina Geranium
Catchweed Bedstraw
Cinquefoil
Climbing Hempweed
Coltsfoot
Common Blue Violet
Common Bulbous Buttercup
Common Dandelion
Common Evening Primrose
Common Field Thistle
Common Green Cat Briar
Common Ground Ivy
Common Mullein
Common Self Heal
Common Smartweed
Common Speedwell
Common White Clover
Common Yellow (Smooth) Violet
Common Wood Strawberry
Cranefly Orchid
Cranesbill
Cut Leaf Toothwort
Cut Leaved Evening Primrose
Daisy Fleabane
Deerberry
Depford Pink
Devil’s Bit
Dewberry
Dodder
Downy Lobelia
Downy Rattlesnake Plantain
Dwarf Dandelion
Early Goldenrod
Early Saxifrage
Elderberry
Elephant’s Foot
False Foxglove
False Indigo Bush
False Nettle
False Solomon’s Seal
Field Hawkweed
Field Pansy
Fire Pink
Firewheel
Flowering Spurge
Foam Flower
Foxglove Beardtongue
Golden Alexanders
Golden Ragwort
Gray Headed Coneflower
Great Lobelia
Great Yellow Wood Sorrel
Green and Gold
Green Headed Coneflower
Hairy Hawkweed
Hairy Ruellia
Hairy Skullcap
Hairy Yellow Leafcup
Heart Leaf
Heart’s a Bustin
Hepatica
Hispid Buttercup
Hoary Mountain Mint
Hollow Joe Pye weed
Honeysuckle (Japanese)
Honewort
Hooked Buttercup
Horse Balm
Horse Nettle
Hyssop Skullcap
Indian Pipes
Indian Strawberry
Indian Tobacco
Intermediate Dogbane
Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Jewelweed
Kidney Leaf Buttercup
Lady’s Thumb (Smartweed)
Lance Leaf Coreopsis
Large Houstonia
Large Seeded Forget-me-not
Lion’s Foot
Lopseed
Lyre Leaf Sage
Maple Leaf Viburnum
Marsh Blue Violet
Marsh Dewflower
Maryland Golden Aster
May Apple
Mayweed
Meadow Rue
Minnie Bush
Missouri Wood Violet
Mistflower
Monkshood
Moonseed
Mountain Laurel
Mouse Ear
Narrow Leaved Houstonia
New Jersey Tea
New York Ironweed
Nodding Ladies’ Tresses
One Flowered Broomrape
Orange Coneflower
Oxeye Daisy
Pale Dock
Pale Smartweed
Pale Spike Lobelia
Partridge Berry
Passionflower
Pennywort
Peppermint
Perfoliate Bellwort
Pinesap
Pink Lady’s Slipper
Pink Milkwort
Pink Wild Bean
Pipsissiwa
Poison Ivy
Pokeweed
Primrose Leaved Violet
Purple Cudweed
Puttyroot
Queen Anne’s Lace
Rabbit Bells
Rattlesnake Weed
Red Clover
Red Osier Dogwood
Redroot
Red Sorrel
Rough Blazing Star
Rough Cinquefoil
Rue Anemone
Seedbox
Shadbush, Serviceberry
Showy Orchis
Skunk Cabbage
Small Bedstraw
Small Flowered Agrimony
Small Flowering Evening Primrose
Smooth Pussytoes
Solitary Pussytoes
Solomon’s Seal
Sow Thistle
Hollow Joe Pye Weed
Spotted Knapweed
Spotted Wintergreen
Spring Beauty
Square Stem Monkey Flower
St. Andrew’s Cross
St. John’swort
Star Chickweed
Starry Campion
Stinging Nettle
Storksbill
Sundrops
Swamp Milkweed
Sweet Cicely
Tall MeadowRue
Thimbleweed Anemone
Thread Leaf Coreopsis
Three Lobed Violet
Tiny Bluets
Trailing Arbutus
Trailing Bush Clover
Trout Lily
Trumpet Vine
Twinleaf
Upland Boneset
Veined Skullcap
Venus’ Looking Glass
Violet Wood Sorrel
Virginia Bluebell
Virginia Ground Cherry
Water Hemlock
White Avens
White Leaf Green Briar
White Wood Aster

Whorled Rosinweed
Whorled Yellow Loosestrife
Wild Azalea
Wild Basil
Wild Blackberry
Wild Blue Phlox
Wild Columbine
Wild Geranium
Wild Ginger
Wild Hydrangea
Wild Mint
Wild Pink
Wild Potato Vine
Wild Rose
Wild Sensitive Plant
Wild Yam
Wineberry
Wood Betony
Woodland Sunflower
Yarrow
Yellow Bedstraw
Yellow Star Grass
Yellow Wood Sorrel
Zigzag Goldenrod