Plant List (common names)

Native flowering plants that can be found in the Maryland piedmont. Alphabetical by common name, with links to species pages.

agrimony, common
agrimony, southern
alumroot
anemone, wood
arrowhead, common
aster, big-leaved
aster, bushy
aster, calico
aster, heath
aster, heart-leaved
aster, Lowrie’s
aster, panicled
aster, pilsoum
aster, Short’s
aster, small white
aster, smooth
aster, stiff
aster, toothed white-topped
aster, white wood
avens, spring
avens, white
avens, yellow
azalea, pinxter
basil balm
basil, wild
bean, wild
bean, pink wild
beardtongue, hairy
beardtongue, tall
bedstraws, shining
beech drops
beggar-ticks
bellwort, perfoliate
bellwort, sessile
bergamot, wild
black-eyed Susan
bladdernut, American
bloodroot
bluebells, Virginia
blueberry, highbush
blue curls
blue-eyed grass
blue-flag, larger
bluets, azure
bluet, long-leaved
boneset
boneset, climbing
boneset, hyssop-leaved
boneset, late-flowering
boneset, upland
box elder
bugleweed, northern
bugleweed, Virginia
bur-marigold, nodding
bush-clover, creeping
bush clover, slender
buttercup, kidney-leaved
buttercup, swamp
butterfly pea
buttonbush
buttonweed, Virginia
campion, starry
cancer root, one flower
cardinal flower
catalpa, northern
cattail
chervil, southern
chickweed, field
chickweed, star
chokecherry
cinquefoil, common
cinquefoil, dwarf
cleavers
cohosh, black
cohosh, blue
coneflower, tall
coreopsis, whorled
corydalis, short-spurred
craneflly orchid
cranesbill, Carolina
cress, lyre-leaved rock
cress, Pennsylvania bitter
cress, smooth rock
cress, spring
crowfoot, hooked
cucumber root, Indian
culver’s root
daisy, false
dandelion, dwarf
dayflower, Virginia
deerberry
dewberry, common
dewberry, swamp
dittany, common
dodder
dogbane, climbing
dogwood, flowering
dogwood, pagoda
Dutchman’s breeches
elderberry, American black
elephant’s foot, Carolina
elm, American
enchanter’s nightshade
evening primrose, common
everlasting, pearly
false nettle
fleabane, common
fleabane, daisy
fleabane, prarie
fleabane, Robin-plantain
fogfruit
fringe tree
garlic, wild
geranium, wild
germander, American
ginger, wild
ginseng, dwarf
goatsbeard
golden alexanders
goldenrod, bluestem
goldenrod, bog
goldenrod, Canada
goldenrod, early
goldenrod, elm-leaved
goldenrod, gray
goldenrod, late
goldenrod, racemose
goldenrod, slender
goldenrod, sweet
goldenrod, wandlike
goldenrod, white (silverrod)
goldenrod, zigzag
goldentop, grass-leaved
grape, frost
grass, big bluestem
grass, bottle-brush
grass, broad-leaved panic
grass, northern sea oats
greenbriar
ground cherry
harbinger-of-spring
harlequin blue-flag
hawkweed, hairy
heal-all
hellebore, green false
hepatica, round-lobed
herb-robert
hobblebush
hog-peanut
honewort
honeyvine
horse balm
horse nettle
horseweed
hydrangea, wild
Indian-hemp
Indian-pipe
Indian-tobacco
indigo, blue false
indigo, wild
iris, northern blue flag
iris, southern blue flag
ironweed, New York
jack-in-the-pulpit
Jerusalem artichoke
jewelweed, orange
jewelweed, yellow
joe-pye weed, hollow
joe-pye weed, sweet
jumpseed
lady slipper, pink
leafcup, large-flowered
leafcup, white-flowered
leatherwood
lettuce, wild
licorice, wild
lizard’s-tail
lobelia, great blue
locust, black
lopseed
loosestrife, fringed
loosestrife, swamp
loosestrife, whorled yellow
magnolia, bigleaf
maple, red
marigold, marsh
may-apple
mayflower, Canada
meadow rue, early
meadow rue, tall
milkweed, common
milkweed, green
milkweed, swamp
milkwort, purple
mint, wild
mistflower, blue
miterwort, twoleaf
monkey-flower, allegheny
monkey-flower, winged
moonseed
mountain laurel
mountain mint, narrow-leaved
mudplantain, grassleaf
nettle, wood
New Jersey tea
northern blue-flag
oats, wild
obedient plant
one-seeded bur cucumber
onion, nodding
orangegrass
orchis, showy
partridgeberry
partridge-pea
passionflower, yellow
pawpaw
pennywort
pepper-and-salt
petunia, Carolina wild
phacelia, Coville’s
phacelia, fringed
phlox, garden
phlox, moss
phlox, wild blue
pickerel-weed
pilewort (aka fireweed)
pimpernel, false
pinesap
pink, wild
poison ivy
pokeweed
poorjoe
poppy, wood
potato vine, wild
prickly-pear, eastern
primrose-willow, wingleaf
pussytoes, plantain-leaved
puttyroot orchid
rabbit-tobacco
ragweed, giant
ragwort, golden
ramps
raspberry, purlpe-flowering
rattlesnake plantain, downy
rattlesnake weed
redbud
rose, pasture
rosemallow, halberd-leaf
rosemallow, swamp
rosepink
rue anemone
sage, lyre-leaved
sarsaparilla, wild
sassafras
saxifrage, early
saxifrage, golden
sedge, Gray’s
seedbox
senna, wild
serviceberry, common
skullcap, hairy
skullcap, veiny
skunk cabbage
smartweed, dotted
smartweed, nodding
smartweed, Pennsylvania
smartweed, swamp
snakeroot, clustered
snakeroot, lesser
snakeroot, white
sneezeweed, common
sneezeweed, purple-headed
Solomon’s seal, false
Solomon’s seal, great
Solomon’s seal, smooth
Spanish needles
spatterdock
speedwell, common
speedwell, water
spicebush
spiderwort
spring beauty
spring forget-me-not
spurge, flowering
squaw-root
squirrel-corn
St. Andrew’s-cross
St. Johnswort, bushy
St. Johnswort, shrubby
St. Johnswort, small-flowered
St. Johnswort, spotted
star grass, yellow
stonecrop, Allegheny
stonecrop, wild
strawberry bush
sumac, winged
sunflower, small wood
sunflower, thin-leaved
sunflower, tickseed
sunflower, woodland
swamp doghobble
sweet cicely
tearthumb, arrow-leaved
thimbleweed
thistle, swamp
thoroughwort, Godfrey’s
thoroughwort, late-flowering
thoroughwort, Torrey’s
tickseed-sunflower
tick trefoil, hoary
tick trefoil, naked-flowered
tick trefoil, panicled
tick trefoil, pointed-leaved
tick trefoil, showy
toadflax, bastard
toadshade
toothwort, cut-leaved
toothwort, slender
trillium, nodding
trout lily
trout lily, white
trumpet creeper
tulip poplar
twinleaf
valerian, long-tube
Venus’ looking glass
Venus’ pride
vervain, blue
vervain, white
vetch, American
viburnum, maple-leaved
viburnum, smooth blackhaw
viburnum, southern arrowwood
violet, arrowleaf
violet, common blue
violet, creamy
violet, downy yellow
violet, marsh blue
violet, sweet white or primrose-leaved
violet, smooth yellow
violet, three-lobed
Virginia bluebells
walnut, black
water-plantain, small
water willow
waterleaf, broad-leaved
waterleaf, Virginia
wingstem
winterberry
wintergreen
wintergreen, spotted
witch hazel
wood sorrel, great
wood sorrel, violet
wood sorrel, yellow
yamroot, wild

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