Selected Flora and Fungi of the Mid-Atlantic Region


Miscellaneous Flowering Plants   –   Orchids   –   Trees and Woody Shrubs   –   Non-native Species

Grasses, Sedges, Rushes   –   Ferns & Allies   –   Liverworts, Mosses, Hornworts   –   Fungi, Lichen

References   –   Taxa Translation Help


Miscellaneous Flowering Plants

Aniseroot (Longstyle Sweetroot) - Osmorhiza longistylis   [Apiaceae]
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                 Beardtongue - Penstemon
Beardtongue:  Pale Beardtongue - Penstemon pallidus   [Plantaginaceae]
Beardtongue:  White Beardtongue (Foxglove Beardtongue) - Penstemon digitalis   [Plantaginaceae]
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                 Beebalm, Bergamot - Monarda
Beebalm:  Purple Bergamot - Monarda media   [Lamiaceae]
Beebalm:  Scarlet Beebalm (Crimson Beebalm, Bergamot) - Monarda didyma   [Lamiaceae]
Beebalm:  Wild Bergamot - Monarda fistulosa   [Lamiaceae]
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Beechdrops - Epifagus virginiana   [Orobanchaceae]
Bellwort - Uvularia perfoliata   [Colchicaceae]
Black Cohosh (Common Black Cohosh, Bugbane) - Actaea racemosa (Cimicifuga racemosa)   [Ranunculaceae]
Black-eyed Susan - Rudbeckia hirta   [Asteraceae]
Blazing Star:  Scaly Blazing Star - Liatris squarrosa   [Asteraceae]
Bloodroot - Sanguinaria canadensis   [Papaveraceae]
Blue Cohosh (Common Blue Cohosh) - Caulophyllum thalictroides   [Berberidaceae ]
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                 Blue-eyed Grass - Sisyrinchium
Stout Blue-eyed Grass - Sisyrinchium angustifolium   [Iridaceae]
Needle-tip Blue-eyed-grass - Sisyrinchium mucronatum   [Iridaceae]
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                 Bluets - Houstonia
Bluet:  Common Bluets (Azure Bluets) - Houstonia caerulea   [Rubiaceae]
Bluet:  Tiny Bluets - Houstonia pusilla   [Rubiaceae]
Bluet:  Woodland Bluets (Summer Bluets) - Houstonia purpurea   [Rubiaceae]
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Broad-leaved Arrowhead (Duck Potato) - Sagittaria latifolia   [Alismataceae]
Buttercup:  Bristly Buttercup - Ranunculus hispidus   [Ranunculaceae]
Butterfly Pea (Spurred Butterfly Pea) - Centrosema virginianum   [Fabaceae]
Canada Burnet (American Burnet) - Sanguisorba canadensis   [Rosaceae]
Cardinal Flower - Lobelia cardinalis   [Campanulaceae]
Carolina Wild-petunia (Common Wild-petunia) - Ruellia caroliniensis   [ Acanthaceae]
Cinquefoil:  Sulphur Cinquefoil (Rough-fruited Cinquefoil) - Potentilla recta   [Rosaceae]
Coralberry - Symphoricarpos orbiculatus   [Caprifoliaceae]
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                 Corydalis - Corydalis & Capnoides
Corydalis:  Pale Corydalis (Rock Harlequin) - Capnoides sempervirens   [Fumariaceae]
Corydalis:  Yellow Corydalis (Yellow Fumewort, Yellow Harlequin) - Corydalis flavula   [Fumariaceae]
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Cow Parsnip - Heracleum maximum   [Apiaceae]
Curlyheads - Clematis ochroleuca   [Ranunculaceae]
Dayflower:  Erect Dayflower (Slender Dayflower) - Commelina erecta   [Commelinaceae]
Dittany (Wild Oregano, Stonemint) - Cunila origanoides   [Lamiaceae]
Dodder:  Common Dodder - Cuscuta gronovii   [Convolvulaceae]
Dogbane (Hemp Dogbane, Indian Hemp) - Apocynum cannabinum   [Apocynaceae]
Dolls'-eyes (White Baneberry) - Actaea pachypoda   [Ranunculaceae]
Downy Agrimony - Agrimonia pubescens   [Rosaceae]
Dutchmans Breeches - Dicentra cucullaria   [Fumariaceae]
Dwarf Ginseng - Panax trifolius   [Araliaceae]
Dwarf Larkspur - Delphinium tricorne   [Ranunculaceae]
Eastern Shooting Star - Dodecatheon meadia   [Primulaceae]
Elephant's-foot: Carolina Elephant's-foot - Elephantopus carolinianus   [Asteraceae]
Enchanter's Nightshade - Circaea canadensis   [Onagraceae]
Evening Primrose:  Common Evening Primrose (Common Evening-primrose) - Oenothera biennis   [Onagraceae]
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                 False Foxglove
False Foxglove:  Purple False Foxglove - Agalinis purpurea   [Orobanchaceae]
False Foxglove:  Downy Yellow False Foxglove - Aureolaria virginica   [Orobanchaceae]
False Foxglove:  Entire-leaf False Foxglove - Aureolaria laevigata (A. levigata)   [Orobanchaceae]
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False Hellebore (American False-hellebore, Indian Poke) - Veratrum viride   [Melanthiaceae ]
False Nettle - Boehmeria cylindrica   [Urticaceae]
Field Milkwort (Purple Milkwort) - Polygala sanguinea   [Polygalaceae]
Floating Primrose-willow (Creeping Water-primrose) - Ludwigia peploides   [Onagraceae]
Flowering Raspberry (Purple-Flowering Raspberry) - Rubus odoratus   [Rosaceae]
Fly Poison - Amianthium muscaetoxicum   [Melanthiaceae]
Fringed Loosestrife - Lysimachia ciliata   [Primulaceae]
Galax - Galax urceolata   [Diapensiaceae]
Goat's Beard - Aruncus dioicus   [Rosaceae]
Harbinger-of-Spring (Pepper-and-salt) - Erigenia bulbosa   [Apiaceae]
Heart-leaved Foamflower - Tiarella cordifolia   [Saxifragaceae]
Hog Peanut - Amphicarpaea bracteata   [Fabaceae]
Horsebalm: Canada Horsebalm (Stoneroot) - Collinsonia canadensis   [Lamiaceae]
Horse-gentian:  Lesser Horse-gentian (Yellow Horse-gentian) - Triosteum angustifolium   [Caprifoliaceae]
Horse-nettle (Carolina Horse-nettle) - Solanum carolinense   [Solanaceae]
Indian Cucumber-root - Medeola virginiana   [Liliaceae]
Indian Pipe (Corpse Plant) - Monotropa uniflora   [Ericaceae]
Ironweed (New York Ironweed) - Vernonia noveboracensis   [Asteraceae]
Jack-in-the-pulpit - Arisaema triphyllum   [Araceae]
Jewelweed:  Orange Jewelweed (Spotted Jewelweed, Common Jewelweed, Spotted Touch-me-not) - Impatiens capensis   [Balsaminaceae]
Jewelweed:  Pale Jewelweed (Yellow Jewelweed, Touch-me-not) - Impatiens pallida   [Balsaminaceae]
Lespedeza:  Creeping Lespedeza - Lespedeza repens   [Fabaceae]
Lizard's Tail - Saururus cernuus   [Saururaceae]
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                 Lobelia - Lobelia
Lobelia:  Great Blue Lobelia - Lobelia siphilitica var. siphilitica   [Campanulaceae]
Lobelia:  Pale-spike Lobelia - Lobelia spicata var. spicata   [Campanulaceae]
Lobelia:  Pale-spike Lobelia - Lobelia spicata var. scaposa   [Campanulaceae]
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Lyre-leaf Sage - Salvia lyrata   [Lamiaceae]
Mayapple - Podophyllum peltatum   [Berberidaceae]
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                 Milkweed - Asclepias
Milkweed:  Butterfly-weed - Asclepias tuberosa   [Apocynaceae]
Milkweed:  Common Milkweed - Asclepias syriaca   [Apocynaceae]
Milkweed:  Green Milkweed - Asclepias viridiflora   [Apocynaceae]
Milkweed:  Poke Milkweed (Tall Milkweed) - Asclepias exaltata   [Apocynaceae]
Milkweed:  Purple Milkweed - Asclepias purpurascens   [Apocynaceae]
Milkweed:  Swamp Milkweed - Asclepias incarnata   [Apocynaceae]
Milkweed:  White Milkweed - Asclepias variegata   [Apocynaceae]
Milkweed:  Whorled Milkweed - Asclepias verticillata   [Apocynaceae]
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Mistflower (Blue Mistflower) - Conoclinium coelestinum   [Asteraceae]
Mistletoe:  American Mistletoe (Eastern Mistletoe) - Phoradendron leucarpum   [Santalaceae]
Moneywort (Creeping Jenny) - Lysimachia nummularia   [Primulaceae]
Monkeyflower:  Square-stemmed Monkeyflower (Allegheny Monkeyflower) - Mimulus ringens   [Phrymaceae]
Monkeyflower:  Winged Monkeyflower (Sharp-wing Monkeyflower) - Mimulus alatus   [Phrymaceae]
Mountain-mint:  Hoary Mountain-mint - Pycnanthemum incanum   [Lamiaceae]
Mountain-mint:  Slender Mountain-mint (Narrow-leaf Mountain-mint) - Pycnanthemum tenuifolium   [Lamiaceae]
Nodding Onion - Allium cernuum   [Amaryllidaceae]
Partridge-berry - Mitchella repens   [Rubiaceae]
Partridge-pea (Common Partridge-pea, Showy Partridge-pea) - Chamaecrista fasciculata   [Fabaceae]
Pennywort - Obolaria virginica   [Gentianaceae]
Phlox:  Fall Phlox (Garden Phlox) - Phlox paniculata   [Polemoniaceae]
Phlox:  Wild Blue Phlox - Phlox divaricata   [Polemoniaceae]
Pickerelweed - Pontederia cordata   [Pontederiaceae]
Pinesap - Hypopitys monotropa   [Ericaceae]
Pink Wild Bean - Strophostyles umbellata   [Fabaceae]
Plantain:  American Plantain (Broad-leaved Plantain) - Plantago rugelii   [Plantaginaceae]
Plantain:  Large-bracted Plantain (Bracted Plantain) - Plantago aristata   [Plantaginaceae]
Poison Ivy - Toxicodendron radicans   [Anacardiaceae]
Pokeweed (Inkberry, Common Pokeweed) - Phytolacca americana   [Phytolaccaceae]
Prickly-pear:  Eastern Prickly-pear (cactus) - Opuntia humifusa   [Cactaceae]
Pussytoes:  Plantain-leaved Pussytoes (Woman's Tobacco) - Antennaria plantaginifolia   [Asteraceae]
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                 Ragworts - Packera

Originally, the ragworts were grouped with the groundsels in the genus Senecio. Based on modern evidence, they are now in their own separate genus Packera.

Ragwort:  Golden Ragwort (Golden Groundsel) - Packera aurea   [Asteraceae]
Ragwort:  Round-leaved Ragwort - Packera obovata   [Asteraceae]
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Ramps (Wild Leek) - Allium tricoccum   [Amaryllidaceae]
Rattlesnake Weed - Hieracium venosum   [Asteraceae]
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                 Rose - Rosa
Rose:  Pasture Rose - Rosa carolina   [Rosaceae]
Rose:  Swamp Rose - Rosa palustris   [Rosaceae]
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Rose-pink (Rose Pink) - Sabatia angularis   [Gentianaceae]
Round-lobed Hepatica - Anemone americana (Hepatica americana, H. nobilis var. obtusa)   [Ranunculaceae]
Rue Anemone - Anemonella thalictroides   [Ranunculaceae]
Sandy-woods Chaffhead (Sandhill Chaffhead) - Carphephorus bellidifolius   [Asteraceae]
Saxifrage:  Early Saxifrage - Micranthes virginiensis   [Saxifragaceae]
Saxifrage:  Golden Saxifrage (Water-mat, Water-carpet) - Chrysosplenium americanum   [Saxifragaceae]
Seedbox (Alternate-leaved Seedbox) - Ludwigia alternifolia   [Onagraceae]
Self-heal (Heal-all) - Prunella vulgaris   [Lamiaceae ]
Senna:  American Senna (Northern Wild Senna) - Senna hebecarpa   [Fabaceae]
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                 Skullcap - Scutellaria
Skullcap:  Hairy Skullcap - Scutellaria elliptica   [Lamiaceae]
Skullcap:  Hyssop Skullcap (Helmet Skullcap) - Scutellaria integrifolia   [Lamiaceae]
Skullcap:  Showy Skullcap - Scutellaria serrata   [Lamiaceae]
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Skunk Cabbage (Eastern Skunk Cabbage) - Symplocarpus foetidus   [Araceae]
Spanish Moss - Tillandsia usneoides   [Bromeliaceae]
Spring Beauty (Virginia Spring Beauty, Eastern Spring Beauty) - Claytonia virginica   [Montiaceae]
Squawroot (Bear Corn) - Conopholis americana   [Orobanchaceae]
Squirrel corn - Dicentra canadensis   [Fumariaceae]
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                 Spiderwort - Tradescantia
Spiderwort:  Ohio Spiderwort - Tradescantia ohiensis   [Commelinaceae]
Spiderwort:  Virginia Spiderwort - Tradescantia virginiana   [Commelinaceae]
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St. Andrew's-cross - Hypericum hypericoides   [Hypericaceae]
St. John's-wort:  Golden St. John's-wort (Cedarglade St. John's-wort) - Hypericum frondosum   [Hypericaceae]
St. John's-wort:  Shrubby St. John's-wort - Hypericum prolificum   [Hypericaceae]
Star Chickweed - Stellaria pubera   [Caryophyllaceae]
Starry Campion - Silene stellata   [Caryophyllaceae]
Stonecrop:  Allegheny Stonecrop (Live-for-ever) - Hylotelephium telephioides   [Crassulaceae]
Stonecrop:  Wild Stonecrop (Woodland Stonecrop) - Sedum ternatum   [Crassulaceae]
Strawberry-bush (Heart's-a-bustin') - Euonymus americanus   [Celastraceae]
Striped Wintergreen - Chimaphila maculata   [Pyrolaceae]
Sumac:  Smooth Sumac - Rhus glabra   [Anacardiaceae]
Sumac:  Winged Sumac (Shining Sumac) - Rhus copallinum   [Anacardiaceae]
Sundrops:   Narrow-leaf Sundrops (Southern Sundrops, Narrowleaf Evening Primrose) - Oenothera fruticosa   [Onagraceae]
Swamp Rose-mallow (Eastern Rose-mallow, Crimson-eyed Rose-mallow) - Hibiscus moscheutos   [Malvaceae]
Swamp Water-pennywort - Hydrocotyle ranunculoides   [Apiaceae]
Sweet Cicely - Osmorhiza claytonii   [Apiaceae ]
Thistle:  Pasture Thistle - Cirsium pumilum   [Asteraceae]
Tickseed Sunflower - Bidens aristosa   [Asteraceae]
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                 Tick-trefoil - Desmodium + Hylodesmum
Tick-trefoil:  Hoary Tick-trefoil - Desmodium canescens   [Fabaceae]
Tick-trefoil:  Naked-flowered Tick Trefoil - Hylodesmum nudiflorum (Desmodium nudiflorum)   [Fabaceae]
Tick-trefoil:  Narrow-leaf Tick-trefoil (Panicled-leaf Tick-trefoil) - Desmodium paniculatum   [Fabaceae]
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                 Toothwort - Cardamine
Toothwort:  Cut-leaf Toothwort - Cardamine concatenata (Dentaria laciniata)   [Brassicaceae]
Toothwort:  Slender Toothwort - Cardamine angustata (Dentaria heterophylla)   [Brassicaceae]
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Trailing Arbutus - Epigaea repens   [Ericaceae]
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                 Trillium - Trillium
Trillium:  Large-flowered Trillium - Trillium grandiflorum   [Trilliaceae]
Trillium:  Painted Trillium - Trillium undulatum   [Trilliaceae]
Trillium:  Red Trillium (Wake-robin) - Trillium erectum   [Trilliaceae]
Trillium:  Sessile Trillium (Toadshade) - Trillium sessile   [Trilliaceae]
Trillium:  Yellow Trillium (Yellow Toadshade, Yellow Wake-robin, Lemon-scented Trillium) - Trillium luteum   [Trilliaceae]
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Trout Lily:  Trout Lily, Yellow Trout Lily - Erythronium americanum   [Liliaceae]
Trout Lily:  Dimpled Trout Lily - Erythronium umbilicatum   [Liliaceae]
Trout Lily:  White Trout Lily - Erythronium albidum   [Liliaceae]
Trumpet-creeper (Trumpet Vine) - Campsis radicans   [Bignoniaceae]
Trumpet Honeysuckle (Coral Honeysuckle) - Lonicera sempervirens   [Caprifoliaceae]
Turk's-cap Lily - Lilium superbum   [Liliaceae]
Turtlehead:  Pink Turtlehead (Lyon's Turtlehead) - Chelone lyonii   [Plantaginaceae]
Turtlehead:  White Turtlehead - Chelone glabra   [Plantaginaceae]
Twinleaf - Jeffersonia diphylla   [Berberidaceae]
Venus' Looking Glass (Clasping Venus' Looking Glass) - Triodanis perfoliata   [Campanulaceae]
Vervain:  Blue Vervain (Common Vervain) - Verbena hastata   [Verbenaceae]
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                 Violet - Viola
Violet:  Arrow-leaved Violet - Viola sagittata   [Violaceae]
Violet:  Smooth Yellow Violet - Viola pensylvanica (alternatively Viola pubescens Aiton var. scabriuscula)   [Violaceae]
Violet:  Wood Violet - Viola palmata   [Violaceae]
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Virginia Bluebell (Virginia Cowslip) - Mertensia virginica   [Boraginaceae]
Virginia Buttonweed - Diodia virginiana   [Rubiaceae]
Virginia Creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolia   [Vitaceae]
Virginia Heartleaf - Hexastylis virginica (Asarum virginicum)   [Aristolochiaceae]
Water-willow:  American Water-willow (Common Water-willow) - Justicia americana   [Acanthaceae]
White Avens - Geum canadense   [Rosaceae]
White Snakeroot - Ageratina altissima   [Asteraceae]
Whorled Loosestrife - Lysimachia quadrifolia   [Myrsinaceae ]
Wild Basil - Clinopodium vulgare   [Lamiaceae]
Wild Columbine - Aquilegia canadensis   [Ranunculaceae]
Wild Comfrey - Cynoglossum virginianum   [Boraginaceae]
Wild Geranium - Geranium maculatum   [Geraniaceae ]
Wild Ginger - Asarum canadense   [Aristolochiaceae]
Wild Pink - Silene caroliniana   [Caryophyllaceae]
Wild Potato-vine (Manroot, Man-of-the-Earth) - Ipomoea pandurata   [Convolvulaceae]
Wild Yam - Dioscorea villosa   [Dioscoreaceae]
Wingstem - Verbesina alternifolia   [Asteraceae]
Wintergreen (Teaberry) - Gaultheria procumbens   [Ericaceae]
Wood Anemone - Anemone quinquefolia (var. quinquefolia)   [Ranunculaceae]
Wood Betony (Lousewort) - Pedicularis canadensis   [Orobanchaceae]
Wood Lily - Lilium philadelphicum   [Liliaceae]
Wood Nettle - Laportea canadensis   [Urticaceae]
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                 Wood Sorrel - Oxalis
Wood Sorrel:  Violet Wood Sorrel - Oxalis violace   [Oxalidaceae]
Wood Sorrel:  Yellow Wood Sorrel - Oxalis stricta   [Oxalidaceae]
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Yarrow (Common Yarrow) - Achillea millefolium   [ Asteraceae]
Yellow Crownsbeard - Verbesina occidentalis   [Asteraceae]
Yellow Star Grass - Hypoxis hirsuta   [Hypoxidaceae]
Yellow Wild Indigo (Horsefly Weed) - Baptisia tinctoria   [Fabaceae]
 
 

Orchid Family - Orchidaceae
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Cranefly Orchid - Tipularia discolor   [Orchidaceae]
Downy Rattlesnake Plantain - Goodyera pubescens   [Orchidaceae]
Lady's Slipper:  Large Yellow Lady's Slipper - Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens   [Orchidaceae]
Lady's Slipper:  Pink Lady's Slipper (Moccasin-flower) - Cypripedium acaule   [Orchidaceae]
Large Twayblade (Lily-leaved Twayblade) - Liparis liliifolia   [Orchidaceae]
Puttyroot - Aplectrum hyemale   [Orchidaceae]
Showy Orchis (Showy Orchid) - Galearis spectabilis (Orchis spectabilis)   [Orchidaceae]
Slender Ladies'-tresses - Spiranthes lacera   [Orchidaceae]
Small Green Wood Orchid - Platanthera clavellata   [Orchidaceae]

Trees and Woody Shrubs
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Gymnosperms

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                 Cupressaceae - Cypress family
Baldcypress - Taxodium distichum   [Cupressaceae]
Eastern Red Cedar - Juniperus virginiana   [Cupressaceae]
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                 Pinaceae - Pine family
Loblobby Pine - Pinus taeda   [Pinaceae]
Longleaf Pine - Pinus palustris   [Pinaceae]
Red Spruce - Picea rubens   [Pinaceae]
Shortleaf Pine - Pinus echinata   [Pinaceae]
Table Mountain Pine - Pinus pungens   [Pinaceae]
Virginia Pine (Scrub Pine) - Pinus virginiana   [Pinaceae]
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Angiosperms

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                 Betulaceae - Birch Family
Hazel Alder (Smooth Alder) - Alnus serrulata   [Betulaceae]
Hazelnut:  American Hazelnut - Corylus americana   [Betulaceae]
Hornbeam:  American Hophornbeam (Hop-hornbeam) - Ostrya virginiana   [Betulaceae]
Hornbeam:  American Hornbeam (Ironwood, Musclewood) - Carpinus caroliniana   [Betulaceae]
Gray Birch - Betula populifolia   [Betulaceae]
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                 Ebenaceae - Ebony family
Persimmon:  Common Persimmon (American Persimmon) - Diospyros virginiana   [Ebenaceae]
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                 Ericaceae - Heath family
Blueberry:  Deerberry - Vaccinium stamineum   [Ericaceae ]
Blueberry:  Early Lowbush Blueberry - Vaccinium pallidum   [Ericaceae ]
Huckleberry:  Black Huckleberry - Gaylussacia baccata   [Ericaceae]
Mountain Laurel - Kalmia latifolia   [Ericaceae]
Pink Azalea (Pinxter-flower) - Rhododendron periclymenoides (R. nudiflorum)   [Ericaceae]
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                 Fabaceae - Legume family
Black Locust - Robinia pseudoacacia   [Fabaceae]
Eastern Redbud - Cercis canadensis   [Fabaceae]
Honey Locust - Gleditsia triacanthos   [Fabaceae]
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                 Fagaceae - Beech family
American Chestnut - Castanea dentata   [Fagaceae]
Allegheny Chinkapin - Castanea pumila   [Fagaceae]
Willow Oak - Quercus phellos   [Fagaceae]
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                 Juglandaceae - Walnut family
Black Walnut - Juglans nigra   [Juglandaceae]
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                 Magnoliaceae - Magnolia family
Magnolia:  Southern Magnolia - Magnolia grandiflora   [Magnoliaceae]
Magnolia:  Umbrella Tree Magnolia - Magnolia tripetala   [Magnoliaceae]
Tulip-tree (Tulip-poplar) - Liriodendron tulipifera   [Magnoliaceae]
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                 Sapindaceae - Soapberry family, including Maple & Buckeye
Eastern Boxelder (Ash-leaved Maple) - Acer negundo   [Sapindaceae]
Red Maple - Acer rubrum   [Sapindaceae]
Silverleaf Maple - Acer saccharinum   [Sapindaceae]
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American Elm - Ulmus americana   [Ulmaceae]
American Holly - Ilex opaca   [Aquifoliaceae]
Bigtooth Aspen - Populus grandidentata   [Salicaceae]
Blackhaw (Black Haw, Blackhaw Viburnum) - Viburnum prunifolium   [Adoxaceae]
Black Gum (Sour Gum, Black Tupelo) - Nyssa sylvatica   [Nyssaceae]
Bladdernut (American Bladdernut) - Staphylea trifolia   [Staphyleaceae]
Buttonbush - Cephalanthus occidentalis   [Rubiaceae]
Common Hackberry - Celtis occidentalis   [Cannabaceae]
Devil's Walking Stick - Aralia spinosa   [Araliaceae]
Dogwood:  Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida   [Cornaceae]
Dogwood:  Gray Dogwood - Cornus racemosa   [Cornaceae]
Downy Serviceberry - Amelanchier arborea   [Rosaceae]
Elderberry:  Common Elderberry - Sambucus canadensis   [Adoxaceae]
Fringetree - Chionanthus virginicus   [Oleaceae]
Hobblebush - Viburnum lantanoides   [Caprifoliaceae]
Maple-leaf Viburnum - Viburnum acerifolium   [Adoxaceae]
Pawpaw - Asimina triloba   [Annonaceae]
Poison Sumac - Toxicodendron vernix   [Anacardiaceae]
Sassafras - Sassafras albidum   [Lauraceae]
Spicebush - Lindera benzoin   [Lauraceae]
Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua   [Altingiaceae]
Sycamore (American Sycamore) - Platanus occidentalis   [Platanaceae]
Witch Hazel - Hamamelis virginiana   [Hamamelidaceae]

Non-native Species of the Mid-Atlantic Area
( *** - considered to be an invasive species )
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Amur Honeysuckle - Lonicera maackii ***   [Caprifoliaceae]
Autumn Olive - Elaeagnus umbellata ***   [Elaeagnaceae]
Bittercress:  Hairy Bittercress - Cardamine hirsuta   [Brassicaceae]
Blackberry-lily - Iris domestica   [Iridaceae]
Bladder Campion - Silene vulgaris   [Caryophyllaceae]
Burdock:  Common Burdock (Lesser Burdock) - Arctium minus   [Asteraceae]
Chestnut:  Chinese Chestnut - Castanea mollissima   [Fagaceae]
Chickory (Saccory) - Cichorium intybus   [Asteraceae]
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                 Clover - Trifolium
Clover:  Crimson Clover - Trifolium incarnatum   [Fabaceae]
Clover:  Low Hop Clover (Hop Trefoil) - Trifolium campestre   [Fabaceae]
Clover:  Rabbit-foot Clover - Trifolium arvense   [Fabaceae]
Red Clover - Trifolium pratense   [Fabaceae]
White Clover (Dutch Clover) - Trifolium repens   [Fabaceae]
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Coltsfoot - Tussilago farfara ***   [Asteraceae]
Coreopsis: Plains Coreopsis (Golden Tickseed) - Coreopsis tinctoria   [Asteraceae]
Corn Gromwell (Field Gromwell) - Buglossoides arvensis (Lithospermum arvense)   [Boraginaceae]
Crown Vetch - Securigera varia ***   [Fabaceae]
Dayflower:  Asiatic Dayflower (Creeping Dayflower) - Commelina communis   [Commelinaceae]
Deptford Pink (Grass Pink) - Dianthus armeria   [Caryophyllaceae]
Elm: Chinese Elm (Lacebark Elm) - Ulmus parvifolia ***   [Ulmaceae]
Field Garlic (Onion Grass, Wild Onion) - Allium vineale   [Amaryllidaceae]
Field Poppy (Long-headed Poppy) - Papaver dubium   [Papaveraceae]
Garlic Mustard - Alliaria petiolata ***   [Brassicaceae]
Japanese Barberry - Berberis thunbergii ***   [Berberidaceae]
Knapweed:  Spotted Knapweed - Centaurea stoebe   [Asteraceae]
Lespedeza:  Chinese Lespedeza - Lespedeza cuneata   [Fabaceae]
Lesser Celandine - Ficaria verna (formerly Ranunculus ficaria) ***   [Ranunculaceae]
Mahonia: Chinese Mahonia (Leatherleaf Mahonia) - Berberis bealei   [Berberidaceae]
Mile-a-minute Weed (Asiatic Tearthumb) - Persicaria perfoliata   [Fabaceae]
Mimosa (Silk Tree) - Albizia julibrissin   [Fabaceae]
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                 Mint Family - Lamiaceae
Beefsteak Plant (Perilla) - Perilla frutescens ***   [ Lamiaceae]
Bugleweed - Ajuga reptans ***   [Lamiaceae]
Catnip (Catmint) - Nepeta cataria   [Lamiaceae]
Dead-nettle (Red Dead-nettle, Purple Dead-nettle) - Lamium purpureum ***   [Lamiaceae]
Gill-over-the-ground (Ground-ivy, Creeping Charlie) - Glechoma hederacea ***   [Lamiaceae]
Henbit (Henbit Dead-nettle) - Lamium amplexicaule ***   [Lamiaceae]
Yellow Archangel (Spotted Dead-nettle) - Lamium galeobdolon ***   [Lamiaceae]
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Mullein:  Common Mullein (Great Mullein) - Verbascum thapsus   [Scrophulariaceae]
Mullein:  Moth Mullein - Verbascum blattaria   [Scrophulariaceae]
Northern Catalpa - Catalpa speciosa   [Bignoniaceae]
Norway Maple - Acer platanoides ***   [Sapindaceae]
Oriental Bittersweet - Celastrus orbiculatus ***   [Celastraceae]
Osage Orange (Hedge Apple, Bois-d'arc) - Maclura pomifera   [Moraceae]
Ox-eye Daisy (Oxeye Daisy) - Leucanthemum vulgare (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)   [Asteraceae]
Pagoda Tree (Japanese Pagoda Tree) - Styphnolobium japonicum   [ Fabaceae]
Periwinkle (Common Periwinkle, Lesser Periwinkle) - Vinca minor   [Apocynaceae]
Poison Hemlock - Conium maculatum   [ Apiaceae]
Plantain:  English Plantain - Plantago lanceolata   [Plantaginaceae]
Princess Tree (Royal Paulownia, Empress Tree) - Paulownia tomentosa ***   [Paulowniaceae]
Purple Coneflower - Echinacea purpurea   [Asteraceae ]
Purslane (Common Purslane, Garden Purslane) - Portulaca oleracea   [Portulacaceae]
Queen Anne's Lace (Wild Carrot) - Daucus carota   [ Apiaceae]
Scarlet Pimpernel (Poor Man's Weather-glass) - Anagallis arvensis   [ Primulaceae]
Smartweed:  Bristly Lady's-thumb (Long-bristled Smartweed, Oriental Lady's-thumb) - Persicaria longiseta   [Polygonaceae]
Soapwort (Bouncing Bet) - Saponaria officinalis   [Caryophyllaceae ]
Speedwell:  Bird's-eye Speedwell - Veronica persica   [Plantaginaceae]
St. John's-wort:  Common St. John's-wort - Hypericum perforatum   [Hypericaceae]
Star-of-Belthlehem (Drooping Star-of-Bethlehem) - Ornithogalum nutans ***   [Asparagaceae]
Sweet Autumn Clematis (Japanese Clematis) - Clematis terniflora (C. paniculata) ***   [Ranunculaceae]
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Teasel:  Cut-leaf Teasel - Dipsacus laciniatus   [Caprifoliaceae]
Teasel:  Wild Teasel (Common Teasel) - Dipsacus fullonum   [Caprifoliaceae]
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Thistle:  Musk Thistle (Nodding Thistle) - Carduus nutans   [Asteraceae]
Tree-of-heaven (Tree of Heaven, Ailanthus) - Ailanthus altissima ***   [Simaroubaceae]
Viper's Bugloss (Blueweed) - Echium vulgare   [Boraginaceae]
White Poplar (Silver Poplar) - Populus alba   [Salicaceae]
Winter Creeper (Climbing Euonymus) - Euonymus fortunei   [Celastraceae]
Winter Cress: Common Winter Cress (Yellow Rocket) - Barbarea vulgaris   [Brassicaceae]

Miscellaneous Flowering Plants   –   Orchids   –   Trees and Woody Shrubs   –   Non-native Species

Grasses, Sedges, Rushes   –   Ferns & Allies   –   Liverworts, Mosses, Hornworts   –   Fungi, Lichen

References   –   Taxa Translation Help

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