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Herbaceous Flowering Plants at Warner Park

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Page numbers refer to Carman, Jack B. 2001. Wildflowers of Tennessee.
Click here for a fairly comprehensive list and images of common middle Tennessee plants.

Revised June 2008    Open a comparison window

ThumbnailScientific NameCommon NameFamily NamePage Number in GuideStart BloomStop BloomOriginSynonyms
Acalypha rhomboideacommon three seeded mercuryEuphorbiaceae0610Nrhomboid three seeded mercury
Acalypha virginicaVirginia three seeded mercuryEuphorbiaceae0610Ncopperleaf
Achillea millefoliumcommon yarrowAsteraceae2715.28.1Eu
Agalinis setaceagerardiaScrophulariaceae089Nthread-agalinis
Agrimonia microcarpasmall fruited agrimonyRosaceae079N
Allium canadensemeadow garlicLiliaceae3535.47.1N* Canada garlic,wild garlic
Allium tricoccumrampLiliaceae35367N
Allium vinealewild garlicLiliaceae3546.16Eufield garlic,crow garlic,scallions
Amaranthus hybriduspigweedAmaranthaceae0810Trslim amaranth
Amaranthus spinosusspiny amaranthAmaranthaceae069N
Ampelopsis cordataheartleaf ampelopsisVitaceae066N
Amphicarpaea bracteatahog peanutFabaceae12489N
Anemone virginianathimbleweedRanunculaceae336.28.4N
Antennaria plantaginifoliaplantain leaf pussytoesAsteraceae2733.45.3Nwoman's tobacco
Antennaria solitariasinglehead pussytoesAsteraceae2743.44.4N* solitary pussytoes
Anthemis cotuladogfennelAsteraceae23458Eumayweed
Aplectrum hyemaleputty rootOrchidaceae3895.15.2N*
Apocynum cannabinumIndian hempApocynaceae1886.17Nhemp dogbane
Aquilegia canadensisred columbineRanunculaceae334.26.3N
Arabis laevigatasmooth rock cressBrassicaceae844.15.1Nsickle-pod mustard
Arisaema dracontiumgreen dragonAraceae3385.26.4N
Arisaema triphyllumjack in the pulpitAraceae3384.25N
Asarum canadensewild gingerAristolochiaceae284.26.1N
Asclepias syriacacommon milkweedAsclepiadaceae1926.17.4N
Asclepias tuberosabutterflyweedAsclepiadaceae1935.48.3N
Asparagus officinalisasparagusLiliaceae056C
Aureolaria flavafalse foxgloveScrophulariaceae23689N
Bidens bipinnataSpanish needlesAsteraceae278710N
Bidens comosaleafy-bracted tickseedAsteraceae0810N
Bidens frondosadevil's beggartickAsteraceae0810N
Bidens laevisbur marigoldAsteraceae279810N
Bidens polylepisOzark tickweed sunflowerAsteraceae279810N
Bignonia capreolatacrossvineBignoniaceae2534.36N
Boehmeria cylindricafalse nettleUrticaceae5068N
Brassica rapaturnip mustardBrassicaceae854.16Eufield mustard
Buglossoides arvensiscorn gromwellBoraginaceae21247Eu,AsLithospermum arvense
Cammassia scilloideswild hyacinthLiliaceae3554.24.4N*
Campanulastrum americanumtall bellflowerCampanulaceae2557.310.2NCampanula americana
Campsis radicanstrumpet creeperBignoniaceae2536.48.1Ntrumpet vine
Capsella bursa-pastorisshepherd's purseBrassicaceae863.311Eu
Cardamine hirsutabittercressBrassicaceae862.43Eu
Carduus nutansnodding thistleAsteraceae2814.47.4Eunodding plumeless thistle
Carex laxifloraloose flowered sedgeCyperaceae057N
Caulophyllum thalictroidesblue cohoshBerberidaceae443.45.2N*
Centaurea cyanusbachelor's buttonAsteraceae28246Mgarden cornflower
Cerastium vulgatummouse-eared chickweedCaryophyllaceae0411Eu,As
Chenopodium albumlamb's quartersChenopodiaceae51810Eu,As
Cichorium intybuschicoryAsteraceae2835.39.4Eu, A
Cimicifuga racemosablack cohoshRanunculaceae3457N
Cirsium discolorfield thistleAsteraceae284710N
Cirsium vulgarebull thistleAsteraceae2866.110Eu,As
Claytonia virginicaspring beautyPortulacaceae533.35.2N
Clematis viornavasevineRanunculaceae355.47Nleather flower
Clematis virginianavirgin's bowerRanunculaceae3679N
Cocculus carolinusCarolina snailseedMenispermaceae068N
Commelina communisAsiatic dayflowerCommelinaceae3417.29.4Ascommon dayflower
Commelina erectaslender dayflowerCommelinaceae3426.410Nwhite mouth dayflower,erect dayflower
Conyza canadensishorseweedAsteraceae0810N
Coreopsis majorwhorled leaf coreopsisAsteraceae2875.47.4Ngreater tickseed,forest tickseed
Coronilla variapurple crown vetchFabaceae1305.28.4Eu
Croton monanthogynuslemon spurgeEuphorbiaceae157610Nprairie tea
Cynoglossum virginianumwild comfreyBoraginaceae2104.35.4N
Datura stramoniumjimson weedSolanaceae1966.18N
Delphinium tricornedwarf larkspurRanunculaceae373.45.2N
Desmodium dilleniiDillenius' tick trefoilFabaceae069NDesmodium glabellum
Desmodium glutinosumpointed leaved tick trefoilFabaceae06.48.1N
Desmodium nudiflorumnaked flowered tick trefoilFabaceae07.29.2N
Dianthus armeriaDeptford pinkCaryophyllaceae556.37.4Eu*
Dicliptera brachiatabranched foldwingAcanthaceae611N
Diodia virginianabuttonweedRubiaceae26178N
Dioscorea oppositifoliacinnamon vineDioscoreaceae38468As,CDioscorea batatas
Dioscorea villosawild yamDioscoreaceae3845.18NDioscorea quaternata,colic root
Duchesnea indicaIndian strawberryRosaceae1163.310As
Elephantopus carolinianusleafy elephant's footAsteraceae29289N
Epifagus virginianabeech dropsOrobanchaceae250711N
Erechtites hieraciifoliapilewortAsteraceae29289NErechtites hieracifolia,fireweed,American burnweed
Erigeron annuuseastern daisy fleabaneAsteraceae2935.310.2N
Erigeron philadelphicusPhiladelphia fleabaneAsteraceae2934.26.1N
Erigeron strigosuslesser daisy fleabaneAsteraceae2935.28Nprairie fleabane
Erythronium albidumwhite trout lilyLiliaceae3593.44.2N*
Erythronium americanumtrout lilyLiliaceae3593.44.4Ndogtooth violet
Eupatorium capillifoliumsweet AnnieAsteraceae294910Ndog fennel
Eupatorium fistulosumhollow joe-pye-weedAsteraceae29579Njoe pye weed
Eupatorium perfoliatumcommon bonesetAsteraceae296810N
Eupatorium serotinumlate flowering throughwortAsteraceae297810Nlate boneset
Euphorbia corollataflowering spurgeEuphorbiaceae1586.49.2N
Euphorbia glyptospermaridge seeded spurgeEuphorbiaceae0610NAm
Euphorbia maculataprostrate spurgeEuphorbiaceae0510N
Fragaria virginianawild strawberryRosaceae1174.25N
Galium aparinecleaversRubiaceae2614.26.3N
Galium asprellumrough bedstrawRubiaceae068NAm
Galium circaezanswild licoriceRubiaceae2615.47.4N
Galium trifoliumfragrant bedstrawRubiaceae2616.48.4N
Geranium carolinianumpink Carolina cranesbillGeraniaceae1704.38NCarolina geranium
Geranium dissectumred cranesbillGeraniaceae056Eu,Ascutleaf geranium
Geranium molledove's foot cranesbillGeraniaceae1714.39Ndovefoot geranium
Geum aleppicumyellow avensRosaceae068NGeum strictum
Geum canadensewhite avensRosaceae1176.48.4N
Geum vernumspring avensRosaceae1174.35N
Geum virginianumcream avensRosaceae
Hedera helixEnglish ivyAraliaceae7.29Eu
Helenium amarumfine leaved sneezeweedAsteraceae2997.210NHelenium tenuifolium,bitterweed,yellowdicks
Helianthus divaricatuswoodland sunflowerAsteraceae3027.29.2N
Helianthus microcephalussmall headed sunflowerAsteraceae30389Nsmall woodland sunflower
Hemerocallis fulvaday lilyLiliaceae3605.47.2C,G
Heuchera americanacommon alumrootSaxifragaceae1094.47.1NAmAmerican alumroot
Hibiscus syriacusrose of SharonMalvaceae6979C
Hieracium scabrumrough hawkweedAsteraceae079N
Houstonia purpurea var. purpureasummer bluetsRubiaceae2644.26.1N* Hedyotis purpurea, Houstonia purpurea,Venus' pride
Houstonia pusillaleast bluetRubiaceae2623.44NHedyotis crassifolia,tiny bluet,Houstonia patens
Hydrastis canadensisgolden sealRanunculaceae404.25.2N*
Hydrophyllum appendiculatumgreat waterleafHydrophyllaceae2064.46Nappendaged waterleaf
Impatiens capensisorange spotted touch me notBalsaminaceae1715.49N
Impatiens pallidayellow touch me notBalsaminaceae1725.48.3N
Iodanthus pinnatifiduspurple rocketBrassicaceae914.46.2N
Ipomoea hederaceaivy leaved morning gloryConvolvulaceae200610Tr
Ipomoea lacunosasmall white morning gloryConvolvulaceae201810Tr
Ipomoea panduratawild potato vineConvolvulaceae2015.48.4N*
Ipomoea purpureacommon morning gloryConvolvulaceae202710Tr
Jeffersonia diphyllatwinleafBerberidaceae453.14.2N*
Krigia bifloratwo flower dwarf dandelionAsteraceae3104.37.1Ntwo flowered cynthia,orange dwarf dandelion
Lactuca canadensiswild lettuceAsteraceae3117.18.3NCanada lettuce
Lactuca floridanatall blue lettuceAsteraceae31169Nwoodland lettuce,Florida blue lettuce
Lactuca serriolaprickly lettuceAsteraceae3116.19Eu
Laportea canadensiswood nettleUrticaceae507.38.4N
Lemna perpusilladuckweedLemnaceaeN
Lepidium virginicumpoor man's pepperBrassicaceae935.211Npeppergrass, Virginia pepperweed
Lespedeza cuneataChinese lespedezaFabaceae079As
Lespedeza hirtahairy bush cloverFabaceae0810N
Lespedeza virginicaslender bush cloverFabaceae13589N
Lobelia inflataIndian tobaccoCampanulaceae2577.210.2N*
Lobelia siphiliticagreat blue lobeliaCampanulaceae2581011N
Ludwigia decurrenswingstem water primroseOnagraceae150610N
Ludwigia palustriswater purslaneOnagraceae0611Nmarsh purslane
Luzula bulbosabulbous woodrushJuncaceae5.2N
Luzula echinatahedgehog wood rushJuncaceae056N
Malva neglectacheesesMalvaceae0410Eu,As
Matelea gonocarposcommon anglepodAsclepiadaceae19567NMatelea gonocarpa,angular milkvine
Melilotus albawhite sweet cloverFabaceae5.48.4Eu
Menispermum canadenseCanada moonseedMenispermaceae5.27N
Mertensia virginicaVirginia bluebellsBoraginaceae2133.45.1N
Mimulus alatusmonkey flowerScrophulariaceae24378N
Myosotis macrospermaforget me notBoraginaceae045N
Nemophila aphyllababy blue eyesHydrophyllaceae2073.35NNemophila triloba,smallflower baby blue eyes
Nothoscordum bivalvefalse garlicLiliaceae3654.15.2N
Oenothera bienniscommon evening primroseOnagraceae152610N
Ornithogalum umbellatumstar of BethlehemLiliaceae3664.34.4Eu,G* sleepydick
Oxalis grandisgiant woodsorrelOxalidaceae1684.36.1Ngreat yellow woodsorrel
Oxalis strictayellow woodsorrelOxalidaceae1694.36.4Ncommon yellow oxalis,Oxalis cymosa, Oxalis dillenii
Oxalis violaceaviolet woodsorrelOxalidaceae1704.16N
Panax quinquefoliusAmerican ginsengAraliaceae17257N
Passiflora incarnatapurple passion flowerPassifloraceae826.39Nmaypops
Passiflora luteayellow passion flowerPassifloraceae8269N
Pedicularis canadensiswood betonyScrophulariaceae2444.25.3N
Penstemon calycosussmall beardtongueScrophulariaceae24556N
Penstemon canescenseastern gray beardtongueScrophulariaceae24556N
Penstemon digitalistall white beardtongueScrophulariaceae2455.27.1N*
Phacelia dubia var. interiorglade phaceliaHydrophyllaceae20846Ninterior phacelia
Phacelia purshiiMiami mistHydrophyllaceae2094.35.2N
Phryma leptostachyaAmerican lopseedVerbenaceae2167.28.4N
Phyla lanceolatalance leaf fogfruitVerbenaceae214510N
Physalis virginianaVirginia ground cherrySolanaceae1975.410.1N*
Phytolacca americanapokeweedPhytolaccaceae506.19N
Pilea pumilaclearweedUrticaceae0710N
Plantago lanceolataEnglish plantainPlantaginaceae2344.310Eu,As
Plantago majorcommon plantainPlantaginaceae059Eu,As
Podophyllum peltatummay appleBerberidaceae464.35.4N
Polygonatum biflorumsmooth Solomon's sealLiliaceae3664.35.4N*
Polygonum buxiformeshore knotweedPolygonaceaeN
Polygonum caespitosumlong bristled smartweedPolygonaceaeAsPolygonum cespitosum,oriental ladysthumb
Polygonum convolvulusblack bindweedPolygonaceae079Eu
Polygonum erectumerect knotweedPolygonaceae079N
Polygonum hydropiperoideswater pepperPolygonaceae069N
Polygonum pensylvanicumPennsylvania smartweedPolygonaceae60510N
Polygonum persicarialady's thumbPolygonaceae0610Eu
Polygonum scandensfalse buckwheatPolygonaceae61710Nfalse buckwheat
Polygonum virginianumVirginia knotweedPolygonaceae61710N
Polymnia canadensispale flowered leafcupAsteraceae3175.310Nwhite bear's foot,white flower leafcup
Portulaca oleraceapurslanePortulacaceae56611As
Potentilla rectasulfur cinquefoilRosaceae1195.17Eurough fruited cinquefoil, sulphur cinquefoil
Prenanthes altissimarattlesnake rootAsteraceae31889Ntall white lettuce
Ranunculus abortivuskidney leaf buttercupRanunculaceae404.25.2N* littleleaf buttercup
Ranunculus acriscommon buttercupRanunculaceae068Eu
Ranunculus bulbosusbulbosus buttercupRanunculaceae413.46Eu
Ranunculus micranthushairy kidney leafRanunculaceae035N
Ranunculus pensylvanicusbristly buttercupRanunculaceae079Nam
Ranunculus recurvatusrecurved buttercupRanunculaceae424.35.2N* blisterwort
Ranunculus sceleratuscursed crowfootRanunculaceae058Nam
Rosa rugosawrinkled roseRosaceae069As
Rudbeckia trilobabrown eyed SusanAsteraceae321610Nthin-leaf coneflower
Ruellia humilisglade wild petuniaAcanthaceae25257Nruellia,fringeleaf wild petunia
Rumex acetosellasheep sorrelPolygonaceae624.37Eu, A
Rumex crispuscurly dockPolygonaceae624.35Eu
Rumex obtusifoliusbroadleaf dockPolygonaceae5.46Eu
Rumex patientiapatience dockPolygonaceae056Eu
Rumex verticillatuswater dockPolygonaceaeNswamp dock
Sambucus canadensiselderberryCaprifoliaceae2685.48N
Saxifraga virginiensisearly saxifrageSaxifragaceae1143.25.1N
Scrophularia marilandicafigwortScrophulariaceae24778N
Sedum pulchellumpink stonecropCrassulaceae1084.37.2Nsedum,widow's cross
Sedum ternatumwhite stonecropCrassulaceae1084.25.3Nrock cress sedum,woodland stonecrop, mountain stonecrop
Sherardia arvensisblue field madderRubiaceae2654.18Eu
Sicyos angulatusoneseed burr cucumberCucurbitaceae069N
Sida spinosaprickly mallowMalvaceae70710Tr
Silene virginicafire pinkCaryophyllaceae584.26.2N
Silphium perfoliatumcup plantAsteraceae3257.39.2N
Silphium trifoliatumwhorled rosinweedAsteraceae3267.39.3N
Sisymbrium officinalehedge mustardBrassicaceae0510Eu
Solanum carolinensehorse nettleSolanaceae1986.19.1NCarolina horsenettle
Solidago caesiawreath goldenrodAsteraceae327810Nblue stem,axillary goldenrod
Solidago canadensisCanada goldenrodAsteraceae32979Ncommon goldenrod
Solidago erectaerect goldenrodAsteraceae327810N
Solidago ulmifoliaelm leaved goldenrodAsteraceae330810N
Sonchus asperspiny sow thistleAsteraceae5.111Euprickly sow thistle
Spigelia marilandicaIndian pinkLoganiaceae1845.36Nwoodland pinkroot
Spiranthes tuberosalittle ladies' tressesOrchidaceae40679Ntuberous ladies' tresses,pearl twist
Stellaria mediacommon chickweedCaryophyllaceae593.24.4Eu*
Stellaria puberagiant chickweedCaryophyllaceae594.15.3Nstar chickweed
Taraxacum officinaledandelionAsteraceae3313.110.3Eu,As*
Thlaspi arvensepenny cressBrassicaceae046Eu,NA
Tiarella cordifoliaheart leaf foam flowerSaxifragaceae1154.46.1N
Tipularia discolorcranefly orchidOrchidaceae40878N
Tradescantia subasperawide leaved spiderwortCommelinaceae3435.39.2Nzigzag spiderwort,harsh spiderwort
Tradescantia virginianaVirginia spiderwortCommelinaceae45.27N
Tragopogon pratensisshowy yellow goatsbeardAsteraceae33158EuJack-go-to-bed-at-noon
Trifolium dubiumleast hop trefoilFabaceae1424.310Euleast hop clover,suckling clover
Trifolium incarnatumcrimson cloverFabaceae14258Eu
Trifolium pratensered cloverFabaceae1434.48Eu
Trifolium repenswhite cloverFabaceae1434.17.4Eu,As
Trillium cuneatumtoadshade trilliumLiliaceae3723.35N
Trillium flexipeswhite trilliumLiliaceae3774.15.3N*
Trillium recurvatumprairie trilliumLiliaceae3744.24Nbloody butcher
Trillium sessilesessile trilliumLiliaceae3753.34.4N
Trillium stamineumtwisted petal trilliumLiliaceae37534N
Triodanis perfoliataVenus' looking glassCampanulaceae2594.48NSpecularia perfoliata, clasping Venus' looking glass
Urtica chamaedryoidesstinging nettleUrticaceae056N
Verbascum blattariamoth mulleinScrophulariaceae2475.27.4Eu
Verbascum thapsuscommon mulleinScrophulariaceae2485.48.4Eu
Verbena hastatablue vervainVerbenaceae21569N
Verbena simplexnarrow leaf vervainVerbenaceae2155.28.3Nnarrow leaved vervain
Verbena urticifoliawhite vervainVerbenaceae2157.28.4N*
Verbesina virginicawhite crownbeardAsteraceae3337.310Nfrostweed
Veronica hederifoliaivy leaf speedwellScrophulariaceae2484.35Euivy leaved speedwell
Veronica persicabird's eye speedwellScrophulariaceae2493.48As
Veronica serpyllifoliathyme leaved speedwellScrophulariaceae047Eu
Vicia carolinianawood vetchFabaceae1444.25.2Nwhite vetch, Carolina vetch
Vinca minorcommon periwinkleApocynaceae1893.35.4Euvinca,periwinkle, myrtle
Viola canadensiswhite violetViolaceae7347N
Viola sororiacommon blue violetViolaceae803.36N
Viola striatastriped cream violetViolaceae814.46N
Vitis vulpinafrost grapeVitaceae5.26Nwinter grape
Xanthium strumariumcockleburAsteraceae0811N