WILDFLOWERS OF MARION COUNTY
 

PHOTO INDEX

Bolded = Native species
Not bolded = Non-native species
*** = Invasive species or those considered to be pests (as listed by the Indiana Nature Conservancy)
Bloom dates (approximate by month observed) are listed in parentheses after each species.

The number which appears between the common name and scientific name is the species number used in Field Guide to Indiana Wildflowers, by Kay Yatskievych, 2000, by Indiana University Press.  Thus, more information about each species may be found in this comprehensive guide.  Species are listed by the common name used in the Field Guide.  They are listed by the general common name with the modifiers following those so that all the Avens are together, all the  Bittercresses are together, etc.  There are 168 total species on the checklist with 125 of them being native in Marion County. Photos may not be used without written permission from the photographer! Please contact Kay Yatskievych or Marcia Moore to obtain permission.

Species for which we currently have a photograph appear in purple.  We will be adding photographs throughout the spring and intend to have at least one photograph per species.
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To view a specific wildflower, click on the name below.

 ALUMROOT, COMMON.  421 Heuchera americana.   (April - July)
 ANEMONE, MEADOW.  32 Anemone canadensis.   (May - September)
 ANISEROOT.  684 Osmorhiza longistylis.   (May - June)
 AUNT-LUCY.  822 Ellisia nyctelea.   (April - June)
 AVENS, CREAM-COLORED.  453 Geum virginianum.   (May - August)
 AVENS, SPRING.  454 Geum vernum.   (April - June)
 AVENS, WHITE.  451 Geum canadense.   (June - September)
 BANEBERRY, WHITE.  48 Actaea pachypoda.   (April - June)
 BEARDTONGUE, FOXGLOVE.  985 Penstemon digitalis.   (May - July)
 BEDSTRAW, NORTHERN.  1041 Galium boreale.   (May - September)
 BEDSTRAW, ROUGH.  1047 Galium asprellum.   (April - September)
 BEDSTRAW, SHINING.  1048 Galium concinnum.   (May - July)
 BEDSTRAW, STIFF.  1053 Galium tinctorium.   (May - October)
 BELLWORT, LARGE-FLOWERED.  1474 Uvularia grandiflora.   (April - May)
 BITTERCRESS, PENNSYLVANIA.  364 Cardamine pensylvanica.   (March - October)
 BITTERCRESS, WAVY-STEMMED.  367 Cardamine hirsuta.   (April - June)
 BLACK-SNAKEROOT, CLUSTERED.  715 Sanicula odorata.   (May - August)
 BLACK-SNAKEROOT, LARGE-FRUITED. 719 Sanicula trifoliata.   (July - September)
 BLACK-SNAKEROOT, MARYLAND. 716 Sanicula marilandica.   (May - August)
 BLOODROOT.  62 Sanguinaria canadensis.   (March - May)
 BLUEBELLS, VIRGINIA.  824 Mertensia virginica.   (March - May)
 BLUE-EYED-GRASS, STOUT.  1513 Sisyrinchium angustifolium.   (May - July)
 BLUE-EYED-MARY.  997 Collinsia verna.   (April - June)
 BLUETS, LONG-LEAVED.  1055 Houstonia longifolia.   (May - July)
 BUTTERCUP, HOOKED.  20 Ranunculus recurvatus.    (April - July)
 BUTTERCUP, KIDNEY-LEAVED.  23 Ranunculus abortivus.    (March - July)
 BUTTERCUP, ROUGH. 13 Ranunculus hispidus.   (March - June)
 CAMPION, EVENING.  138 Silene latifolia.   (May - October)
 CATCHFLY, STARRY.  143 Silene stellata.   (June - October)
 CELANDINE, LESSER.  67 Ranunculus ficaria.   (April - August)
 CHERVIL, WILD.  691 Chaerophyllum procumbens.   (April - May)
 CHICKWEED, COMMON.  158 Stellaria media.   (March - November)
 CHICKWEED, COMMON MOUSE-EAR.  160 Cerastium fontanum.   (March - November)
 CHICKWEED, NODDING.  162 Cerastium nutans.   (April - June)
 CHICKWEED, STAR.  153 Stellaria pubera.   (April - June)
 CINQUEFOIL, OLD-FIELD.  441 Potentilla simplex.   (April - July)
 CLEAVERS.  1046 Galium aparine.   (April - June)
 CLOVER, ALSIKE.  506 Trifolium hybridum.   (May - November)
 CLOVER, RED.  507 Trifolium pratense.   (May - November)
 CLOVER, SWEET.***  513 Melilotus officinale.   (May - October)
 CLOVER, WHITE.  505 Trifolium repens.   (May - November)
 COHOSH, BLUE.  59 Caulophyllum thalictroides.   (April - May)
 COLUMBINE, WILD.  57 Aquilegia canadensis.   (April - May)
 COMFREY, WILD.  828 Cynoglossum virginianum.  (May)
 CORNSALAD, NAVEL-FRUITED.  1071 Valerianella umbilicata.   (May - June)
 CORYDALIS, SHORT-SPURRED.  68 Corydalis flavula.   (March - May)
 CUCUMBER-ROOT, INDIAN.  1490 Medeola virginiana.   (May - July)
 DAISY, OX-EYE.  1307 Leucanthemum vulgare.   (May - November)
 DAMEíS-ROCKET.***  354 Hesperis matronalis.  (May - August)
 DANDELION, COMMON.  1309 Taraxacum officinale.  (Nearly year round)
 DAY-LILY, ORANGE.  1496 Hemerocallis fulva.   (May - August)
 DEADNETTLE, PURPLE.  894 Lamium purpureum.   (April - May)
 DOCK, CURLY.  183 Rumex crispus.   (May - October)
 DOCK, SWAMP.  181 Rumex verticillata.   (May - September)
 DUTCHMANíS-BREECHES.  71 Dicentra cucullaria.   (March - May)
 FIELD-SORREL.  189 Rumex acetosella.   (April - August)
 FIREPINK.  136 Silene virginica.   (April - August)
 FLEABANE, DAISY.  1272 Erigeron annuus.   (May - November)
 FLEABANE, PHILADELPHIA.  1271 Erigeron philadelphicus.   (May - June)
 GARLIC, FIELD.  1452 Allium vineale.    (May - July)
 GERANIUM, WILD.  660 Geranium maculatum.    (April - July)
 GILL-OVER-THE-GROUND.***  922 Glechoma hederacea.    (April - August)
 GINGER, WILD.  2 Asarum canadense.   (March - July)
 GOATS-BEARD, COMMON.  1335 Tragopogon pratensis.   (May - November)
 GOATS-BEARD, SAND.  1334 Tragopogon dubius.   (May - September)
 GOLDEN-ALEXANDERS.  710 Zizia aurea.   (April - July)
 GOLDENSEAL.  44 Hydrastis canadensis.    (April - May)
 GREEN-DRAGON.  1400 Arisaema dracontium.   (May - June)
 GROMWELL, AMERICAN.  835 Lithospermum latifolium.   (April - June)
 HARBINGER-OF-SPRING.  682 Erigenia bulbosa.   (March - May)
 HENBIT.   893 Lamium amplexicaule.   (March - October)
 HEPATICA.  30 Hepatica nobilis.   (March - May)
 HONEWORT.  683 Cryptotaenia canadensis.   (May - September)
 HORSE-GENTIAN, EARLY.  1064 Triosteum aurantiacum.   (April - June)
 HYACINTH, EARLY-BLOOMING WILD.  1468 Camassia scilloides.   (April - June)
 IRIS, DWARF CRESTED.  1521 Iris cristata.   (April - May)
 JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT.  1401 Arisaema triphyllum.   (April - July)
 JACOB'S-LADDER, SPREADING.  813 Polemonium reptans.   (April - June)
 LARKSPUR, DWARF.  54 Delphinium  tricorne.   (April - June)
 LICORICE, WILD.  1038 Galium circaezans.   (May - August)
 MARSH-MARIGOLD.  29 Caltha palustris.   (March - June, September)
 MAY-APPLE.  60 Podophyllum peltatum.   (April - June)
 MEADOW-PARSNIP.  712 Thaspium trifoliatum. (May - June)
 MEADOWRUE, EARLY.  42 Thalictrum dioicum.    (March - June)
 MEDIC, BLACK.  512 Medicago lupulina.   (May - October)
 MERMAID, FALSE.  669 Floerkea proserpinacoides.   (April - June)
 MIAMI-MIST.  821 Phacelia purshii.   (May - June)
 MULLEIN, MOTH.  965 Verbascum blattaria.    (May - October)
 MUSTARD, BLACK.  346 Brassica nigra.    (May - October)
 MUSTARD, BLUE.  353 Chorispora tenella.    (May - June)
 MUSTARD, GARLIC.***  356 Alliaria petiolata.   (April - July)
 MYRTLE, or Periwinkle.***  738 Vinca minor.    (April - June)
 NETTLE, STINGING.  77 Urtica dioica.   (May - October)
 ORCHIS, SHOWY.  1559 Galearis spectabilis.   (April - June)
 PANSY, FIELD.  289 Viola bicolor.   (April - May)
 PENNYCRESS, FIELD.  306 Thlaspi arvense.   (May)
 PEPPERGRASS, COMMON.  307 Lepidium virginicum.   (April - November)
 PEPPERGRASS, FIELD.  309 Lepidium campestre.   (April - July, November)
 PHACELIA, LOOSE-FLOWERED.  819 Phacelia bipinnatifida.   (April - July)
 PHLOX, BLUE.  804 Phlox divaricata.    (April - June)
 PHLOX, MOSS.  802 Phlox subulata.   (April - May)
 PINEAPPLE-WEED.  1265 Matricaria discoidea.   (May - September)
 PINK, DEPTFORD.  150 Dianthus armeria.   (May - August)
 PLANTAIN, DWARF.  934 Plantago virginica.   (April - July)
 POPPY, WOOD.   66 Stylophorum diphyllum.   (April - June)
 PUSSYTOES, FLAGGED NARROW-LEAVED.  1155 Antennaria neglecta.    (April - May)
 PUSSYTOES, LARGE PLANTAIN-LEAVED.  1153 Antennaria parlinii.    (April - June)
 PUTTY-ROOT.  1529 Aplectrum hyemale.   (May - June)
 RAGWORT, HEART-LEAVED GOLDEN.   1222  Packera aurea.    (April - June)
 RAGWORT, ROUND-LEAVED GOLDEN.   1224  Packera obovata.   (April - June)
 RAMPS.   1455 Allium tricoccum.   (April - August)
 ROCKCRESS, HAIRY. 378 Arabis hirsuta.   (May - June)
 ROCKCRESS, SMOOTH.  373 Arabis laevigata.    (April - August)
 ROCKET, PURPLE.  352 Iodanthus pinnatifidus.   (April - July)
 RUE-ANEMONE.  38 Thalictrum thalictroides.   (March - June)
 RUE-ANEMONE, FALSE.  37 Enemion biternaturm.   (March - June)
 RUELLIA, SMOOTH.  1010 Ruellia strepens.   (May - October)
 SALSIFY.  1336 Tragopogon porrifolius.   (July - September)
 SANDWORT, THYME-LEAVED.  173 Arenaria serpyllifolia.   (April - July)
 SHEPHERDíS-PURSE.  303 Capsella bursa-pastoris.   (March - October)
 SHOOTINGSTAR, EASTERN.  394 Dodecatheon meadia.   (April - June)
 SNAKEROOT, SENECA.  650 Polygala senega.   (May - August)
 SOLOMONíS-SEAL, FEATHERY.  1480 Maianthemum racemosa.   (April - June)
 SOLOMONíS-SEAL, HAIRY.  1478 Polygonatum pubescens.   (April - June)
 SOLOMONíS-SEAL, SMOOTH.  1477 Polygonatum biflorum.   (April - June)
 SPEEDWELL, CORN.  938 Veronica arvensis.   (April - August)
 SPEEDWELL, FIELD.  942 Veronica polita.   (April - May)
 SPEEDWELL, PURSLANE.  936 Veronica peregrina.   (April - June)
 SPEEDWELL, THYME-LEAVED.  937 Veronica serpyllifolia.   (April - August)
 SPIDERWORT, VIRGINIA.  1425 Tradescantia virginiana.   (April - June)
 SPIDERWORT, ZIGZAG.  1424 Tradescantia subaspera.    (May - August)
 SPRING-BEAUTY.  129 Claytonia virginica.   (March - June)
 SPRINGCRESS, PURPLE.  362 Cardamine douglasii.    (March - May)
 SPRINGCRESS, WHITE.  363 Cardamine bulbosa.    (April - June)
 SQUAWROOT.  1001 Conopholis americana.   (May - June)
 SQUIRRELCORN.  72 Dicentra canadensis.   (March - June)
 STAR-OF-BETHLEHEM, COMMON.***  1445 Ornithogalum umbellatum.    (April - June)
 STONECROP, WILD.  414 Sedum ternatum.    (April - June)
 STRAWBERRY, THICK-LEAVED WILD.  437 Fragaria virginiana.    (April - June)
 SWEET-CICILY.  685 Osmorhiza claytonii.    (May - June)
 SWEETFLAG, ONE-VEINED.  1398 Acorus calamus.    (May - June)
 SYNANDRA.  872 Synandra hispidula.    (May - June)
 TOOTHWORT, CUT-LEAVED.  358 Cardamine concatenata.   (March - May)
 TRILLIUM, DROOPING.  1486 Trillium flexipes.    (April - June)
 TRILLIUM, LARGE-FLOWERED.  1485 Trillium grandiflorum.    (April - June)
 TRILLIUM, PRAIRIE.  1483 Trillium recurvatum.    (April - June)
 TRILLIUM, SESSILE.  1484 Trillium sessile.   (March - May)
 TRILLIUM, SNOW.  1489 Trillium nivale.   (March - April)
 TROUT-LILY, MOTTLE-LEAVED WHITE.  1442 Erythronium albidum   (March - May)
 TROUT-LILY, YELLOW.  1441 Erythronium americanum.   (March - May)
 TWINLEAF.  61 Jeffersonia diphylla.   (March - May)
 VALERIAN, LARGE-FLOWERED.  1066 Valeriana pauciflora.   (May - June)
 VIOLET, ARROW-LEAVED.  274 Viola sagittata.    (April - July)
 VIOLET, CANADA.  284 Viola canadensis.   (April - September)
 VIOLET, COMMON BLUE.  277 Viola sororia.    (April - June, October)
 VIOLET, GREEN.  292 Hybanthus concolor.    (April - June)
 VIOLET, SMOOTH WHITE.  283 Viola macloskeyi.   (April - May)
 VIOLET, STRIPED WHITE.  285 Viola striata.   (April - October)
 VIOLET, THREE-LOBED.  273 Viola palmata.    (April - May)
 VIOLET, YELLOW.  286 Viola pubescens.   (April - June)
 WATERLEAF, APPENDAGED.  815 Hydrophyllum appendiculatum.    (May - July)
 WATERLEAF, LARGE-LEAVED.  817 Hydrophyllum macrophyllum.    (May - July)
 WATERLEAF, VIRGINIA.  818 Hydrophyllum virginianum.   (May - June)
 WHITLOW-GRASS, EARLY.  321 Draba verna.    (March - May)
 WINTERCRESS, BITTER.  328 Barbarea vulgaris.   (April - July)
 WOODSORREL, UPRIGHT YELLOW.  654 Oxalis stricta.   (April - October)
 WOODSORREL, VIOLET.  659 Oxalis violacea.   (April - September)
 YARROW.  1262 Achillea millefolium.   (May - November)
 
 
 
 
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