Wildflowers

Wetland Wildflowers : Not a true botanical category, these are the showier of the plants growing in marshes, swamps and other wet environments.

Species Pages:

Marsh Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

Swamp Milweed Flower

 

 

Northern Blue Flag Iris, (Iris versicolor)

Close up of Blue flag Iris

Blue Vervain (Verbana hastate)

Blue Vervain

Spotted Joe-Pye-Weed, Eupatorium maculatum

Spotted Joe-Pye-Weed

Skunk Cabbage (Symplocasrpus foetidus)

Skunk Cabbage Photo

 

 

Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris)

Marsh Maigold

 

 

Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)

Boneset flower photo

Jewel-weed (Impatiens capensis)

Jewel weed in bloom photo

 

 

Water Plantain (Alisma subcordatum)

Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)

Nodding Beggarticks (Bidens cernua)

Flowering Rush (Butomus umbellatus)

Grass Pink (Calopogon tuberosus)

Hedge Bindweed (Calystegia sepium)

Spring Cress (Cardamine bulbosa)

European Marsh Thistle (Cirsium palustre)

Turtlehead (Chelone glabra)

Round-leaved sundew (Drosera rotundifolia)

Pipewort (Eriocaulon aquaticum)

Flat-topped Goldenrod (Euthamia graminifolia)

Bluntleaf Bedstraw (Galium obtusum)

Southern Three-lobed bedstraw (Galium tinctorium)

Bottle Gentian (Gentiana andrewsii)

Bottle Gentian (Gentiana andrewsii) flower

Closed Bottle Gentian (Gentiana andrewsii)

Fen Orchid (Liparis loeselii)

Water Lobelia (Lobelia dortmanna)

Swamp Loosestrife (Lysimachia thyrsiflora)

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

Watercress (Nasturtium officinale)

Hairy Evening Primrose (Oenothera villosa)

Stiff Cowbane (Oxypolis rigidior)

Purple Fringed Orchid (Platanthera psycodes)

Creeping Jacob’s Ladder (Polemonium reptans)

Pickerel-weed Pontederia cordata

Great water-dock (Rumex orbiculatus)

Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea)

Marsh St. John’s-wort (Triadenum fraseri)

Smooth Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata)

Smooth Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata)

Common Cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium)