Bill’s List

Alphabetical by Latin Name of the Plant

Date: 22 September 2012

Name Common Name Family Range
Acer barbatum southern sugar maple SAPINDACEAE SE USA
Acer leucoderme chalk maple SAPINDACEAE SE USA
Acorus americanus sweetflag; belle-angplique ACORACEAE Canada and Northern USA
Aesculus pavia red buckeye SAPINDACEAE Southern USA, North Carolina to Mississippi
Aesculus sylvatica   SAPINDACEAE SE USA
Agalinis purpurea purple false foxglove OROBANCHACEAE Eastern & Central US
Ageratina altissima white snakeroot ASTERACEAE US, e. of the Rockies
Allium cernuum nodding onion; wild onion; lady's-leek AMARYLLIDACEAE NY to MI, MN & BC S. to VA, KY & MO, and in the mts to GA, AL & AZ
Amelanchier arborea downy shadblow ROSACEAE E. North America
Amelanchier canadensis thicket shadblow ROSACEAE E. North America
Amelanchier obovalis coastal serviceberry ROSACEAE Eastern USA; Pennsylvania to S. Carolina.
Amorpha herbacea cluster-spike indigo-bush FABACEAE North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida
Ampelopsis cordata Heartleaf Ampelopsis; heart-leaf peppervine VITACEAE SE & S. Cent. US
Amsonia ciliata fringed bluestar APOCYNACEAE SE USA
Amsonia tabernaemontana common blue star APOCYNACEAE SE USA
Andropogon ternarius splitbeard bluestem POACEAE Eastern North America
Anemone virginiana tall thimbleweed RANUNCULACEAE North America
Antennaria plantaginifolia plantain-leaf Pussytoes; woman's tobacco ASTERACEAE Eastern North America
Antennaria virginica shalebarren pussytoes ASTERACEAE MD, OH, PA, VA, WV
Anthaenantia villosa green silkyscale POACEAE SE United States
Aquilegia canadensis red columbine RANUNCULACEAE E. North America
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi bearberry; common bearberry ERICACEAE Northern Hemisphere
Aristolochia serpentaria Virginia snakeroot ARISTOLOCHIACEAE southeast U.S.
Arundinaria gigantea canebrake bamboo; switch cane; giant cane POACEAE Southeastern USA, swamps.
Asclepias exaltata poke milkweed APOCYNACEAE NE North America
Asclepias hirtella prairie milkweed APOCYNACEAE Eastern, Central USA
Asclepias incarnata ssp. pulchra swamp milkweed APOCYNACEAE Nova Scotia & coastal states to FL
Asclepias lanceolata few flower milkweed APOCYNACEAE Virginia to Texas
Asclepias tuberosa butterfly weed APOCYNACEAE E. and Central USA
Asimina parviflora smallflower pawpaw ANNONACEAE SE USA
Asimina triloba pawpaw; pawpawtree ANNONACEAE Ontario & eastern & central U.S.
       
Baccharis halimifolia groundsel-bush ASTERACEAE E. USA
Baptisia alba var. alba white wild indigo FABACEAE  
Baptisia australis blue false indigo FABACEAE E. USA
Baptisia sphaerocarpa yellow wild indigo FABACEAE S Cen USA
Baptisia tinctoria wild indigo; yellow wild indigo FABACEAE Eastern North America
Bignonia capreolata cossvine    
Boltonia asteroides white doll's daisy; false chamomile ASTERACEAE  
Boltonia decurrens clasping doll's daisy ASTERACEAE MO, IL
       
Calamagrostis canadensis bluejoint; bluejoint reed grass; Canada bluejoint; Canada reed grass POACEAE CANADA and USA
Callicarpa americana American beautyberry LAMIACEAE SE United States
Callisia rosea piedmont roseling COMMELINACEAE AL, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA
Calopogon tuberosus tuberous grass pink; swamp pink; grass pink orchid; bog orchid ORCHIDACEAE E. North America
Calycanthus floridus true spicebush; Carolina sweetshrub; Carolina allspice CALYCANTHACEAE SE. USA
Campanula divaricata southern harebell CAMPANULACEAE SE. USA
Carex albicans whitetinge sedge CYPERACEAE Eastern North America
Carex albursina white bear sedge CYPERACEAE Eastern and Central North America
Carex cherokeensis Cherokee sedge CYPERACEAE SE USA
Carex communis var. communis fibrousroot sedge CYPERACEAE E USA and Canada
Carex glaucescens   CYPERACEAE SE VA to FL & LA
Carphephorus bellidifolius sandywoods chaffhead ASTERACEAE GA, NC, SC, VA
Carpinus caroliniana American hornbeam BETULACEAE E. North America
Castanea pumila chinquapin FAGACEAE Pa. to Fla. and Texas
Ceanothus americanus New Jersey tea RHAMNACEAE E. North America
Cephalanthus occidentalis common buttonbush RUBIACEAE Eastern north America
Cerastium arvense field chickweed CARYOPHYLLACEAE North America
Cercis canadensis eastern redbud FABACEAE E. North America
Chamaecyparis thyoides Atlantic white-cedar CUPRESSACEAE E. North America
Chamaedaphne calyculata leatherleaf ERICACEAE N. Europe, N. Asia, N. America
Chaptalia tomentosa wooly sunbonnets ASTERACEAE AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TX
Chasmanthium laxum slender woodoats POACEAE NY to SE US
Chionanthus virginicus white fringetree OLEACEAE SE. USA
Chrysogonum virginianum var. virginianum green and gold ASTERACEAE Eastern USA
Chrysopsis mariana Maryland goldenaster ASTERACEAE Eastern USA, Texas, Louisiana
Clematis crispa blue jasmine; marsh clematis; curly clematis; curlflower RANUNCULACEAE SE US
Clematis viorna vasevine RANUNCULACEAE PA to IL & MO, S. to GA & MS
Clethra alnifolia summersweet CLETHRACEAE E. United States
Clitoria mariana butterfly pea; Atlantic pigeonwings FABACEAE Eastern and Central U.S.
Comptonia peregrina sweetfern MYRICACEAE E. North America
Coreopsis auriculata lobed tickseed ASTERACEAE SE USA
Coreopsis tripteris tall tickseed ASTERACEAE MA w. to s. Ont. and WI, s. to GA, LA, KS
Coreopsis verticillata threadleaf tickseed ASTERACEAE Md. to Fla., West to Ark.
Cornus florida flowering dogwood CORNACEAE E. and Central USA
Cornus sericea red osier dogwood CORNACEAE E. and Central North America
Corylus americana American filbert BETULACEAE Canada, E. USA
Cotinus obovatus American smoketree ANACARDIACEAE SE. USA
Cunila origanoides common dittany LAMIACEAE Eastern North America
Cyrilla racemiflora leatherwood; black titi; myrtle; he huckleberry; ironwood; red titi; titi; white titi CYRILLACEAE SE. U.S.A. to northern S. America
       
Dionaea muscipula Venus' fly trap DROSERACEAE SE US
Dioscorea quaternata colic-root DIOSCOREACEAE CT & NY to MN, S. to FL & TX
Diospyros virginiana common persimmon EBENACEAE E. & Cent. U.S.A.
Dirca palustris Atlantic leatherwood; eastern leatherwood; moosewood; ropebark; wicopy THYMELAEACEAE eastern North America and eastern Canada
       
Echinacea laevigata smooth purple coneflower ASTERACEAE Eastern USA
Echinacea laevigata smooth purple coneflower ASTERACEAE Eastern USA
Elymus canadensis Canada wildrye POACEAE North America
Erigeron pulchellus robin's plantain ASTERACEAE Eastern North America
Erigeron vernus southern white daisy ASTERACEAE Coastal plain from VA to FL & LA
Eryngium amethystinum   APIACEAE Italy, Sicily, Balkans
Eryngium integrifolium blue-flower eryngo APIACEAE SE & S. Cent. US
Eryngium yuccifolium rattlesnake-master; button snake-root APIACEAE CT to FL, w. to MN, KS, TX
Euonymus americanus strawberry-bush; brook euonymus; bursting-heart; hearts-bustin'-with-love CELASTRACEAE Eastern U.S.
Eupatoriadelphus dubius coastal plain joepyeweed ASTERACEAE  
Eupatorium fistulosum hollow stemmed Joe Pye Weed; trumpetweed ASTERACEAE Eastern United States
Eupatorium perfoliatum common boneset ASTERACEAE Eastern North America
Euphorbia corollata wild spurge; flowering spurge; tramp's spurge EUPHORBIACEAE MA, NH TO MN, S. TO FL & TX
Eurybia divaricata white wood aster ASTERACEAE  
       
Fothergilla gardenii dwarf fothergilla HAMAMELIDACEAE Va. to Ga.
       
Gaultheria procumbens checkerberry wintergreen ERICACEAE E. North America
Gaylussacia baccata black huckleberry ERICACEAE Eastern North America
Gelsemium sempervirens Carolina jessamine    
Geranium maculatum spotted geranium; wild geranium GERANIACEAE Eastern and Central North America
Gillenia stipulata American ipecac; Indian-physic ROSACEAE N.Y. to Ill., s. to Ga., Tex., Kans.
Gillenia trifoliata mountain Indian physic; bowman's root ROSACEAE N.Y., Ont., Mich., s. to Ga. and Ala.
Gordonia lasianthus loblolly bay THEACEAE southeastern U.S.
       
Hamamelis virginiana common witch-hazel HAMAMELIDACEAE E. & Central U.S.A.
Helenium autumnale sneezeweed; Helen's flower ASTERACEAE North America
Helianthus angustifolia willow-leaf sunflower ASTERACEAE  
Helianthus atrorubens purpledisk sunflower ASTERACEAE SE US
Helianthus microcephalus small woodland sunflower ASTERACEAE Eastern North America
Heliopsis helianthoides smooth oxeye ASTERACEAE E, Cent., & NW North America
Heuchera americana American alumroot SAXIFRAGACEAE CT to GA, W. to S. Ont., S. MI, IN, S. IL & E. OK
Heuchera villosa maple-leaved alum-root; hairy alum-root SAXIFRAGACEAE VA to GA & TN
Hibiscus laevis halberdleaf rosemallow MALVACEAE Central and Eastern US
Hibiscus moscheutos common rose mallow; swamp rose mallow MALVACEAE SE US
Hydrangea arborescens smooth hydrangea HYDRANGEACEAE Central & E. U.S.A.
Hypericum lloydii   HYPERICACEAE  
Hypericum prolificum shrubby St. Johns wort HYPERICACEAE Eastern US and Canada
       
Ilex glabra   AQUIFOLIACEAE  
Ilex opaca American holly AQUIFOLIACEAE E. and Central U.S.A.
Ilex verticillata common winterberry AQUIFOLIACEAE E. North America
Ilex vomitoria yaupon; yaupon holly AQUIFOLIACEAE SE USA (VA to TX), Mexico
Ionactis linariifolia flaxleaf whitetop aster ASTERACEAE Central and Eastern North America
Ipomopsis rubra standing-cypress POLEMONIACEAE Eastern North America
Iris cristata crested Iris IRIDACEAE Md. to Ga., w. to Mo.
Iris verna dwarf Iris; Violet Iris IRIDACEAE Penn., s. to Ky. and Ga.
Iris versicolor wild iris; blue flag; poison flag IRIDACEAE E. Canada, s. to PA and MN
Iris virginica southern blue flag; Viginia blue flag IRIDACEAE E. North America
Itea virginica sweetspire ITEACEAE SE. U.S.A.
       
Juniperus virginiana var. silicola southern red cedar CUPRESSACEAE SE USA
Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana red cedar CUPRESSACEAE SE USA
       
Kosteletzkya virginica salt marsh mallow MALVACEAE Coastal E & SE US
       
Leucothoe axillaris coast leucothoe ERICACEAE SE. U.S.A.
Leucothoe racemosa swamp doghobble; fetterbush ERICACEAE E. U.S.A.
Liatris pilosa shaggy blazing star ASTERACEAE SE USA
Liatris spicata sessile blazing star; gay feather; button snakeroot; dense gayfeather ASTERACEAE eastern and midwestern US
Lindera benzoin common spicebush LAURACEAE E. U.S.A.
Lobelia cardinalis cardinal flower CAMPANULACEAE New Brunswick to MN, S. to Gulf of Mexico
Lobelia siphilitica great blue lobelia; great lobelia; blue cardinal flower CAMPANULACEAE ME to S Dakota, s. to NC, Kansas
Lonicera sempervirens coral honeysuckle; trumpet honeysuckle; evergreen honeysuckle CAPRIFOLIACEAE species is native to eastern & south central USA
Ludwigia alternifolia rattlebox ONAGRACEAE North America
Lyonia lucida fetterbush; shiny lyonia ERICACEAE Southeastern U.S.
       
Magnolia virginiana sweetbay magnolia MAGNOLIACEAE Eastern & South Central USA
Manfreda virginica   ASPARAGACEAE Southern United States
Mimulus alatus sharp-wing monkey-flower PHRYMACEAE E. & Cent. North America
Mitchella repens partridgeberry RUBIACEAE North America
Monarda didyma bee balm    
Morella cerifera wax myrtle MYRICACEAE SE USA
Muhlenbergia capillaris hairawn muhly POACEAE SE & S.Cent. US
       
Nyssa sylvatica Black Tupelo CORNACEAE E. North America
       
Oenothera fruticosa sundrops; narrow-leaf evening primrose ONAGRACEAE eastern USA
Opuntia humifusa prickly pear CACTACEAE Mass. to Mont., s. to Fla. and E. Tex.
Orbexilum pedunculatum var. pedunculatum Sampson's snakeroot FABACEAE Eastern United States
Osmanthus americanus devilwood OLEACEAE SE United States
Ostrya virginiana Eastern hop-hornbeam; American Hop-Hornbeam BETULACEAE S. Canada to FL, TX, Honduras
Oxalis violacea violet wood-sorrel OXALIDACEAE North America
Oxydendrum arboreum sourwood ERICACEAE E. &SE. U.S.A.
       
Panicum rigidulum redtop panicgrass POACEAE North America
Panicum virgatum switch grass POACEAE Much of North America; Central America; Cuba
Parthenium integrifolium Missouri snakeroot; prairie-dock; american feverfew; wild quinine ASTERACEAE E & Cent. US
Paspalum floridanum Florida paspalum POACEAE Eastern North America
Penstemon digitalis talus slope penstemon; foxglove beardtongue PLANTAGINACEAE Eastern North America
Penstemon laevigatus eastern smooth beardtongue PLANTAGINACEAE SE North America
Persea borbonia red bay LAURACEAE SE US
Persea palustris swamp bay LAURACEAE SE USA
Phlox divaricate woodland phlox    
Phlox nivalis trailing phlox POLEMONIACEAE  
Phlox paniculata perennial phlox; summer phlox; autumn phlox; fall phlox POLEMONIACEAE NY & GA to AR & IL
Phlox subulata moss phlox POLEMONIACEAE eastern North America
Photinia floribunda purple chokeberry ROSACEAE Eastern North America
Photinia melanocarpa black chokeberry ROSACEAE Eastern North America
Photinia melanocarpa var. elata black chokeberry ROSACEAE  
Photinia pyrifolia red chokeberry ROSACEAE Eastern, SE USA
Physocarpus opulifolius common ninebark ROSACEAE E. North America
Physostegia purpurea eastern false dragonhead LAMIACEAE SE USA
Pinus palustris longleaf pine PINACEAE Southeastern USA to Texas
Pinus rigida pitch pine PINACEAE E. North America
Pinus serotina pond pine; pocosin pine PINACEAE SE US
Pinus taeda loblolly pine PINACEAE SE USA to Texas
Pinus virginiana scrub pine; Virginia pine PINACEAE E. & Central U.S.A.
Polemonium reptans creeping Jacob's ladder POLEMONIACEAE East, Central North America
Pontederia cordata pickerleweed PONTEDERIACEAE  
Ptelea trifoliata common hop-tree RUTACEAE E. U.S.A.
Pycnanthemum flexuosum Appalachian mountainmint LAMIACEAE SE US
Pycnanthemum incanum   LAMIACEAE E. U.S.A.
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium   LAMIACEAE Central & Eastern US
       
Quercus coccinea scarlet oak FAGACEAE Eastern USA
Quercus hemisphaerica Darlington oak FAGACEAE SE USA
Quercus laurifolia laurel oak FAGACEAE Eastern and South Central USA
Quercus lyrata overcup oak FAGACEAE E. & Central U.S.A.
Quercus margarettae runner oak; sand post oak; scrubby post oak FAGACEAE SE US to Texas, OK,
Quercus montana chestnut oak; mountain chestnut oak; rock chestnut oak; basket oak FAGACEAE N. America
Quercus prinoides dwarf chinquapin oak FAGACEAE E. & Central U.S.A.
Quercus pumila runner oak FAGACEAE SE USA
       
Rhododendron atlanticum coast azalea ERICACEAE Del. to S. Carolina
Rhododendron canescens mountain azalea ERICACEAE Southeastern USA
Rhododendron periclymenoides pinxterbloom azalea; pink azalea ERICACEAE eastern U.S.
Rhododendron viscosum swamp azalea ERICACEAE E. U.S.A.
Rhus aromatica fragrant sumac ANACARDIACEAE E. U.S.A. to Ontario
Rhus copallina shining sumac ANACARDIACEAE E. U.S.A.
Rhynchospora latifolia sandswamp whitetop CYPERACEAE Coastal States, TX to NC
Rosa palustris swamp rose ROSACEAE eastern U.S.
Rosa virginiana Virginia-rose ROSACEAE E. North America
Rudbeckia heliopsidis piney-woods coneflower ASTERACEAE SE VA to SC, GA, & NE AL
Rudbeckia hirta blackeyed Susan ASTERACEAE North America
Rudbeckia laciniata cut-leaf coneflower ASTERACEAE North America
       
Sabal minor dwarf palmetto; blue palmetto; scrub palmetto; bush palmetto ARECACEAE NC, FL to GA and TX
Sabatia kennedyana Plymouth rose gentian GENTIANACEAE Nova Scotia to North Carolina
Saccharum giganteum sugarcane plumegrass    
Salvia urticifolia nettleleaf sage LAMIACEAE Eastern US
Sarracenia flava huntsman's horns; yellow pitcher plant SARRACENIACEAE Virginia to FL & LA
Sarracenia minor hooded pitcher plant; rainhat trumpet SARRACENIACEAE SC to FL
Sarracenia purpurea ssp. purpurea var. purpurea purple pitcher plant SARRACENIACEAE SE US
Sarracenia x catesbaei Catesby's pitcher plant SARRACENIACEAE Southeastern U.S.
Sassafras albidum sassafras LAURACEAE E. U.S.A.
Scutellaria incana hoary skullcap LAMIACEAE Eastern U.S.
Senna hebecarpa American senna FABACEAE Eastern North America
Silene caroliniana sticky catchfly CARYOPHYLLACEAE Eastern North America
Silene virginica fire pink CARYOPHYLLACEAE Eastern North America
Sisyrinchium mucronatum needle-tip blue-eyed grass IRIDACEAE eastern U.S.
Solidago caesia wreath goldenrod ASTERACEAE E North America
Solidago erecta showy goldenrod ASTERACEAE Eastern North America
Solidago nemoralis gray goldenrod ASTERACEAE North America
Solidago odora licorice-goldenrod ASTERACEAE MA, NH, & VT to S. OH, S. MO, S. to FL & TX
Solidago plumosa plumed goldenrod ASTERACEAE North Carolina
Solidago stricta wand-goldenrod ASTERACEAE coastal plain, New Jersey to Texas
Solidago ulmifolia elmleaf goldenrod ASTERACEAE East and Central North America
Sorghastrum nutans indian grass; wood grass POACEAE E & C US
Spiranthes odorata marsh ladiestresses ORCHIDACEAE E. Canada to S. FL & TX
Stellaria pubera great chickweed; star chickweed CARYOPHYLLACEAE E & Midwest US
Stewartia malacodendron silky camellia THEACEAE SE. USA.
Stokesia laevis Stokes' aster ASTERACEAE SE USA
Styrax americanus American snowbell STYRACACEAE United States
Symphyotrichum laeve smooth blue aster ASTERACEAE North America
Symphyotrichum novaeangliae New England aster ASTERACEAE North America
Symphyotrichum patens late purple aster ASTERACEAE Eastern North America
       
Taxodium ascendens pond cypress; pond baldcypress CUPRESSACEAE SE. U.S.A.
Tephrosia spicata spiked hoary-pea FABACEAE SE US
Tephrosia virginiana Virginia tephrosia FABACEAE Eastern North America
Thalictrum revolutum waxy-leaf meadow rue RANUNCULACEAE North America
Thalictrum thalictroides rue anemone RANUNCULACEAE North America
Tradescantia hirsuticaulis hairystem spiderwort COMMELINACEAE SE USA
Tradescantia virginiana spiderwort; widow's tears COMMELINACEAE North America
Trillium pusillum dwarf wakerobin MELANTHIACEAE SE USA
Tripsacum dactyloides gama grass; eastern gama grass; eastern mock grama POACEAE SE US
       
Vaccinium angustifolium lowbush blueberry ERICACEAE NE. USA to Nfld.
Vaccinium arboreum Farkleberry ERICACEAE S. to SE. U.S.
Vaccinium corymbosum highbush blueberry ERICACEAE E. North America
Vaccinium crassifolium creeping blueberry ERICACEAE coastal plain, N. & S. Carolina, Georgia, Virginia
Vaccinium elliottii Elliott's blueberry ERICACEAE SE, S Cent USA
Veratrum virginicum Virginia bunchflower MELANTHIACEAE Eastern North America
Verbena hastata American blue verbena; swamp verbena VERBENACEAE North America
Vernonia acaulis stemless ironweed ASTERACEAE North, South Carolina, Georgia
Vernonia glauca broadleaf ironweed ASTERACEAE  
Veronicastrum virginicum Culver's Root; Blackroot PLANTAGINACEAE VT to Ontario & Manitoba, S. to GA & LA
Viburnum dentatum arrowwood viburnum ADOXACEAE E. North America, Maine to Illinois, southward to Florida and Texas.
Viburnum nudum smooth witherod; possumhaw ADOXACEAE E. United States
Viburnum prunifolium blackhaw ADOXACEAE E. & Cent. USA
Viburnum rufidulum southern blackhaw ADOXACEAE SE. to Cent. USA
Viola pedata birdfoot violet VIOLACEAE Eastern North America
Viola rostrata longspur violet VIOLACEAE Eastern North America
       
Wisteria frutescens Atlantic wisteria FABACEAE VA TO FL & TX
       
Xanthorhiza simplicissima yellowroot RANUNCULACEAE Eastern North America
       
Yucca filamentosa Adam's Needle ASPARAGACEAE SE. USA
       
Zenobia pulverulenta dusty zenobia; honeycup ERICACEAE SE USA
Zephyranthes atamasca Atamasco lily AMARYLLIDACEAE SE USA
Zizia aurea golden zizia APIACEAE Australia, Eastern & Central North America
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