COMMON NAMES: A - C.

 Use the alphabetical bar scattered throughout these indexes to go to the page containing the genus (first name of its scientific name).

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afilaria -  Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Her. ex Aiton  

oblong-leaved aster - Aster oblongifolius Nut.

alder buckthorn - Rhamnus frangula L. 'cultivar' 

alkali bulrush - Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus (A. Nelson) T. Koyana

American basket flower - Centaurea americana Nutt.

American basswood - Tilia americana L.

American beech - Fagus grandifolia var. caroliniana (Loudon) Fern. & Rehder

American bladdernut - Staphylea trifolia L.  

American bugleweed - Lycopus americanus Muhl. ex W. P. C. Barton

American cowslip - Dodecatheon meadia L.

American feverfew - Parthenium hispidum Raf.; Parthemnium integrifolium L.

American hazelnut - Corylus americana Walter  

American holly - Ilex opaca Ait.

American false pennyroyal - Hedeoma pulgeioides (L.) Pers.

American germander - Tecurium canadense L. var. canadense

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American ipeac - Gillenia stipulata (Mublenb. ex Willd.) Baillon

American lotus - Nelumbo lutea (Willd.) Pers.  

American plane tree - Platanus occidentalis L.

American potato bean -  Apios americana Medikus

American smoke tree - Cotinus obovatus Raf.

American snowbell - Strax americana Lam.  

American spikenard - Aralia racemosa L.

American sweet gum - Liquidamber styraciflua L.

American witch hazel - Hamamelis virginiana L.

amur maple - Acer ginnala  

angelica - Angelica venicosa (Greenway) Fern.

angle pod - Cynanchum laeve (Michaux) Pers.

annual fleabane - Erigeron annuus (L.) Pers.

annual ground cherry - Physalis pubescens L.  

annual wormwood - Artemisia annua L.

apricot vine - Passiflora incarnata L.

Arkansas calamint - Calamintha arkansana (Nutt.) Shinners

aromatic aster -Aster oblongidolius Nutt. = Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Nutt.) G. L. Nelson

arrow wood - Viburnum recognitum Fern.

arrowhead - Sagittaria brevirostra Machenzie & Bush, Saggitaria graminea Michx. var. graminea  

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ashy sunflower - Helianthus mollis Lam.

aster - Aster paludosus Dryander = Eurybia hemisphaerica (Alexander) G. L. Nesom, Aster anomalus Engelm. = Symphyotrichum anomalum (Engelm. ex Torr. & Gray) G. L. Nesom, Aster urophyllus Lindley = Symphyotrichum uroplyllum (Lindl. ex DC.) G. L. Neson

autumn olive- Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb.  

autumn sneezeweed - Helenium autumnale autumnale L. var. parflorum (Nutt.) Fern.

azalea - Rhododendron prinophyllum (Small) Millais

azure aster - Aster ollentangiense Riddell = Symphyotrichum oolentaggiense (Riddell) G. L. Nelson

barnyard grass - Echinochloa crusgalli var. frumentacea (Link) W. Wight, Echinocloa muricata (P. Beauv.) Fern.

barren strawberry - Waldsteinia fragarioides (Michaux) Tratt.  

bashful bulrush – Trichophorum planifolium (Spreng.) Palla

bashful brier - Schrankia uncinata Willd.

bastard pennyroyal - Trichostema dichotomum L.

bastard toadflax - Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. ssp. umbellata

bayonet grass – Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus (A. Nelson) T. Koyana  

beach wormwood - Artemesia stelleriana

beaked rush – Rhynchosia globularis var. recognitis Dole

beard-tongue - Penstemon tubiflorus Nutt.

bearsfoot - Polymnia uvedalia L.

beauty berry - Callicarpa americana L.

bedstraw - Galium arkansanum A. Gray

bee balm - Monarda bradburiana Beck, Monarda didyma L.

beech-drops - Epifagus virginiana (L.) W. P. C. Barton

beef-steak plant - Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton  

begger's lice - Desmodium cuspidatum (Muhl.) Loud. var. cuspidatum, Desmodium paniculatum (L.) DC.

beggar ticks - Bidens alba var. radiata (Schultz-Bip.) Ballard, Bidens frondosa L.

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bellwort - Uvularia grandiflora Smith

bent milk vetch - Astragalus distortus Torrey & A. Gray  

bergament mint - Mentha x piperita L. 

big blue stem - Andropogon gerardi Vitman var. gerardi

big-flowered gerardia - Aureolaria grandiflora var. pulchra Pennell, Aureolaria grandiflora (Benth._ Pennell var. serrulata (Torrey ex Benth.) Pennell

big root - Ipomoea pandurata (L.) G -  Meyer.

bird's bill - Dodecatheon meadia L.

bird's foot trefoil - Lotus cornicularus L.

bird's foot violet - Viola pedata L.

bishop's cap - Mitella diphylla L.

bitter sneezeweed - Helenium amarum (Raf.) H. Rock

bitternut hickory - Carya cordiformis (Wangenh.) K. Kochleavesfruit

bitterweed - Helenium amarum (Raf.) H. Rock

black cherry - Prunus serotina Ehrh.

black cohosh - Cimicifuga racemosa (L.) Nutt.

black gum - Nyssa sylvatica Marshall

black hickory - Carya texana Buckley  & Carya ovata (Miller) Sweet

black jack oak - Quercus marilandica Muenchh.

black oak - Quercus velutina Lam

black maple - Acer nigrum Michx.

black medick - Medicago lupulina L.

black nightshade - Solanum ptycanthum Dunal ex DC.

black snakeroot - Cimicifuga racemosa (L.) Nutt., Sanicula odorata (Raf.) Pryer & Phillippe  

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black walnut - Juglans nigra L.

black willow - Salix nigra Marsh.

Blackberry - Rubus sp.

blackberry lily - Belamcanda chinensis (L.) DC.

black-eyed Susan - Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima Farw.

blazing star - Liatris aspera Michaux f. asper,  Liatris cylindracea Michaux,  Liatris ligulistylis (A. Nelson) Schumann,  Liatris squarrosa (L.) Michaux,  Mentzelia oligosperma Nutt. ex Sims

bloodroot - Sanguinaria canadensis L.

bloody butcher - Trillium recurvatum Beck

blue ash - Fraxinus quadrangulata Michaux

blue beech - Carpinus caroliniana ssp virginiana (Marshall) Furlow

blue bell - Clematis pitcheri Torrey & A. Gray

blue bonset - Eupatorium coelestinum L.

blue cardinal flower - Lobelia siphilitica L.

blue devil - Aster oolentangiensis Ridd. = Symphyotrichum oolentangium (Riddell) G. L. Nesom

blue devil - Echium vulgare L.  

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blue hearts - Buchnera americana L.

blue lobelia - Lobelia siphilitica L.

blue morning glory - Ipomea hederacea Jacq.

blue phlox - Phlox divaricata ssp. laphamii (Alph. Wood) Wherry

blue sage - Salvia azurea var. grandiflora Benth.

blue sailors - Cichorium intybus L.

blue thistle - Echium vulgare L.  

blue toadflax - Nuttallanthus canadensis (L.) D. Sutton

blue vervain - Verbena hastata L.

blue wood aster - Symphyotrichum cordifolium (L.) G. L. Nesom

bluebells - Mertensia virginica (L.) Pers. ex Link

blueberry - Vaccinum cf cylindraceum

blue-eyed grass - Sisyinchium atlanticum E. Bickn.

bluets -  innocence - Hedyotis caerulea (L.) Hooker

blueweed - Echium vulgare L.

bog yellow cress - Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser var. fernaldiana (Butters & Abbe) Sruckey

bois-d'arc - Maclura pomifera (Raf.) C. Schneider  

borage - Borago officinalis L.

bottle brush grass - Elymus hystrix L.

bouncing bet - Saponaria officinalis L.

bow wood - Maclura pomifera (Raf.) C. Schneider

box-elder - Acer negundo L.  

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bracked plantain - Plantago aristata Michx.

Bradbury beebalm - Monarda bradburiana Beck  

bristly locust - Robinia hispida var. hispida

broadleaf goldenrod - Solidago flexicaulis L.

broad-leaf bluets - Hedyotis purpurea (L.) Torrey & A. Gray

broadleaf spike grass - Chasmanthium latifolium (Michaux) H. Yates  

bronze fennell - Foeniculum vulgare Miller

brook euonymus - Euonymus americanus L.  

broom hickory - Carya ovata (Miller) Sweet

broom snakeroot - Amphiachyris dracunculoides (DC.) Nutt.

broom sedge - Andropogon sp.

broom sedge - Andropogon virginicus L.  

brown-eyed Susan - Rurbeckia triloba L. var. triloba

brown hickory - Carya ovata (Miller) Sweet

buck brush - Andrachne phyllanthoides (Nutt.) J. Coulter

buckbrush - Symphiocarpus orbicularis Moench.

buckthorn - Plantago aristata Michx.

buckthorn - Plantago lanceolata L.

buckwheat vine - Brunnichia cirrhosa Gaertner

buffalo currant - Ribes odoratum Wendl. f.

buffalo weed - Ambrosia trifida L.  

bulrush – Scirpus pendulus Michx., Scirpus polyphyllus Vahl

bull neddle - Solanum carolinense L.

bunchflower - Melanthium virginicum L.  

burning bush - Euonymous alatus (Thunb.) Siebold

bur oak - Quercus macrocarpa Michaux

bur cucumber - Sicyos angulatus L.

bur-reed - Sparganium americanum Nutt.  

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bush clover - Lespedeza intermedia (S/ Watson, Britton, Lespedeza violacea (L.) Brott., Lespedeza virginica (L.) Britt.

bush wallflower - Erysimum repandum

butter & eggs - Linaria vulgaris Miller  

buttercup - Ranunculus sardous Crantz

butter print – Abutilon throphrasti Medikus

butterfly milkweed - Asclepias tuberosa ssp. interior Woodson

butterweed - Senecio glabellus Poiret

buttonbush - Cephalanthus occidentalis L.

buttonbush dodder - Cuscuta cephalanthi Yunkner

button snakeroot - Eryngium yuccifolium Michaux ,  Liatris pycnostachya Michaux

calamint - Calamintha arkansana (Nutt.) Shinners  

Caley pea - Lathyrus hirsutus L.

calliopsis - Coreopsis tinctoria L.

camphor weed - Heterotheca latifolia var. latifolia

Canada fleabane - Conzya canadensis (L.) Cronq. var. canadensis

Canada wild rye - Elymus canadensis L.

cancer root - Orobanche uniflora L..

cancer weed - Salvia lyrata L.

cardinal flower - Lobelia cardinalis L.  

carnation gold - Achillea millifolium L. (ornamental)

Carolina anemone - Anemone caroliniana Walter  

Carolina buckthorn - Rhamnus caroliniana Walt.

Carolina cranesbill - Geranium carolinianum L.  

Carolina nut grass – Scleria pauciflora Muhl.

Carpathian walnut - Juglans regia

carpenter's square - Scrophularia marilandica L.

carrion flower - Smilax lasioneuron Hook.

carrion flower - Smilax pulverulenta Michaux  

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cat brier - Smilax rotundifolia L.  

catfoot - Gnaphalium obtusifolium L. var. obtusifolium

cat gut - Tephrosia virginiana (L.) Pers.

catawba tree - Catalpa speciosa Warder

catchweed bedstraw - Galium aparine L.

celandine poppy - Stylophorum diphyllum (Michaux) Nutt.

centaury - Centaurium texense (Griesb.) Fern.  

chairmaker’s rush – Schoenoplectus pungens (Vahl) Palla

chaste tree - Vitex agnus-castus, Vitex negundo L.

cheddar pink - Dianthus gratianopolitanus

Chickasaw plum - Orunus angustifolia Marshall

chigger flower - Asclepias tuberosa ssp. interior Woodson  

China berry tree - Melia acedarach L.

Chinese chesnut - Castanea mollissima Blume

Chinese elm - Ulmus parvifolia Jacq.

cigar tree - Catalpa speciosa Warder  

ciliate blue star - Amsonia ciliata Walter var. filiformis A. W. Wod

clammy weed - Cuphaea viscosissima Jacq.

clammy-weed - Polanisia dodecandra (L.) DC.

clearweed - Pilea pumila (L.) A. Gray

cleavers - Galium aparine L.

cleft phlox - Phlox bifida Beck

climbing milkweed - Cynanchum laeve (Michaux) Pers.

climbing milkweed - Matelea baldwyniana (Sweet) Woodson

climbing milkweed - Matelea decipiens (Alexander) Woodson

climbing rose - Rosa setigera Michaux var. setigera

closed gentian - Gentiana andrewsii Griesb.

cobaea beard-tongue - Penstemon cobaea Nutt. var. purpureus Pennell

cocklebur - Xanthium strumarium var. canadense (Mill.) Torr. & A. Gray

columbine - Aquilegia canadensis L.

common alder - Alnus serrulata (Aiton) Willd.  

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common arrowhead - Sagittaria latifolia Willd.

common barberry - Berberis vulgaris L.  

common buckthorn - Rhamnus cathartica L.

common bulrush – Scirpus atrovirens  Eilld. var. atrovirens, Scirpus georgianus Harper

common burdock - Arctium minus (Hill.) Bernh.

common catalpa - Catalpa bignonioides Walt.

common cattail - Typha latifolia L.

common chickory - Cichorium intybus L.

common chickweed - Stellaria media (L.) Villars  

common cinquifoil - Potentilla simplex Michaux

common comfrey - Symphytum officinale L.

common dandelion - Taraxacum officinale Weber

common fog fruit - Phyla nodoflora (L.) E. Greene

common frog fruit - Phyla nodoflora (L.) E. Greene

common goldenrod - Solidago canadensis L. var. hargeri Fernald

common hop tree - Ptelea trifoliata L. ssp. trifoliata

common horse gentian - Triosteum perfoliatum L.

common hound's tongue - Cynoglossum officinale L.  

common ground cherry - Physalis longifolia Nutt. var. longifolia

common ladies' tresses - Spiranthes cernua (L.) Richard

common lousewort - Pedicularis canadensis L.

common milfoil - Achillea millefolium L.

common milkweed - Asclepias syriaca L.  

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common oak - Quercus macrocarpa Michaux

common prickly ash - Zanthoxylum americanum Miller

common smartweed - Polygonum pensylvanicum L.

common sow thistle - Sonchus oleraceus L.

common sunflower - Helianthus annus L. var. annus

common teasel - Dipsacus fullonum L.  

common three-square – Schoenoplectus pungens (Vahl) Palla

common vetch - Vicia sativa L. ssp. nigra (L.) Ehrh.

common winter cress - Barbarea vulgaris R. Brown  

common witchgrass - Panicum capillare L.

compass plant - Silphium laciniatum L.

coneflower - Ratibia maxima

copper iris - Iris fulva Ker Gawler  

coral-bean - Erythrina herbacea L.

coral berry - Symphiocarpus orbicularis Moench.

coral honeysuckle - Lonicera sempervirens L.

coral root - Corallorhiza  wisteriana Conrad  

corkscrew hazel - Corylus avellana 'contorta'

corkwood - Leitneria floridana Chapman

corn cockle - Agrostemma githago L.

corn salad - Valerianella ozarkana Dyal ,  Valerianella radiata (L.) Durf.

cosmos - Cosmos bipinnatus Cav.  

cotoneaster - Cotoneaster cf horizontalis Decene

cottonwood - Populus deltoides Marsh.

cow crest - Lepidium campestre (L.) R. Br.

cowlily - Nuphar lutea (L.) Sibth. & Smith

cow parsnit - Heracleum spondylium L. var. montanum (Schleicher ex Gaudin) Briq.

 

crabapple - Malus sp.

crape myrtle - Lagerstroemia indica L. 'cultivar'

cream violet - Viola striata Aiton

cream white indigo - Baptisia bracteata var. glabrescens (Larisey) Isely

creeping polemonium - Polemonium reptans L.  

creeping primrose willow - Ludwigia peploides (Humb., Bompl. & Kunth) Raven

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crested buckwheat - Polygonum scandens L.

crested iris - Iris cristata Sol.

crimson clover - Trifolium incarnatum L.  

crimsoneyed rosemallow - Hibiscus moscheutos L.

crocus - Crocus cf gargaricus, cultivar, Crocus cf tommasinianus Herb.

crow poison - Nothoscordum bivalve (L.) Britton

cucumber magnolia - Magnolia acuminata (L.) L.

cucumber tree - Magnolia acuminata (L.) L.  

culver's root - Veronicastrum virginicum (L.) Farw.

cup plant - Silphium perfoliatum L.  

cup rosin-weed - Silphium perfolium L. 

curly dock - Rumes crispus L.

cutleaf coneflower - Rudbeckia laciniata L. var. laciniata

cutleaf vervain - Glandularia bipinnatifida (Nutt.) Nutt.

cutleaved teasel - Dipsacus laciniatus L.

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