PHOTOGRAPHS OF FLOWERING PLANTS OF THE OZARKS AND THE INTERIOR HIGHLANDS OF NORTH AMERICA

By

Paul L. Redfearn, Jr.  

Species in this list include not only native and adventive plants, but also some commonly encountered ornamental plants.  

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Lactuca serriola L, prickly lettuce [Astreaceae, daisy family]

Lamium amplexicaule L. f. albiflorum D. M. Moore, henbit [Lamiaceae, mint family]

Lamium amplexicaule L. f. amplexicaule henbit [Lamiaceae, mint family]  

Lagerstroemia indica L. 'cultivar', Photo 1, Photo 2, crape myrtle [Lythraceae, loosestrife  family]

Lamium purpureum L., dead nettle [Lamiaceae, mint family]  

Lantana camara L., Flower 1, Flower 2, Lantana, shrub verbena [Verbenaceae, vervain family]

Laportiera canadensis (L.) Gaud., Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Photo 4, wood nettle [Urticaceae, nettle family]

Lathyrus hirsutus L., Caley pea, singletary tea [Fabaceae. Bean family]

Lathyrus latifolius L., everlasting pea, perennial pea [Fabaceae, bean family]  

Leavenworthia uniflora (Michaux) Britton, Flowers, Fruits, leavenworthia [Brassicaceae, mustard family]  

Leitneria floridana Chapman, corkwood [Leitneriaceae, corkwood family]

Lemna minor L., lesser duckweed [Lemnacae, duckweed family]

Leonurus cardiaca L., Photo 1, photo 2, motherwort [Lamiaceae, mint family]

Lepidium campestre Schrader, field cress, cow cress, field pepper grass [Brassicaceae, mustard family]

Lespedeza capitata Michx. round-headed bush clover, round-headed lespedeza [Fabaceae, bean family]

Lespedeza cuneata (Dun.-Cours.) Don, sericea lespedeza [Fabaceae, bean family]

Lespedeza hirta (L.) Hornem. ssp. hirta, hairy bush clover, hairy lespedeza [Fabaceae, bean family]

Lespedeza intermedia (S. Watson) Britton, bush clover [Fabaceae, bean family]

Lespedeza violacea (L.) Pers., Photo 1, Photo 2, bush clover [Fabaceae, bean family] 

Lespedeza virginica (L.) Britt., slender bush clover, slender lespedeza [Fabaceae, bean family]

Lesquerella filiformis Rollins, Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Missouri Bladderpod [Brassicaceae, mustard family]

Leucanthemum vulgare Lam., ox-eye daisy, white daisy [Asteraceae, daisy family]  

Leucothoe cf davisiae Gray, laurel,  ornamental [Ericaceae, heath family]

Leucospora multifida (Michx.) Nutt., Photo 1, Photo 2, , Photo 3 [Plantaginaceae, plantain family]

Liatris asper Michx. f. asper, Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Photo 4, Photo 5, blazing star, gay feather [Asteraceae, daisy family]

Liatris cylindracea Michaux, Photo 1, Photo 2, blazing star, gay feather [Asteraceae, daisy family]

Liatris pycnostachya Michaux, Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Photo 4 ,Photo 5, button snakeroot [Asteraceae, daisy family]

Liatris squarrosa (L.) Michaux, blazing star, gay feather [Asteraceae, daisy family]

Ligustrum vulgare L.,privit [Oleaceae, olive family]

Lilium lancifolium Thunb., Photo 1, Photo 2, tiger lily [Liliaceae, lily family]

Lilium michiganense Farw., Michigan lily, Turk's cap lily [Liliaceae, lily family]

Linaria vulgaris Miller, Photo 1, Photo 2, butter & eggs [Scrophulariaceae, figwort family]

Lindera benzoin (L.) Blume, Flowers, fruit,  spice bush Lauraceae

Linum medium (Planchon) Britton var. texanum (Planchon) Fern, sucker flax [Linaceae, flax famoly]

Linum usitatissimum, common flax [Linaceae, flax family]

Liparis lilifolia (L.) Rich. ex Lindley, Photo 1, Photo 2, large twayblade, twayblade [Orchidaceae, orchid family]  

Lipocarpa micrantha (Vahl.) G. C. Tucker [Cyperaceae, sedge family]

Liquidamber stryraciflua L., leaves & furit, bark, sweet gum, American sweet gum [Hamalidaceae, witch hzael family]

Liriodendron tulipifera L., tulip poplar, yellow poplar [Magnoliaceae, magnolia]

Lithospermum canescens (Michaux) Lehm., Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, puccoon, orange puccoon [Boraginaceae, borage family]

Lithospermum incisum Lehm, puccoon, orange puccoon [Boraginaceae, borage family]

Lobelia cardinalis L., Photo 1, Photo 2, cardinal flower [Campanulaceae, bellflower family]

Lobelia siphilitica L., Photo 2, blue cardinal flower, great lobelia, blue lobelia [Campanulaceae, bellflower family]

Lobelia spicata Lam.var. spicata, Photo 1, Photo 2,, spiked lobelia, palespike lobelia [Campanulaceae, bellflower family]

Lobelia x speciosa Sweet, hybrid cardinal flower [Campanulaceae, bellflower family]

Lonicera flava Sims, yellow honeysuckle [Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family]

Lonicera japonica Thunb., Japanese honeysuckle [Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family]

Lonicera morrowii A. Gray, bush honeysuckle [Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family]

Lotus corniculatus Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, bird's foot trefoil  L., bird's foot trefoil [Fabaceae, bean family.

Ludwigia peploides (Humb., Bompl. & Kunth) P. H. Raven, Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Photo 4, floating primrose, creeping primrose

        [Onagraceae, evening primrose family]  = L. peploides ssp. glabrescens (Kuntze) P. H. Raven, fide Yatskievych 2013

Lycopus americus Muhl. ex W. P. C. Benton, Photo 1, Photo 2, American bugleweed [Lamiaceae, mint family]

Lycoris squamigera Maxim., magic lily, naked lily, resurrection lily, surprise lily [Amaryllidaceae, amaryllis family]

Lysimachia nummularia L.. moneywort [Primulaceae, primrose family]

Lythrum alatum Pursh var. alatum,  winged loosestrife [Lythraceae, tooth cap family]

Lythrum salicaria  L., Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Photo 4, purple loosestrife, spiked loosestrife [Lythraceae, toothcap family]

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