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Search Our Database: Enter any portion of the Scientific, Common Name, or both.
Scientific name:
Common name:

Example: Enter "lob" in the common name field and you'll get all our species that have "lobelia" in the common name, as well as "sharp-lobed hepatica".
Aster: Hairy White Oldfield Aster, Frost Aster, White Heath Aster

Symphyotrichum pilosum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Aster: Late Purple Aster, Spreading Aster

Symphyotrichum patens*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Aster: Whorled Wood Aster, Whorled Aster, Mountain Aster, Sharp-leaved Aster

Oclemena acuminata*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Aster: New England Aster, Michaelmas-daisy

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Balsamroot: Arrowleaf Balsamroot

Balsamorhiza sagittata*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Beggarticks: Bearded Beggarticks, Tickseed Sunflower, Bur Marigold

Bidens aristosa*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Beggarticks: Shepherd's Needles ,Spanish Needles, Romerillo, Common Beggar's-tick, Hairy Beggarticks, Cobbler's Pegs

Bidens pilosa*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Blanketflower: Indian Blanket, Indian Blanketflower, Firewheel

Gaillardia pulchella*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Blazing Star: Dense Blazing Star, Marsh Gayfeather, Spike Gayfeather

Liatris spicata*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Cat's Ear: Hairy Cat's Ear, False Dandelion

Hypochaeris radicata*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Chicory: Chicory

Cichorium intybus
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Chrysogonum: Green and Gold

Chrysogonum virginianum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Coneflower: Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Coneflower: Orange Coneflower

Rudbeckia fulgida*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Coneflower: Green-headed Coneflower, Cutleaf Coneflower, Golden Glow

Rudbeckia laciniata*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Coneflower: Browneyed Susan, Thin-leaf Coneflower, Three-lobed Coneflower

Rudbeckia triloba*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Crownbeard: Yellow Crownbeard

Verbesina occidentalis*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Crownbeard: Wingstem, Yellow Ironweed

Verbesina alternifolia*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Crownbeard: White Crownbeard, Frostweed, Iceplant, Virginia crownbeard

Verbesina virginica*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Daisy: Oxeye Daisy

Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Dandelion: Dandelion

Taraxacum officinale
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Dwarf Dandelion: Two-flower Cynthia, Twoflower Dwarfdandelion

Krigia biflora
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Dwarf Dandelion: Potato Dandelion, Potato Dwarfdandelion, Colonial Dwarf-dandelion

Krigia dandelion*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Elephant's Foot: Carolina Elephant's foot, Leafy Elephantfoot

Elephantopus carolinianus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Eyelashweed: Rough Eyelashweed, Blepharipappus, Rough Blepharipappus

Blepharipappus scaber*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Fleabane: Eastern daisy fleabane

Erigeron annuus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Fleabane: Philadelphia Fleabane

Erigeron philadelphicus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Fleabane: Prairie Fleabane, Lesser Daisy Fleabane

Erigeron strigosus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Fleabane: Robin's Plantain

Erigeron pulchellus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Fleabane: Scabland Fleabane, Bloomer's Daisy, Bloomer's Fleabane

Erigeron bloomeri*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Goatsbeard: Yellow Salsify, Yellow Goatsbeard, Western Salsify, Wild Oysterplant

Tragopogon dubius*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Goldenaster: Maryland Golden Aster

Chrysopsis mariana*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Goldenaster - False: Camphorweed, Camphor Weed, False Goldenaster

Heterotheca subaxillaris*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Goldenrod: Zigzag Goldenrod, Broadleaf Goldenrod

Solidago flexicaulis*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Goldenrod: Tall Goldenrod, Late Goldenrod, Canada Goldenrod

Solidago altissima*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Hawksbeard: Limestone Hawksbeard, Smallflower Hawksbeard

Crepis intermedia*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Hawkweed: Rattlesnake Weed, Rattlesnake Hawkweed, Veiny Hawkweed

Hieracium venosum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Hawkweed: Orange Hawkweed, Devil’s Paintbrush

Hieracium aurantiacum*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Hempvine: Climbing Hempweed, Climbing Boneset

Mikania scandens*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Indian Plantain: Great Indian Plantain

Arnoglossum reniforme*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Ironweed: Tall Ironweed, Giant Ironweed, Ironweed

Vernonia gigantea*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Joe Pye Weed: Hollow Joe Pye Weed, Trumpetweed, Tubular Thoroughwort, Hollow-stemmed Joe-pye-weed

Eutrochium fistulosum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Joe Pye Weed: Spotted Joe Pye Weed, Purple Boneset, Spotted Trumpetweed

Eutrochium maculatum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Knapweed: Bachelor’s Button, Bluebottle, Cornflower, Garden Cornflower

Centaurea cyanus*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Leafcup: Whiteflower Leafcup, White Bear's Foot, Smallflower Leafcup

Polymnia canadensis*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Leafcup: Hairy Leafcup, Bear's Foot, Yellow Leafcup, Uvedalia

Smallanthus uvedalius*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Lettuce: Wild Lettuce, Canada Lettuce

Lactuca canadensis*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Lettuce: Woodland Lettuce, Florida Blue Lettuce, False Lettuce

Lactuca floridana
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Lettuce: Prickly Lettuce, China Lettuce

Lactuca serriola*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Mayweed: Mayweed, Stinking Chamomile, Dog Fennel

Anthemis cotula
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Mayweed: Pineapple Weed, Wild Chamomile, Rayless Chamomile, Disc Mayweed

Matricaria discoidea*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Mistflower: Blue Mistflower, Wild Ageratum, Mistflower

Conoclinium coelestinum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Mule Ears: White Mule's Ears, White Wyethia, White-rayed Wyethia

Wyethia helianthoides*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Pearly Everlasting: Pearly Everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting

Anaphalis margaritacea*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Pincushion: Dusty Maidens, Douglas' Dustymaiden, Chaenactis, Douglas False Yarrow

Chaenactis douglasii*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Plumeless Thistle: Bristle Thistle, Musk Thistle, Nodding Thistle, Nodding Plumeless Thistle

Carduus nutans*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Prairie Coneflower: Pinnate Prairie Coneflower, Yellow Coneflower, Grayhead Coneflower

Ratibida pinnata*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Prairie Coneflower: Mexican Hat, Long-Headed Coneflower, Red Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Thimbleflower

Ratibida columnifera*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Purple Coneflower: Eastern Purple Coneflower, Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Pussytoes: Plantain-leaf Pussytoes, Woman's Tobacco

Antennaria plantaginifolia*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Ragweed: Great Ragweed, Buffalo Weed, Horseweed, Giant Ragweed, Tall Ambrosia

Ambrosia trifida*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Ragweed: Common Ragweed, Annual Ragweed, Small Ragweed, Roman Wormwood

Ambrosia artemisiifolia*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Ragwort: Butterweed, Yellowtop, Cressleaf Groundsel, Floodplain Ragwort

Packera glabella*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Rattlesnakeroot: Cankerweed, Lion's Foot, Snakeweed, Earthgall, Butterweed

Prenanthes serpentaria*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Rosinweed: Cutleaf Rosinweed, Cutleaf Prairie Dock, Tansy Rosinweed, Southern Dock

Silphium pinnatifidum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Rosinweed: Mohr's Rosinweed, Shaggy Rosinweed

Silphium mohrii*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Rosinweed: Whorled Rosinweed, Three-leaved Rosinweed

Silphium trifoliatum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Rosinweed: Cumberland Rosinweed

Silphium brachiatum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Rugelia: Rugelia, Rugel’s Indian Plantain, Rugel’s Ragwort, Winter Well

Rugelia nudicaulis*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Sneezeweed: Bitterweed, Bitter Sneezeweed, Yellowdicks

Helenium amarum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Sneezeweed: Purple-headed Sneezeweed, Purplehead Sneezeweed

Helenium flexuosum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Sneezeweed: Autumn Sneezeweed, Common Sneezeweed, False Sunflower, Staggerwort, Yellow Star

Helenium autumnale*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Sunflower: Swamp Sunflower, Narrow-leaf Sunflower

Helianthus angustifolius*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Sunflower: Purpledisk sunflower, Appalachian sunflower

Helianthus atrorubens*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Sunflower: Small Woodland Sunflower, Small-headed Sunflower

Helianthus microcephalus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Sunflower: Thinleaf Sunflower, Ten-petal Sunflower, Forest Sunflower, Pale Sunflower

Helianthus decapetalus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Sunflower: Jerusalem Artichoke, Jerusalem Sunflower, Sunchoke, Girasole

Helianthus tuberosus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Sunflower: Dune Sunflower, Beach Sunflower, Cucumberleaf Sunflower, East Coast Dune Sunflower, Branching Sunflower

Helianthus debilis*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Sunflower: Common Sunflower, Kansas Sunflower, Mirasol

Helianthus annuus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Tansy: Common Tansy, Golden Buttons, Bitter Buttons, Cow Bitter, Garden Tansy

Tanacetum vulgare*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Tasselflower: Florida Tasselflower, Flora's Paintbrush, Florida Tassel Flower

Emilia fosbergii*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Thistle: Bull Thistle, Spear Thistle

Cirsium vulgare
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Thistle: Hooker’s Thistle, White Thistle

Cirsium hookerianum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Thistle: Yellow Thistle, Common Yellow Thistle, Spiny Thistle, Bigspine Thistle, Southern Yellow Thistle, Horrible Thistle

Cirsium horridulum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Thoroughwort: Late-Flowering Thoroughwort, Late-Flowering Boneset

Eupatorium serotinum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Thoroughwort: Boneset, Common Boneset, Feverwort, Indian Sage, Wild Isaac

Eupatorium perfoliatum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Tickseed: Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis lanceolata*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Tickseed: Tall Coreopsis, Tall Tickseed

Coreopsis tripteris*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Tickseed: Greater Tickseed, Whorled Leaf Coreopsis, Forest Tickseed

Coreopsis major*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Tickseed: Hairy Coreopsis, Hairy Tickseed, Star Tickseed

Coreopsis pubescens*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Tridax: Coatbuttons, Tridax Daisy, Tridax, Cadillo Chisaca

Tridax procumbens*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Yarrow: Common Yarrow, Milfoil

Achillea millefolium*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae – Aster family

Search Our Database: Enter any portion of the Scientific, Common Name, or both.
Scientific name:
Common name:

Example: Enter "lob" in the common name field and you'll get all our species that have "lobelia" in the common name, as well as "sharp-lobed hepatica".

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Updated July 13, 2016