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Alumroot: Mapleleaf Alumroot, Hairy Alum Root, Rough Heuchera

Heuchera villosa*
(Native)
Anemone: Wood Anemone, Nightcaps, Twoleaf Anemone

Anemone quinquefolia*
(Native)
Anemone: Thimbleweed, Tall Anemone

Anemone virginiana*
(Native)
Angelica, Wild Celery: Mountain Angelica, Filmy Angelica

Angelica triquinata*
(Native)
Arrowhead: Common Arrowhead, Arrowleaf, Burhead, Wapato, Duck-potato, Broadleaf Arrowhead

Sagittaria latifolia*
(Native)
Aster: Hairy White Oldfield Aster, Frost Aster, White Heath Aster

Symphyotrichum pilosum*
(Native)
Aster: Whorled Wood Aster, Whorled Aster, Mountain Aster, Sharp-leaved Aster

Oclemena acuminata*
(Native)
Avens: White Avens, Canada Avens

Geum canadense*
(Native)
Balloonvine: Balloon Vine, Love in a Puff, Heartseed

Cardiospermum halicacabum*
(Introduced)
Baneberry: White Baneberry, Doll's Eyes

Actaea pachypoda*
(Native)
Beardtongue: Eastern Gray Beardtongue

Penstemon canescens
(Native)
Beeblossom: Slenderstalk Beeblossom, Slender Gaura

Gaura filipes*
(Native)
Beggarticks: Shepherd's Needles ,Spanish Needles, Romerillo, Common Beggar's-tick, Hairy Beggarticks, Cobbler's Pegs

Bidens pilosa*
(Native)
Bergamot, Beebalm: Wild Bergamot

Monarda fistulosa*
(Native)
Bergamot, Beebalm: White Bergamot, Basil Bee Balm

Monarda clinopodia*
(Native)
Bittercress: Cutleaf Toothwort

Cardamine concatenata*
(Native)
Bittercress: Forkleaf Toothwort, Thread Leafed Toothwort, Fineleaf Toothwort

Cardamine dissecta*
(Native)
Bittercress: Slender Toothwort

Cardamine angustata
(Native)
Bittercress: Hairy Bittercress, Hoary Bittercress

Cardamine hirsuta*
(Introduced)
Blackberry: Sawtooth Blackberry, Southern Blackberry, Highbush Blackberry

Rubus argutus
(Native)
Blackberry: Northern Dewberry, Common Dewberry

Rubus flagellaris*
(Native)
Bladdernut: American Bladdernut

Staphylea trifolia*
(Native)
Blazing Star: Dense Blazing Star, Marsh Gayfeather, Spike Gayfeather

Liatris spicata*
(Native)
Bloodroot: Bloodroot, Red Indian Paint, Red Puccoon

Sanguinaria canadensis*
(Native)
Blue Eyed Mary: Blue Eyed Mary, Spring Blue-eyed Mary, Eastern Blue Eyed Mary, Innocence, Lady-by-the-Lake

Collinsia verna*
(Native)
Bluebead: White Clintonia, Clintonís Lily, Speckled Woodlily

Clintonia umbellulata*
(Native)
Bluets: Venus' Pride, Large Bluet, Large Houstonia, Summer Bluet, Purple Bluet

Houstonia purpurea*
(Native)
Broomrape: One-flowered Broomrape ; One-flowered Cancer Root, Ghostpipe, Naked Broomrape

Orobanche uniflora*
(Native)
Bugbane: Black Cohosh, Black Bugbane, Black Baneberry, Black Snakeroot, Fairy Candle

Cimicifuga racemosa*
(Native)
Bugbane: Tassel Rue, False Bugbane, Carolina Bugbane

Trautvetteria caroliniensis*
(Native)
Bundleflower: Prairie Mimosa, Illinois Bundleflower, Prickleweed, Illinois Desmanthus

Desmanthus illinoensis*
(Native)
Buttonbush: Buttonbush, Common Buttonbush, Button Ball, Riverbush, Honey-bells, Button Willow

Cephalanthus occidentalis*
(Native)
Buttonweed: Virginia Buttonweed, Large Buttonweed, Poor Joe

Diodia virginiana
(Native)
Catchfly: Starry Campion, Widow's Frill

Silene stellata*
(Native)
Ceanothus: New Jersey Tea, Wild Snowball, Mountain Sweet, Redroot

Ceanothus americanus*
(Native)
Clover: White Clover

Trifolium repens
(Introduced)
Crownbeard: White Crownbeard, Frostweed, Iceplant, Virginia crownbeard

Verbesina virginica*
(Native)
Daisy: Oxeye Daisy

Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
(Introduced)
Dodder: Dodder Vine, Scaldweed

Cuscuta gronovii
(Native)
Dog Hobble: Highland Dog Hobble, Drooping Leucothoe, Fetterbush, Doghobble

Leucothoe fontanesiana*
(Native)
Dogwood: Flowering Dogwood

Cornus florida*
(Native)
Dogwood: Stiff Dogwood, Southern Swamp Dogwood, Gray Dogwood

Cornus foemina*
(Native)
Dogwood: Red-osier Dogwood, Western Dogwood, American Dogwood

Cornus sericea*
(Native)
Dutchman's Breeches: Dutchman's Breeches

Dicentra cucullaria*
(Native)
Elderberry: Common Elderberry, American Elderberry, American Black Elderberry

Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis*
(Native)
Elephant's Foot: Carolina Elephant's foot, Leafy Elephantfoot

Elephantopus carolinianus*
(Native)
Eryngo: Rattlesnake Master, Button Eryngo, Button Snakeroot, Yuccaleaf Eryngo

Eryngium yuccifolium*
(Native)
Fairybells: Yellow Fairybells, Yellow Mandarin

Disporum lanuginosum*
(Native)
Fairywand: Fairy Wand, Devilís Bit, False Unicorn Root, Blazing Star, Grubroot, Squirrel Tail, Rattlesnake-root

Chamaelirium luteum*
(Native)
False garlic: False Garlic, Crowpoison

Nothoscordum bivalve*
(Native)
False-buckwheat: Japanese Knotweed, Crimson Beauty, Mexican bamboo, Japanese Fleece Flower, Reynoutria

Fallopia japonica*
(Introduced)
Fleabane: Eastern daisy fleabane

Erigeron annuus*
(Native)
Fleabane: Philadelphia Fleabane

Erigeron philadelphicus*
(Native)
Fleabane: Prairie Fleabane, Lesser Daisy Fleabane

Erigeron strigosus*
(Native)
Fleabane: Robin's Plantain

Erigeron pulchellus*
(Native)
Fly Poison: Fly Poison, Stagger Grass

Amianthium muscitoxicum*
(Native)
Foamflower : Heartleaf Foamflower, False Miterwort

Tiarella cordifolia *
(Native)
Fogfruit: Fogfruit, Lanceleaf Fogfruit, Northern Fogfruit

Phyla lanceolata*
(Native)
Galax: Beetleweed, Galax, Wandplant, Wandflower, Coltsfoot

Galax urceolata*
(Native)
Gentian: Pale Gentian, Striped Gentian, Sampsons Snakeroot

Gentiana villosa*
(Native)
Geranium: Carolina Geranium, Carolina Cranesbill

Geranium carolinianum*
(Native)
Germander: American Germander, Wood Sage, Canada Germander

Teucrium canadense*
(Native)
Goat's beard: Appalachian False Goat's Beard, False Goatsbeard,

Astilbe biternata
(Native)
Goatsbeard: Goatsbeard, Eastern Goatsbeard, Brideís Feathers

Aruncus dioicus*
(Native)
Goldenseal: Goldenseal, orangeroot

Hydrastis canadensis*
(Native)
Heath: Mountain Myrtle, Sand Myrtle

Leiophyllum buxifolium
(Native)
Hedge Parsley: Spreading Hedge Parsley, Field Hedge Parsley, Common Hedge Parsley

Torilis arvensis*
(Introduced)
Hempvine: Climbing Hempweed, Climbing Boneset

Mikania scandens*
(Native)
Hepatica: Sharp-lobed Hepatica, Liverleaf

Hepatica nobilis*
(Native)
Hoarypea: Goatís Rue, Virginia Tephrosia, Catgut, Hoary-pea, Rabbit-pea

Tephrosia virginiana*
(Native)
Hogpeanut: American Hogpeanut

Amphicarpaea bracteata*
(Native)
Honeysuckle: Japanese Honeysuckle

Lonicera japonica*
(Introduced)
Honeysuckle: Sweet Breath of Spring, Fragrant Honeysuckle, Winter Honeysuckle, January Jasmine

Lonicera fragrantissima*
(Introduced)
Horsebalm: Whorled Horsebalm, Early Stoneroot

Collinsonia verticillata*
(Native)
Hound's tongue: Wild Comfrey

Cynoglossum virginianum
(Native)
Hydrangea: Wild Hydrangea

Hydrangea arborescens*
(Native)
Indian Pipe: Indian Pipe, Ghost Flower, Ghost Plant

Monotropa uniflora*
(Native)
Indian Plantain: Great Indian Plantain

Arnoglossum reniforme*
(Native)
Jimsonweed: Jimsonweed, Jamestown Weed, Mad Apple, Moon Flower, Stinkwort, Thorn Apple, Devil's Trumpet

Datura stramonium*
(Introduced)
Knapweed: Bachelorís Button, Bluebottle, Cornflower, Garden Cornflower

Centaurea cyanus*
(Introduced)
Ladyslipper: Yellow Ladyslipper, Lesser Yellow Ladyís Slipper, Greater Yellow Ladyís Slipper, Small Flowered Yellow Ladyís Slipper

Cypripedium parviflorum*
(Native)
Larkspur: Dwarf Larkspur, Spring Larkspur

Delphinium tricorne*
(Native)
Laurel: Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia
(Native)
Leafcup: Whiteflower Leafcup, White Bear's Foot, Smallflower Leafcup

Polymnia canadensis*
(Native)
Leather Flower: Sweet Autumn Clematis, Sweet Autumn Virginsbower, Leatherleaf Clematis, Yam-leaved Clematis

Clematis terniflora*
(Introduced)
Leather Flower: Virginís Bower, Devil's Darning Needles, Old Manís Beard

Clematis virginiana*
(Native)
Lespedeza: Sericea Lespedeza

Lespedeza cuneata
(Introduced)
Lily of the Valley: American Lily of the Valley

Convallaria majuscula*
(Native)
Lobelia: Inflated Lobelia, Indian Tobacco

Lobelia inflata*
(Native)
Lobelia: Palespike Lobelia

Lobelia spicata*
(Native)
Lopseed: Lopseed, American Lopseed

Phryma leptostachya*
(Native)
Lotus: American Lotus, Water Lotus, Water Chinquapin, Yellow Lotus

Nelumbo lutea*
(Native)
Mayapple: Mayapple

Podophyllum peltatum*
(Native)
Mayflower: False Solomon's Seal, Feathery False Lily of the Valley, Solomon's Plume

Maianthemum racemosum*
(Native)
Mayflower: Starry False Solomonís Seal, Starry False Lily of the Valley, Starflower False Solomon's Seal Star-flowered Solomonís Plume

Maianthemum stellatum*
(Native)
Mayweed: Mayweed, Stinking Chamomile, Dog Fennel

Anthemis cotula
(Introduced)
Meadow Beauty: Maryland Meadow Beauty, Pale Meadow Beauty

Rhexia mariana
(Native)
Meadow-rue: Rue Anemone

Thalictrum thalictroides*
(Native)
Meadow-rue: Skunk Meadow Rue, Waxyleaf Meadowrue, Purple Meadow-rue

Thalictrum revolutum*
(Native)
Milkvetch: Canada Milkvetch, Little Rattlepod

Astragalus canadensis*
(Native)
Milkweed : Fourleaf Milkweed

Asclepias quadrifolia*
(Native)
Milkweed: Whorled Milkweed

Asclepias verticillata*
(Native)
Milkweed: White Milkweed, Redring Milkweed, Variegated Milkweed

Asclepias variegata*
(Native)
Mimosa: Silk Tree, Mimosa

Albizia julibrissin
(Introduced)
Miterwort: Miterwort, Bishop's Cap

Mitella diphylla
(Native)
Morning Glory: Hedge Bindweed, Hedge False Bindweed

Calystegia sepium*
(Native)
Morning Glory: Wild Potato Vine, Man of the Earth, Wild Sweet Potato, Bigroot Morning Glory

Ipomoea pandurata*
(Native)
Morning Glory: Small White Morning Glory, Whitestar, Pitted Morningglory

Ipomoea lacunosa*
(Native)
Mountain Mint: Hoary Mountain Mint

Pycnanthemum incanum*
(Native)
Mullein: Moth Mullein

Verbascum blattaria
(Introduced)
Nightshade: Carolina Horse Nettle, Bull Nettle, Devil's Tomato

Solanum carolinense
(Native)
Onion: Wild Garlic, Meadow Garlic

Allium canadense
(Native)
Onion: Nodding Wild Onion, Nodding Onion, Allegheny Onion

Allium cernuum*
(Native)
Parsley: Harbinger-of-Spring, Pepper and Salt

Erigenia bulbosa*
(Native)
Partridgeberry: Partridgeberry, Partridge Berry, Sqaw Vine, Eyeberry

Mitchella repens*
(Native)
Pearly Everlasting: Pearly Everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting

Anaphalis margaritacea*
(Native)
Pennywort: Pennywort, Virginia Pennywort

Obolaria virginica
(Native)
Periwinkle: Small Periwinkle, Common Periwinkle, Dwarf Periwinkle, Lesser Periwinkle, Creeping Myrtle

Vinca minor*
(Introduced)
Phlox: Downy Phlox

Phlox pilosa
(Native)
Phlox: Fall Phlox; Garden phlox

Phlox paniculata
(Native)
Pipsissewa: Spotted Wintergreen, Pipsissewa, Striped Wintergreen, Striped Princeís Pine, Striped Princeís Plume, Dragonís Tongue

Chimaphila maculata*
(Native)
Plantain: Narrowleaf Plantain, English Plantain, Buckhorn, Lanceleaf Plantain, Ribwort, Buckhorn, Ribgrass

Plantago lanceolata
(Introduced)
Plantain: Virginia Plantain, Dwarf Plantain, Southern Plantain, Hoary Plantain, Paleseed Indianwheat

Plantago virginica*
(Native)
Plum: Chokecherry, Western Chokecherry, Black Chokecherry

Prunus virginiana*
(Native)
Plum: American Plum, Wild Plum

Prunus americana*
(Native)
Poison Oak: Eastern Poison Ivy

Toxicodendron radicans*
(Native)
Pokeweed: American Pokeweed, Pokeberry, Inkberry, Poke Sallet

Phytolacca americana*
(Native)
Porteranthus: Bowman's Root, False Ipecac, Fawn's Breath, Dropwort, Indian Hippo

Porteranthus trifoliatus*
(Native)
Pussytoes: Plantain-leaf Pussytoes, Woman's Tobacco

Antennaria plantaginifolia*
(Native)
Queen Anne's Lace: Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot

Daucus carota*
(Introduced)
Rattlesnake Plantain: Downy Rattlesnake Plantain, Downy Rattlesnake Orchid, Adderís Violet, Net-leaf Plantain

Goodyera pubescens*
(Native)
Rattlesnakeroot: Cankerweed, Lion's Foot, Snakeweed, Earthgall, Butterweed

Prenanthes serpentaria*
(Native)
Rhododendron: Catawba Rhododendron, Mountain Rosebay,Purple Rhododendron

Rhododendron catawbiense
(Native)
Rhododendron: Rosebay Rhododendron, Great Laurel, White Laurel

Rhododendron maximum
(Native)
Rhododendron: Florida Pinxter, Mountain Azalea, Pink Azalea, Hoary Azalea

Rhododendron canescens
(Native)
Rhododendron: Pink Azalea; Pinxter Flower

Rhododendron periclymenoides*
(Native)
Rose : Multiflora Rose

Rosa multiflora*
(Introduced)
Rose: Dog Rose, Dog Brier, Common Briar

Rosa canina*
(Introduced)
Rosemallow: Swamp Rose Mallow, Crimsoneyed Rosemallow, Marshmallow, Woolly Rose Mallow, Hairy-fruited Hibiscus

Hibiscus moscheutos*
(Native)
Saxifrage: Michaux's Saxifrage, Mountain Saxifrage

Micranthes petiolaris*
(Native)
Saxifrage: Early Saxifrage, Virginia Saxifrage, Everlasting, Lungwort, Sweet Wilson

Micranthes virginiensis*
(Native)
Serviceberry, Juneberry, Shadbush: Allegheny Serviceberry, Smooth Serviceberry

Amelanchier laevis*
(Native)
Silverbell: Mountain Silverbell, Carolina Silverbell, 4-wing Silverbell

Halesia tetraptera*
(Native)
Skullcap: Helmet Flower, Hissopleaf Skullcap, Helmet Skullcap, Hyssop Skullcap

Scutellaria integrifolia*
(Native)
Smartweed: Virginia Knotweed, Jumpseed

Persicaria virginiana*
(Native)
Smartweed: Dotted Smartweed, Dotted Knotweed, Water Smartweed

Persicaria punctata*
(Native)
Solomon's Seal : Smooth Solomon's Seal

Polygonatum biflorum*
(Native)
Spring Beauty: Carolina Spring Beauty, Wide-leaved Spring Beauty

Claytonia caroliniana*
(Native)
Spring Beauty: Virginia Spring Beauty, Narrow-leaved Spring Beauty

Claytonia virginica*
(Native)
Spurge: Cumberland Spurge, Mercury Spurge

Euphorbia mercurialina*
(Native)
Spurge: Flowering Spurge, Blooming Spurge, Emetic Root

Euphorbia corollata*
(Native)
Squawroot: Squawroot

Conopholis americana*
(Native)
Starwort : Star Chickweed

Stellaria pubera*
(Native)
Starwort: Common Chickweed

Stellaria media*
(Introduced)
Stonecrop: Woodland Stonecrop, Wild Stonecrop, Woods Stonecrop

Sedum ternatum
(Native)
Stonecrop: Widow's Cross, Glade Stonecrop, Widowscross, Lime Stonecrop, Pink Stonecrop

Sedum pulchellum*
(Native)
Stonecrop, Orpine: Allegheny Stonecrop, Allegheny Live-for-ever

Hylotelephium telephioides*
(Native)
Strawberry: Virginia Strawberry, Wild Strawberry

Fragaria virginiana
(Native)
Sumac: Winged Sumac, Shining Sumac, Flameleaf Sumac, Dwarf Sumac, Eastern Winged Sumac

Rhus copallinum*
(Native)
Sweetclover: Yellow Sweetclover, Yellow Melilot, Common Melilot, Field Melilot, Cornilla Real, White Sweetclover

Melilotus officinalis*
(Introduced)
Sweetclover: White Sweetclover, White Melilot, Honey-Clover, Bokhara Clover

Melilotus albus*
(Introduced)
Sweetroot: Longstyle Sweetroot, Sweet Anise, Aniseroot

Osmorhiza longistylis
(Native)
Sweetspire: Virginia Sweetspire, Virginia Willow, Tassel-white

Itea virginica*
(Native)
Thoroughwort: Late-Flowering Thoroughwort, Late-Flowering Boneset

Eupatorium serotinum*
(Native)
Trailing Arbutus: Trailing Arbutus, Ground Laurel, Mayflower, Plymouth Mayflower

Epigaea repens*
(Native)
Trillium: White Trillium, Nodding Wakerobin, Bent White Trillium, Bent Trillium, Drooping Trillium, Declined Trillium

Trillium flexipes*
(Native)
Trillium: Large-Flowered Trillium, Great White Trillium, White Trillium

Trillium grandiflorum*
(Native)
Trillium: Southern Red Trillium, Barksdale Trillium, Furrowed Wakerobin

Trillium sulcatum*
(Native)
Twinleaf: Twinleaf, Helmet Pod, Ground Squirrel Pea

Jeffersonia diphylla*
(Native)
Vervain: Narrowleaf Vervain, Simple Verbena

Verbena simplex*
(Native)
Vervain: White Vervain, Nettle-leaf Verbena

Verbena urticifolia*
(Native)
Vetch: Wood Vetch, Carolina Vetch, Pale Vetch

Vicia caroliniana*
(Native)
Viburnum : Maple Leaved Viburnum, Mapleleaf Viburnum

Viburnum acerifolium*
(Native)
Viburnum: Southern Arrowwood, Arrowwood Viburnum

Viburnum dentatum
(Native)
Violet : Canada Violet

Viola canadensis*
(Native)
Violet: Sweet White Violet

Viola blanda*
(Native)
Violet: Field Pansy, Wild Pansy, Johnny Jump-up

Viola bicolor*
(Native)
Waterleaf: Broad-leaf Waterleaf ; Bluntleaf Waterleaf, Maple-leaf Waterleaf

Hydrophyllum canadense*
(Native)
Waterlily: American White Water Lily, Fragrant Water Lily, White Water Lily

Nymphaea odorata
(Native)
Wood Sorrel: Mountain Wood Sorrel, Northern Wood Sorrel.

Oxalis montana
(Native)
Yarrow: Common Yarrow, Milfoil

Achillea millefolium*
(Native)

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Updated Jul 05, 2013