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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".
Anemone: Sharp-lobed Hepatica, Liverleaf, Liverwort
Anemone acutiloba*
Anemone acutiloba*
(Native) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Anemone: Round-lobed Hepatica, Liverleaf
Anemone americana*
Anemone americana*
(Native) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Aster: New England Aster, Michaelmas-daisy
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae*
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Beautyberry: American Beautyberry, French Mulberry
Callicarpa americana*
Callicarpa americana*
(Native) Family: Verbenaceae - Verbena family
Bee Plant: Rocky Mountain Bee Plant, Stinking Clover, Skunk Weed, Navajo Spinach
Peritoma serrulata*
Peritoma serrulata*
(Native) Family: Cleomaceae - Spiderflower Family
Beechdrops: Beechdrops, Cancer Drops, Clapwort, Virginia Broomrape
Epifagus virginiana*
Epifagus virginiana*
(Native) Family: Orobanchaceae - Broom-rape family
Bergamot, Beebalm: Wild Bergamot
Monarda fistulosa*
Monarda fistulosa*
(Native) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Bergamot, Beebalm: White Bergamot, Basil Bee Balm
Monarda clinopodia*
Monarda clinopodia*
(Native) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Bergamot, Beebalm: Crimson Bee Balm, Scarlet Bergamot, Scarlet Beebalm, Oswego Tea
Monarda didyma*
Monarda didyma*
(Native) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Bittercress: Cutleaf Toothwort
Cardamine concatenata*
Cardamine concatenata*
(Native) Family: Brassicaceae - Mustard family
Blanketflower: Indian Blanket, Indian Blanketflower, Firewheel
Gaillardia pulchella*
Gaillardia pulchella*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Blazing Star: Dense Blazing Star, Marsh Gayfeather, Spike Gayfeather
Liatris spicata*
Liatris spicata*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Bleeding Heart: Squirrel Corn, Wild turkey-pea, Turkey Corn, Colicweed, Ghost Corn, Lyre Flower
Dicentra canadensis*
Dicentra canadensis*
(Native) Family: Fumariaceae - Fumitory family
Bluebells: Virginia Bluebells
Mertensia virginica*
Mertensia virginica*
(Native) Family: Boraginaceae - Borage family
Broomrape: One-flowered Broomrape ; One-flowered Cancer Root, Ghostpipe, Naked Broomrape
Orobanche uniflora*
Orobanche uniflora*
(Native) Family: Orobanchaceae - Broom-rape family
Butterfly Pea: Spurred Butterfly Pea, Climbing Butterfly Pea, Wild Blue Vine, Virginia Centro, Butterflypea
Centrosema virginianum*
Centrosema virginianum*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Buttonweed: Rough Buttonweed, Poor Joe
Diodia teres
Diodia teres
(Native) Family: Rubiaceae - Madder family
California Poppy: California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica*
Eschscholzia californica*
(Native) Family: Papaveraceae - Poppy family
Catchfly: Fire Pink, Scarlet Catchfly
Silene virginica*
Silene virginica*
(Native) Family: Caryophyllaceae - Pink family
Catchfly: Royal Catchfly
Silene regia*
Silene regia*
(Native) Family: Caryophyllaceae - Pink family
Clover: Red Clover, Cowgrass
Trifolium pratense
Trifolium pratense
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Clover: Crimson Clover, Italian Clover
Trifolium incarnatum
Trifolium incarnatum
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Cohosh: Blue Cohosh
Caulophyllum thalictroides*
Caulophyllum thalictroides*
(Native) Family: Berberidaceae - Barberry family
Columbine: Eastern Red Columbine, Wild Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis*
Aquilegia canadensis*
(Native) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Crossvine: Cross Vine, Trumpet Flower, Crossvine, Quarter Vine
Bignonia capreolata*
Bignonia capreolata*
(Native) Family: Bignoniaceae - Bignonia family
Daylily: Common Daylily, Tawny Daylily, Orange Daylily
Hemerocallis fulva*
Hemerocallis fulva*
(Introduced) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Deadnettle: Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle
Lamium amplexicaule
Lamium amplexicaule
(Introduced) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Deadnettle: Purple Deadnettle, Red Deadnettle, Purple Archangel
Lamium purpureum*
Lamium purpureum*
(Introduced) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Elephant's Foot: Carolina Elephant's foot, Leafy Elephantfoot
Elephantopus carolinianus*
Elephantopus carolinianus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Evening Primrose: Pink Ladies, Showy Evening Primrose, Pink Primrose
Oenothera speciosa
Oenothera speciosa
(Native) Family: Onagraceae - Evening Primrose family
False Foxglove: Slender Gerardia, Slenderleaf False Foxglove
Agalinis tenuifolia*
Agalinis tenuifolia*
(Native) Family: Orobanchaceae - Broom-rape family
False-buckwheat: Japanese Knotweed, Crimson Beauty, Mexican bamboo, Japanese Fleece Flower, Reynoutria
Fallopia japonica*
Fallopia japonica*
(Introduced) Family: Polygonaceae - Buckwheat family
Fleabane: Eastern daisy fleabane
Erigeron annuus*
Erigeron annuus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Fleabane: Philadelphia Fleabane
Erigeron philadelphicus*
Erigeron philadelphicus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Fleabane: Robin's Plantain
Erigeron pulchellus*
Erigeron pulchellus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Fogfruit: Fogfruit, Lanceleaf Fogfruit, Northern Fogfruit
Phyla lanceolata*
Phyla lanceolata*
(Native) Family: Verbenaceae - Verbena family
Fringed Orchid: Small Purple Fringed Orchid, Lesser Purple Fringed Orchid, Lesser Purple Fringed Bog-orchid
Platanthera psycodes*
Platanthera psycodes*
(Native) Family: Orchidaceae - Orchid family
Geranium: Wild Geranium, Spotted geranium, Cranesbill
Geranium maculatum*
Geranium maculatum*
(Native) Family: Geraniaceae - Geranium family
Geranium: Cutleaf Geranium, Cut-leaved Cranesbill
Geranium dissectum*
Geranium dissectum*
(Introduced) Family: Geraniaceae - Geranium family
Geranium: Carolina Geranium, Carolina Cranesbill
Geranium carolinianum*
Geranium carolinianum*
(Native) Family: Geraniaceae - Geranium family
Germander: American Germander, Wood Sage, Canada Germander
Teucrium canadense*
Teucrium canadense*
(Native) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Glechoma: Ground Ivy, Gill-over-the-ground, Haymaids, Creeping Charlie
Glechoma hederacea
Glechoma hederacea
(Introduced) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Grass Pink: Common Grass Pink, Bearded Pink, Swamp Pink, Tuberous Grass Pink, Meadow Gift
Calopogon tuberosus*
Calopogon tuberosus*
(Native) Family: Orchidaceae - Orchid family
Groundnut: Groundnut, Potato Bean, Indian Potato, Virginia Potato, Wild Bean, Wild Sweet Potato
Apios americana*
Apios americana*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Hoarypea: Goat's Rue, Virginia Tephrosia, Catgut, Hoary-pea, Rabbit-pea
Tephrosia virginiana*
Tephrosia virginiana*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Honeysuckle: Trumpet Honeysuckle
Lonicera sempervirens*
Lonicera sempervirens*
(Native) Family: Caprifoliaceae - Honeysuckle family
Hound's tongue: Houndstongue, Hound's Tongue, Gypsyflower
Cynoglossum officinale*
Cynoglossum officinale*
(Introduced) Family: Boraginaceae - Borage family
Iris: Blackberry Lily, Leopard Flower, Leopard Lily
Iris domestica*
Iris domestica*
(Introduced) Family: Iridaceae - Iris family
Ironweed: Tall Ironweed, Giant Ironweed, Ironweed
Vernonia gigantea*
Vernonia gigantea*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Indian Turnip: Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Indian Turnip, Jack in the Pulpit,
Arisaema triphyllum*
Arisaema triphyllum*
(Native) Family: Araceae - Arum family
Jimsonweed: Sacred Datura, Sacred Thorn-apple, Indian Apple, Angel Trumpet
Datura wrightii*
Datura wrightii*
(Native) Family: Solanaceae - Potato family
Joe Pye Weed: Hollow Joe Pye Weed, Trumpetweed, Tubular Thoroughwort, Hollow-stemmed Joe-pye-weed
Eutrochium fistulosum*
Eutrochium fistulosum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Joe Pye Weed: Spotted Joe Pye Weed, Purple Boneset, Spotted Trumpetweed
Eutrochium maculatum*
Eutrochium maculatum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Kudzu: Kudzu, Vine-that-ate-the-South
Pueraria montana*
Pueraria montana*
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Leather Flower: Leather Vasevine, Leather Flower, Vasevine
Clematis viorna*
Clematis viorna*
(Native) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Leather-root: Sampson's Snakeroot, False Scurf-pea
Orbexilum pedunculatum*
Orbexilum pedunculatum*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Lespedeza: Sericea Lespedeza
Lespedeza cuneata
Lespedeza cuneata
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Lily: Wood Lily, Mountain Lily
Lilium philadelphicum*
Lilium philadelphicum*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Lionsheart: Obedient Plant, False Dragonhead, Obedience
Physostegia virginiana*
Physostegia virginiana*
(Native) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Lobelia: Cardinal Flower, Scarlet Lobelia
Lobelia cardinalis*
Lobelia cardinalis*
(Native) Family: Campanulaceae - Bellflower family
Loosestrife: Purple Loosestrife, Rosy Strife, Kill Weed
Lythrum salicaria*
Lythrum salicaria*
(Introduced) Family: Lythraceae - Loosestrife family
Lopseed: Lopseed, American Lopseed
Phryma leptostachya*
Phryma leptostachya*
(Native) Family: Phrymaceae - Lopseed Family
Lousewort: Wood Betony; Canadian Lousewort
Pedicularis canadensis
Pedicularis canadensis
(Native) Family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family
Maple: Red Maple, Swamp Maple, Soft Maple
Acer rubrum
Acer rubrum
(Native) Family: Aceraceae - Maple family
Meadow Beauty: Maryland Meadow Beauty, Pale Meadow Beauty
Rhexia mariana
Rhexia mariana
(Native) Family: Melastomataceae - Melastome family
Meadow Parsnip: Smooth Meadow Parsnip, Woodland Meadow Parsnip, Yellow Meadow Parsnip, Purple Meadow Parsnip
Thaspium trifoliatum*
Thaspium trifoliatum*
(Native) Family: Apiaceae - Carrot family
Meadow-rue: Rue Anemone, Anemone Meadow-rue
Thalictrum thalictroides*
Thalictrum thalictroides*
(Native) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Milkweed : Fourleaf Milkweed
Asclepias quadrifolia*
Asclepias quadrifolia*
(Native) Family: Apocynaceae - Dogbane family
Milkweed: Butterfly Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Pleurisy Root, Orange Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa*
Asclepias tuberosa*
(Native) Family: Apocynaceae - Dogbane family
Milkweed: Common Milkweed, Silkweed
Asclepias syriaca*
Asclepias syriaca*
(Native) Family: Apocynaceae - Dogbane family
Milkweed: Swamp Milkweed, Western Swamp Milkweed, Pink Milkweed, Eastern Swamp Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata*
Asclepias incarnata*
(Native) Family: Apocynaceae - Dogbane family
Mimosa: Silk Tree, Mimosa
Albizia julibrissin
Albizia julibrissin
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Morning Glory: Small Red Morning Glory, Redstar, Starflower, Scarlet Morningglory
Ipomoea coccinea
Ipomoea coccinea
(Introduced) Family: Convolvulaceae - Morning-glory family
Nightshade: Carolina Horse Nettle, Bull Nettle, Devil's Tomato
Solanum carolinense
Solanum carolinense
(Native) Family: Solanaceae - Potato family
Onion: Wild Garlic, Meadow Garlic
Allium canadense
Allium canadense
(Native) Family: Amaryllidaceae - Amaryllis family
Onion: Glade Onion, Prairie Onion, Cliff Onion, Autumn Onion, Lady's Leek, Wild Onion
Allium stellatum*
Allium stellatum*
(Native) Family: Amaryllidaceae - Amaryllis family
Onion: Nodding Wild Onion, Nodding Onion, Allegheny Onion
Allium cernuum*
Allium cernuum*
(Native) Family: Amaryllidaceae - Amaryllis family
Pea: Perennial Pea, Sweet Pea, Everlasting Pea
Lathyrus latifolius
Lathyrus latifolius
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Perilla, Beefsteak Plant: Beefsteak Plant, Beefsteak Mint, Perilla Mint
Perilla frutescens*
Perilla frutescens*
(Introduced) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Phacelia: Purple Phacelia, Fernleaf Phacelia
Phacelia bipinnatifida*
Phacelia bipinnatifida*
(Native) Family: Hydrophyllaceae - Waterleaf family
Phacelia: Miami Mist, Purple Scorpionweed
Phacelia purshii*
Phacelia purshii*
(Native) Family: Hydrophyllaceae - Waterleaf family
Phlox: Downy Phlox
Phlox pilosa
Phlox pilosa
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Phlox: Fall Phlox; Garden phlox
Phlox paniculata
Phlox paniculata
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Phlox: Wild Blue Phlox, Woodland Phlox
Phlox divaricata
Phlox divaricata
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Phlox: Smooth Phlox
Phlox glaberrima*
Phlox glaberrima*
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Phlox: Carolina Phlox, Summer Phlox, Thickleaf Phlox, Giant Phlox
Phlox carolina*
Phlox carolina*
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Pigeonwings: Butterfly Pea, Atlantic pigeonwings
Clitoria mariana*
Clitoria mariana*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Pink: Deptford Pink, Mountain Pink
Dianthus armeria*
Dianthus armeria*
(Introduced) Family: Caryophyllaceae - Pink family
Pinkroot: Indian Pink, Woodland Pinkroot, Worm grass
Spigelia marilandica*
Spigelia marilandica*
(Native) Family: Loganiaceae - Logania family
Plumeless Thistle: Bristle Thistle, Musk Thistle, Nodding Thistle, Nodding Plumeless Thistle
Carduus nutans*
Carduus nutans*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Pogonia: Rose Pogonia, Snakemouth Orchid, Rose Crested Orchid, Beard Flower, Sweet Crest Orchid
Pogonia ophioglossoides*
Pogonia ophioglossoides*
(Native) Family: Orchidaceae - Orchid family
Prairie Clover: Gattinger's Prairie Clover, Purpletassels, Purple Tassels
Dalea gattingeri*
Dalea gattingeri*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Prairie Coneflower: Mexican Hat, Long-Headed Coneflower, Red Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Thimbleflower
Ratibida columnifera*
Ratibida columnifera*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Purple Coneflower: Eastern Purple Coneflower, Purple Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea*
Echinacea purpurea*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Redbud: Eastern Redbud
Cercis canadensis*
Cercis canadensis*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Rose : Multiflora Rose
Rosa multiflora*
Rosa multiflora*
(Introduced) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Rose: Swamp Rose, Marsh Rose
Rosa palustris*
Rosa palustris*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Rose: Dog Rose, Dog Brier, Common Briar
Rosa canina*
Rosa canina*
(Introduced) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Rose: Prairie Rose, Climbing Rose, Climbing Prairie Rose, Climbing Wild Rose, Illinois Rose, Michigan Rose
Rosa setigera*
Rosa setigera*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Rose Gentian: Rose Pink, Bitterbloom, Square-stemmed Sabbatia, Rose Gentian
Sabatia angularis*
Sabatia angularis*
(Native) Family: Gentianaceae - Gentian family
Selfheal: Heal-All, Common Selfheal
Prunella vulgaris*
Prunella vulgaris*
(Native) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Sherardia: Field Madder, blue fieldmadder, Spurwort
Sherardia arvensis
Sherardia arvensis
(Introduced) Family: Rubiaceae - Madder family
Shooting Star: Shooting Star, Prairie Pointers, Eastern Shooting Star, Pride of Ohio, Roosterheads
Dodecatheon meadia*
Dodecatheon meadia*
(Native) Family: Primulaceae - Primrose family
Showy orchis, Galearis: Showy Orchis, Showy Orchid, Purple-hooded Orchid, Gay Orchid, Purple Orchis, Two-leaved orchis
Galearis spectabilis*
Galearis spectabilis*
(Native) Family: Orchidaceae - Orchid family
Skullcap: Helmet Flower, Hissopleaf Skullcap, Helmet Skullcap, Hyssop Skullcap
Scutellaria integrifolia*
Scutellaria integrifolia*
(Native) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Smartweed: Water Knotweed, Swamp Smartweed, Water Smartweed
Persicaria amphibia*
Persicaria amphibia*
(Native) Family: Polygonaceae - Buckwheat family
Smartweed: Dotted Smartweed, Dotted Knotweed, Water Smartweed
Persicaria punctata*
Persicaria punctata*
(Native) Family: Polygonaceae - Buckwheat family
Snowberry: Common Snowberry, Upright Snowberry
Symphoricarpos albus*
Symphoricarpos albus*
(Native) Family: Caprifoliaceae - Honeysuckle family
Soapwort: Cowcockle, Cow Soapwort, Cowherb
Vaccaria hispanica*
Vaccaria hispanica*
(Introduced) Family: Caryophyllaceae - Pink family
Spindletree: Burningbush, Eastern Wahoo, Spindle Tree, Indian Arrow-Wood
Euonymus atropurpureus*
Euonymus atropurpureus*
(Native) Family: Celastraceae - Bittersweet family
Spiraea: White Meadowsweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Eastern Meadowsweet, Broadleaf Meadowsweet
Spiraea alba*
Spiraea alba*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Spring Beauty: Virginia Spring Beauty, Narrow-leaved Spring Beauty
Claytonia virginica*
Claytonia virginica*
(Native) Family: Portulacaceae - Purslane family
Spurge: Wild Poinsettia, Mexican Fireplant, Fire on the Mountain, Painted Euphorbia, Desert Poinsettia
Euphorbia cyathophora
Euphorbia cyathophora
(Native) Family: Euphorbiaceae - Spurge family
Stonecrop: Widow's Cross, Glade Stonecrop, Widowscross, Lime Stonecrop, Pink Stonecrop
Sedum pulchellum*
Sedum pulchellum*
(Native) Family: Crassulaceae - Stonecrop family
Storksbill: Crane's Bill Geranium, Redstem Stork's Bill, Storksbill, Redstem Filaree, Heron's Bill
Erodium cicutarium*
Erodium cicutarium*
(Introduced) Family: Geraniaceae - Geranium family
Sweetshrub: Eastern Sweetshrub, Sweet Shrub, Carolina Allspice, Strawberry Shrub, Sweet Bubby Bush
Calycanthus floridus
Calycanthus floridus
(Native) Family: Calycanthaceae - Strawberry-shrub family
Thistle: Bull Thistle, Spear Thistle
Cirsium vulgare
Cirsium vulgare
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Ticktrefoil: Nakedflower Ticktrefoil, Naked-Flowered Tick Trefoil, Naked-stemmed Tick Clover
Desmodium nudiflorum*
Desmodium nudiflorum*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Ticktrefoil: Round-Leaved Tick Trefoil, Round-Leaved Trailing Tick-Trefoil, Prostrate Ticktrefoil
Desmodium rotundifolium*
Desmodium rotundifolium*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Touch-me-not : Jewelweed, Touch-me-not, Spotted jewelweed
Impatiens capensis*
Impatiens capensis*
(Native) Family: Balsaminaceae - Touch-me-not family
Trillium: Toadshade Trillium
Trillium sessile
Trillium sessile
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Trumpet Creeper: Trumpet Creeper, Cow Itch, Hell Vine, Devil's Shoestring
Campsis radicans*
Campsis radicans*
(Native) Family: Bignoniaceae - Bignonia family
Trumpet Flower: Narrowleaf Collomia, Tiny Trumpet, Narrow-leaf Mountain Trumpet
Collomia linearis*
Collomia linearis*
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Vetch: Crown Vetch, Purple Crown Vetch, Axseed, Hive Vine
Coronilla varia*
Coronilla varia*
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Waxweed: Blue Waxweed, Clammy Cuphea, Tarweed
Cuphea viscosissima*
Cuphea viscosissima*
(Native) Family: Lythraceae - Loosestrife family
Wood Sorrel: Violet Wood Sorrel
Oxalis violacea*
Oxalis violacea*
(Native) Family: Oxalidaceae - Wood-Sorrel family

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Updated Feb 6, 2017