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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".
Agrimony: Tall Hairy Agrimony, Common Agrimony, Hooked Agrimony, Tall Hairy Grooveburr
Agrimonia gryposepala*
Agrimonia gryposepala*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Alfalfa: Black Medic, Black Hay, Hop Clover, Hop Medic, Yellow Trefoil
Medicago lupulina
Medicago lupulina
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Beggarticks: Bearded Beggarticks, Tickseed Sunflower, Bur Marigold
Bidens aristosa*
Bidens aristosa*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Bellwort: Large-flowered Bellwort
Uvularia grandiflora*
Uvularia grandiflora*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Bellwort: Perfoliate Bellwort, Merry Bells
Uvularia perfoliata*
Uvularia perfoliata*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Bellwort: Sessileleaf Bellwort, Wild Oats
Uvularia sessilifolia
Uvularia sessilifolia
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Bellwort: Mountain Bellwort, Carolina Bellwort, Appalachian Bellwort, Coastal Bellwort
Uvularia puberula*
Uvularia puberula*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Blanketflower: Indian Blanket, Indian Blanketflower, Firewheel
Gaillardia pulchella*
Gaillardia pulchella*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Buckeye: Yellow Buckeye, Sweet Buckeye, Yellow Horsechestnut, Common Buckeye
Aesculus flava*
Aesculus flava*
(Native) Family: Hippocastanaceae - Horse-Chestnut Family
Buttercup: Bulbous Buttercup
Ranunculus bulbosus
Ranunculus bulbosus
(Introduced) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Buttercup: Littleleaf Buttercup, Littleleaf Crowfoot
Ranunculus abortivus*
Ranunculus abortivus*
(Native) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Cat's Ear: Hairy Cat's Ear, False Dandelion
Hypochaeris radicata*
Hypochaeris radicata*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Chrysogonum: Green and Gold
Chrysogonum virginianum*
Chrysogonum virginianum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Cinquefoil : Dwarf Cinquefoil
Potentilla canadensis*
Potentilla canadensis*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Cinquefoil: Sulfur Cinquefoil, Roughfruit Cinquefoil
Potentilla recta*
Potentilla recta*
(Introduced) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Cinquefoil: Common Cinquefoil, Decumbent Five-finger, Old Field Cinquefoil
Potentilla simplex*
Potentilla simplex*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Clover: Low-Hop Clover, Field Clover, Large Hop Clover, Hop Trefoil
Trifolium campestre*
Trifolium campestre*
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Coneflower: Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta*
Rudbeckia hirta*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Coneflower: Orange Coneflower
Rudbeckia fulgida*
Rudbeckia fulgida*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Coneflower: Green-headed Coneflower, Cutleaf Coneflower, Golden Glow
Rudbeckia laciniata*
Rudbeckia laciniata*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Coneflower: Browneyed Susan, Thin-leaf Coneflower, Three-lobed Coneflower
Rudbeckia triloba*
Rudbeckia triloba*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Crossvine: Cross Vine, Trumpet Flower, Crossvine, Quarter Vine
Bignonia capreolata*
Bignonia capreolata*
(Native) Family: Bignoniaceae - Bignonia family
Crownbeard: Yellow Crownbeard
Verbesina occidentalis*
Verbesina occidentalis*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Crownbeard: Wingstem, Yellow Ironweed
Verbesina alternifolia*
Verbesina alternifolia*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Cymophyllus: Fraser's Sedge, Fraser's Cymophyllus
Cymophyllus fraserianus*
Cymophyllus fraserianus*
(Native) Family: Cyperaceae - Sedge family
Dandelion: Dandelion
Taraxacum officinale
Taraxacum officinale
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Daylily: Common Daylily, Tawny Daylily, Orange Daylily
Hemerocallis fulva*
Hemerocallis fulva*
(Introduced) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Dogwood: Flowering Dogwood
Cornus florida*
Cornus florida*
(Native) Family: Cornaceae - Dogwood family
Dwarf Dandelion: Two-flower Cynthia, Twoflower Dwarfdandelion
Krigia biflora
Krigia biflora
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Dwarf Dandelion: Potato Dandelion, Potato Dwarfdandelion, Colonial Dwarf-dandelion
Krigia dandelion*
Krigia dandelion*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Evening Primrose: Common Evening Primrose, Evening Star, Sun Drop
Oenothera biennis*
Oenothera biennis*
(Native) Family: Onagraceae - Evening Primrose family
Fairybells: Yellow Fairybells, Yellow Mandarin
Prosartes lanuginosa*
Prosartes lanuginosa*
(Native) Family: Colchicaceae - Meadow Saffron Family
Fawnlily: Trout Lily, Yellow Dogtooth Violet, Yellow Adder's Tongue, Yellow Trout-Lily
Erythronium americanum*
Erythronium americanum*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Fawnlily: Dimpled Trout Lily, Dimpled Dogtooth Violet, Southern Appalachian Trout Lily
Erythronium umbilicatum*
Erythronium umbilicatum*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Fiddleneck: Common Fiddleneck, Menzie's Fiddleneck, Rancher's Fiddleneck
Amsinckia menziesii*
Amsinckia menziesii*
(Native) Family: Boraginaceae - Borage family
Fringed Orchid: Yellow Fringed Orchid, Orange Fringed Orchid
Platanthera ciliaris*
Platanthera ciliaris*
(Native) Family: Orchidaceae - Orchid family
Goatsbeard: Yellow Salsify, Yellow Goatsbeard, Western Salsify, Wild Oysterplant
Tragopogon dubius*
Tragopogon dubius*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Goldenaster: Maryland Golden Aster
Chrysopsis mariana*
Chrysopsis mariana*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Goldenaster - False: Camphorweed, Camphor Weed, False Goldenaster
Heterotheca subaxillaris*
Heterotheca subaxillaris*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Goldenrod: Zigzag Goldenrod, Broadleaf Goldenrod
Solidago flexicaulis*
Solidago flexicaulis*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Goldenrod: Tall Goldenrod, Late Goldenrod, Canada Goldenrod
Solidago altissima*
Solidago altissima*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Groundcherry: Virginia Groundcherry, Ground Cherry, Lanceleaf Groundcherry, Hog Plum, Husk Tomato
Physalis virginiana*
Physalis virginiana*
(Native) Family: Solanaceae - Potato family
Hawkweed: Rattlesnake Weed, Rattlesnake Hawkweed, Veiny Hawkweed
Hieracium venosum*
Hieracium venosum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Honeysuckle: Trumpet Honeysuckle
Lonicera sempervirens*
Lonicera sempervirens*
(Native) Family: Caprifoliaceae - Honeysuckle family
Honeysuckle: Japanese Honeysuckle
Lonicera japonica*
Lonicera japonica*
(Introduced) Family: Caprifoliaceae - Honeysuckle family
Honeysuckle: Sweet Breath of Spring, Fragrant Honeysuckle, Winter Honeysuckle, January Jasmine
Lonicera fragrantissima*
Lonicera fragrantissima*
(Introduced) Family: Caprifoliaceae - Honeysuckle family
Horse Gentian: Yellow Horse Gentian, Yellowfruit Horsegentian, Narrow-leaved Horse-gentian, Lesser Horse-gentian, Yellow Tinkers Weed
Triosteum angustifolium*
Triosteum angustifolium*
(Native) Family: Caprifoliaceae - Honeysuckle family
Indian Strawberry: Indian Strawberry, India Mockstrawberry
Duchesnea indica*
Duchesnea indica*
(Introduced) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Iris: Yellow Flag Iris, Paleyellow Iris, Yellow Iris, Water Flag
Iris pseudacorus*
Iris pseudacorus*
(Introduced) Family: Iridaceae - Iris family
Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Indian Turnip: Green Dragon, Dragonroot
Arisaema dracontium*
Arisaema dracontium*
(Native) Family: Araceae - Arum family
Ladyslipper: Yellow Ladyslipper, Lesser Yellow Lady's Slipper, Greater Yellow Lady's Slipper, Small Flowered Yellow Lady's Slipper
Cypripedium parviflorum*
Cypripedium parviflorum*
(Native) Family: Orchidaceae - Orchid family
Leafcup: Hairy Leafcup, Bear's Foot, Yellow Leafcup, Uvedalia
Smallanthus uvedalius*
Smallanthus uvedalius*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Leather Flower: Virgin's Bower, Devil's Darning Needles, Old Man's Beard
Clematis virginiana*
Clematis virginiana*
(Native) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Lettuce: Wild Lettuce, Canada Lettuce
Lactuca canadensis*
Lactuca canadensis*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Lettuce: Prickly Lettuce, China Lettuce
Lactuca serriola*
Lactuca serriola*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Lily: Wood Lily, Mountain Lily
Lilium philadelphicum*
Lilium philadelphicum*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Lily: Turk's Cap Lily, Turban Lily, Lily Royal, Swamp Lily, American Tiger Lily
Lilium superbum*
Lilium superbum*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Lotus: American Lotus, Water Lotus, Water Chinquapin, Yellow Lotus
Nelumbo lutea*
Nelumbo lutea*
(Native) Family: Nelumbonaceae - Indian lotus
Lousewort: Wood Betony; Canadian Lousewort
Pedicularis canadensis
Pedicularis canadensis
(Native) Family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family
Mayweed: Pineapple Weed, Wild Chamomile, Rayless Chamomile, Disc Mayweed
Matricaria discoidea*
Matricaria discoidea*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Meadow Parsnip: Hairyjoint Meadow Parsnip
Thaspium barbinode*
Thaspium barbinode*
(Native) Family: Apiaceae - Carrot family
Meadow Parsnip: Smooth Meadow Parsnip, Woodland Meadow Parsnip, Yellow Meadow Parsnip, Purple Meadow Parsnip
Thaspium trifoliatum*
Thaspium trifoliatum*
(Native) Family: Apiaceae - Carrot family
Melothria: Creeping Cucumber, Guadeloupe Cucumber, Squirting Cucumber
Melothria pendula*
Melothria pendula*
(Native) Family: Cucurbitaceae - Cucumber family
Milkvetch: Canada Milkvetch, Little Rattlepod
Astragalus canadensis*
Astragalus canadensis*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Milkweed: Butterfly Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Pleurisy Root, Orange Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa*
Asclepias tuberosa*
(Native) Family: Apocynaceae - Dogbane family
Mimosa: Silk Tree, Mimosa
Albizia julibrissin
Albizia julibrissin
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Mullein: Common Mullein, Great Mullein, Cowboy Toilet Paper
Verbascum thapsus*
Verbascum thapsus*
(Introduced) Family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family
Mullein: Moth Mullein
Verbascum blattaria
Verbascum blattaria
(Introduced) Family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family
Mullein Foxglove: Mullein Foxglove, Mullein Seymeria
Dasistoma macrophylla*
Dasistoma macrophylla*
(Native) Family: Orobanchaceae - Broom-rape family
Partridge Pea: Partridge Pea, Sleepingplant
Chamaecrista fasciculata*
Chamaecrista fasciculata*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Partridge Pea: Sensitive Partridge Pea, Wild Sensitive Plant, Sensitive Pea
Chamaecrista nictitans*
Chamaecrista nictitans*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Pearly Everlasting: Pearly Everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting
Anaphalis margaritacea*
Anaphalis margaritacea*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Pencilflower: Pencil Flower, Endbeak Pencilflower, Sidebeak Pencilflower
Stylosanthes biflora*
Stylosanthes biflora*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Pond-lily: Yellow Pond Lily, Cowlily, Spatterdock
Nuphar lutea*
Nuphar lutea*
(Native) Family: Nymphaeaceae - Water-lily family
Prairie Coneflower: Pinnate Prairie Coneflower, Yellow Coneflower, Grayhead Coneflower
Ratibida pinnata*
Ratibida pinnata*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Primrose-willow: Seedbox, Smooth Seedbox, Bushy Seedbox, Rattle-box, Square-pod Water-primrose
Ludwigia alternifolia*
Ludwigia alternifolia*
(Native) Family: Onagraceae - Evening Primrose family
Primrose-willow: Wingleaf Primrose-willow, Wingstem Water Primrose, Willow Primrose, Upright Primrose-willow
Ludwigia decurrens*
Ludwigia decurrens*
(Native) Family: Onagraceae - Evening Primrose family
Primrose-willow: Creeping Water Primrose, Floating Primrose-Willow, Water-primrose
Ludwigia peploides*
Ludwigia peploides*
(Native) Family: Onagraceae - Evening Primrose family
Rattlesnakeroot: Cankerweed, Lion's Foot, Snakeweed, Earthgall, Butterweed
Prenanthes serpentaria*
Prenanthes serpentaria*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Rhododendron: Flame Azalea
Rhododendron calendulaceum
Rhododendron calendulaceum
(Native) Family: Ericaceae - Heath family
Rosinweed: Whorled Rosinweed, Three-leaved Rosinweed
Silphium trifoliatum*
Silphium trifoliatum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Senna: Southern Wild Senna
Senna marilandica*
Senna marilandica*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Senna: Sicklepod, Sicklepod Senna, Java Bean, Blunt-leaf Senna, Chinese Senna, Arsenic Weed
Senna obtusifolia*
Senna obtusifolia*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Sneezeweed: Bitterweed, Bitter Sneezeweed, Yellowdicks
Helenium amarum*
Helenium amarum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Sneezeweed: Purple-headed Sneezeweed, Purplehead Sneezeweed
Helenium flexuosum*
Helenium flexuosum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Sneezeweed: Autumn Sneezeweed, Common Sneezeweed, False Sunflower, Staggerwort, Yellow Star
Helenium autumnale*
Helenium autumnale*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Spicebush: Northern Spicebush, Wild Allspice, Common Spicebush
Lindera benzoin*
Lindera benzoin*
(Native) Family: Lauraceae - Laurel family
Spurge: Wild Poinsettia, Mexican Fireplant, Fire on the Mountain, Painted Euphorbia, Desert Poinsettia
Euphorbia cyathophora
Euphorbia cyathophora
(Native) Family: Euphorbiaceae - Spurge family
Squawroot: Squawroot, Bear's Purge, Bear Corn
Conopholis americana*
Conopholis americana*
(Native) Family: Orobanchaceae - Broom-rape family
St. John's Wort: Spotted St. Johnswort, Black Dotted St. Johnswort
Hypericum punctatum*
Hypericum punctatum*
(Native) Family: Hypericaceae - St. John's Wort Family
St. Johns Wort: Reclining St. Andrew's Cross, Multi-stem St. Andrew's-cross
Hypericum hypericoides ssp. multicaule*
Hypericum hypericoides ssp. multicaule*
(Native) Family: Hypericaceae - St. John's Wort Family
Star Grass: Yellow Star Grass, Common Goldstar
Hypoxis hirsuta*
Hypoxis hirsuta*
(Native) Family: Hypoxidaceae - African Potato family
Stoneseed: Southern Stoneseed, Tuberous Stoneseed, Tuberous Gromwell
Lithospermum tuberosum*
Lithospermum tuberosum*
(Native) Family: Boraginaceae - Borage family
Stoneseed: Hoary Puccoon, Orange Puccoon, Indian Paint
Lithospermum canescens*
Lithospermum canescens*
(Native) Family: Boraginaceae - Borage family
Sunflower: Swamp Sunflower, Narrow-leaf Sunflower
Helianthus angustifolius*
Helianthus angustifolius*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Sunflower: Purpledisk sunflower, Appalachian sunflower
Helianthus atrorubens*
Helianthus atrorubens*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Sunflower: Small Woodland Sunflower, Small-headed Sunflower
Helianthus microcephalus*
Helianthus microcephalus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Sunflower: Thinleaf Sunflower, Ten-petal Sunflower, Forest Sunflower, Pale Sunflower
Helianthus decapetalus*
Helianthus decapetalus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Sunflower: Jerusalem Artichoke, Jerusalem Sunflower, Sunchoke, Girasole
Helianthus tuberosus*
Helianthus tuberosus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Sunflower: Dune Sunflower, Beach Sunflower, Cucumberleaf Sunflower, East Coast Dune Sunflower, Branching Sunflower
Helianthus debilis*
Helianthus debilis*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Sunflower: Common Sunflower, Kansas Sunflower, Mirasol
Helianthus annuus*
Helianthus annuus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Sweetclover: Yellow Sweetclover, Yellow Melilot, Common Melilot, Field Melilot, Cornilla Real, White Sweetclover
Melilotus officinalis*
Melilotus officinalis*
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Tansy: Common Tansy, Golden Buttons, Bitter Buttons, Cow Bitter, Garden Tansy
Tanacetum vulgare*
Tanacetum vulgare*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Thistle: Yellow Thistle, Common Yellow Thistle, Spiny Thistle, Bigspine Thistle, Southern Yellow Thistle, Horrible Thistle
Cirsium horridulum*
Cirsium horridulum*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Tickseed: Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Coreopsis lanceolata*
Coreopsis lanceolata*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Tickseed: Tall Coreopsis, Tall Tickseed
Coreopsis tripteris*
Coreopsis tripteris*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Tickseed: Greater Tickseed, Whorled Leaf Coreopsis, Forest Tickseed
Coreopsis major*
Coreopsis major*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Tickseed: Hairy Coreopsis, Hairy Tickseed, Star Tickseed
Coreopsis pubescens*
Coreopsis pubescens*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Touch-me-not : Jewelweed, Touch-me-not, Spotted jewelweed
Impatiens capensis*
Impatiens capensis*
(Native) Family: Balsaminaceae - Touch-me-not family
Touch-me-not: Pale Touch-me-not, Pale Snapweed
Impatiens pallida*
Impatiens pallida*
(Native) Family: Balsaminaceae - Touch-me-not family
Trefoil: Bird's Foot Trefoil, Birdfoot Deervetch, Bloomfell, Cat's Clover, Crowtoes, Ground Honeysuckle
Lotus corniculatus*
Lotus corniculatus*
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Trillium: Yellow Trillium, Yellow Wakerobin
Trillium luteum*
Trillium luteum*
(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
Tuliptree: Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar, Tuliptree, Tulip Magnolia
Liriodendron tulipifera*
Liriodendron tulipifera*
(Native) Family: Magnoliaceae - Magnolia family
Twayblade: Southern Twayblade
Listera australis*
Listera australis*
(Native) Family: Orchidaceae - Orchid family
Violet : Halberdleaf Yellow Violet, Halberd Leaf Yellow Violet
Viola hastata*
Viola hastata*
(Native) Family: Violaceae - Violet family
Violet: Downy Yellow Violet, Smooth Yellow Violet, Yellow Forest Violet
Viola pubescens
Viola pubescens
(Native) Family: Violaceae - Violet family
Witchhazel: American Witchhazel
Hamamelis virginiana*
Hamamelis virginiana*
(Native) Family: Hamamelidaceae - Witch-hazel family
Wood Poppy: Wood Poppy, Celandine Poppy
Stylophorum diphyllum*
Stylophorum diphyllum*
(Native) Family: Papaveraceae - Poppy family
Wood Sorrel: Slender Yellow Woodsorrel, Southern Yellow Wood-sorrel, Dillen's Oxalis
Oxalis dillenii*
Oxalis dillenii*
(Native) Family: Oxalidaceae - Wood-Sorrel family
Yellow Loosestrife: Whorled Loosestrife
Lysimachia quadrifolia*
Lysimachia quadrifolia*
(Native) Family: Primulaceae - Primrose family
Yellow Loosestrife: Appalachian Loosestrife, Southern Yellow Loosestrife, Southern Loosestrife
Lysimachia tonsa*
Lysimachia tonsa*
(Native) Family: Primulaceae - Primrose family

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Updated Feb 6, 2017