Wildflowers

These flowers have all been photographed by park staff. Identifications are made based on the flower, the leaves, the overall formation of the plant, and location and season of blooming. For more details, consult a quality wildflower identification handbook.

The assigned color categories for flowers follow the Peterson Field Guide: Wildflowers: Northeastern/North Central North America by Roger Tory Peterson and Margaret McKenny.

 
Bouncing Bet flower
Bouncing Bet

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White or Whitish Wildflowers
Some of the flowers in this category include the wild lily of the valley, doll's eyes, and hedge bindweed. For more information please see the following:
  • Indian pipe and Dutchman's breeches
  • False Solomon's seal, thimbleweed, wood anemone, and hepatica
  • Bloodroot, painted trillium, and large-flowering trillium
 
Black-eyed Susan
Black-eyed Susan

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Yellow Wildflowers
Some of the flowers in this category include the pale touch-me-not, mouse ear hawkweed, and jewelweed. For more information please see the following:
  • Downy yellow violet and Solomon's seal
  • Trout lily and yellow lady's slipper
 
wild geranium
Wild Geranium

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Pink/Purple to Red Wildflowers
Some of the flowers in this category include the sheep laurel, everlasting pea, and partridge berry. For more information please see the following:
  • Columbine
  • Pink lady's slipper, purple trillium, and wild geranium
 
chicory
Chicory

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Violet to Blue Wildflowers
Some of the flowers in this category include the blue vervain, monkey flower, and viper's bugloss. For more information please see the following:
  • Bluets
  • Hepatica and common blue violet
 
Day Lily
Day Lily

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Orange, Green and Red/Brown Wildflowers
Some of the flowers in this category include butterfly weed, touch-me-not, and trumpet creeper. For more information please see the following:
  • Skunk cabbage
  • Jack-in-the-pulpit

Last updated: November 3, 2017

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