Amaranth (Family Amaranthaceae)
   redroot pigweed
Amaryllis (Family Amaryllidaceae)
   Narcissus spp.
Arum (Family Araceae)
   arrow arum
   Jack-in-the-pulpit
   skunk cabbage
Aster (Family Asteraceae)

   American burnweed

   annual ragweed
   blackeyed susan
   blue mistflower
   blue-stem goldenrod
   bull thistle

   calico aster

   Canadian horseweed
   Canada lettuce
   Canada thistle
   Carolina elephantsfoot
   chicory
   common burdock

   common dandelion
   common fleabane

   cutleaf coneflower
   daisy fleabane

   eastern daisy fleabane

   false boneset
   field pussytoes
   golden ragwort

   hyssopleaf thoroughwort
   lanceleaf tickseed

   late purple aster
   meadow hawkweed
   mouse-ear hawkweed
   ox-eye daisy
   New York ironweed
   nodding thistle
   prickly lettuce

   purple coneflower

   purplestm aster
   rattlesnake weed
   redseeded dandelion

   rough cocklebur

   smooth oxeye
   spiny sowthistle

   spotted joe pye weed
   tall goldenrod
   wingstem
   yarrow
   yellow crownbeard
   yellow goat's beard
Barberry (Family Berberidaceae)
   mayapple
Bellflower (Family Campanulaceae)
   American bellflower
   clasping Venus' looking-glass
   great blue lobelia
   Indian tobacco
Borage (Family Boraginaceae)
   true-forget-me-not
   viper's bugloss
   Virginia bluebells
   wild comfrey
Broomrape (Family Orobanchaceae)
   American cancer-root
Buckwheat (Family Polygonaceae)
   arrowleaf tearthumb
   climbing false buckwheat
   curly dock
   jumpseed
   lady's thumb

   Oriental lady's thumb
Buttercup (Family Ranunculaceae)
   bulbous buttercup
   littleleaf buttercup

   red columbine

   roundlobe hepatia
   rue anemone
   tall thimbleweed
Carrot (Family Apiaceae)
   poison hemlock
   Queen Anne's lace
   sanicle spp.

Colchicum (Family Colchicaceae)

   perfoliate bellwort

Dogbane (Family Apocynaceae)

   Indianhemp
Evening Primrose (Family Onagraceae)
   biennial beeblossom
   common evening primrose
Figwort (Family Scrophulariaceae)
   Allegheny monkeyflower
   butter-and-eggs
   common mullen
   foxglove beardtongue
   moth mullen
   pale beardtongue
Fumitory (Family Fumariaceae)
   yellow fumewort
Geranium (Family Geraniaceae)
   longstalk cranesbill
   wild geranium
Iris (Family Iridaceace)
   blackberry lily
   iris spp.
   narrowleaf blue-eyed grass
   yellow iris
Lily (Family Liliaceae)
   common grape hyacinth
   false Solomon's seal
   orange daylily

   star-of-Bethlehem
   troutlily
   white trillium

   wild garlic
Madder (Family Rubiaceae)
   cleavers
   longleaved bluets

   Piedmont bedstraw
   purple bedstraw

 

 

 

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Mallow (Family Malvaceae)
   common mallow
   velvetleaf

Milkweed (Family Asclepiadaceae)

   butterfly milkweed
   common milkweed
   four-leaved milkweed
   poke milkweed
   swamp milkweed

Mint (Family Lamiaceae)
   basal bee-balm
   bugleweed

   Canada germander
   catnip
   gill-over-the-ground
   heal-all
   henbit
   motherwort
   purple deadnettle
   showy skullcap

   spotted beebalm

   wild bergamot
   yellow giant hyssop
Mustard (Family Brassicaceae)
   common winter cress
   cutleaved toothwort

   dames rocket
   field pennycress
   garlic mustard

   hairy bittercress

   hedge mustard
Orchid (Family Orchidaceae)
   showy orchis
Pea (Family Fabaceae)
   American senna
   blue wild indigo

   common vetch
   field clover

   hairy small-leaf ticktrefoil
   panicled tick trefoil

   partridge pea
   rabbit-foot clover
   red clover
   sericea lespedeza

   trailing lespedeza
   white clover
   white sweet clover
   yellow sweet clover
Phlox (Family Polemoniaceae)
   Greek valerian
Pink (Family Caryophyllaceae)
   bladder campion
   bouncing bet
   common chickweed
   deptford pink
   grass-like starwort
   mouseear chickweed
   Pennsylvania catchfly
   star chickweed
   white campion
Plantain (Family Plantaginaceae)
   common plantain
   common speedwell
   English plantain
   green field speedwell
   ivyleaf speedwell
   thymeleaf speedwell
Pokeweed (Family Phytolaccaceae)
   pokeweed
Poppy (Family Papaveraceae)
   bloodroot
Potato (Family Solanaceae)

   climbing nightshade
   horse nettle
   jimsonweed

   longleaf groundcherry

   Virginia groundcherry
Primrose (Family Primulaceae)
   scarlet pimpernel
   whorled loosestrife
Purslane (Family Portulacaceae)

   Carolina spring beauty
   spring beauty
Rose (Family Rosaceae)
   agrimony spp.

      harvestlice
   dwarf cinquefoil

   Indian strawberry
   rough avens
   rough-fruited cinquefoil
   Virginia strawberry
Saint John's Wort (Family Hypericaceae)
   common St. John's wort
Saxifrage (Family Saxifragaceae)
   early saxifrage
   foamflower
Shinleaf (Family Pyrolaceae)
   spotted wintergreen
Spiderwort (Family Commelinaceae)
   asiatic dayflower
Spurge (Family Euphorbiaceae)
   flowering spurge
   prostrate spurge

   Virginia threeseed mercury
Teasel (Family Dipsacaceae)
   teasel
Touch-me-not (Family Balsaminaceae)
   spotted jewelweed
Verbena (Family Verbenaceae)
   American lopseed
Violet (Family Violaceae)
   common blue violet
   Confederate blue violet
   early blue violet
   birdfoot violet
   field pansy
   downy yellow violet
   striped cream violet

Waterleaf (Family Hydrophyllaceae)

   Virginia waterleaf

Water-plantain (Family Alismataceae)

   broadleaf arrowhead
Woodsorrel (Family Oxalidaceae)
   common yellow oxalis

   violet woodsorrel

Inventory of Herb/Forb Families and Species

 

For information pertaining to a herb/forb family, click on the scien-

tific name (e.g., Amaranthacese) or the common name (Amaranth).

For information pertaining to a specific species of herb/forb, click

on the common species name (e.g., redroot pigweed).

 

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