Wildflowers Listed In Alphabetical Order     (Last updated - October 18th 2017)

If you know the name of the wildflower then find it in the alphabetical list below.
If you're not sure of the flower's name, but you know it's colour and some other distinguishing feature, like the number of petals, then
go to the colours list  to browse thumbnail pictures of flowers having the same colour.
Check out the physical properties of flowers.
Link to reference materials for this site.
Try this wildflower identification site if you're still unsure of the name of your flower.

Other wildflower links

How to tell the difference between Giant Hogweed, Cow Parsnip and Angelica. new

How to tell the difference between Poison Hemlock and Wild Parsnip. new

How to tell the difference between Creeping Charlie, Purple Dead Nettle and Henbit.


Alfalfa


Alyssum or Hoary Alyssum


Amaranth


Anemone

Angelica or Golden Alexanders


Arrowhead


Asparagus

Photo credit: John Sahli
Avens (White)


Barren Strawberry


Basil


Bastard Toadflax


Bedstraw


Bedstraw Bellflower


Bee Balm


Beggar Ticks or Bur-Marigolds


Bellflower (Creeping)


Bellworts


Bergamot


Bindweed


Birdfoot Trefoil


Bird's Eye Speedwell


Black-Eyed Susan


Black Medick

Black Snakeroot


Pale Swallowwort or Dog-Strangling Vine


Bladder Campion


Bladderwort

Blanket Flower

Blanket Flower


Blazing Star


Bloodroot


Blue Eyed Grass


Blue Flag


Blue Vervain


Bugloss or Blue Weed or Viper's Bugloss


Bluets


Boneset


Bouncing Bet


Bugle


Bulbous Buttercup


Bullhead Lily


Bunchberry


Burdock


Bur Marigolds or Beggar Ticks


Bur-Reed


Butter & Eggs or Toadflax


Buttercup


Butterflyweed


Calla or Water Arum


Calopogon (Grass Pink)


Canada Lily or Wild Yellow Lily


Canada Thistle


Cardinal Flower


Carolina Jasmine


Catnip


Cattail


Celandine


Chamomile or Stinking Mayweed


Cheeses


Chickweed and Star Chickweeed


Chicory


Common, Sulphur & Shrubby Cinqfoil

Clammy Ground Cherry - Physalis heterophylla (Photo Credit: Nola Sager)


Clintonia


Colt's Foot


Columbine


Comfrey


Common Skullcap


Coralroot


Coreopsis


Cow Cress


Cow Parsnip


Cow Vetch


Creeping Bellflower


Crown Vetch


Cuckoo Flower


Cucumber (Wild)


Cup Plant


Curled Dock


Cut Leaved Toothwort


Daisy


Daisy Fleabane


Dame's Rocket


Dandelion


Day Lily


Deptford Pink


Dogbane


Dog Tooth Violet or Trout Lily


Dutchman's Breeches


Dwarf Dandelion


Early Buttercup


Elecampane


English Plantain

European Frog-bit

European Frog-bit


Evening Lychnis


Evening Primrose


Everlasting Pea


False Dragonhead


False Solomon's Seal


Fiddleheads


Fire Pink


Fireweed


Flat-Topped White Aster


Flax


Fleabane & Robin Plantain


Flowering Rush


Forget-Me-Nots


Four O'Clocks


Foxglove Beardtongue


Fragrant Water Lily


Fringed Loosestrife


Fringed Polygala or Gaywings


Garden Loosestrife (Domestic)


Garden Phlox


Garlic Mustard


Gaywings or Fringed Polygala


Gentian (Bottle)


Geranium


Slender Gerardia


Germander (Wood Sage)

Giant Ragweed


Gill-Over-The-Ground or Creeping Charlie


Globe Thistle (Domestic Escape)


Goat's-Beard


Goldenrod


Grass of Parnassus


Greater Lobelia and Pale-Spike Lobelia


Green Amaranth or Pigweed


Ground Ivy or Creeping Charlie or Gill O'er the Ground


Hairy Beardtongue


Hairy Woodrush


Hairy Willow Herb


Harebell


Hawkweed (Orange)


Heal-all


Hedge Mustard


Helleborine


Hemlock (Water)


Hemp Nettle


Henbit


Hepaticas


Herb Robert


Hoary Alyssum


Hoary Vervain

hogweed

Hogweed


Hop Clover


Horsetail


Horseweed


Hound's Tongue

Pictures and text by Karen Major
Indian Cucumber Root

Photo Credit: Albert Paschkowiak

Indian Pipe


Indian Touch-Me-Not


Jack-in-the-Pulpit


Spotted Touch-Me-Not or Jewelweed


Jimsonweed


Joe-Pye-Weed or Red Boneset


Kidney Leaf Buttercup


King Devil


Knapweed


Labrador Tea


Lance-Leaved Loosestrife


Leafy Spurge


Leek (Wild)

Lesser Celandine


Lily of the Valley (Garden Escape & Wild)


Lobelia (Spiked)


Lupins


Mallow


Marsh Marigold


May Apple


Milkweed


Miterwort


Moneywort


Monkey Flower


Moss Phlox


Mossy Stonecrop


Motherwort


Mugwort


Mullein


Musk Mallow


Mustard


New England Aster


Nightshade


Nodding Ladies Tresses


Northern Green Orchis


Orange Hawkweed


Ox-eyed Daisy


Parsnip (Wild)


Pasture Rose


Pale Smartweed

Pale Swallow Wort


Pale Touch-Me-Not


Pearly Everlasting


Peppergrass


Periwinkle


Phlox (Moss)


Pickerel Weed


Pineapple Weed

Pink Pyrola - Pyrola asarifolia
Pink Pyrola


Pitcherplant - Photo Credit: Sophie Seo


Plantain

Be very careful!
Poison Ivy


Polygala


Poppy


Prairie Smoke


Primrose


Purple Cone Flower


Purple Fragrant Raspberry


Purple Fringed Orchis


Purple Giant Hyssop


Purple Loosestrife


Pussytoes


Pyrola


Queen Anne's Lace (Wild Carrot)


Ragweed


Ragwort


Rattlesnake Roots or White Lettuce


Red Clover


Red Trillium


Robin Plantain or Fleabane


Rock Cress


Rose Pagonia (Snake Mouth)

Pictures and text by Karen Major
Rose Twisted Stalk


Rosinweed


Salsify or Yellow Goat's Beard


Sandwort


Sarsaparilla


Saxifrage


Scarlet Lychnis


Scarlet Pimpernel

Sheep Laurel Photo Credit - Carrie Audette


Shooting Star


Showy Lady's Slipper


Shrubby & Common Cinqfoil

Siberian Squill


Silverweed


Small Yellow Lady Slipper


Smartweed


Snake Mouth (Rose Pagonia)


Soapwort or Bouncing Bet


Solomon's Seal


Sow Thistle


Speedwell


Spotted Touch-Me-Not or Jewelweed


Spring Beauty


Spring Cress


Spring Forget-Me-Not


Spurge


St. John's Wort


Stag Horn Sumac


Star of Bethlehem


Starflower


Starry False Solomon's Seal


Stonecrop (Mossy)

Strawberry Blite   Photo Credit: Lynne & John Yantha
Strawberry Blite


Strawberry (Wild)


Sunflower (Showy)


Sunflower (Woodland)


Swamp Buttercup

Photo Credit: Karin Harridge

Swamp Candles


Swamp Loosestrife


Swamp Milkweed

Sweet Cecily


Tall Meadow Rue


Tall White Lettuce


Tansy


Teasel


Thimbleweed


Thistles - Canada & Pasture


Tick Trefoil


Toadflax (Butter & Eggs)

Toadshade (Sessile Trillium)


Trilliums


Trout Lily (Dog Tooth Violet)


Trumpet Honeysuckle


Turtlehead


Tumbleweed


Twinflower


Twinleaf


Virgin's Bower


Vetch - Cow & Crown


Vetchling


Violets - Yellow & Blue


Vipers Bugloss or Blueweed

Virginia Creeper

Virginia Waterleaf


Wake Robin


Watercress


Water Parsnip


Water Lily (Fragrant)


White Avens


White Lettuce or Rattlesnake Roots


White Snakeroot


White Sweet Clover


White Water Buttercup


White Wood Aster


Whorled Loosestrife


Wild Carrot

Wild Ginger


Wild Lettuce


Wild Mint


Wild Sarsaparilla


Wild Stonecrop


Wild Yellow Iris

Winter Aconite Photo Credit: Norm Leckie (Ottawa area)

Winter Aconite


Winter Cress

Wood Betony or Lousewort Photo Credit: Ruth Mann


Woodland Sunflower


Woundwort


Yarrow


Yellow Lady's Slipper (Small)


Yellow Lady's Slipper


Yellow Loosestrife


Yellow Sweet Clover


Yellow Wood Sorel


Zigzag Goldenrod

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