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Page 1 - Wildflowers of Northern New Jersey
Although all of the flowers on this page were photographed in northern NJ, most of these flowers' range can be found in the northeastern United States (US / USA).
The identification photos are organized by family. Photos start lower on page.

This page is constantly being updated with flower photos. The majority of NEW flower species that will be added will be spring through fall. Thank you for your patience, and if we don't have a specific species, check back later.

Please contact Rebekah L. Garris with any questions that you may have; about flowers only please; at rlgarris@juno.com.















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Amaryllis Family (Amaryllidaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

Hypoxis hirsuta
Stargrass
Arrowheads Family (Sagittaria)

Latin Name

Common Name

Sagittaria engelmanniana
Engelmanns Arrowhead
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Arum Family (Araceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

Arisaema atrorubens
Jack in the Pulpit
Arisaema atrorubens Jack in the Pulpit  
       
Symplocarpus foetidus
Skunk Cabbage
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Aster Family (Asteraceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Achillea millefolium Yarrrow
       
Anaphalis margaritecea Pearly Everlasting
       
Antennaria plantaginifolia Plaintain-leaved Pussytoes  
       
Arctium minus Common Burdock
       
Aster divaricatus White Wood Aster
       
Aster dumosus Bushy Aster
       
Aster vimineus Small White Aster  
       
Biden cernua Nodding Bur-Marigold
       
Centaurea maculosa Spotted Knapweed
Centaurea maculosa Spotted Knapweed
       
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum Ox-eye Daisy  
       
Cichorium intybus Chicory
       
Cirsium arvense Canada Thistle
       
Cirsium vulgare Bullthistle
       
Erigeron annus Daisy Fleabane
       
Eupatorium maculatum Spotted Joe-Pye-Weed
       
Eupatorium perfoliatum Boneset
Eupatorium perfoliatum Boneset  
       
Eupatorium rugosum White Snakeroot
       
Gnaphalium obtusifolium Sweet Everrlasting
       
Helianthus giganteus Giant Sunflower
       
Hieracium aurantiacum Orange Hawkweed  
       
Hieracium pratense Yellow Hawkweed  
       
Hieracium venosum Rattlesnake-weed
Hieracium venosum Rattlesnake-weed  
       
Krigia biflora Two-Flowered Cynthia
       
Matricaria matricarioides Pineapple Weed  
       
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan  
       
Senecio aurius Golden Ragwort  
       
Solidago caesia Blue-Stemmed Goldenrod  
       
Solidago rugosa Rough-Stemmed Goldenrod
       
Tanacetum vulgare Common Tansy
       
Taraxacum officinale Common Dandelion
Taraxacum officinale Common Dandelion  
Taraxacum officinale Common Dandelion
       
Tragopogon pratensis Yellow Goat's-beard
Tragopogon pratensis Yellow Goat's-beard  
       
Tussilago farfara Coltsfoot
Tussilago farfara Coltsfoot  
       
       
Vernonia noveboracensis New York Ironweed  
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Barberry Family (Berberidaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Berberis vulgaris Common Barberry
       
Podophyllum peltatum May-apple
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Bellflower Family (Campanulaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower
       
Lobelia siphilitica Great Lobelia
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Bladdernut Family (Staphylaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Staphylea trifolia Bladdernut
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Borage Family (Boraginaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Mertensia virginica Virginia Bluebells
       
Myosotis scorpioides True Forget-Me-Not  
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Boxwood Family (Buxaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Pachysandra terminalis Pachysandra
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Buckwheat Family (Polygonaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Fagopyrum sagittatum Buckwheat  
       
Polygonum lapathifolium Pale Smartweed  
       
Polygonum penylvanicum Pennsylvania Smartweed  
       
Polygonum sagittatum Arrow-leaved Tearthumb
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Bur Reed Family (Sparganiaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Spartina americana Bur Reed
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Buttercup Family (Ranunculaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Actaea pachypoda White Baneberry
       
Anemone quinquefolia Wood Anemone
       
Anemonella thalictroides Rue Anemone
Anemonella thalictroides Rue Anemone
       
Aquilegia canadensis Columbine
       
Caltha palustris Marsh Marigold
       
Clematis virginiana Virgin's-Bower
Clematis virginiana Virgin's-Bower  
       
Ranunculus acris Common Buttercup
       
Ranunculus septentrionalis Swamp Buttercup
       
Thalictrum pubescens Tall Meadow Rue
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Carnation Family (Caryophyllaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Dianthus armeria Deptford Pink  
       
Lynchnis alba Evening Lynchnis
       
Silene cucubalus Bladder Campion  
       
Stellaria longifolia Long-leaved Stitchwort
       
Stellaria media Common Chickweed
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Carrot Family (Apiaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Anthriscus sylvestris Cow Parsley
       
Cicuta maculata Water Hemlock
       
Daucus carota Queen-Anne's Lace
       
Osmorhiza claytoni Sweet Cicely
       
Pastinaca sativa Wild Parsnip  
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Cashew Family (Anacardiaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Rhus typhina Staghorn Sumac
       
Rhus typhina Staghorn Sumac  
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Dogbane Family (Apocynaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Vinca minor Periwinkle  
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Dogwood Family (Cornaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Cornus florida Flowering Dogwood
       
Cornus racemosa Gray-Stemmed Dogwood
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Evening Primrose (Onageraceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Circaea lutetiana Enchanter's Nightshade  
       
Ludwigia alternifolia Seedbox
Ludwigia alternifolia Seedbox  
       
Oenothera biennis Common Evening Primrose
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Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Chelone glabra Turtlehead
       
Linaria vulgaris Butter-and-Eggs  
       
Melampryum lineare Cow Wheat  
       
Mimulus ringens Monkeyflower
       
Pedicularis canadensis Wood Betony
       
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue
       
Verbascum blattaria Moth Mullein  
       
Verbascum thapsus Common Mullein  
       
Veronica americana American Brooklime Speedwell  
       
Veronica arvensis Corn Speedwell
       
Veronica officinalis Common Speedwell
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Flax Family (Linaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Linum usitatissimum Flax  
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Fumitory Family (Fumariaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Corydalis sempervirens Corydalis  
       
Dicentra cucullaria Dutchman's Breeches
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Gentian Family (Gentianaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Gentiana andrewsii Closed Gentian
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Geranium Family (Geraniaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Geranium maculatum Wild Geranium
Geranium robertianum Herb Robert  
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Ginseng Family (Araliaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Aralia nudicaulis Wild Sarsaparilla
       
Panax trifolius Dwarf Ginseng
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Heath Family (Ericaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Epigaea repens Trailing Arbutus
       
Gaultheria procumbens Checkerberry Wintergreen
       
Kalmia angustifolia Sheep Laurel
       
Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel
       
Pieris japonica Japanese Andromeda  
       
Rhododendron maximum Wild Rhododendron
       
Rhododendron periclymenoides Pinxter Flower  
       
Rhododendron viscosum White Azalea
       
Vaccinium caesium Low Deerberry
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Holly Family (Aquifoliaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Ilex verticillata Holly Winterberry  
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Honeysuckle Family (Caprifoliaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Lonicera sempervirens Trumpet Honeysuckle
       
Lonicera tatarica Tartarian Honeysuckle  
       
Sambucus canadensis Elderberry  
       
Viburnum acerifolium Maple-leaved Viburnum
       
Viburnum dentatum Arrow-wood  
       
Viburnum lentago Nannyberry
Viburnum lentago Nannyberry  
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Indian Pipe Family (Monotropaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Monotropa uniflora Indian Pipe
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Iris Family (Iridaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Iris versicolor Blue Flag
       
Sisyrinchium angustifolium Blue-Eyed Grass  
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Laurel Family (Lauraceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Lindera benzoin Spicebush
Lindera benzoin Spicebush  
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Lily Family (Liliaceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Allium stellatum Wild Onion
       
Erythronium americanum Trout Lily
       
Hemerocallis fulva Day Lily  
       
Lilium canadense Canada Lily
       
Mianthemum canadense Canada Mayflower
       
Ornithogalum umbellatum Star-Of-Bethlehem  
       
Polygonatum biflorum Smooth Solomon's Seal
       
Smilacina racemosa False Solomon's Seal
       
Trillium erectum Wakerobin
       
Uvularia perfoliata Perfoliate Bellwort  
       
Veratrum viride False Hellebore  
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Loosestrife Family (Lythraceae)

Latin Name

Common Name

   
Lythrum salicaria Purple Loosestrife
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All of these photographs are ©2006/2007 by Rebekah L. Garris and Joseph R. Garris, Sr. They may be used for personal indentification and educational purposes without permission from the photographer, as long credit is given to her/him as the source. These photos may not, however, be reproduced in any electronic or printed form intended for use of the general public without explicit permission of the photographer.

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