List of Flora
for Springs & Seeps

  Spring & Seep Flora 
Scientific Name Common Name
Acalypha deamii * Deam's Mercury
Agrostis stolonifera palustris Creeping Bent Grass
Angelica atropurpurea Great Angelica
Aster puniceus
(including Aster firmus)
Swamp Aster
Athyrium felix-femina * ** Lady Fern
Bacopa rotundifolia Water Hyssop
Bartonia paniculata Screwstem
Bartonia virginica Yellow Bartonia
Boltonia asterioides False Aster
Caltha palustris Marsh Marigold
Callitriche heterophylla Water Starwort
Cardamine bulbosa * Spring Cress
Cardamine douglasii * Purple Spring Cress
Carex bromoides * Brome Sedge
Carex emoryi Emory's Sedge
Carex laevivaginata * Sedge sp.
Carex normalis Sedge sp.
Carex scoparia Pointed Broom Sedge
Carex sterilis Sterile Sedge
Carex trichocarpa Sedge sp.
Carex viridula Sedge sp.
Chelone glabra White Turtlehead
Chelone obliqua * Pink Turtlehead
Chrysoplenium americanum * American Golden Saxifrage
Cladium mariscoides Twig-Rush
Conioselinum chinense * Hemlock Parsley
Cornus alternifolia * Alternate-Leaved Dogwood
Cypripedium andrewsii Andrew's Lady's Slipper Orchid
Cypripedium candidum White Lady's Slipper Orchid
Cypripedium parviflorum Small Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid
Cypripedium reginae Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid
Cystopteris bulbifera * Bladder Fern
Deschampsia caespitosa Tufted Hairgrass
Dryopteris goldiana * Goldie's Fern
Dryopteris spinulosa * ** Spinulose Wood Fern
Eleocharis rostellata Spike-Rush sp.
Epilobium ciliatum Northern Willow-Herb
Epilobium coloratum Cinnamon Willow-Herb
Epilobium leptophyllum Bog Willow-Herb
Epilobium strictum Downy Willow-Herb
Filipendula rubra Queen-of-the-Prairie
Fraxinus nigra * Black Ash
Galium asprellum * Rough Bedstraw
Gentianopsis crinita Fringed Gentian
Glyceria striata Fowl Manna Grass
Hydrocotyle americana American Water Pennywort
Impatiens capensis * Orange Jewelweed
Iodanthus pinnatifidus * Purple Rocket
Iris cristata * Dwarf Crested Iris
Iris virginica shrevei Blue Flag Iris
Juncus brachycephalus Short-Headed Rush
Liparis loeselii * Green Twayblade
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower
Lobelia kalmii ** Kalm's Lobelia
Lobelia siphilitica * Great Blue Lobelia
Lycopodium clavatum ** Common Clubmoss
Nasturtium officinale Water Cress
Osmunda cinnamomea * ** Cinnamon Fern
Osmunda regalis spectabilis * ** Royal Fern
Parnassia glauca Grass-of-Parnassus
Pedicularis lanceolata Swamp Betony
Pentaphylloides floribunda Shrubby Cinquefoil
Physocarpus opulifolius Ninebark
Phlox maculata Wild Sweet William
Pilea fontana * Bog Clearweed
Pilea pumila * Clearweed
Plantago cordata * Heart-Leaved Plantain
Platanthera blephariglottis ** White-Fringed Orchid
Platanthera ciliaris ** Orange-Fringed Orchid
Platanthera lacera ** Green-Fringed Orchid
Pogonia ophioglossoides Rose Pogonia
Polymnia canadensis * White Leaf-Cup
Rhynchospora capillacea Beaked Rush
Ribes americanum * Wild Black Currant
Ribes triste * Swamp Red Currant
Rubus pubescens Dwarf Raspberry
Rudbeckia laciniata * Cutleaf Coneflower
Salix sericea Silky Willow
Samolus parviflorus * Brookweed
Saxifraga pensylvanica Swamp Saxifrage
Scleria verticillata Whorled Nut-Rush
Scutellaria lateriflora * Mad-Dog Skullcap
Selaginella apoda ** Spikemoss sp.
Selaginella eclipes ** Spikemoss sp.
Silene nivea * Snowy Campion
Solidago flexicaulis * Zigzag Goldenrod
Solidago patula Swamp Goldenrod
Spiranthes lucidula Yellow-Lipped Ladies' Tresses
Spiranthes romanzoffiana Hooded Ladies' Tresses
Stellaria crassifolia Matted Chickweed
Stenanthium gramineum * Featherbells
Symplocarpus foetidus * Skunk Cabbage
Thuja occidentalis Arborvitae
Triglochin palustris Arrow-Grass sp.
Veronica anagallis-aquatica Water Speedwell
Viola cucullata * Marsh Violet
Viola lanceolata ** Lance-Leaved Violet
Woodwardia areolata * Netted Chain Fern

*shaded areas, **sandy areas, calcareous areas, rocky areas

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