Woodland Wildflowers of Illinois


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Last updated: 9-2-14




Acalypha deamii (Deam's Mercury)

Actaea pachypoda (Doll's Eyes)

Ageratina altissima (White Snakeroot)

Allium burdickii (Narrow-Leaved Wild Leek)

Allium tricoccum (Wild Leek)

Amsonia tabernaemontana (Bluestar)

Aplectrum hyemale (Putty-Root Orchid)

Aquilegia canadensis (Wild Columbine)

Arabis laevigata (Smooth Rock Cress)

Arabis shortii (Toothed Rock Cress)

Aralia nudicaulis (Wild Sarsaparilla)

Arisaema dracontium (Green Dragon)

Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-Pulpit)

Asarum canadense reflexum (Wild Ginger)

Asclepias exaltata (Poke Milkweed)

Aster cordifolius (Blue Wood Aster)

Aster drummondii (Drummond's Aster)

Aster ontarionis (Ontario Aster)

Aster sagittifolius (Arrow-Leaved Aster)

Aster shortii (Short's Aster)

Blephilia hirsuta (Hairy Wood Mint)

Boehmeria cylindrica cylindrica (False Nettle)

Callitriche terrestris (Terrestrial Starwort)

Campanulastrum americanum (American Bellflower)

Cardamine bulbosa (Spring Cress)

Cardamine douglassii (Purple Cress)

Cardamine pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Bitter Cress)

Caulophyllum thalictroides (Blue Cohosh)

Chenopodium simplex (Maple-Leaved Goosefoot)

Cimicifuga racemosa (Black Cohosh)

Circaea lutetiana canadensis (Enchanter's Nightshade)

Claytonia virginica (Spring Beauty)

Collinsia verna (Blue-Eyed Mary)

Conopholis americana (Cancer Root)


Corydalis micrantha micrantha (Slender Corydalis)

Cryptotaenia canadensis (Honewort)

Cypripedium pubescens (Yellow Lady's Slipper)

Delphinium tricorne (Dwarf Larkspur)

Dentaria laciniata (Cutleaf Toothwort)

Desmodium glutinosum (Pointed-Leaved Tick Trefoil)

Desmodium nudiflorum (Naked-Flowered Tick Trefoil)

Dicentra canadensis (Squirrel Corn)

Dicentra cucullaria (Dutchman's Breeches)

Ellisia nyctelea (Aunt Lucy)

Enemion biternatum (False Rue Anemone)

Epifagus virginiana (Beechdrops)

Erigenia bulbosa (Harbinger-of-Spring)

Erythronium albidum (White Trout Lily)

Erythronium americanum (Yellow Trout Lily)

Euonymus obovatus (Running Strawberry Bush)

Eurybia macrophylla (Big-Leaved Aster)

Floerkea proserpinacoides (False Mermaid)

Galium circaezans (Wild Licorice)

Galium concinnum (Shining Bedstraw)

Galium triflorum (Sweet-Scented Bedstraw)

Geum vernum (Spring Avens)

Geranium maculatum (Wild Geranium)

Goodyera pubescens (Downy Rattlesnake-Plantain)

Hackelia virginiana (Stickseed)

Hedeoma pulegioides (American Pennyroyal)

Hepatica nobilis acuta (Sharp-Lobed Hepatica)

Heuchera americana hirsuticaulis (Woodland Alumroot)

Hybanthus concolor (Green Violet)

Hydrangea arborescens (Wild Hydrangea)

Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal)

Hydrophyllum appendiculatum (Great Waterleaf)

Hydrophyllum virginianum (Virginia Waterleaf)

Iodanthus pinnatifidus (Purple Rocket)

Laportea canadensis (Wood Nettle)

Lithospermum latifolium (American Gromwell)

Maianthemum canadense interius (Canada Mayflower)

Medeola virginiana (Indian Cucumber-Root)

Melanthium woodii (Wood's Bunchflower)

Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)

Mitchella repens (Partridge Berry)

Mitella diphylla (Bishop's Cap)

Moehringia lateriflora (Grove Sandwort)

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipe)

Myosotis verna (Spring Scorpion Grass)

Orobanche uniflora (One-Flowered Broomrape)

Osmorhiza longistylis (Aniseroot)

Panax quinquefolius (American Ginseng)

Panax trifolius (Dwarf Ginseng)

Parietaria pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Pellitory)

Phacelia bipinnatifida (Forest Phacelia)

Phlox divaricata divaricata (Woodland Phlox)

Phlox divaricata laphamii (Woodland Phlox)

Phryma leptostachya (Lopseed)

Pilea pumila (Clearweed)

Podophyllum peltatum (Mayapple)

Polemonium reptans (Jacob's Ladder)

Polygonatum commutatum (Solomon's Seal)

Polygonatum pubescens (Hairy Solomon's Seal)

Polymnia canadensis (Leaf-Cup)

Prenanthes alba (White Lettuce)

Prenanthes altissima (Tall White Lettuce)

Ranunculus hispidus (Hispid Buttercup)

Ranunculus recurvatus (Hooked Buttercup)

Ranunculus septentrionalis (Swamp Buttercup)

Ruellia strepens (Smooth Wild Petunia)

Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot)

Sanicula canadensis (Canadian Black Snakeroot)

Sanicula odorata (Common Black Snakeroot)

Saxifraga pensylvanica forbesii (Forbe's Saxifrage)

Scrophularia marilandica (Late Figwort)

Scutellaria elliptica (Hairy Skullcap)

Scutellaria ovata (Heart-Leaved Skullcap)

Sedum ternatum (Wild Stonecrop)

Senecio aureus (Golden Ragwort)

Silene stellata (Starry Campion)

Silene virginica (Fire Pink)

Smilacina racemosa (False Solomon's Seal)

Smilax ecirrhata (Upright Carrion Flower)

Solidago caesia (Blue-Stemmed Goldenrod)

Solidago flexicaulis (Zigzag Goldenrod)

Solidago ulmifolia (Elm-Leaved Goldenrod)

Spigelia marilandica (Indian Pink)

Spiranthes ovalis (Lesser Ladies' Tresses)

Stellaria pubera (Star Chickweed)

Stylophorum diphyllum (Celandine Poppy)

Thalictrum dioicum (Early Meadow Rue)

Thalictrum thalictroides (Rue Anemone)

Tradescantia subaspera (Zigzag Spiderwort)

Trientalis borealis (Starflower)

Trillium erectum (Red Trillium)

Trillium flexipes (White Trillium)

Trillium grandiflorum (Large-Flowered Trillium)

Trillium nivale (Snow Trillium)


Trillium recurvatum recurvatum (Prairie Trillium)

Trillium recurvatum shayii (Shay's Trillium)

Trillium sessile (Sessile Trillium)

Triosteum aurantiacum aurantiacum (Early Horse Gentian)

Triosteum aurantiacum illinoense (Illinois Horse Gentian)

Triosteum perfoliatum (Late Horse Gentian)

Uvularia grandiflora (Large-Flowered Bellwort)

Valeriana pauciflora (Large-Flowered Valerian)

Valerianella umbilicata (Northern Corn Salad)

Viburnum acerifolium (Maple-Leaved Viburnum)

Viola canadensis (Canada Violet)

Viola conspersa (Dog Violet)

Viola missouriensis (Missouri Violet)

Viola palmata dilatata (Cleft Violet)

Viola palmata palmata (Three-Lobed Violet)

Viola pubescens eriocarpa (Common Yellow Violet)

Viola pubescens pubescens (Hairy Yellow Violet)

Viola striata (Striped White Violet)