A rainbow of wildflowers, peculiar plants, and fungi

Flora At PARI

Yellow Daffodil

Yellow Daffodil, Common, Blooms mid February

Purple Violet

Purple Violet, Common, Blooms mid March


Appalachian Bluet, Common, Blooms mid to late March

Blue Bonnet

Blue Bonnet, Uncommon, Blooms late March

White Daffodil

White Daffodil, Uncommon, Blooms late March


Dandelion, Common, Blooms late March

White Violet

White Violet, Uncommon, Blooms late March

Dwarf Iris

Dwarf Iris, Common, Blooms early April

Heal All

Heal All, Common, Blooms mid April

Pink Dogwood

Pink Dogwood, Common, Blooms mid April

Mountain Birdsfood Violet

Mountain Birdsfoot Violet, Uncommon, Blooms mid April

Catesby's Trillium

Catesby’s Trillium, Uncommon, Blooms in May

Purple Aster

Purple Aster, Common, Blooms early to mid May

Yellow Bellwort

Yellow Bellwort, Common, Blooms early to mid May

Pink Lady Slipper

Pink Lady Slipper, Uncommon, Blooms mid May

Flame Azalea

Flame Azalea, Uncommon, Blooms mid in May

Pink Deptford

Pink Deptford, Uncommon, Blooms in May

Mountain Laurel

Mountain Laurel, Common, Blooms late May


Rhododendron, Common, Blooms late May

Venus Looking Glass

Venus Looking Glass, Uncommon, Blooms late May


Galax, Uncommon, Blooms late May

Indian Physic Bowmans Root

Indian Physic Bowmans Root, Uncommon, Blooms early June

Speckled Wood Lily

Speckled Wood Lily, Uncommon, Blooms early June


Daisy, Common, Blooms early June

Goats Rue

Goats Rue, Common, Blooms mid June

Ladys Tresses

Lady’s Tresses, Common, Blooms mid June

Yellow Eyed Grass Flower

Yellow Eyed Grass Flower, Uncommon, Blooms mid June


Milkweed, Uncommon, Blooms mid June

Long Leaf Pine

Long Leaf Pine, Common, Blooms mid June


Toadflax, Common, Blooms mid June

Whorled Loosestrife

Whorled Loosestrife, Common, Blooms mid June

Blue Eyed Grass Flower

Blue Eyed Grass Flower, Common, Blooms mid June

Fly Poison

Fly Poison, Uncommon, Blooms mid June

Horse Nettle

Horse Nettle, Common, Blooms mid June

Butterfly Weed
Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed, Uncommon, Blooms mid June


Saxifrage, Common, Blooms early July

Rose Pink

Rose Pink, Common, Blooms early July

Purple Butterfly Pea

Purple Butterfly Pea, Uncommon, Blooms late July

Yellow Fringed Orchid
Yellow Fringed Orchid

Yellow Fringed Orchid, Common, Blooms late July

Indian Pipes (Ghost Flower)

Indian Pipes (Ghost Flower), Uncommon, Blooms in August

Carolina Lily (Micheaux's Lily)

Carolina Lily (Micheaux’s Lily), Uncommon, Blooms early August

Cranefly Orchid

Cranefly Orchid, Common, Blooms early August

Rattlesnake Plantain Orchid

Rattlesnake Plantain Orchid, Common, Blooms early August

Queen Anne's Lace

Queen Anne’s Lace, Common, Blooms early August


Jewelweed, Common, Blooms early August

Smartweed (Lady's Thumb)

Smartweed (Lady’s Thumb), Common, Blooms mid August


Ironweed, Common, Blooms mid August

Nodding Lady's Tresses

Nodding Lady’s Tresses, Uncommon, Blooms mid August

Little Club Spur Orchid

Little Club Spur Orchid, Uncommon, Blooms mid August


Thistle, Uncommon, Blooms mid August

Gemmy Puffball in Aspic

Gemmy Puffball in Aspic, Uncommon, Blooms mid August

Elephant's Foot

Elephant’s Foot, Uncommon, Blooms mid August

Purple Aster

Purple Aster, Common, Blooms mid to late August

Bell Flower

Bell Flower, Uncommon, Blooms mid to late August

Running Cedar

Running Cedar, Common, Blooms late August



Hop Clover

Hop Clover





Cow Vetch

Cow Vetch


Clover, Common

Field Milkwort

Field Milkwort







Cinnamon Fern

Cinnamon Fern

Flora not yet photographed

Name Commonality First Blooms
Henbit Uncommon Early April
Trailing Arbutus Uncommon Early April
Yellow Lady Slipper Uncommon Mid to late April
Purple Wood Violet Uncommon Late April
Wood Sorrel Common April and May
Bloodroot Uncommon Early May
Solomon’s Seal Uncommon Early May
False Solomon’s Seal Uncommon Early May
Mayapple Uncommon Mid May
Indian Cucumber Root Lily Uncommon May
Umbrella Leaf Uncommon Late May
Yellow Violet Common May
Beechdrops Uncommon June
Foam Flower Uncommon Late June
Spiderwort Uncommon Early July
Turk’s Cap Lily Uncommon Early July
Blue Asiatic Day Flower Uncommon Late July
Coral Fungus, white, yellow, orange, green, blue Uncommon August
Hearts a Bursting Uncommon Early August
Orange Orchid Common Mid August