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2021 WWNC Plant List

Here is a partial list of flowers found in White’s Woods.

Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria L)
Aster, wood (Eurybia divaricata (formerly Aster divaricatus))
Aster, Large leaf (Eurybia macrophylla)
Bedstraw - Cleavers (Galium. aparine)
Bedstraw, licorice (Galium circaezans)
Black Cohosh (Actaea racemose)
Burdock (Arctium)

Canada May Flower, Wild Lily of the Valley (Maianthemum canadense)
Chickweed (Stellaria)
Cinquefoil (Potentilla repens)
Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)
Common Greenshield lichen (Flavoparmelia caperata)
Cress, Winter or Bitter (Barbarea vulgaris)
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Dock (Rumex patientia)
Dogbane (Apocynum androsaemfolium)

Fleabane (Erigeron philadelphicus)
Garlic Mustard (Alliaria officinalis)
Gill-over-the-ground (Glechoma hederaceae)
Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)
Ground pine (Lycopodium obscurum)
Interrupted Fern (Osmunda claytoniana)
Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)
Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum)

Lady's thumb (Polygonum persicaria)
May-apple (Podophyllum peltatum)
Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora)
PA Bittercress (Cardamine pensylvanica)
Plantain (Plantago)
Poison Ivy (Toxico (poison) dendron (plant))
Rue Anemone (Anemonella orThalictrum thalictroides)

Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum (many jointed) biflorum)
Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)
Spotted Wintergreen (Striped wintergreen) (Chimaphila maculate)
Spring Beauty (Claytonia virginica)
Squaw root (Conopholis americana) also Cancer Root, Bear Cone – parasite on oak roots
Sweet Cicely, Hairy (Osmorhiza claytonia))
Sweet woodruff Galium odoratum)

Thistle (Cirsium)
Twisted Stalk (Streptopus lanceolatus)
Violets (Viola)- (blue, downy yellow, cream - white)
White lettuce (Three leaved Rattlesnake root) (Prenanthes alba or Nabalus Trifoliolatus)
Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)
Witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)
Yellow Fairy Bells (Prosartes lanuginose)


Cindy Rogers 5/13/2021
White's Woods plant list 5/15/21

For comparison, see the 1997 plant list.

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