Botanical Name Common Name Family
 Abies balsamea balsam fir Pinaceae
Abies fraseri Fraser fir Pinaceae
Acer campestre hedge maple Aceraceae
Acer negundo boxelder Aceraceae
Acer pensylvanicum striped maple Aceraceae
Acer rubrum red maple Aceraceae
Acer saccharinum silver maple Aceraceae
Acer saccharum sugar maple Aceraceae
Acer spicatum mountain maple Aceraceae
Aesculus parviflora bottlebrush buckeye Hippocastanaceae
Agalinis purpurea purple false foxglove Scrophulariaceae
Ageratina altissima white snakeroot Asteraceae
Aletris farinosa colicroot Liliaceae
Allium cernuum nodding onion Liliaceae
Allium tricoccum ramps Liliaceae
Amelanchier arborea downy serviceberry Rosaceae
Amelanchier laevis smooth serviceberry Rosaceae
Amianthium muscitoxicum flypoison Liliaceae
Amorpha fruticosa indigo bush Fabaceae
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata porcelainberry Vitaceae
Amphicarpaea bracteata hog-peanut Fabaceae
Anaphalis margaritacea pearly everlasting Asteraceae
Andropogon glomeratus bushy bluestem Poaceae
Andropogon virginicus broomsedge Poaceae
Anemone canadensis Canada anemone Ranunculaceae
Anemone lancifolia mountain anemone Ranunculaceae
Anemone nemorosa wood anemone Ranunculaceae
Anemone virginiana thimbleweed Ranunculaceae
Antennaria plantaginifolia plantain-leaved pussytoes Asteraceae
Apocynum androsaemifolium spreading dogbane Apocynaceae
Appalachian forest in spring
Aquilegia canadensis red columbine Ranunculaceae
Arabis laevigata smooth rockcress Brassicaceae
Arabis lyrata lyre-leaved rock cress Brassicaceae
Aralia spinosa devil's walkingstick Araliaceae
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi bearberry Ericaceae
Arisaema triphyllum Jack in the pulpit Araceae
Aruncus dioicus goat's beard Rosaceae
Arundinaria gigantea giant cane Poaceae
Asarum canadense wild ginger Aristolochiaceae
Asclepias exaltata poke milkweed Asclepiadaceae
Asclepias incarnata swamp milkweed Asclepiadaceae
Asclepias purpurascens purple milkweed Asclepiadaceae
Asclepias syriaca common milkweed Asclepiadaceae
Asclepias tuberosa butterfly weed Asclepiadaceae
Asclepias viridiflora green milkweed Asclepiadaceae
Aureolaria pedicularia fernleaf false foxglove Scrophulariaceae
 Baptisia tinctoria yellow false indigo Fabaceae
Betula alleghaniensis yellow birch Betulaceae
Betula lenta black birch Betulaceae
Betula populifolia gray birch Betulaceae
Bidens aristosa bearded beggarticks Asteraceae
Blue Ridge Mountains
Borago officinalis borage Boraginaceae
Bull Run Mountains
 Calla palustris wild calla Araceae
Calystegia silvatica giant bindweed Convolvulaceae
Campsis radicans trumpet creeper Bignoniaceae
Cardamine concatenata cutleaf toothwort Brassicaceae
Cardamine hirsuta hairy bittercress Brassicaceae
Cardamine pensylvanica Pennsylvania bittercress Brassicaceae
Cardamine pentaphyllos five-leaved bittercress Brassicaceae
Carduus nutans musk thistle Asteraceae
Carex sp. sedge Cyperaceae
Carpinus caroliniana American hornbeam Betulaceae
Carya alba mockernut hickory Juglandaceae
Carya glabra pignut hickory Juglandaceae
Carya ovata shagbark hickory Juglandaceae
Castanea dentata American chestnut Fagaceae
Castanea pumila chinkapin Fagaceae
Castilleja coccinea Indian paintbrush Scrophulariaceae
Celtis occidentalis hackberry Ulmaceae
Centaurium erythraea European centaury Gentianaceae
Cerastium arvense field chickweed Caryophyllaceae
Chamaecyparis thyoides Atlantic white cedar Cupressaceae
Chamaelirium luteum fairywand Liliaceae
Chamerion angustifolium fireweed Onagraceae
Chionanthus virginicus fringetree Oleaceae
Chrysogonum virginianum green and gold Asteraceae
Chrysopsis mariana Maryland goldenaster Asteraceae
Cichorium intybus chicory Asteraceae
Cirsium discolor field thistle Asteraceae
Cirsium muticum swamp thistle Asteraceae
Claytonia virginica spring beauty Portulacaceae
Clematis albicoma white hair leather flower Ranunculaceae
Clematis occidentalis purple clematis Ranunculaceae
Clematis terniflora sweet autumn clematis Ranunculaceae
Clethra alnifolia summersweet Clethraceae
Clintonia umbellulata white clintonia Liliaceae
Conium maculatum poison hemlock Apiaceae
Conocephalum conicum greater scented liverwort Conocephalaceae
Coreopsis grandiflora large-flowered tickseed Asteraceae
Coreopsis tinctoria golden tickseed Asteraceae
Cornus florida flowering dogwood Cornaceae
Cornus sericea redosier dogwood Cornaceae
Corvus corax
Corydalis flavula yellow corydalis Fumariaceae
Corylus americana American hazelnut Betulaceae
Cypripedium acaule pink lady's slipper Orchidaceae
Cypripedium parviflorum yellow lady's slipper Orchidaceae
 Dactylorhiza viridis longbract frog orchid Orchidaceae
Daucus carota Queen Anne's lace Apiaceae
Desmodium nudiflorum naked-flowered tick trefoil Fabaceae
Dianthus armeria Deptford pink Caryophyllaceae
Dicentra canadensis squirrel corn Fumariaceae
Dicentra cucullaria dutchman's breeches Fumariaceae
Dicentra eximia wild bleeding heart Fumariaceae
Diervilla lonicera northern bush honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae
Diospyros virginiana common persimmon Ebenaceae
Dirca palustris leatherwood Thymelaeaceae
Dodecatheon meadia shooting star Primulaceae
Doellingeria umbellata flat-topped aster Asteraceae
Drosera intermedia spoonleaf sundew Droseraceae
Dryopteris marginalis marginal woodfern Dryopteridaceae
 Echinacea purpurea purple coneflower Asteraceae
Elymus hystrix bottlebrush grass Poaceae
Erica carnea winter heath Ericaceae
Erigeron philadelphicus common fleabane Asteraceae
Erigeron strigosus prairie fleabane Asteraceae
Eriophorum virginicum tawny cottongrass Cyperaceae
Erythronium albidum white trout lily Liliaceae
Eumeces fasciatus
Eupatoriadelphus fistulosus hollow joe-pye weed Asteraceae
Eupatorium purpureum joe pye weed Asteraceae
Eupatorium serotinum lateflowering thoroughwort Asteraceae
Euphorbia corollata flowering spurge Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia marginata snow on the mountain Euphorbiaceae
Eurybia spectabilis showy aster Asteraceae
 Fagus grandifolia American beech Fagaceae
Floerkea proserpinacoides false mermaid Limnanthaceae
Fraxinus americana white ash Oleaceae
Fraxinus pennsylvanica green ash Oleaceae
Fumaria officinalis common fumitory Fumariaceae
 Galearis spectabilis showy orchis Orchidaceae
Gaylussacia baccata black huckleberry Ericaceae
Gentiana linearis narrow-leaved gentian Gentianaceae
Geranium maculatum wild geranium Geraniaceae
Geum canadense white avens Rosaceae
Gillenia trifoliata Bowman's root Rosaceae
Great Smoky Mountains
 Hamamelis virginiana witch-hazel Hamamelidaceae
Helenium flexuosum purplehead sneezeweed Asteraceae
Helianthus decapetalus thinleaf sunflower Asteraceae
Helianthus divaricatus woodland sunflower Asteraceae
Heliopsis helianthoides smooth oxeye Asteraceae
Hepatica nobilis hepatica Ranunculaceae
Heracleum maximum common cowparsnip Apiaceae
Heuchera villosa hairy alumroot Saxifragaceae
Hibiscus moscheutos rose mallow Malvaceae
Hieracium aurantiacum orange hawkweed Asteraceae
Hieracium venosum rattlesnakeweed Asteraceae
horses
Houstonia caerulea bluets Rubiaceae
Houstonia purpurea Venus' pride Rubiaceae
Hydrangea quercifolia oakleaf hydrangea Hydrangeaceae
Hydrophyllum virginianum Virginia waterleaf Hydrophyllaceae
Hylotelephium telephioides Allegheny stonecrop Crassulaceae
Hypericum canadense Canada St. Johnswort Clusiaceae
Hypochaeris radicata cat's ear Asteraceae
Hypoxis hirsuta common goldstar Liliaceae
 Ilex mucronata catberry Aquifoliaceae
Ilex opaca American holly Aquifoliaceae
Ilex verticillata common winterberry Aquifoliaceae
Ipomoea pandurata wild potato vine Convolvulaceae
Iris cristata crested iris Iridaceae
Iris pseudacorus yellow iris Iridaceae
Iris verna dwarf iris Iridaceae
Iris versicolor larger blue flag Iridaceae
 Joe
Juglans nigra black walnut Juglandaceae
Juniperus horizontalis creeping juniper Cupressaceae
Juniperus virginiana eastern redcedar Cupressaceae
Justicia americana water willow Acanthaceae
 Kalmia latifolia mountain laurel Ericaceae
Krigia virginica dwarf dandelion Asteraceae
 Lamium maculatum spotted deadnettle Lamiaceae
Leitneria floridana corkwood Leitneriaceae
Liatris pilosa grassleaf blazing star Asteraceae
Liatris spicata dense blazing star Asteraceae
Liatris squarrosa scaly blazing star Asteraceae
Lichen species
Lilium philadelphicum wood lily Liliaceae
Lindera benzoin spicebush Lauraceae
Linum bienne pale flax Linaceae
Liquidambar styraciflua sweetgum Hamamelidaceae
Liriodendron tulipifera tuliptree Magnoliaceae
Lobelia inflata Indian tobacco Campanulaceae
Lobelia nuttallii Nuttall's lobelia Campanulaceae
Lonicera sempervirens trumpet honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae
Ludwigia alternifolia seedbox Onagraceae
Luna moth
Lupinus perennis wild lupine Fabaceae
Lycopus rubellus taperleaf water horehound Lamiaceae
Lyonia mariana staggerbush Ericaceae
Lysimachia quadrifolia whorled loosestrife Primulaceae
Lysimachia terrestris swamp candles Primulaceae
 Magnolia grandiflora southern magnolia Magnoliaceae
Magnolia tripetala umbrella magnolia Magnoliaceae
Magnolia virginiana sweetbay magnolia Magnoliaceae
marsh
Mazus pumilus Japanese mazus Scrophulariaceae
Medeola virginiana Indian cucumber root Liliaceae
Menziesia pilosa minniebush Ericaceae
Mertensia maritima oysterleaf Boraginaceae
Mertensia virginica Virginia bluebells Boraginaceae
Mimulus alatus winged monkey flower Scrophulariaceae
Mimulus ringens monkey flower Scrophulariaceae
Minuartia michauxii rock sandwort Caryophyllaceae
Mitella diphylla miterwort Saxifragaceae
Monarda clinopodia white bergamot Lamiaceae
Monarda punctata spotted beebalm Lamiaceae
Myosotis scorpioides forget-me-not Boraginaceae
 Nasturtium officinale watercress Brassicaceae
Nyssa sylvatica blackgum Cornaceae
 Oenothera biennis common evening primrose Onagraceae
old field
Onosma arenaria golden drop Boraginaceae
Opuntia humifusa eastern prickly pear Cactaceae
Osmunda cinnamomea cinnamon fern Osmundaceae
Osmunda regalis royal fern Osmundaceae
Ostrya virginiana hophornbeam Betulaceae
 Packera aurea golden ragwort Asteraceae
Packera paupercula balsam ragwort Asteraceae
Packera tomentosa woolly ragwort Asteraceae
Panax trifolius dwarf ginseng Araliaceae
Papaver dubium long-headed poppy Papaveraceae
Parthenium integrifolium wild quinine Asteraceae
Penstemon canescens gray beardtongue Scrophulariaceae
Penstemon digitalis foxglove beardtongue Scrophulariaceae
Persea palustris swamp bay Lauraceae
Petasites hybridus butterbur Compositae
Phacelia covillei buttercup scorpion-weed Hydrophyllaceae
Phacelia ranunculacea blue scorpion-weed Hydrophyllaceae
Phlox divaricata wild blue phlox Polemoniaceae
Phlox paniculata garden phlox Polemoniaceae
Phlox stolonifera creeping phlox Polemoniaceae
Phlox subulata moss phlox Polemoniaceae
Photinia pyrifolia red chokeberry Rosaceae
Phragmites australis common reed Poaceae
Phyla lanceolata
Physalis longifolia longleaf groundcherry Solanaceae
Physocarpus opulifolius common ninebark Rosaceae
Phytolacca americana pokeweed Phytolaccaceae
Picea glauca white spruce Pinaceae
Picea rubens red spruce Pinaceae
Pieris floribunda mountain andromeda Ericaceae
Pinus echinata shortleaf pine Pinaceae
Pinus pungens Table Mountain pine Pinaceae
Pinus taeda loblolly pine Pinaceae
Plains
Plantago aristata bracted plantain Plantaginaceae
Plantago maritima goose tongue Plantaginaceae
Platanthera clavellata small green wood orchid Orchidaceae
Platanthera grandiflora greater purple fringed orchid Orchidaceae
Platanthera psycodes lesser purple fringed orchid Orchidaceae
Platanus occidentalis American sycamore Platanaceae
Pluchea odorata marsh fleabane Asteraceae
Podophyllum peltatum Mayapple Berberidaceae
Pogonia ophioglossoides rose pogonia Orchidaceae
Polemonium reptans Jacob's ladder Polemoniaceae
Polygala curtissii Curtiss' milkwort Polygalaceae
Polygala lutea orange milkwort Polygalaceae
Polygala paucifolia gaywings Polygalaceae
Polygala senega Seneca snakeroot Polygalaceae
Polygonatum biflorum smooth Solomon's seal Liliaceae
Polygonatum pubescens hairy Solomon's seal Liliaceae
Polygonum cilinode fringed bindweed Polygonaceae
Polygonum lapathifolium pale smartweed Polygonaceae
Polygonum sagittatum arrowleaf tearthumb Polygonaceae
Polygonum tenue pleatleaf knotweed Polygonaceae
Populus grandidentata bigtooth aspen Salicaceae
Populus tremuloides quaking aspen Salicaceae
Potentilla canadensis dwarf cinquefoil Rosaceae
Potentilla recta sulphur cinquefoil Rosaceae
Potomac River
Prunus virginiana chokecherry Rosaceae
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium sweet everlasting Asteraceae
Pterourus glaucus
 Quercus alba white oak Fagaceae
Quercus michauxii swamp chestnut oak Fagaceae
Quercus prinus chestnut oak Fagaceae
Quercus rubra northern red oak Fagaceae
Quercus sp. oak Fagaceae
 Ranunculus abortivus small-flowered buttercup Ranunculaceae
Rhexia mariana Maryland meadowbeauty Melastomataceae
Rhexia virginica meadow beauty Melastomataceae
Rhododendron arborescens sweet azalea Ericaceae
Rhododendron calendulaceum flame azalea Ericaceae
Rhododendron catawbiense catawba rhododendron Ericaceae
Rhododendron maximum rosebay rhododendron Ericaceae
Rhododendron periclymenoides pinxterbloom azalea Ericaceae
Rhododendron viscosum swamp azalea Ericaceae
Ribes rotundifolium Appalachian gooseberry Grossulariaceae
Rock Creek
Rosa carolina pasture rose Rosaceae
Rosa multiflora multiflora rose Rosaceae
Rosa palustris swamp rose Rosaceae
Rosa rugosa rugosa rose Rosaceae
Rubus occidentalis black raspberry Rosaceae
Rubus odoratus purple-flowering raspberry Rosaceae
Rudbeckia hirta blackeyed Susan Asteraceae
Rudbeckia laciniata cutleaf coneflower Asteraceae
Ruellia caroliniensis Carolina wild petunia Acanthaceae
 Sabatia angularis rosepink Gentianaceae
Sach's Bridge
Sagittaria latifolia broadleaf arrowhead Alismataceae
Salix humilis prairie willow Salicaceae
Salix nigra black willow Salicaceae
Sambucus nigra elderberry Caprifoliaceae
Sambucus racemosa red elderberry Caprifoliaceae
Sanguisorba minor salad burnet Rosaceae
Sarracenia purpurea purple pitcherplant Sarraceniaceae
Sassafras albidum sassafras Lauraceae
Saururus cernuus lizard's tail Saururaceae
Saxifraga virginiensis early saxifrage Saxifragaceae
Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem Poaceae
Scutellaria parvula small skullcap Lamiaceae
Securigera varia crownvetch Fabaceae
Sedum glaucophyllum cliff stonecrop Crassulaceae
Sedum ternatum woodland stonecrop Crassulaceae
Serpentine Grassland
Silene caroliniana wild pink Caryophyllaceae
Silphium trifoliatum whorled rosinweed Asteraceae
Sisyrinchium mucronatum slender blue-eyed grass Iridaceae
Sium suave water parsnip Apiaceae
Smilax glauca cat greenbrier Smilacaceae
Smilax rotundifolia common greenbrier Smilacaceae
Smilax tamnoides bristly greenbrier Smilacaceae
Solanum carolinense horsenettle Solanaceae
Solidago sempervirens seaside goldenrod Asteraceae
Sparganium eurycarpum giant bur-reed Sparganiaceae
Spiraea alba meadowsweet Rosaceae
Spiranthes cernua nodding lady's tresses Orchidaceae
Sporobolus heterolepis prairie dropseed Poaceae
Staphylea trifolia American bladdernut Staphyleaceae
Stellaria longifolia longleaf starwort Caryophyllaceae
stone bridge
Streptopus lanceolatus twistedstalk Liliaceae
Stylosanthes biflora pencil flower Fabaceae
sunset
Symphyotrichum cordifolium blue wood aster Asteraceae
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England aster Asteraceae
Symphyotrichum novi-belgii New York aster Asteraceae
Symplocarpus foetidus skunk cabbage Araceae
 Taxodium ascendens pond cypress Cupressaceae
Teucrium canadense American germander Lamiaceae
Thalictrum pubescens tall meadow rue Ranunculaceae
Thalictrum thalictroides rue anemone Ranunculaceae
Thaspium barbinode hairy-jointed meadow parsnip Apiaceae
Tiarella cordifolia foamflower Saxifragaceae
Toxicodendron radicans poison ivy Anacardiaceae
Trautvetteria caroliniensis tassel rue Ranunculaceae
Triadenum virginicum Virginia marsh St. Johnswort Clusiaceae
Trifolium arvense rabbit-foot clover Fabaceae
Trifolium pratense red clover Fabaceae
Trillium flexipes nodding wakerobin Liliaceae
Trillium grandiflorum white trillium Liliaceae
Trillium sessile toadshade Liliaceae
Trillium undulatum painted trillium Liliaceae
Triodanis perfoliata Venus' looking-glass Campanulaceae
Tripsacum dactyloides gamagrass Poaceae
Triticum sp. Poaceae
Tsuga canadensis eastern hemlock Pinaceae
 Ulmus americana American elm Ulmaceae
US 340 bridge
Utricularia inflata swollen bladderwort Lentibulariaceae
Uvularia grandiflora large-flowered bellwort Liliaceae
Uvularia puberula mountain bellwort Liliaceae
Uvularia sessilifolia sessile-leaved bellwort Liliaceae
 Vaccinium pallidum early lowbush blueberry Ericaceae
Vaccinium stamineum deerberry Ericaceae
Vacciniun oxycoccos small cranberry Ericaceae
Valerianella locusta corn salad Valerianaceae
Veratrum viride false hellebore Liliaceae
Verbascum thapsus common mullein Scrophulariaceae
Verbena hastata blue vervain Verbenaceae
Vernonia noveboracensis New York ironweed Asteraceae
Veronicastrum virginicum Culver's root Scrophulariaceae
Viburnum acerifolium mapleleaf viburnum Caprifoliaceae
Viburnum dentatum southern arrowwood Caprifoliaceae
Viburnum lantanoides hobblebush Caprifoliaceae
Viburnum nudum possumhaw Caprifoliaceae
Viburnum prunifolium blackhaw Caprifoliaceae
Vicia caroliniana wood vetch Fabaceae
Vicia cracca cow vetch Fabaceae
Viola blanda swee white violet Violaceae
Viola canadensis Canadian white violet Violaceae
Viola hastata halberdleaf yellow violet Violaceae
Viola hirsutula southern wood violet Violaceae
Viola macloskeyi small white violet Violaceae
Viola pedata birdfoot violet Violaceae
Viola pedatifida prairie violet Violaceae
Viola triloba three-lobe violet Violaceae
Viola x primulifolia primrose-leaved violet Violaceae
Vitis aestivalis summer grape Vitaceae
Vulpes vulpes
 Yucca filamentosa Adam's needle Agavaceae
 Zizania aquatica wild rice Poaceae
Zizia aptera heartleaf golden Alexanders Apiaceae