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