Photo of Adam and Eve orchid flowers

    Adam and Eve Orchid

    Aplectrum hyemale
    Photo of several black-eyed Susan flowers.

    Black-Eyed Susan

    Rudbeckia hirta
    Photo of bushy clump of brown-eyed Susan plants.

    Brown-Eyed Susan

    Rudbeckia triloba
    Photo of climbing milkweed flowers and leaves.

    Climbing Milkweed

    Matelea decipiens
    Photo of common horse gentian stalk showing opposite, perfoliate leaves.

    Common Horse Gentian

    Triosteum perfoliatum
    Photo of common sunflower

    Common Sunflower

    Helianthus annuus
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    Edible

    Photo of Jack-in-the-pulpit plant showing foliage and flowering structure

    Jack-in-the-Pulpit

    Arisaema triphyllum
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    Poisonous

    Photo of Japanese stiltgrass

    Japanese Stiltgrass (Eulalia)

    Microstegium vimineum
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    Invasive

    Photo of Johnson grass flower clusters

    Johnson Grass

    Sorghum halepense
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    Invasive

    Photo of purple meadow parsnip foliage and flowers

    Meadow Parsnip

    Thaspium trifoliatum
    Photo of several pinesap plants showing multiple flowers per stalk.

    Pinesap (False Beech Drops)

    Monotropa hypopitys
    Photo of path rush, closeup showing drying fruits.

    Rushes

    Juncus spp. and Luzula spp.
    Photo of eastern woodland sedge plant growing among leaf litter.

    Sedges

    Carex, Schoenoplectus, Scirpus, and other genera
    Photo of many blooming ashy sunflower plants, showing gray-green leaves.

    Sunflowers

    Helianthus spp.
    Photo of wake robin, or trillium, plant with leaves and flower

    Wake Robin (Trillium)

    Trillium sessile
    Photo of wild ginger flower

    Wild Ginger

    Asarum canadense
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    Edible

    Photo of two small yellow lady’s slipper flowers

    Yellow Lady’s Slipper

    Cypripedium calceolus