Photo of lotus in pool at Duck Creek CA

    American Lotus

    Nelumbo lutea
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    Edible

    Photo of black mustard flower cluster

    Black Mustard

    Brassica nigra
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    Edible

    Photo of blackberry lily showing open and spent flowers and developing fruits.

    Blackberry Lily

    Iris domestica (formerly Belamcanda chinensis)
    Photo of buffalo bur flower and leaves.

    Buffalo Bur (Kansas Thistle)

    Solanum rostratum
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    Poisonous

    Photo of celandine poppy plant and flowers

    Celandine Poppy (Wood Poppy)

    Stylophorum diphyllum
    Photo of columbine flower closeup

    Columbine

    Aquilegia canadensis
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    Poisonous

    Photo of common cinquefoil plants with flowers

    Common Cinquefoil

    Potentilla simplex
    Photo of common evening primrose, closeup of flowers.

    Common Evening Primrose

    Oenothera biennis
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    Edible

    Photo of copper iris plants with flowers

    Copper Iris

    Iris fulva
    Photo of dwarf spiderwort flower clusters

    Dwarf Spiderwort (Wild Crocus)

    Tradescantia longipes
    Photo of early buttercup plant with flower
    Photo of false garlic flowers

    False Garlic

    Nothoscordum bivalve
    Photo of fire pink flowers

    Fire Pink

    Silene virginica
    Photo of hedge parsley flower clusters

    Hedge Parsley

    Torilis arvensis
    Photo of hogwort plant showing upper stem leaves and flowers.

    Hogwort (Woolly Croton)

    Croton capitatus
    Photo of midwestern arrowhead male flowers and buds.

    Midwestern Arrowhead

    Sagittaria brevirostra
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    Edible

    Photo of moth mullein flowers

    Moth Mullein

    Verbascum blattaria
    Photo of mullein basal leaves

    Mullein

    Verbascum thapsus
    Photo of orange day lily flower

    Orange Day Lily

    Hemerocallis fulva
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    Edible

    Photo of two magenta flowers of a rock pink plant

    Rock Pink (Fame Flower)

    Phemeranthus calycinus (formerly Talinum calycinum)
    Photo of royal catchfly flowers

    Royal Catchfly

    Silene regia
    Photo of rue anemone plant with flowers

    Rue Anemone

    Thalictrum thalictroides
    Photo of shepherd’s purse plant and flowers

    Shepherd's Purse

    Capsella bursa-pastoris
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    Edible

    Photo of shooting star flowers

    Shooting Star

    Dodecatheon meadia
    Photo of small bluet flower showing purplish center

    Small Bluet (Tiny Bluet)

    Houstonia pusilla (H. minima; Hedyotis crassifolia)
    Photo of southern blue flag iris plants with flowers

    Southern Blue Flag (Virginia Iris)

    Iris virginica
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    Poisonous

    Photo of spring beauty plants and flowers

    Spring Beauty

    Claytonia virginica
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    Edible

    Photo of star of Bethlehem cluster of plants with flowers

    Star of Bethlehem

    Ornithogalum umbellatum
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    Poisonous

    Photo of toothwort plant with flowers

    Toothwort

    Cardamine concatenata (formerly Dentaria laciniata)
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    Edible

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

    Wake Robin (Trillium)

    Trillium sessile
    Photo of white anemone

    White Anemone (Windflower)

    Anemone canadensis
    Photo of white avens flower and upper stem leaves.
    Photo of white dogtooth violet colony

    White Dogtooth Violet

    Erythronium albidum
    Photo of wild geranium plant with flowers
    Photo of wild hyacinth flower cluster

    Wild Hyacinth

    Camassia scilloides
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    Edible

    Photo of wild strawberry plant with flowers

    Wild Strawberry

    Fragaria virginiana
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    Edible

    Photo of yellow rocket flower clusters

    Yellow Rocket

    Barbarea vulgaris
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    Edible

    Photo of soapweed, a type of yucca

    Yuccas (Spanish Bayonet; Soapweed)

    Yucca smalliana, Y. glauca, and Y. arkansana