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 blue-eyed grass flower closeup

    Blue-Eyed Grass

    Sisyrinchium campestre
    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 a celestial lily, or prairie pleatleaf iris, in bloom.

    Celestial Lily

    Nemastylis geminiflora
    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 saxifrage plant with flower

    Early Saxifrage

    Micranthes virginiensis (sometimes Saxifraga virginiensis)
    Photo of eastern prickly pear plant with flowers

    Eastern Prickly Pear

    Opuntia humifusa (formerly O. compressa)
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    Edible

    Photo of false aloe leaves in basal rosettes.

    False Aloe

    Manfreda virginica (formerly Agave virginica)
    Photo of false garlic flowers

    False Garlic

    Nothoscordum bivalve
    Photo of fire pink flowers

    Fire Pink

    Silene virginica
    Photo of flowering spurge flowers

    Flowering Spurge

    Euphorbia corollata
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    Poisonous

    Photo of a golden seal plant with flower.

    Golden Seal

    Hydrastis canadensis
    Photo of Harvey's buttercup plant with flowers

    Harvey’s Buttercup

    Ranunculus harveyi
    Photo of hispid buttercup plant with flower

    Hispid Buttercup

    Ranunculus hispidus
    Photo of hogwort plant showing upper stem leaves and flowers.

    Hogwort (Woolly Croton)

    Croton capitatus
    Photo of a clump of hydrilla held in a hand

    Hydrilla

    Hydrilla verticillata
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    Invasive

    Photo of lance-leaved loosestrife plant with flowers

    Lance-Leaved Loosestrife

    Lysimachia lanceolata
    Photo of liverleaf wildflower

    Liverleaf (Round-Lobed Hepatica)

    Anemone americana (formerly Hepatica nobilis var. obtusa)
    Photo of mayapple colony looking like numerous green umbrellas on forest floor

    Mayapple

    Podophyllum peltatum
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    Edible

    Photo of purple meadow parsnip foliage and flowers

    Meadow Parsnip

    Thaspium trifoliatum
    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 an Ozark wake robin plant with flower

    Ozark Wake Robin

    Trillium pusillum var. ozarkanum
    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 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 a spatterdock flower held against a leaf

    Spatterdock (Yellow Pond Lily)

    Nuphar advena (formerly N. lutea)
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    Edible

    Photo of spring beauty plants and flowers

    Spring Beauty

    Claytonia virginica
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    Edible

    Photo of spring cress flower clusters

    Spring Cress (Bitter Cress)

    Cardamine bulbosa
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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 a starry campion flower
    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.

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