Photo of common milkweed flower cluster

    Common Milkweed

    Asclepias syriaca
    Common purslane plant growing on bare, dry soil

    Common Purslane

    Portulaca oleracea
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    Edible

    Rope dodder stems

    Dodders

    Cuscuta spp.
    Photo of horse nettle flowers and leaves

    Horse Nettle

    Solanum carolinense
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    Poisonous

    Photo of horseweed flowers

    Horseweed (Canada Fleabane, Hog Weed)

    Conyza canadensis (formerly Erigeron canadensis)
    Photo of whorled milkweed flowers.

    Milkweeds

    Subfamily Asclepiadoideae
    Photo of shining blue star flower cluster

    Shining Blue Star

    Amsonia illustris
    Photo of white crownbeard plant with flowers

    White Crownbeard

    Verbesina virginica
    Photo of white heath aster flowers

    White Heath Aster

    Symphyotrichum pilosum (formerly Aster pilosus)
    Photo of yellow rocket flower clusters

    Yellow Rocket

    Barbarea vulgaris
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    Edible