Photo of black mustard flower cluster

    Black Mustard

    Brassica nigra
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    Edible

    Photo of Culver's root plant with flowers

    Culver’s Root

    Veronicastrum virginicum
    Photo of English plantain flowers

    English Plantain

    Plantago lanceolata
    Photo of false aloe leaves in basal rosettes.

    False Aloe

    Manfreda virginica (formerly Agave virginica)
    Photo of a large-flowered gaura inflorescence

    Large-Flowered Gaura

    Oenothera filiformis (formerly Gaura longiflora, G. biennis)
    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 common ladies' tresses, flower stalk with spiral flower arrangement

    Nodding Ladies’ Tresses

    Spiranthes cernua
    Photo of pale Indian plantain flower clusters.

    Pale Indian Plantain

    Arnoglossum atriplicifolium (also Cacalia atriplicifolia)
    Photo of shepherd’s purse plant and flowers

    Shepherd's Purse

    Capsella bursa-pastoris
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    Edible

    Photo of a starry campion flower
    Photo of viper’s bugloss, closeup of flower

    Viper's Bugloss

    Echium vulgare
    Photo of white avens flower and upper stem leaves.