Bloom Clock/Keys/Global/Temperate/Mid Spring/Purple Flowers

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This page is part of the global dichotomous key for plants recorded as blooming in Mid Spring.

These plants have the following traits:

  • Purple flowers

Vinca minor

flowers and young foliage

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Profile for Vinca minor (Periwinkle)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:prostrate vine, rooting at the nodes
Flowers:trumpet-shaped
Foliage:simple, opposite, evergreen
Life Cycle: perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Winter, Mid Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

Regional data and additional images for Vinca minor

Rhododendron

Flowers

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Profile for Rhododendron (Rhododendrons and Azaleas)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:R. calendulaceum,

R. catawbiense,
R. maximum,
R. molle,
R. prinophyllum,
R. subsp. vireya,
R. 'Delaware Valley White',
R. 'Girard's Crimson',
R. 'Hershey's Red',
R. 'PJM',
R. 'Pleasant White',

R. 'Roseum Elegans',
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

Regional data and additional images for Rhododendron

Lamium purpureum

Plant colony

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Profile for Lamium purpureum (Deadnettle)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low, spreading herbaceous plant , flowering stems rising above the foliage
Flowers:Tubular, 2-lipped, pink or purple
Foliage:Reddish or purplish in early spring, fading to green as the season warms
Stem:square in cross section, densely covered by the leaves
Life Cycle: Winter annual
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Lamium purpureum

Rosa

Flowers

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Profile for Rosa (Rose)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Thorny shrubs
Foliage:alternate, pinnately compound
Stem:thorned
Fruit:small pomes (hips)
Life Cycle: perennial shrub
Subclass plants:Rosa canina

Rosa multiflora
Rosa palustris
Rosa rugosa

Rosa 'Peace'

Rosa 'Pink Knockout'
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall Mid Fall, Late Fall

Regional data and additional images for Rosa

Phlox stolonifera

flowering plant

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Profile for Phlox stolonifera (Creeping phlox)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Phlox stolonifera

Phlox sublata

flowering plant

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Profile for Phlox subulata (Moss phlox)
Identifying Characteristics


Recent Logs[edit]

Ngravagna 18:46, 28 April 2009 (UTC)

Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Phlox subulata

Allium

Temple flowers wide.jpg

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Profile for Allium (Onion, Garlic, Leek, etc.)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:BCP/Allium aflatunense, BCP/Allium canadense, BCP/Allium cernuum, BCP/Allium flavum, BCP/Allium sativum, BCP/Allium schoenoprasum, BCP/Allium ursinum, BCP/Allium vineale
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

Regional data and additional images for Allium

Tulipa

flowering plants

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Profile for Tulipa (Tulip)
Identifying Characteristics


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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Tulipa

Allium aflatunense

Flowering plants

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Profile for Allium aflatunense (Flowering Onion)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright plant with basal leaves and large inflorescences held on hollow scapes
Foliage:straplike, bluish
Life Cycle: Perennial
Higher taxa:Allium
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Allium aflatunense

Syringa vulgaris

A purple-flowered variety

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Profile for Syringa vulgaris (Common Lilac)
Identifying Characteristics
Recent Logs[edit]

Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Syringa vulgaris

Trifolium pratense

Inflorescence

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Profile for Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Spreading herbaceous plant
Foliage:trifoliate with pale zones on the leaflets
Fruit:tiny legumes
Life Cycle: perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

Regional data and additional images for Trifolium pratense

Cercis canadensis

Flowering tree

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Profile for Cercis canadensis (Eastern Redbud)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Small tree with a horizontal branching habit
Flowers:Small clusters of pea-like flowers, borne on the stems and even trunks
Foliage:Heart-shaped
Stem:Zig-zagging
Fruit:flattened pods
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Cercis canadensis

Tradescantia

Flowers

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Profile for Tradescantia (Spiderwort)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect herbaceous plant
Foliage:Straplike, both basal and on stems
Stem:Round
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer

Regional data and additional images for Tradescantia

Glechoma hederacea

Closeup of flowers and terminal leaves

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Profile for Glechoma hederacea (Ground Ivy)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Mat-forming herb
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Glechoma hederacea

Nepeta x faassenii

Inflorescence

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Profile for Nepeta x faassenii (Catmint)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:On spikes, tubular, blue through pale purple.
Stem:Square in cross section
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

Regional data and additional images for Nepeta x faassenii

Geranium maculatum

Plant in bloom

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Profile for Geranium maculatum (Blue Wood Geranium)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Geranium maculatum

Thymus 'Spicy Orange'

Flowering plant

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Profile for Thymus 'Spicy Orange' (Spicy Orange Thyme)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Creeping semi-woody plant
Foliage:Awn-shaped, evergreen, strongly scented
Scent:Strong thyme scent from foliage
Life Cycle: perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Thymus 'Spicy Orange'

Hesperis matronalis

Closeup of purple flowers, flowers can range from white through pink, purple, or red

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Profile for Hesperis matronalis (Dame's Rocket)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright forb
Flowers:4 showy petals
Scent:Strong, sweet scent in early morning and evening
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall

Regional data and additional images for Hesperis matronalis

Allium schoenoprasum

Flowering plant

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Profile for Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Grasslike herbaceous plant
Foliage:Tubular
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

Regional data and additional images for Allium schoenoprasum

Iris

Flower of Iris versicolor

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Profile for Iris (Iris)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Iris

Wisteria sinensis

Flowers

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Profile for Wisteria sinensis (Chinese Wisteria)
Identifying Characteristics
Recent Logs[edit]
  • SBJ 12:05, 12 May 2007 (UTC)
  • SBJ 10:30, 23 May 2007 (UTC)
  • SB Johnny-LM 11:55, 30 April 2008 (UTC)


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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Wisteria sinensis

Iris sibirica

Flowers

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Profile for Iris sibirica (Siberian Iris)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Iris sibirica

Ajuga reptans

A purple-leaved variety in flower

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Profile for Ajuga reptans (Bungleweed)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Ajuga reptans

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Paulownia tomentosa

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Paulownia tomentosa (Princess Tree)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Paulownia tomentosa

Geranium

Flowers of Geranium x magnificum

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Profile for Geranium (True Geraniums)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:5 petals
Foliage:palmately veined
Subclass plants:G. macrorrhizum G. maculatum G. phaeum G. pratense G. pyrenaicum G.robertianum G. x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

Regional data and additional images for Geranium

Aquilegia x hybrida

Flowers of a pink variety

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Profile for Aquilegia x hybrida (Garden Columbine)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Aquilegia x hybrida

Lunaria annua

Inflorescence and upper leaves

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Profile for Lunaria annua (Honesty)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect herbaceous plant
Life Cycle: Biennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Lunaria annua


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Last updated 11:42, 6 April 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 27 plants.