Bloom Clock/Keys/Global/Temperate/Mid Spring/Yellow 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:

  • Yellow flowers

Taraxacum officinale

Head

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Profile for Taraxacum officinale (Common Dandelion)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:rosette-forming herbaceous plant with a long taproot
Flowers:Head, flowers are all ray-like
Foliage:Basal only, pinnately lobed
Stem:flower stems are hollow with a milky sap
Scent:mild, "sunny"
Growing Conditions:sunny and partly-shaded, well drained soils, drought intolerant
Fruit:achene with a silky pappus
Similar Plants:Hypochoeris radicata, Sonchus
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Winter, Late Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter

Regional data and additional images for Taraxacum officinale

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

Narcissus

A Jonquil flower

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Profile for Narcissus (Daffodil, Jonquil, Narcissus)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plants
Foliage:Basal, straplike, slightly bluish
Subclass plants:Narcissus pseudonarcissus
Recent Logs[edit]
  • Anna reg 12:05, 12 April 2010 (UTC)
  • Sb f 14:46, 6 March 2011 (UTC) (plants blooming in the microclimate by the springhouse, elsewhere not flowering)
  • Anna reg 18:35, 24 March 2011 (UTC)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Narcissus

Ranunculus

Flower of r. repens

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Profile for Ranunculus (Buttercup)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:R. ficaria
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Tulipa

flowering plants

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Profile for Tulipa (Tulip)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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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

Fragaria vesca

flowering plant

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Profile for Fragaria vesca (Woodland Strawberry)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Late Summer, Early Fall

Regional data and additional images for Fragaria vesca

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

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Oxalis stricta

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Oxalis stricta (Common Yellow Woodsorrel)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright
Flowers:5 petals, yellow
Foliage:Trifoliate, leaflets heart-shaped
Stem:Slender, green
Fruit:Explosive capsules
Life Cycle: Annual
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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 Oxalis stricta

Berberis x gladwinensis

Flowering branches

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Profile for Berberis x gladwinensis (William Penn Barberry)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Slow growing, heavily spined shrub
Flowers:Yellow, in axillary clusters
Foliage:Evergreen (but reddish in winter), spined
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Berberis x gladwinensis

Senecio vulgaris

Stems and flowers

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Profile for Senecio vulgaris (Common Groundsel)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low growing but upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:Enclosed heads
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Winter, Late Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Fall

Regional data and additional images for Senecio vulgaris

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

Stylophorum diphyllum

Flowers

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Profile for Stylophorum diphyllum (Celandine poppy)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:4 showy petals, numerous anthers, all yellow
Foliage:hairy beneath and on the petioles
Fruit:pods
Life Cycle: perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

Regional data and additional images for Stylophorum diphyllum

Linaria vulgaris

Inflorescences

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Profile for Linaria vulgaris (Butter and Eggs)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:spreading herbaceous plant
Flowers:Snapdragon-like, yellow
Foliage:Simple, covered in a white, waxy bloom
Stem:Weak
Scent:None
Fruit:Dry capsules
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall, Late Fall

Regional data and additional images for Linaria vulgaris

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Elaeagnus angustifolia (Russian Olive)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring

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Barbarea vulgaris

Closeup of flowers

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Profile for Barbarea vulgaris (Yellow Rocketcress)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright
Flowers:Corymbs of yellow flowers, 4 petals.
Foliage:Glossy dark green, pinnately lobed or divided with a large terminal leaflet or lobe
Stem:green, stiff
Life Cycle: Biennial
Similar Plants:Barbarea verna, Rorippa sylvestris
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

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Alchemilla mollis

Inflorescences and foliage

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Profile for Alchemilla mollis (Lady's Mantle)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

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Packera obovata

Flowers

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Profile for Packera obovata (Golden Ragwort)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Packera obovata

Berberis thunbergii

Branch with flowers and leaves

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Profile for Berberis thunbergii (Japanese Barberry)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Corydalis lutea

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Corydalis lutea (Yellow Corydalis)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Mound-forming, colonizing herbaceous plant
Flowers:Tubular, spurred, yellow
Foliage:Pinnately compound, somewhat glaucus
Stem:Weak, sappy
Fruit:Explosive pods
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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, Early Winter

Regional data and additional images for Corydalis lutea

Euphorbia lathyris

Flowering plant

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Profile for Euphorbia lathyris (Caper Spurge)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Early Winter

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Chelidonium majus

Flowers, foliage, and buds

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Profile for Chelidonium majus (Greater Celandine)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:4 showy petals, many anthers, yellow.
Foliage:Pinnately compound with lobed leaflets.
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall

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Digitalis lutea

Spike

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Profile for Digitalis lutea (Yellow Foxglove)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:On spikes, tubular and yellow
Foliage:Simple
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Cotinus coggygria

Flowers of a green-leaved variety

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Profile for Cotinus coggygria (Smokebush)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Large shrub or small tree
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

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Coreopsis lanceolata

Head

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Profile for Coreopsis lanceolata (Lanceleaf Tickseed)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

Regional data and additional images for Coreopsis lanceolata

Duchesnea indica

Duchesnea indica7.jpg

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Profile for Duchesnea indica (Mock Strawberry)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Creeping herbaceous plant
Flowers:5 yellow petals
Foliage:Trifoliate, roughly haired, dark green
Fruit:Strawberry-like but with red seeds
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

Regional data and additional images for Duchesnea indica

Matricaria discoidea

Heads

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Profile for Matricaria discoidea (Pineappleweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Herbaceous forb
Flowers:Discoid heads
Foliage:The leaves are pinnately dissected and sweet-scented when crushed.
Stem:The plant grows 3 to 12 inches (7.5 - 30 cm) high.
Scent:The flowers exude a chamomile/pineapple aroma when crushed.
Growing Conditions:Disturbed areas, especially those with poor, compacted soil. It can be seen blooming on footpaths, roadsides, and similar places in spring and early summer.
Life Cycle: Annual
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

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Waldsteinia fragarioides

flowering plant (purple flowers are Vinca minor)

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Profile for Waldsteinia fragarioides (Barren Strawberry)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Creeping herbaceous plant
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Lonicera maackii

flowers

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Profile for Lonicera maackii (Amur Honeysuckle)
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Oxalis corniculata

Plant with flowers, showing the purple foliage

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Profile for Oxalis corniculata (Creeping Woodsorrel)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Creeping, rooting at the nodes
Flowers:Yellow, 5-petaled
Foliage:Trifoliate with heart-shaped leaflets, usually purple
Fruit:Explosive capsules
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

Regional data and additional images for Oxalis corniculata

Sassafras albidum

Illustration

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Profile for Sassafras albidum (Sassafras)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Medium sized tree or large shrub
Foliage:Unlobed, lobed on one side (resembling a mitten), or on two sides (resembling a mitten with 2 thumbs)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Last updated 11:29, 6 April 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 31 plants.