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This page is part of a dichotomous key for plants recorded as blooming in Southeastern Pennsylvania during the month of April.


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

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Uvularia sessilifolia

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Profile for Uvularia sessilifolia (Wild Oats)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Tulipa

flowering plants

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

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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

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Skimmia japonica

flowers on 'Rubella'

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Profile for Skimmia japonica (Skimmia)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Stellaria media

Flower

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Profile for Stellaria media (Common Chickweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Creeping, mat-forming herb
Flowers:Small, white
Life Cycle: Annual
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Winter, Late Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring. Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter

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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

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Pulmonaria

flowers on P. officinalis

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Profile for Pulmonaria (Lungwort)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Prunus pensylvanica

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Profile for Prunus pensylvanica (Pin Cherry)
Identifying Characteristics
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Prunus

Flowers of P.persica (peach)

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Profile for Prunus (Cherry)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Prunus is a large genus of trees and shrubs
Flowers:5 petals or multiples of 5. Pink or white.
Foliage:Alternate, simple
Stem:Horizomtal lenticels are prominent on most species
Scent:Ranges from sweet to rank
Subclass plants:P. 'Okame', P. laurocerasus, P. mahaleb, P. persica, P. serotina, P. subhirtella, P. subhirtella 'Pendula'
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Packera obovata

Flowers

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

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

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Muscari armeniacum

Flowering plants

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Profile for Muscari armeniacum (Grape Hyacinth)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Malus domestica

Flowers

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Profile for Malus domestica (Apple)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Malus

Flower of M. Asiatica

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Profile for Malus (Apple, Crabbapple)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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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

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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

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Fraxinus pennsylvanica

fruits

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Profile for Fraxinus pennsylvanica (Green Ash)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Large tree
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Fragaria x ananassa

Flower

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Profile for Fragaria x ananassa (Strawberry)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Mid Fall

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Forsythia x intermedia

blooming plant

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Profile for Forsythia x intermedia (Garden Forsythia)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:suckering shrub
Flowers:4-petaled, yellow
Foliage:Simple, opposite, serrate margins, emerging about 1/2-way through full bloom
Stem:hollow pith
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Winter, Mid Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Duchesnea indica

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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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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Dicentra spectabilis var. 'alba'

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Profile for Dicentra spectabilis var. 'alba' (White Bleeding Heart)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

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Dicentra spectabilis

Flowering branches on a pink variety

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Profile for Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding Heart)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:clump-forming herbaceous plant
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

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Cornus florida

Closeup of flowers

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Profile for Cornus florida (Flowering Dogwood)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Claytonia virginica

A cluster of plants in flower

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Profile for Claytonia virginica (Spring Beauty)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Colonizing herbaceous ground cover
Foliage:Blade-like
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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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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Carex

flowers on an unidentified cultivar

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Profile for Carex (Carex)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Buxus

Buxus 'Green Velvet', foliage

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Profile for Buxus (Boxwood)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Brunnera macrophylla

flowers and foliage

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Profile for Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian Bugloss)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Clump-forming perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

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Berberis thunbergii

Branch with flowers and leaves

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Profile for Berberis thunbergii (Japanese Barberry)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, 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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Barbarea verna

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Profile for Barbarea verna (Pale yellow rocket)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Asarum europaeum

Flower and emerging leaves

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Profile for Asarum europaeum (European Wild Ginger)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Early Summer

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Amelanchier canadensis

Closeup of flowers

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Profile for Amelanchier canadensis (Shadbush)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:large shrub or small tree
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Acer platanoides

Inflorescence

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Profile for Acer platanoides (Norway Maple)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Acer rubrum

Flower clusters

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Profile for Acer rubrum (Red Maple)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Large tree
Flowers:Red flowers opening well before the leaves
Foliage:As with all maples, they are deciduous and arranged oppositely on the twig. They are typically 5-10 cm (2-4 inches) long and wide with 3-5 palmate lobes with a serrated margin. The sinuses are typically narrow, but the leaves can exhibit considerable variation.
Stem:In dense forests, trunk will remain free of branches until some distance up the tree. Individuals grown in the open are shorter and thicker with a more rounded crown.
Growing Conditions:It can be found growing in swamps, on poor dry soils, and most anywhere in between
Fruit:Samara
Similar Plants:Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Magnolia 'Susan'

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Profile for Magnolia 'Susan' (Magnolia)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Viola

Viola cornuta, a species of Viola

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Profile for Viola (Violet)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:V. labradorica,

V. pedata,
V. tricolor,

V. x wittrockiana


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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter

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Acer japonicum

flowers and foliage

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Profile for Acer japonicum (Fullmoon Maple)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Ulmus parvifolia

Ulmus parvifolia, immature fruit & foliage

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Profile for Ulmus parvifolia (Chinese Elm)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Small/Medium tree
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Fothergilla

Fothergilla major (Witch alder).JPG

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

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Symphytum grandiflorum

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Profile for Symphytum grandiflorum (Creeping Comfrey)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Arisaema triphyllum

flower and foliage

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Profile for Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-Pulpit)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

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Fagus grandifolia

Leaves of Fagus grandifolia

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Profile for Fagus grandifolia (American Beech)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Veronica peduncularis

flowering plant

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Profile for Veronica peduncularis (Speedwell)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Crocus

Flowering plants

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Profile for Crocus (Crocus)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:Crocus tommasinianus
Crocus vernus
Recent Logs[edit]
  • --Anna reg 18:43, 24 March 2011 (UTC)
  • --Jomegat 15:54, 16 March 2010 (UTC) (first bloom of 2010)


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Veronica peregrina

flowering plant

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Profile for Veronica peregrina (Purslane Speedwell, Neckweed)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Iberis sempervirens

flowers

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Profile for Iberis sempervirens (Candytuft)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Veronica arvensis

Flowering Plant

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Profile for Veronica arvensis (Corn Speedwell)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:spreading herbaceous plant
Life Cycle: winter annual
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Quercus alba

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Profile for Quercus alba (White Oak)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Fagus sylvatica

Beech flowers.jpg

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Profile for Fagus sylvatica (European Beech)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:F. sylvatica purpurea
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Cornus florida var. 'rubra'

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Profile for Cornus florida var. 'rubra' (Pink Flowering Dogwood)
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Higher taxa:Mid Spring
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Vinca sardoa

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Profile for Vinca sardoa (Vinca)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

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Acer palmatum

flowers

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Profile for Acer palmatum (Japanese Maple)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Corylus americana

Corylus americana, fruits

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Profile for Corylus americana (American Hazelnut)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Shrub, small tree
Flowers:Male catkin is brown to yellow in late winter or early spring. Female flower is red and obscure.
Foliage:Serrate, cardoid
Stem:Multiple or single stem.
Fruit:Edible nut
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Quercus palustris

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Profile for Quercus palustris (Pin Oak)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'

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Profile for Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea' (Copper Beech)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Salix 'Pendula'

Salix sp., showing the unmistakable and typical habit of weeping Salix. Image shows Salix babylonica

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Profile for Salix 'Pendula' (Weeping Willow)
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Similar Plants:Logs for this plant may include a number of species, hybrids and cultivars.
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford'

Pyrus calleryana Bradford

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Profile for Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford' (Bradord Callery Pear)
Identifying Characteristics
Recent Logs[edit]

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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Muscari

Flowers

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Profile for Muscari (Grape Hyacinth)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:M. armeniacum


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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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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)

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

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Erica carnea

flowers of a purple variety

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Profile for Erica carnea (Heath)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low-growing, spreading shrub
Foliage:Awn-shaped, small, evergreen
Recent Logs[edit]
  • SBJ 13:08, 29 November 2007 (UTC)
  • SBJ 09:00, 18 February 2008 (UTC)
  • SBJ 09:16, 27 March 2008 (UTC)
  • SBJ 14:29, 4 April 2008 (UTC)
  • SBJ 10:00, 26 April 2008 (UTC)


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Temperate zone season(s): Late Fall, Late Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Quercus rubra

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Profile for Quercus rubra (Red Oak)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Fritillaria meleagris

two varieties

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Profile for Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's Head)
Identifying Characteristics
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Salix 'Tortuosa'

Salix.babylonica'Tortuosa'(.jpg

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Profile for Salix 'Tortuosa' (Corkscrew Willow)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula'

Flowers of cv. 'Accolade'

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Profile for Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula' (Weeping Cherry)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Medium sized, weeping tree
Similar Plants:There are weeping form of other cherry species. Please log as Prunus if uncertain.


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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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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

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Lamium

flowers of L. orvala

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Profile for Lamium (Deadnettle)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:L. album, L. purpureum
Recent Logs[edit]
  • SB_Johnny-LM 27 April, 2007 (from photographic log) (unidentified cultivar)


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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Rhododendron 'PJM'

Flowering plant (a bit past its prime)

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Profile for Rhododendron 'PJM' (PJM Rhododendron)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Mazus reptans

flowers

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Profile for Mazus reptans (Mazus)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Prostrate ground cover
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Jasminum nudiflorum

Flowers

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Profile for Jasminum nudiflorum (Winter Jasmine)
Identifying Characteristics
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Acer griseum

flowers

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Profile for Acer griseum (Paperbark Maple)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Small, upright tree
Stem:exfoliating bark
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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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',
Recent Logs[edit]

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

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Salix

Salix babylonica 'Pendula'

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Profile for Salix (Willow, Sallow, Osier)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:tree or shrub, dioecious
Flowers:male and female flowers appearing as catkins
Stem:woody
Fruit:capsule
Subclass plants:S. discolor, S. gracilistyla 'Melanostachys', S. 'Pendula', S. 'Tortuosa'


Recent Logs[edit]
  • --Juan 18:57, 22 March 2008 (UTC)
  • --Jomegat 17:13, 21 April 2008 (UTC)
  • --Jomegat 00:16, 1 May 2008 (UTC)
  • --Jomegat 20:42, 10 May 2008 (UTC)


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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Jeffersonia diphylla

Jeffersonia diphylla BB-1913.jpg

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Profile for Jeffersonia diphylla (Twinleaf)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Epimedium

Illustration of E. alpinum

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Profile for Epimedium (Barrenwort)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:E. leptorhizum'
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Prunus avium

Süßkirsche Prunus avium.jpg

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Profile for Prunus avium (Sweet Cherry, Wild Cherry)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Epimedium leptorhizum

flowers

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Profile for Epimedium leptorhizum (Barrenwort)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Mahonia bealei

Flowering plant

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Profile for Mahonia bealei (Grape-holly)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Quercus

flowers on a red oak

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Profile for Quercus (Oak)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Corylopsis

Corylopsis spicata, flowers & stems

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Profile for Corylopsis (Winter Hazels)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:C. spicata
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Houstonia caerulea

Houstonia caerulea 03.jpg

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Profile for Houstonia caerulea (Azure Bluet)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Forb/herb
Flowers:Four petals, pale blue with yellow centers, approximately 1 cm across. One flower per stalk.
Foliage:Basal rosettes.
Stem:Unbranched, to 20 cm high.
Growing Conditions:Moist, acidic soil in shady areas. Grows well in grassy areas.
Fruit:Flat capsule
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

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Leucojum aestivum

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Profile for Leucojum aestivum (Summer Snowflake)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Kerria japonica

flowering branch

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Profile for Kerria japonica (Kerria)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:suckering, arching shrub
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Spiraea thunbergii

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Spiraea thunbergii (Spiraea)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Arching, multistemmed shrub
Flowers:Small white flowers in axillary cluseters.
Foliage:Narrow, threadlike
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Winter, Mid Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Hyacinthus orientalis

Flowering plant (color typical of the wild species)

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Profile for Hyacinthus orientalis (Common Hyacinth)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Ulmus americana

Ulmus americana, habit

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Profile for Ulmus americana (American Elm)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Large tree
Flowers:Apetalous flowers borne in clusters of jointed stems. Flowers appear before leaves.
Foliage:Doubly toothed margins, pinnately veined with asymmetrical base. Surface has a rough texture.
Stem:Trunk has deeply furrowed, dark grey bark
Fruit:Samaras
Similar Plants:Ulmus rubra (Slippery elm), Celtis spp. (Hackberry)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Aurinia saxatilis

Alyssum saxatile Goldkugel Felsensteinkraut 1.jpg

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Profile for Aurinia saxatilis (Basket of Gold)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Pachysandra terminalis

inflorescence and foliage

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

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Mukdenia rossii

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Mukdenia rossii (Mukdenia)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Trillium stamineum

flowers and foliage

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Profile for Trillium stamineum (Trillium)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Pyrus communis

Gelbmöstler Baum-2.JPG

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Profile for Pyrus communis (Pear)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Ajuga reptans

A purple-leaved variety in flower

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

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Prunus persica

Flowers

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Profile for Prunus persica (Peach)
Identifying Characteristics

This page contains recent bloom logs for the plant Prunus persica (Peach).

If you saw this plant blooming today (or sometime within the last 3 days), you can help improve the bloom clock by logging it. Just click on "edit" next to the Recent Logs heading, add *~~~~ (an asterisk followed by four tildes) on a new line just below the last signature, and then click "save page". This will add your signature and the date to log the plant.

Please make sure you've signed up on the contributors' page so that we can know the location of the plant you saw blooming and use your contribution to create a flora for your region! When you're done, you can go back to one of the main pages and find logs of other flowers you might have seen today.


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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Pieris japonica

Inflorescence

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Profile for Pieris japonica (Japanese Andromeda)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:shrub or small tree
Foliage:evergreen, simple, alternate, dense near the branch tips
Fruit:dry capsules
Recent Logs[edit]

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

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

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Corydalis cheilanthifolia

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Corydalis cheilanthifolia (Fernleaf Corydalis)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Early Summer

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Cardamine hirsuta

Plant in flower

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Profile for Cardamine hirsuta (Hairy Wintercress)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low, mat-forming herbaceous plant
Flowers:4 petals, flowers in clusters on top of stems, often blooming and setting fruit at the same time
Foliage:bippately compound, purplish during cold weather
Scent:bitter scent from crushed leaves
Growing Conditions:any disturbed soil
Life Cycle: annual or biennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Taxus baccata

male cones

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Profile for Taxus baccata (Yew)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Coniferous shrub or small tree
Flowers:Male cones are yellow, and release clouds of pollen when disturbed by wind or other movement
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Sanguinaria canadensis

Plants in flower

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Profile for Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Erythronium americanum

Flowering plant

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Profile for Erythronium americanum (Yellow Trout Lily)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Corydalis ochroleuca

Inflorescence

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Profile for Corydalis ochroleuca (White Corydalis)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:low growing, clumping herbaceous plant
Flowers:clusters of white flowers with yellow throats
Foliage:slightly bluish
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter

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Erigeron philadelphicus

Flowerheads

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Profile for Erigeron philadelphicus (Philadelphia Fleabane)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

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Symplocarpus foetidus

Spathe

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Profile for Symplocarpus foetidus (Eastern Skunk Cabbage)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Colonizing herbaceous plant
Flowers:spathe and spadix
Foliage:basal, very large
Scent:strong unpleasant odor from all parts
Life Cycle: perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Winter, Late Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring

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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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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

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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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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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

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Scilla siberica

Blue-flowered plants in bloom

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Profile for Scilla siberica (Siberian Squill)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Helleborus foetidus

Closeup of flower, note that the anthers are present while in bloom

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Profile for Helleborus foetidus (Stinking Hellebore)
Identifying Characteristics
Foliage:evergreen, palmately divided
Life Cycle: perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Winter, Late Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring

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

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Syringa vulgaris

A purple-flowered variety

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Profile for Syringa vulgaris (Common Lilac)
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Cornus mas

Flowers are on short spurs, covering the branches

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Profile for Cornus mas (Cornelian Cherry)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Helleborus x hybridus

Red flowers (flowers range from whie through purple)

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Profile for Helleborus x hybridus (Hybrid Hellebore)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low herbaceous plant
Foliage:Primarily basal, palmately lobed, evergreen
Fruit:Dry capsules
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Salix discolor

Illustration

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Profile for Salix discolor (Pussy Willow)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Veronica persica

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Veronica persica (Speedwell)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Veronica persica

Magnolia x soulangeana

Flowering branches

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Profile for Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:medium sized tree
Flowers:primitive, with 6 tepals
Foliage:simple, alternate
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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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

Lindera benzoin

Illustration

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Profile for Lindera benzoin (Spicebush)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:large shrub
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Magnolia stellata

Closeup of a flower

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Profile for Magnolia stellata (Star Magnolia)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Small to midsize tree with gray bark and a rounded habit
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Viola x wittrockiana

A Purple-flowered variety

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Profile for Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Short-lived, low-growing perennial, with mostly cool season blooms
Higher taxa:Viola


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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Mid Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter

Regional data and additional images for Viola x wittrockiana

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

Prunus 'Okame'

Prunus Okame 001.JPG

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Profile for Prunus 'Okame' (Okame flowering cherry)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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Chionodoxa

Closeup of flowers

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Profile for Chionodoxa (Glory of the Snow)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

Regional data and additional images for Chionodoxa

Alliaria petiolata

Inflorescence and upper leaves

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Profile for Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:4 petals, white
Scent:Faintly resembles garlic, strong garlic taste
Life Cycle: Biennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Alliaria petiolata

Ranunculus ficaria

Flower and foliage

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Profile for Ranunculus ficaria (Lesser Celandine)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low, spreading
Foliage:glabrous, dark green
Life Cycle: perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

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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

Regional data and additional images for Waldsteinia fragarioides

Viburnum x burkwoodii

flowering shrub

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Profile for Viburnum x burkwoodii (Burkwood Viburnum)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Medium sized, dense shrub
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Viburnum x burkwoodii

Primula vulgaris

flowers

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Profile for Primula vulgaris (Primrose)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

Regional data and additional images for Primula vulgaris

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

Corylopsis spicata

Flowers on a branch

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Profile for Corylopsis spicata (Winter Hazel)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Shrub, wider than tall
Stem:Zig-zagging
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring

Regional data and additional images for Corylopsis spicata

Acer negundo

Inflorescence

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Profile for Acer negundo (Boxelder)
Identifying Characteristics
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Multiple pink flowers on single stem
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

Regional data and additional images for Acer negundo


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Last updated 11:06, 27 April 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 132 plants.