Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/June/Purple Flowers

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This page is part of a dichotomous key for plants recorded as blooming in Southeastern Pennsylvania during the month of June.
These plants have the following traits:

  • Purple flowers

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

Regional data and additional images for Viola

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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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

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Solanum dulcamara

Flower and fruits

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Profile for Solanum dulcamara (Bittersweet, Bitter Nightshade, Blue Bindweed, Climbing Nightshade)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Twining, semi-woody vine
Flowers:Purple with yellow centers
Scent:Unpleasant aroma from vegetative parts
Fruit:Berries which are red when ripe
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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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

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Securigera varia

Inflorescence

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Profile for Securigera varia (Crown Vetch)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Spreading semi-herbaceous plant
Flowers:Small, pea-like flowers on a crown-like head
Foliage:Pinnately compound
Stem:Thin, wire-like
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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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

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Trifolium arvense

Inflorescences and foliage

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Profile for Trifolium arvense (Rabbit's-foot Clover)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low, spreading herb
Foliage:Trifoliate
Growing Conditions:Gritty, acidic soils
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Mid Fall

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Hosta

Flowers of cv. 'Blue Crinkles'

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Profile for Hosta (Hosta)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Clump-forming herbaceous plant
Flowers:tubular
Foliage:Basal
Life Cycle: perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Late Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall

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Allium sativum

Illustration

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Profile for Allium sativum (Garlic)
Identifying Characteristics
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Allium cernuum

Allium cernuum.jpg

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Profile for Allium cernuum (Nodding Onion)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low herbaceous plant, arising from a bulb
Foliage:straplike
Life Cycle: perennial
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Wisteria frutescens

Inflorescence

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Profile for Wisteria frutescens (American Wisteria)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer

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Hemerocallis

Flower of H. fulva, one of the most commonly encountered daylilies

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Profile for Hemerocallis (Daylily)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:clumping herbaceous plant
Flowers:3 petals and 3 sepals nearly equal. Each flower lasts only one day.
Foliage:Basal, straplike
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall

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Rhododendron catawbiense

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Rhododendron catawbiense (Catawba Rhododendron)
Identifying Characteristics
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

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Ageratum houstonianum

Heads

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Profile for Ageratum houstonianum (Flossflower)
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

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Digitalis purpurea

Inflorescences

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Profile for Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright
Flowers:Tubular
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer

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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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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

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Allium canadense

Inflorescences

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Profile for Allium canadense (Meadow Garlic)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer

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Echinacea purpurea

Plants in bloom

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Profile for Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright, clump forming
Flowers:Heads with raised disks
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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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

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Cirsium arvense

Heads

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Profile for Cirsium arvense (Canada Thistle)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Spreading herbaceous plant
Flowers:Heads
Foliage:Spiny
Stem:Spiny
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall

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Iris sibirica

Flowers

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

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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

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Allium vineale

Inflorescence

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Profile for Allium vineale (Crow Garlic)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer

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Viola tricolor

Flowers

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Profile for Viola tricolor (Heartsease, Johnny-jump-up)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Antirrhinum majus

Plants in bloom

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Profile for Antirrhinum majus (Snapdragon)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Foliage:Simple, opposite
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Fall

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

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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

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Salvia nemorosa

Inflorescence

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Profile for Salvia nemorosa (Purple Sage)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Clumping perennial
Flowers:Spikes of tubular flowers
Foliage:Simple, opposite, roughly haired
Stem:Square in cross section
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall

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

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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

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Vinca sardoa

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

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Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Search for Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' on commons)

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Profile for Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' (Caradonna Sage)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer

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Dianthus plumarius

Dianthus plumarius1.jpg

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Profile for Dianthus plumarius (Cottage Pinks)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

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Dianthus

Flowers of D. barbatus

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Profile for Dianthus (Dianthus, pinks, carnations)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:D. armeria, D. deltoides, D. plumarius
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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

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Salvia lyrata

Salvia lyrata USDA.jpg

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Profile for Salvia lyrata (Lyre-leafed Sage)
Identifying Characteristics
Higher taxa:Salvia
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

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Geranium phaeum

Geranium phaemum (bodziszek żałobny) 02.jpg

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

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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

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Lavandula angustifolia

Flowering plant

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Profile for Lavandula angustifolia (Common Lavender)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:dense subshrub or herb
Flowers:Spikes of tubular flowers
Foliage:narrow, hairy
Scent:Distinct lavander scent from flowers and foliage
Life Cycle: Perennial shrub
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Last updated 10:29, 12 June 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 41 plants.