Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/March/Pink 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 March.
These plants have the following traits:

  • Pink flowers

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


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


Acer saccharinum

closeup of a flower

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Profile for Acer saccharinum (Silver Maple)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Large tree
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring


Hamamelis x intermedia

Cv. 'Jelena' in bloom

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Profile for Hamamelis x intermedia (Hybrid Witch Hazel)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Large shrub or small tree, vase-shaped
Flowers:4 thread-like, showy petals
Foliage:simple, alternate, uneven at the base
Stem:zig-zag branches
Subclass plants:Hamamelis 'Arnold Promise', Hamamelis 'Diane', Hamamelis 'Jelena', Hamamelis 'Sunburst'
Recent Logs[edit]
  • SB Johnny-LM 20:48, 18 February 2008 (UTC) ('Jelena, 'Diane', 'Arnold Promise', and 'Sunburst')
  • SB Johnny-LM 20:48, 11 March 2008 (UTC) ('Jelena, 'Diane', 'Arnold Promise', and 'Sunburst')
  • --Luai lashire 17:22, 12 April 2008 (UTC)


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


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


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


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


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


Scilla siberica

Blue-flowered plants in bloom

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


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


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Last updated 13:16, 28 March 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 10 plants.