Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/March/Yellow 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:

  • Yellow flowers

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


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 | edit source]
  • 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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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring


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


Corylus avellana

Male flowers

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Profile for Corylus avellana (Common Hazel)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:f. 'contorta'
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring


Salix gracilistyla 'Melanostachys'

Salix gracilistyla, inflorescences

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Profile for Salix gracilistyla 'Melanostachys' (Black Pussy-willow)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring


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


Cornus officinalis

flowering branch

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Profile for Cornus officinalis (Japanese Cornel Dogwood)
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Eranthis hyemalis

Flowering plant

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Profile for Eranthis hyemalis (Winter Aconite)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:creeping ground cover
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring


Crocus

Flowering plants

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


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Hamamelis 'Arnold Promise'

Flowering shrub

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Profile for Hamamelis 'Arnold Promise' ('Arnold Promise' Witch Hazel)
Identifying Characteristics
Recent Logs[edit | edit source]
  • SB Johnny-LM 10:38, 11 February 2008 (UTC) ('Jelena', 'Diane', and 'Arnold Promise')
  • SB Johnny-LM 20:48, 18 February 2008 (UTC) ('Jelena, 'Diane', 'Arnold Promise', and 'Sunburst')
  • SB Johnny-LM 09:31, 11 March 2008 (UTC) ('Jelena, 'Diane', 'Arnold Promise', and 'Sunburst')
  • SB Johnny-LM 08:38, 22 March 2008 (UTC)


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


Hamamelis 'Sunburst'

Flowers

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Profile for Hamamelis 'Sunburst' ('Sunburst' Witch Hazel)
Identifying Characteristics
Recent Logs[edit | edit source]
  • 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')


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


Jasminum nudiflorum

Flowers

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 | edit source]
  • 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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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Winter, Late Winter, Early Spring


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


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


Alnus rugosa

Illustration

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Profile for Alnus rugosa (Speckled Alder)
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Last updated 11:08, 29 March 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 22 plants.