Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/May/White Flowers/Herbaceous

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

  • White flowers
  • are Herbaceous

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

Regional data and additional images for Stellaria media

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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
Recent Logs[edit]

Global data:
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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Iris sibirica

Flowers

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

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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

Regional data and additional images for Allium

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)

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

Regional data and additional images for Phlox subulata

Polygonatum odoratum

A variegated form in flower

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Profile for Polygonatum odoratum (Solomon's Seal)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
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)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Trifolium repens

Inflorescence

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Profile for Trifolium repens (White Clover)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low, spreading herbaceous plant
Foliage:Trifoliate
Stem:Creeping, rooting at the nodes
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

Regional data and additional images for Trifolium repens

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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'
Recent Logs[edit]

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

Regional data and additional images for Geranium

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

Phlox stolonifera

flowering plant

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Profile for Phlox stolonifera (Creeping phlox)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring

Regional data and additional images for Phlox stolonifera

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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Cardamine impatiens

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Cardamine impatiens (Narrow-leaved Bittercress)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Cardamine impatiens

Cardamine bulbosa

Inflorescence

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Profile for Cardamine bulbosa (Bulbous Cress)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Saponaria officinalis

A white-flowered variety

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Profile for Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Scent:Flowers are sweetly scented
Life Cycle: Perennial
Recent Logs[edit]

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

Regional data and additional images for Saponaria officinalis

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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

Regional data and additional images for Dicentra spectabilis

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

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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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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

Regional data and additional images for Hesperis matronalis

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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Galium odoratum

Plant in bloom

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Profile for Galium odoratum (Sweet Woodruff)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring

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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

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Leucanthemum vulgare

Head

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Profile for Leucanthemum vulgare (Oxeye Daisy)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Clump-forming forb
Flowers:Typical daisy
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

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Galium aparine

Closeup of inflorescence

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Profile for Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Stickywilly)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

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Erigeron annuus

Heads

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Profile for Erigeron annuus (Fleabane)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:Heads with yellow disk florets and white ray florets
Life Cycle: Annual
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer

Regional data and additional images for Erigeron annuus

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Cerastium

Cerastium diffusum flowers and foliage

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Profile for Cerastium (Mouse-ear Chickweed)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer

Regional data and additional images for Cerastium

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

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Last updated 12:43, 1 January 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 27 plants.