Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/October/White Flowers/Herbaceous/Simple Leaves

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The plants pictured below have been recorded as blooming during the month of October in Southeastern Pennsylvania. These are all herbaceous plants with white flowers and simple leaves.


Nicotiana sylvestris

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Profile for Nicotiana sylvestris (Flowering Tobacco)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:Tubular, white
Foliage:Large, simple leaves, sticky.
Stem:Sticky
Fruit:sticky, 4-valved capsules.
Life Cycle: Annual
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Nipponanthemum nipponicum

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Profile for Nipponanthemum nipponicum (Nippon Daisy)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:bushy herbaceous plant or subshrub
Flowers:radiate heads
Life Cycle: perennial
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Zinnia violacea

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Profile for Zinnia violacea (Zinnia)
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Viola x wittrockiana

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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

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Linaria vulgaris

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Profile for Linaria vulgaris (Butter and Eggs)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:spreading herbaceous plant
Flowers:Snapdragon-like, yellow
Foliage:Simple, covered in a white, waxy bloom
Stem:Weak
Scent:None
Fruit:Dry capsules
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

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Profile for Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (Small-leaved Mountain Mint)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Bushy herbaceous plant
Flowers:Head-like inflorescences of white, tubular flowers
Foliage:Narrow, stiff
Scent:Mint scent from leaves when crushed
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall

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Agastache foeniculum

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Profile for Agastache foeniculum (Wild Hyssop)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Small tubular flowers on an upright spike
Foliage:simple, opposite
Stem:Square in cross section
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Aster ericoides

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Profile for Aster ericoides (Heath Aster)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:freely branched
Flowers:heads with white ray florets
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Aster lateriflorus

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Profile for Aster lateriflorus (Calico Aster)
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Cichorium intybus

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Profile for Cichorium intybus (Chicory)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect perennial, foliage primarily basal but with some cauline leaves
Flowers:Radiate heads, both disk and ray florets typically blue but sometimes white
Life Cycle: perennial
Similar Plants:Basal foliage in spring is often mistaken for Taraxacum officinale
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Phytolacca americana

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Profile for Phytolacca americana (Pokeweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright, bushy, herbaceous plant
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Chrysanthemum x morifolium

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Profile for Chrysanthemum x morifolium (Hardy Chrysanthemum, Mum)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter

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Persicaria maculosa

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Profile for Persicaria maculosa (Lady's Thumb)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect herbaceous plant
Flowers:On dense terminal spikes with a pink calyx and white corolla
Foliage:Simple
Life Cycle: Annual
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Pycnanthemum incanum

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Profile for Pycnanthemum incanum (Mountain Mint)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright, spreading herbaceous plant.
Flowers:Head-like clusters of small, tubular, white flowers. The heads are held above powdery bracts.
Foliage:Opposite, roughly textured
Scent:Very strong mint scent from crushed parts.
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Conyza canadensis

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Profile for Conyza canadensis (Horseweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:Heads, usually appearing "closed". Fruits present while later flowers are opening.
Foliage:Simple
Stem:Stiff, densely covered by the leaves
Life Cycle: Annual
General information:Synonymous with Erigeron canadensis
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall

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Phlox paniculata

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Profile for Phlox paniculata (Garden Phlox)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:Corolla tubular with 5 showy lobes
Foliage:Simple
Stem:green, stiff
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter

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Eupatorium rugosum

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Profile for Eupatorium rugosum (White Snakeroot)
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Mentha suaveolens

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Profile for Mentha suaveolens (Apple Mint)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Spikes of tubular flowers.
Foliage:Opposite, hairy.
Stem:Square in cross-section, hairy.
Scent:Like mint and apples
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Leucanthemum x superbum

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Profile for Leucanthemum x superbum (Shasta Daisy)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Heads with yellow disk florets and white rays
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Persicaria polymorpha

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Profile for Persicaria polymorpha (Knotweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:spreading, freely branched forb
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Lobularia maritima

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Profile for Lobularia maritima (Sweet Alyssum)
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Datura stramonium

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Profile for Datura stramonium (Jimsonweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Shrub-like forb
Flowers:Trumpet-shaped, white
Fruit:Spiny capsules
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Vinca minor

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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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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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Pentas lanceolata

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Profile for Pentas lanceolata (Pentas)
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This page contains recent bloom logs for the plant Pentas lanceolata (Pentas).

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Aster novae-angliae

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Profile for Aster novae-angliae (New England Aster)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect, bushy herbaceous plant
Flowers:Heads with yellow disk florets and purple (sometimes pink, white, or red) rays
Foliage:Simple, alternate
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Fagopyrum esculentum

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Profile for Fagopyrum esculentum (Buckwheat)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:erect herbaceous plant
Foliage:cordate, alternate
Life Cycle: annual
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Tanacetum parthenium

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Profile for Tanacetum parthenium (Feverfew)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect, bushy herbaceous plant
Flowers:Heads with yellow centers and white rays
Foliage:Simple, pinnately lobed
Life Cycle: perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Erechtites hieracifolia

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Profile for Erechtites hieracifolia (Fireweed)
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Habit:erect forb
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Saponaria officinalis

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Profile for Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Scent:Flowers are sweetly scented
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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