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

  • White flowers
  • are herbaceous

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


Chrysanthemum x morifolium

Flowering plants

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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


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


Phlox paniculata

Inflorescence of a pink variety

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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


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


Aster novae-angliae

Head

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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


Lobularia maritima

Inflorescences

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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


Aster lateriflorus

Illustration

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Profile for Aster lateriflorus (Calico Aster)
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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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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall


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


Fagopyrum esculentum

Flowers and foliage

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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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Mollugo verticillata

Mollugo verticillata

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Profile for Mollugo verticillata (Carpetweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Creeping
Flowers:5 petals, white to greenish white.
Foliage:Whorled leaves, typically 30 mm long, 5 mm wide.
Life Cycle: Annual
Similar Plants:Galium triflorum (Fragrant bedstraw) which is very similar, but the flowers have four petals instead of five.
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall


Nipponanthemum nipponicum

Heads

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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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Fragaria x ananassa

Flower

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Profile for Fragaria x ananassa (Strawberry)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Mid Fall


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


Impatiens walleriana

Closeup of flower

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Profile for Impatiens walleriana (Busy-lizzie, Impatiens)
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Leucanthemum x superbum

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky' in NH.jpg

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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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Nicotiana sylvestris

Flowering plant

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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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Pentas lanceolata

Flowers of a white variety

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Profile for Pentas lanceolata (Pentas)
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Tanacetum parthenium

Heads

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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


Zinnia violacea

Head

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Profile for Zinnia violacea (Zinnia)
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Pycnanthemum incanum

Early flowers, buds and bracts

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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


Mentha suaveolens

Inflorescence and leaves

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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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Agastache foeniculum

Inflorescences

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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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Begonia

Hybrid begonias

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


Anemone x hybrida

Flowers

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Profile for Anemone x hybrida (Japanese Anemone)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Herbaceous perennial with rhizomatous stems
Foliage:Lower leaves trifoliate, upper leaves simple, lobed and rouchly haired
Growing Conditions:Woodland, shade, partshade, tolerant of dry conditions
Life Cycle: perennial
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Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Flowers and foliage

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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


Persicaria polymorpha

Inflorescence

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


Persicaria maculosa

Inflorescence

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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


Datura stramonium

Search for Datura stramonium on commons)

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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


Daucus carota

Umbel

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Profile for Daucus carota (Carrot, Queen Anne's Lace)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:Umbels of white flowers, with one dark red to black flower in the center.
Foliage:Pinnatifid
Life Cycle: Biennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall


Plantago lanceolata

Inflorescence

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Profile for Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Rosette forming
Flowers:Inflorescence on a long stalk held above the foliage
Foliage:Lanceolate
Growing Conditions:Sunny locations, frequent in lawns
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall


Galinsoga parviflora

Heads and foliage

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Cichorium intybus

Heads

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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


Conyza canadensis

Heads and fruits

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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


Eupatorium rugosum

Heads

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Profile for Eupatorium rugosum (White Snakeroot)
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Euphorbia maculata

flowers and foliage

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Profile for Euphorbia maculata (Creeping Spurge)
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Phytolacca americana

Inflorescence

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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


Lobelia siphilitica

Inflorescences

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Profile for Lobelia siphilitica (Blue Lobelia)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall


Aster ericoides

Heads

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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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Last updated 13:43, 1 January 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 40 plants.