Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/September/White Flowers

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The plants pictured below have been recorded as blooming during the month of September in Southeastern Pennsylvania.


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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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

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

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

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Petunia x hybrida

Flowers

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Profile for Petunia x hybrida (Petunia)
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Eupatorium perfoliatum

Flowering plant

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Profile for Eupatorium perfoliatum (Boneset)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect herbaceous plant
Foliage:Opposite, hairy, clasping the stem
Life Cycle: Perennial
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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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Aster lateriflorus

Illustration

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Profile for Aster lateriflorus (Calico Aster)
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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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Aster divaricatus

Heads

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Profile for Aster divaricatus (White wood aster)
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Achillea millefolium

Heads

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Profile for Achillea millefolium (Common Yarrow)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright, clump-forming
Flowers:Heads
Foliage:Pinnatifid
Life Cycle: Perennial


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

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Polygonum sagittatum

Inflorescences

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Profile for Polygonum sagittatum (Arrowleaf tearthumb)
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Melilotus alba

Flowering plant

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Profile for Melilotus alba (White Sweet Clover)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect, herbaceous
Flowers:White, pea-like
Foliage:Trifoliate
Stem:Erect
Scent:Crushed leaves have a vanilla scent
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Hemerocallis

Flower of H. fulva, one of the most commonly encountered daylilies

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Profile for Hemerocallis (Daylily)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:clumping herbaceous plant
Flowers:3 petals and 3 sepals nearly equal. Each flower lasts only one day.
Foliage:Basal, straplike
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall

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Gaultheria procumbens

Gaultheria procumbens in flower

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Profile for Gaultheria procumbens (Eastern Teaberry, Checkerberry, Boxberry and American Wintergreen)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect/creeping
Flowers:Bell-shaped, 6–8 mm long, white, borne solitary or in short racemes.
Foliage:Elliptic to ovate, 2–5 cm long and 1–2 cm broad
Stem:Round, 10–15 cm tall
Scent:Distinct oil of wintergreen scent.
Growing Conditions:Dry to moist acidic soils; forests; sandy areas
Fruit:Edible berry 8–15 mm in diameter persists through the winter until new blossoms form.
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer

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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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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

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Solanum carolinense

Flowering plant

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Profile for Solanum carolinense (Horsenettle)
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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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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

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Chelone glabra

Flowers

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Profile for Chelone glabra (White Turtlehead)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:Dense spikes of "hooded" white flowers
Foliage:Simple, opposite
Growing Conditions:Moist soils in sunny locations
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Summer, Early Fall

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Plantago major

Flowering spike

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Profile for Plantago major (Broadleaf Plantain)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:On dense spikes
Foliage:Basal, rounded with prominent veins
Growing Conditions:Common on compacted soil
Life Cycle: perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer

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Fallopia japonica

Flowering branch

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Profile for Fallopia japonica (Japanese Knotweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:The flowers are small, creamy white, produced in erect racemes 6–15 cm long in late summer and early autumn.
Foliage:The leaves are broad oval with a truncated base, 7–14 cm long and 5–12 cm broad, with an entire margin.
Stem:hollow stems with distinct raised nodes that give it the appearance of bamboo
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Summer, Early Fall

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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

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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

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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

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Erechtites hieracifolia

Heads

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Profile for Erechtites hieracifolia (Fireweed)
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Habit:erect forb
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Dahlia

Flower of cv. 'Autumn Fairy'

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Ocimum basilicum

Inflorescence

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Profile for Ocimum basilicum (Sweet Basil)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright, branching herb
Flowers:Tubular, white
Foliage:Simple
Scent:Distinct scent of Basil
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall

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Lagerstroemia indica

Inflorescences and foliage

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Profile for Lagerstroemia indica (Crape Myrtle)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Large shrub or small tree
Foliage:simple
Fruit:Dry, persistent capsule
Life Cycle: perennial shrub or tree
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Eupatorium rugosum

Heads

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Profile for Eupatorium rugosum (White Snakeroot)
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Liatris spicata

Inflorescence

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Profile for Liatris spicata (Blazing Star)
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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

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Clematis terniflora

Blooming vine

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Profile for Clematis terniflora (Sweet Autumn Clematis)
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Clethra alnifolia

Inflorescences

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Profile for Clethra alnifolia (Summersweet)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Suckering shrub
Flowers:Upright panicles
Foliage:Simple, serrate margins
Life Cycle: Perennial woody shrub
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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

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Polygonum arifolium

Plant in flower

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Profile for Polygonum arifolium (Halberd-leaved tearthumb)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Rambling vine
Stem:Covered in short barbs
Life Cycle: Annual
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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

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Abelia x grandiflora

Closeup of flowers

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Profile for Abelia x grandiflora (Glossy Abelia)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Suckering shrub
Flowers:Tubular, white
Foliage:Simple, glossy
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Anthemis nobilis

Illustration

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Profile for Anthemis nobilis (Roman Chamomile)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Heads with yellow centers and white rays
Foliage:Finely dissected
Scent:Sweet scent from flowers
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Rosmarinus officinalis

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)
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Hibiscus syriacus

Flowers

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Profile for Hibiscus syriacus (Garden Hibiscus)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Tree or shrub
Foliage:Simple, lobed
Fruit:Dry capsules
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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
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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

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Buddleja davidii

Inflorescence

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Profile for Buddleja davidii (Butterfly Bush)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Arching shrub
Foliage:Simple, rough, opposite
Stem:Hollow pith
Scent:Flowers are sweetly scented
Fruit:Dry capsules
Life Cycle: Perennial shrub
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Persicaria polymorpha

Inflorescence

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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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Euphorbia maculata

flowers and foliage

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Profile for Euphorbia maculata (Creeping Spurge)
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Melissa officinalis

Closeup of flowers and foliage

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Profile for Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Spreading herb
Flowers:Tubular, white
Foliage:Simple, opposite, dark green but cv. 'Aurea' has yellow leaves, and is common in gardens
Stem:Square in cross-section
Scent:Strong citrus scent from foliage
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Lonicera japonica

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Twining vine
Flowers:In terminal clusters, tubular, white or yellow (both colors often appearing on the same plant)
Foliage:Simple, opposite
Scent:Flowers are sweetly scented
Life Cycle: Woody 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

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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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

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Galium aristatum

Inflorescence

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Profile for Galium aristatum (Awned Bedstraw, False Baby's Breath)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Sprawling, vine-like herbaceous plant
Foliage:Whorled
Stem:Thin, flexible
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Heuchera americana

Inflorescence

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Profile for Heuchera americana (Alumroot)
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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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Prunus laurocerasus

Closeup of flowers

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Profile for Prunus laurocerasus (Cherry Laurel)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Clematis virginiana

Inflorescences

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Profile for Clematis virginiana (Virgin's Bower, Devil's Darning Needle)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Climbing vine
Flowers:White, with 5 petals and many showy anthers
Foliage:Trifoliate
Growing Conditions:Widely adaptable
Life Cycle: Perennial
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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

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

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(last updated 11:58, 13 October 2007 (UTC) with 57 plants)