Plant Bloom List

This is a list of plants found at Wahkeena and their approximate bloom time. We will update this page regularly with the plants currently in bloom at the Preserve. 

You can search this list alphabetically, look for just the month of your visit, or check to see what is currently in bloom. 

Plants of Wahkeena

Last Updated: 2/25/2019
Common NameScientific Name Typically bloomsBlooming Now?
Common NameScientific NameTypically BloomsBlooming now?
Adder's Mouth OrchidMalaxis unifloraJune/July
AniserootOsmorhiza longistylisMay
Arrow-leaved TearthumbPersicaria sagittataJuly/August/September
Asiatic DayflowerCommelina communisJuly/August/September
Autumn CoralrootCorallorhiza odontorhizaAugust/September
Bee BalmMonarda didymaJune/July/August
BeechdropsEpifagus virginianaAugust/September
Bishop's CapMitella diphyllaApril/May
Black CohoshActaea racemosJune/July
Black Jet BeatRhodotypos scandensMay/June
BloodrootSanquinaria canadensisApril
Blue Mist FlowerConoclinium coelestinumJuly/August
Blue-eyed GrassSisyrinchium bellumMay
Branching Bur ReedSparganium androcladumJuly
BugleAjugaApril/May
Butterfly MilkweedAsclepias tuberosaMay/June/July
ButtonbushCephalanthus occidentalisJune
Calico AsterSymphyotrichum lateriforumSeptember/October
Canada LilyLilium canadenseJuly
Canada MayflowerMaianthemum canadenseMay
Canada VioletViola canadensisMay
Cardinal FlowerLobelia cardinalis July/August
CatalpaCatalpa speciosaMay
Clubspur OrchidPlatanthera clavellataJune/July
ColtsfootTussilago farfaraMarch/April
Common BlackberryRubus allegheniensisMay
Common Blue VioletViola sororia sororiaApril
Common CinquefoilPotentilla simplexMay
Common ComfreySymphytum officinaleJune
Common ElderberrySambucus canadensisJune
Common Evening PrimroseOenothera bienniAugust/September
Common MilkweedAsclepias syriacaMay/June/July
Common MulleinVerbascum thapsusJuly
Common SmartweedPolygonum pensylvanicumAugust/September
Confederate VioletViola sororia priceanaApril/May
Crabapple (cultivated) MalusApril
Cranefly orchidTipularia discolorJuly
Creeping PhloxPhlox stoloniferaMay
Creeping SpeedwellVeronica filiformisApril/May
Crooked Stem AsterSymphyotrichum prenanthoidesSeptember/October
Cucumber MagnoliaMagnolia acuminataMay/June
Cup PlantSilphium perfoliatumJuly/August
Cutleaf ToothwortCardamine concatenataApril/May
Daffodil (cultivated) Narcissus sp.April
Daisy FleabaneErigeron strigosusMay
Day Lily (cultivated)Hemerocallis sp.May/June
Deptford PinkDianthus armeriaJune
DewberryRubus trivialisJune
DodderCuscuta gronoviiAugust
Dog VioletViola rivinianaApril/May
Downy Rattlesnake Plantain Goodyera pubescensJuly/August
Downy Yellow VioletViola pubescensMay
Dutchman's BreechesDicentra cucullariaApril
Early GoldenrodSolidago junceaAugust/September
Early SaxifrageMicranthes virginiensisApril
Eastern Joe-Pye-WeedEutrochium purpureumJuly/August
ElderberrySambucus nigraJune
Enchanter's NightshadeCircaea lutetianaJuly
English Wood Hyacinth (cultivated)Hyacinthoides hispanicaMay
Erect GoldenrodSolidago erectaSeptember/October
False SunflowerHeliopsis helianthoidesJuly
Fire PinkSilene virginicaMay
Flame Azalea Rhododendron calendulaceumMay
Flat-topped AsterDoellingeria umbellataAugust
Flowering DogwoodCornus floridaApril
Foam FlowerTiarella cordifoliaMay
Forget-me-notMyosotis alpestrisApril/May
Forsythia (cultivated)ForsythiaApril
Fringed LoosetrifeLysimachia ciliataJune
Garden Phlox (cultivated)Phlox paniculataJuly/August
Giant Blue CohoshCaulophyllum giganteumApril
Glory-of-the-Snow (cultivated)Chionodoxa forbesii April
Golden RagwortPackera aureaApril/May
Gray GoldenrodSolidago nemoralisSeptember/October
Great Blue LobeliaLobelia syphiliticaAugust
Great RhododendronRhododendron maximumJune/July
Greek ValerianPolemonium caeruleumMay
Green DragonArisaema dracontiumMay/June
Green-headed ConeflowerRudbeckia laciniataJuly/August/September
HawkweedHieracium sp.May
Hazelnut Corylus americanaMarch
Heal-allPrunella vulgarisJune
Hog PeanutAmphicarpaea bracteataJuly
HonewortCryptotaenia canadensisMay/June
Horse BalmCollinsonia canadensisJuly
Indian Cucumber RootMedeola virginianaMay/June
Indian PipeMonotropa unifloraJune
Indian StrawberryDuchesnea indicaMay
Indian TobaccoLobelia inflataAugust
Jack-in-the-PulpitArisaema atrorubensApril/May
Japanese Primrose (cultivated)Primula japonicaMay
Large Flowered TrilliumTrillium grandiflorumApril/May
Large Twayblade OrchidLiparis lilifoliaMay
Large Whorled PogoniaIsotria verticillataMay
Large-flowered BellwortUvularia grandifloraApril/May
Lavender HyssopAnise hyssopJuly
Lily-of-the-Valley (cultivated)Convallaria majalisMay
Lizard's TailSaururus cernuusJune
Lobed TickseedCoreopsis auriculataMay
Long-spurred Violet Viola rostrataApril/May
LopseedPhryma leptostachyaJune
Mad Dog Skull CapScutellaria laterifloraAugust
Marsh MarigoldCaltha palustrisApril
MayapplePodophyllum peltatumMay
Mock Orange (cultivated)Philadelpus coronariusMay
MoneywortLysimachia nummulariaJuly/August
Monkey FlowerMimulus ringensJuly/August
Moss PhloxPhlox subulataMay
Mountain Azalea (cultivated) Rhododendron roseumMay
Mountain LaurelKalmia latifoliaMay
Naked-flowered Tick TrefoilDesmodium nudiflorumAugust
New England AsterSymphyotrichum novae-angliaeSeptember
New York IronweedVernonia noveboracensisAugust
Nodding Bur-MarigoldBidens cernuaAugust/September
Obedient PlantPhysostegia virginianaJuly
Oval Ladies TressesSpiranthes ovalisSeptember/October
Pale JewelweedImpatiens pallidaAugust
Pale VioletViola lacteaMay
PinesapMonotropa hypopitysJune/August
Pink Azalea (cultivated) Azalea sp. May
Pink Lady's SlipperCypripedium acauleMay
Poison IvyToxicodendron radicansJune
PokeweedPhytolacca americanaJuly/August
Prairie DockSilphium terebinthinaceumJuly/August
Purple ConeflowerEchinacea purpureaJuly
Purple-stemmed AsterSymphyotrichum puniceumSeptember
Puttyroot OrchidAplectrum hyemaleMay
Queen Anne's LaceDaucus carotaJune
Ragged Fringed OrchidPlatanthera laceraJuly
RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifoliaSeptember
Red TrilliumTrillium erectumApril
Redbud TreeCercis canadensisApril
Rhododendron (cultivated)Rhododendron sp.May
RosinweedSilphium integrifoliumJuly/August
Rough-stemmed GoldenrodSolidago rugosaSeptember/October
Royal CatchflySilene regiaJuly
Rue AnemoneThalictrum thalictroidesApril/May
SeedboxLudwigia alternifoliaJuly
ServiceberryAmelanchier arborea April
Showy OrchisOrchis spectabilisApril
Skunk CabbageSymplocarpus foetidusFebruaryX
Small-flowered ButtercupRanunculus abortivusApril/May
Small-flowered CrowfootRanunculus micranthusApril/May
Smooth Solomon's SealPolygonatum biflorumMay
SneezeweedHelenium autumnaleAugust
Snow Drops (cultivated)GalanthusFebruary X
Solomon's PlumeMaianthemum racemosumMay/June
SourwoodOxydendrum arboreumMay/June
Southern ArrowwoodVibrunum dentatumMay
SpicebushLindera benzoinApril
SpiderwortTradescantia virginianaMay
Spotted JewelweedImpatiens capensisAugust
Spotted WintergreenChimaphila maculataJune
Spring BeautyClaytonia virginicaApril
Spring CressBulbous bittercressApril
SquawrootConopholis americanaMay
Squirrel CornDicentra canadensisApril
Strawberry Bush (cultivated)Euonymus americanusMay
SundropsOenothera fruticosaJuly/August
Swamp ButtercupRanunculus septentrionalisApril/May
Swamp MilkweedAsclepias incarnataJuly
Swamp Rose MallowHibiscus palustrisAugust
Sweet Black-eyed SusanRudbeckia subtomentosa August/Septmber/October
Sweet CicelyMyrrhis odorataMay
Sweet White VioletViola blandaMay
Sweet-scented Water Lily Nymphaea odorataMay/June/July/August
Tall BellflowerCampanula americanaMay
ToadshadeTrillium sessileApril
Trumpet CreeperCampsis radicansJune
Tulip TreeLiriodendron tulipiferaMay
TurtleheadChelone glabraAugust/September
Venus Looking Glass (cultivated)Triodanis perfoliataJune
Violet Wood SorrelOxalis violaceaApril/May
Virginia BluebellsMertensia virginicaApril/May
Virginia Waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianumMay
White BaneberryActaea pachypodaMay/June
White BonesetEupatorium perfoliatumAugust/September
White Heath AsterSymphyotrichum ericoidesSeptember
White SnakerootAgeratina altissimaAugust/September/October
White Sweet CloverMelilotus albusJuly
White Wood AsterEurybia divaricataSeptember/October
Wild BergamontMonarda fistulosaJune
Wild Bleeding Heart (cultivated)Dicentra eximiaMay
Wild Blue PhloxPhlox divaricataApril/May
Wild ColumbineAquilegia canadensisMay
Wild GeraniumGeranium maculatumMay
Wild GingerAsarum canadenseApril/May
Wild StonecropSedum ternatumMay
Wild StrawberryFragaria vescaMay
WingstemVerbesina alternifoliaJuly/August
Witch HazelHamamelis virginiana November/December
Wood BetonyPedicularis canadensis May
Woodland AgrimonyAgrimonia striataAugust/September
Yarrow Achillea millefoliumJune
Yellow BuckeyeAesculus flavaMay
Yellow IrisIris pseudacorusMay
Yellow Trout-lilyErythronium americanumApril
Yellow VioletViola pubescensApril
Yellow Wood SorrelOxalis strictaMay

 

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