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

Updated: 06/20/2021
Common NameScientific Name Typically 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
BearcornConopholis americanaMay
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 bellumMayX
Branching Bur ReedSparganium androcladumJuly
Branching Bur Reed Sparganium androcladum
JuneX
BugleAjugaApril/May
Butterfly Milkweed or Orange MilkweedAsclepias tuberosaJune/JulyX
ButtonbushCephalanthus occidentalisJune
Calico AsterSymphyotrichum lateriforumSeptember/October
Canada LilyLilium canadenseJuly
Canada MayflowerMaianthemum canadenseMay
Canada VioletViola canadensisMay
Cardinal FlowerLobelia cardinalis July/August
CatalpaCatalpa speciosaMayX
Clubspur OrchidPlatanthera clavellataJune/July
ColtsfootTussilago farfaraMarch/April
Common BlackberryRubus allegheniensisMay
Common Blue VioletViola sororia sororiaApril
Common CinquefoilPotentilla simplexMay
Common ComfreySymphytum officinaleJuneX
Common ElderberrySambucus nigra
JuneX
Common Evening PrimroseOenothera bienniAugust/September
Common MilkweedAsclepias syriacaJune/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 strigosusMayX
Day Lily (cultivated)Hemerocallis sp.May/JuneX
Deptford PinkDianthus armeriaJuneX
DewberryRubus trivialisJuneX
DodderCuscuta gronoviiAugust
Dog VioletViola rivinianaApril/May
Downy Rattlesnake Plantain Goodyera pubescensJuly/August
Downy Yellow VioletViola pubescensApril/May
Dutchman's BreechesDicentra cucullariaApril
Early GoldenrodSolidago junceaAugust/September
Early SaxifrageMicranthes virginiensisApril
Eastern Joe-Pye-WeedEutrochium purpureumJuly/August
Enchanter's NightshadeCircaea lutetianaJune/JulyX
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/MayX
Forsythia (cultivated)ForsythiaApril
Fringed LoosetrifeLysimachia ciliataJune
Garden Phlox (cultivated)Phlox paniculataJuly/August
Giant Blue CohoshCaulophyllum giganteumApril
Glory-of-the-Snow (cultivated)Chionodoxa forbesii April
GoatsbeardAruncus dioicusJuneX
Golden RagwortPackera aureaApril/May
Gray GoldenrodSolidago nemoralisSeptember/October
Great Blue LobeliaLobelia syphiliticaAugust
Great RhododendronRhododendron maximumJune/JulyJust Beginning - don't panic- just a few blossoms
Greek ValerianPolemonium caeruleumMay
Green DragonArisaema dracontiumMay/JuneX
Green-headed ConeflowerRudbeckia laciniataJuly/August/September
Groundnut Apios americanaJune/July
HawkweedHieracium sp.MayX
Hazelnut Corylus americanaMarch/April
Heal-allPrunella vulgarisJuneX
Hog PeanutAmphicarpaea bracteataJuly
HonewortCryptotaenia canadensisMay/JuneX
Horse BalmCollinsonia canadensisJuly
Indian Cucumber RootMedeola virginianaMay/JuneX
Indian PipeMonotropa unifloraJuneX
Indian StrawberryDuchesnea indicaMay
Indian TobaccoLobelia inflataAugust
Jack-in-the-PulpitArisaema atrorubensApril/MayX
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 cernuusJuneX
Lobed TickseedCoreopsis auriculataMay
Long-spurred Violet Viola rostrataApril/May
LopseedPhryma leptostachyaJune/ July
Mad Dog Skull CapScutellaria laterifloraAugust
Marsh MarigoldCaltha palustrisApril
MayapplePodophyllum peltatumMay
Mock Orange (cultivated)Philadelpus coronariusMay
MoneywortLysimachia nummulariaJune/JulyX
Monkey FlowerMimulus ringensJuly/August
Moss PhloxPhlox subulataMay
Mountain Azalea (cultivated) Rhododendron roseumMay
Mountain LaurelKalmia latifoliaMayX
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 lacteaApril/May
PinesapMonotropa hypopitysJune/August
Pink Azalea (cultivated) Azalea sp. May
Pink Lady's SlipperCypripedium acauleMay
Poison IvyToxicodendron radicansJuneX
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/May
Silky DogwoodCornus amomumJuneX
Skunk CabbageSymplocarpus foetidusFebruary
Small-flowered ButtercupRanunculus abortivusApril/May
Small-flowered CrowfootRanunculus micranthusApril/May
Smooth Solomon's SealPolygonatum biflorumMay
SneezeweedHelenium autumnaleAugust
Snow Drops (cultivated)GalanthusFebruary
Solomon's PlumeMaianthemum racemosumMay/June
SourwoodOxydendrum arboreumMay/June
Southern ArrowwoodVibrunum dentatumMay
SpicebushLindera benzoinApril
SpiderwortTradescantia virginianaMay/JuneX
Spotted JewelweedImpatiens capensisAugust
Spotted WintergreenChimaphila maculataJuneX
Spring BeautyClaytonia virginicaApril
Spring CressBulbous bittercressApril
Squirrel CornDicentra canadensisApril
Strawberry Bush (cultivated)Euonymus americanusMayX
SundropsOenothera fruticosaJuly/AugustX
Swamp ButtercupRanunculus septentrionalisApril/May
Swamp Candles
or Yellow Loosestrife
Lysimachia terrestrisJuneX
Swamp Candles or Yellow LoosestrifeLysimachia terrestrisJuneX
Swamp Milkweed or Red MilkweedAsclepias incarnataJune -JulyX
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/AugustX
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 albusJulyX
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 HydrangeaHydrangea arborescensJuneX
Wild StonecropSedum ternatumMay
Wild StrawberryFragaria vescaMay
WingstemVerbesina alternifoliaJuly/August
Witch HazelHamamelis virginiana November/December
Wood BetonyPedicularis canadensis May
Woodland AgrimonyAgrimonia striataAugust/September
Yarrow Achillea millefoliumJuneX
Yellow BuckeyeAesculus flavaMay
Yellow IrisIris pseudacorusMayX
Yellow Trout-lilyErythronium americanumApril
Yellow VioletViola pubescensApril
Yellow Wood SorrelOxalis strictaMay
Common Name Scientific NameMonthBlooming now?

 

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