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. 

 

Common NameScientific NameMonth in BloomIn Bloom Now?Species of Note
Pink Lady's SlipperCypripedium acauleMayX*
ButterweedPackera glabellaMayX
Forget-me-not (cultivated)Myosotis speciesMayX
MayapplePodophyllum peltatumMayX
Smooth Solomon's SealPolygonatum biflorum MayX
Violet WoodsorrelOxalis violaceaMayX
Virginia Wild StrawberryFragaria virgianaMayX
Canada MayflowerMaianthemum canadenseMayX
Canada Wood BetonyPedicularis canadensisMayX
Common CinquefoilPotentilla simplexMayX
Hairy Sweet CicelyOsmorhiza claytoniiMayX
Woodland StonecropSedum ternatumMayX
Virginia Spring BeautyClaytonia virginicaMarch/April/MayX
Showy OrchisGalearis spectabilisApril/MayX*
Canada Wild GingerAsarum canadenseApril/MayX
Golden RagwortPackera aureaApril/MayX
Marsh Blue VioletViola cucullataApril/MayX
Jack-in-the-PulpitArisaema triphyllumApril/MayX
Large Flowered TrilliumTrillium grandifolumApril/MayX
Largeflower BellwortUvularia grandifloraApril/MayX
Wild Blue PhloxPhlox divaricataApril/MayX
Cream VioletViola striataApril/MayX
Creeping PhloxPhlox stoloniferaApril/MayX
Dog VioletViola conspersa
April/MayX
Flowering Dogwood (tree)Cornus floridaApril/MayX
Heartleaf FoamflowerTiarella cordifoliaApril/MayX
Jacob's LadderPolemonium reptansApril/MayX
Long-spurred VioletViola rostrata April/MayX
Spring CressCardamine bulbosaApril/MayX
Swamp ButtercupRanunculus septentrionalisApril/MayX
Sweet White VioletViola blandaApril/MayX
Three-lobed VioletViola trilobaApril/MayX
Wild GeraniumGeranium maculatumApril/MayX
Pale VioletViola striataAprilX
Oval Lady's TressesSpiranthes ovalisSeptember/October *
Calico AsterAster lateriflorusSeptember/October
Green DragonArisaema dracontiumMay/June*
Canada LilyLilium canadenseMay/June
Flame Azaela (shrub)Rhododendron calendulaceumMay*
Lily-leaved TwaybladeLiparis lilifolia May*
American AlumrootHeuchera americanaMay
Clasping Venus' Looking GlassTriodanis perfoliataMay
Fire PinkSilene virginicaMay
Great WaterleafHydrophyllum appendiculatum May
Indian Cucumber RootMedeola virginianaMay
Large Whorled Pogonia Isotria verticillata May
Mountain Laurel (shrub)Kalmia latifoliaMay
Philadelphia Fleabane Erigeron philadelphicusMay
Red ColumbineAquilegia canadensisMay
Solomon's PlumeMaianthemum racemosumMay
Spring AvensGeum vernumMay
Virginia IrisIris virginicaMay
Virginia SpiderwortTradescantia vriginianaMay
Virginia WaterleafHydrophyllum virginianumMay
White BaneberryActaea pachypodaMay
Wild SarsaparillaAralia nudicaulisMay
Wild YamDioscorea villosaMay
Common Blue VioletViola sororia March/April/May
Early Blue VioletViola palmataMarch/April/May
Rue AnemoneThalictrum thalictrodiesMarch/April/May
Daffodils (cultivated)Narcissus speciesMarch/April
Early SaxifrageMicranthes virginiensisMarch/April
Glory-of-the-Snow (cultivated)CultivatedMarch/April
Black-eyed SusanRudbeckia hirtaJune/July/August
Purple ConeflowerEchinacea purpureaJune/July/August
Sweet-scented Water LilyNymphaea odorataJune/July/August
Ghost PipeMonotropa unifloraJune/July*
American Trumpet CreeperCampsis radicansJune/July
Black CohoshActaea racemosaJune/July
Branching Bur ReedSparganium androcladumJune/July
Common Self-healPrunella vulgarisJune/July
Goat's BeardAruncus dioicusJune/July
Gray-headed ConeflowerRatibida pinnataJune/July
Lizard's TailSaururus cernuusJune/July
Pale JewelweedImpatiens pallidaJune/July
Prairie DockSilphium terebinthinaceumJune/July
Swamp MilkeedAsclepias incarnataJune/July
White AvensGeum canadenseJune/July
Wild BergamotMonarda fistulosaJune/July
Ragged Fringed OrchidPlanthera laceraJune*
American PokeweedPhytolacca americanaJune
Broadleaf Enchanter's NightshadeCircaea canadensisJune
Butterfly MilkweedAsclepias syriacaJune
Carolina RoseRosa carolinaJune
Common Elderberry (shrub)Sambucus canadensisJune
Common JewelweedImpatiens capensisJune
Common MilkweedAsclepias syriacaJune
Common YarrowAchillea millefoliumJune
False SunflowerHeliopsis helianthoidesJune
PartridgeberryMitchella repensJune
Small SundropsOenothera perennisJune
Small White Leek (Ramps)Allium tricoccumJune
Striped WintergreenChimaohila maculataJune
Tall ThimbleweedAnemone virginianaJune
Water HemlockCicuta maculataJune
Cranefly OrchidTipularia discolorJuly/August*
Blue Mistflower Conoclinium coelestinumJuly/August
Brown-eyed SusanRudbeckia trilobaJuly/August
Cardinal FlowerLobelia cardinalisJuly/August
Cup PlantSilphium perfoliatumJuly/August
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphiliticaJuly/August
Hollow Joe-Pye WeedEutrochium fistulosumJuly/August
Spotted Joe-Pye WeedEutrochium maculatumJuly/August
Downy Rattlesnake Plantain OrchidGoodyeara pubescensJuly*
PinesapMonotropa hypopitysJuly*
American WintergreenGaultheria procumbensJuly
Buttonbush (shrub)Cephalanthus occidentalisJuly
Common Evening PrimroseOenothera biennis July
Dense Blazing StarLiatris spicataJuly
Indian TobaccoLobelia inflataJuly
Naked-flowered Tick-trefoil Hylodesmum nudiflorumJuly
Partriadge PeaChamaecrista fasciculataJuly
Queen of the PrairieFilipendula rubaJuly
Scarlet BeebalmMonarda didymaJuly
Sharp-winged MonkeyflowerMimulus alatusJuly
Small Green Wood OrchidPlatanthera clavellataJuly
Swamp LoosetrifeDecodon verticillatusJuly
Swamp RoseRosa palustrisJuly
Swamp Rose MallowHibiscus moscheytosJuly
Tall BellflowerCampanulastrum americanumJuly
Yellow PassionflowerPassiflora luteaJuly
Great Rhododendron (shurb)Rhododendron maximumJule/July*
Green Adder's Mouth OrchidMalaxis unifoliaJule/July*
Snowdrops (cultivated)Galanthus speciesFebruary/March
Skunk CabbageSymplocarpus foetidusFebruary
Arrow-leaved TearthumbPersicaria arifloiaAugust/Septmeber
Bluestem GoldenrodSolidago caesiaAugust/Septmeber
Canada GoldenrodSolidago canadensisAugust/Septmeber
Autumn CoralrootCorallorhiza odontorhiza August/September*
Bluestem GoldenrodSolidago caesiaAugust/September
HogpeanutAmphicarpa bracteataAugust/September
Mad-dog SkullcapScutellaria epilobiifoliaAugust/September
New England AsterSymphyotrichum novae-angliaAugust/September
Tall IronweedVernonia giganteaAugust/September
Zig-zag GoldenrodSolidago flexicaulisAugust/September
American JumpseedPersicaria virginianaAugust
BeechdropsEpifagus virginianaAugust
Common BonesetEupatorium perfoliatumAugust
Dotted KnotweedPersicaria punctataAugust
Early GoldenrodSolidago junceaAugust
Orange ConeflowerRudbeckia fulgidaAugust
SeedboxLugwigia alternifoliaAugust
Virgin's BowerClematis virginianaAugust
White SnakerootAgeratina altissimaAugust
White TurtleheadChelone glabraAugust
WingstemVernesina alternifoliaAugust
Puttyroot OrchidAplectrum hyemaleAugust
Virginia BluebellsMertensia virginicaApril/May
Thyme-leaved Veronica (cultivated)Veronica serpyllifoliaApril/May
Toadshade TrillumTrillium sessileApril/May
Dutchman's BreechesDicentra cucullariaApril/May
Aniseroot Osmorhiza longistylisApril/May
Bishop's CapMitella diphyllaApril/May
Canada VioletViola canadensisApril/May
Red TrilliumTrillium erectumApril/May
Marsh MarigoldCaltha palustrisApril
Redbud (tree)Cercis canadensisApril
Double Bloodroot (cultivated)Variant of Bloodroot with extra petalsApril*
BloodrootSanquinaria canadensisApril
Cut-leaved ToothwortCardamine concatenataApril
Early Blue CohoshCaulophyllum giganteumApril
Yellow Trout LilyErythronium americanum April
Serviceberry (tree)Amelanchier arboreaApril
Squirrel CornDicentra canadensisApril
Trailing ArbutusEpigaea repensApril

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