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

4/26/2020
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
Bee BalmMonarda didymaJune/July/August
BeechdropsEpifagus virginianaAugust/September
Bishop's CapMitella diphyllaApril/May
Black CohoshActaea racemosJune/July
Black Jet BeatRhodotypos scandensMay/Junex
BloodrootSanquinaria canadensisApril
Blue Mist FlowerConoclinium coelestinumJuly/August
Blue-eyed GrassSisyrinchium bellumMay
Branching Bur ReedSparganium androcladumJuly
BugleAjugaApril/MayX
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 sororiaAprilX
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/MayX
Crabapple (cultivated) MalusAprilX
Cranefly orchidTipularia discolorJuly
Creeping PhloxPhlox stoloniferaMayX
Creeping SpeedwellVeronica filiformisApril/MayX
Crooked Stem AsterSymphyotrichum prenanthoidesSeptember/October
Cucumber MagnoliaMagnolia acuminataMay/June
Cup PlantSilphium perfoliatumJuly/August
Cutleaf ToothwortCardamine concatenataApril/MayX
Daffodil (cultivated) Narcissus sp.AprilX
Daisy FleabaneErigeron strigosusMay
Day Lily (cultivated)Hemerocallis sp.May/June
Deptford PinkDianthus armeriaJune
DewberryRubus trivialisJune
DodderCuscuta gronoviiAugust
Dog VioletViola rivinianaApril/MayX
Downy Rattlesnake Plantain Goodyera pubescensJuly/August
Downy Yellow VioletViola pubescensApril/MayX
Dutchman's BreechesDicentra cucullariaAprilX
Early GoldenrodSolidago junceaAugust/September
Early SaxifrageMicranthes virginiensisAprilX
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 cordifoliaMayX
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
Golden RagwortPackera aureaApril/MayX
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/April
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/MayX
Japanese Primrose (cultivated)Primula japonicaMay
Large Flowered TrilliumTrillium grandiflorumApril/MayX
Large Twayblade OrchidLiparis lilifoliaMay
Large Whorled PogoniaIsotria verticillataMay
Large-flowered BellwortUvularia grandifloraApril/MayX
Lavender HyssopAnise hyssopJuly
Lily-of-the-Valley (cultivated)Convallaria majalisMay
Lizard's TailSaururus cernuusJune
Lobed TickseedCoreopsis auriculataMay
Long-spurred Violet Viola rostrataApril/MayX
LopseedPhryma leptostachyaJune
Mad Dog Skull CapScutellaria laterifloraAugust
Marsh MarigoldCaltha palustrisAprilX
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 lacteaApril/MayX
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 carotaJuneX
Ragged Fringed OrchidPlatanthera laceraJuly
RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifoliaSeptember
Red TrilliumTrillium erectumAprilX
Redbud TreeCercis canadensisAprilX
Rhododendron (cultivated)Rhododendron sp.May
RosinweedSilphium integrifoliumJuly/August
Rough-stemmed GoldenrodSolidago rugosaSeptember/October
Royal CatchflySilene regiaJuly
Rue AnemoneThalictrum thalictroidesApril/MayX
SeedboxLudwigia alternifoliaJuly
ServiceberryAmelanchier arborea April
Showy OrchisOrchis spectabilisApril/May
Skunk CabbageSymplocarpus foetidusFebruary
Small-flowered ButtercupRanunculus abortivusApril/May
Small-flowered CrowfootRanunculus micranthusApril/May
Smooth Solomon's SealPolygonatum biflorumMayX
SneezeweedHelenium autumnaleAugust
Snow Drops (cultivated)GalanthusFebruary
Solomon's PlumeMaianthemum racemosumMay/June
SourwoodOxydendrum arboreumMay/June
Southern ArrowwoodVibrunum dentatumMay
SpicebushLindera benzoinApril
SpiderwortTradescantia virginianaMay
Spotted JewelweedImpatiens capensisAugust
Spotted WintergreenChimaphila maculataJune
Spring BeautyClaytonia virginicaAprilX
Spring CressBulbous bittercressAprilX
SquawrootConopholis americanaMay
Squirrel CornDicentra canadensisApril
Strawberry Bush (cultivated)Euonymus americanusMay
SundropsOenothera fruticosaJuly/August
Swamp ButtercupRanunculus septentrionalisApril/MayX
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 sessileAprilX
Trumpet CreeperCampsis radicansJune
Tulip TreeLiriodendron tulipiferaMay
TurtleheadChelone glabraAugust/September
Venus Looking Glass (cultivated)Triodanis perfoliataJune
Violet Wood SorrelOxalis violaceaApril/MayX
Virginia BluebellsMertensia virginicaApril/MayX
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/MayX
Wild ColumbineAquilegia canadensisMay
Wild GeraniumGeranium maculatumMay X
Wild GingerAsarum canadenseApril/MayX
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 pubescensAprilX
Yellow Wood SorrelOxalis strictaMay
Common NameScientific NameTypically BloomsBlooming now?

 

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