White

Below is a list of the most common White Flowers in the area. Please click on an individual flower for detailed information and pictures.

Death Camus

Zygadenus glaucus Family Lily (Liliaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Dunes, foredunes Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 4-24″ Flower Flowers have 6... Read More »

Nightshade - Enchanter's

Circaea quadrisulcata Family Evening Primrose (Onagraceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Moist forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-2′ Flower Flowers are... Read More »

Wood Nettle

Lapportea canadensis Family Urticaceae Bloom Summer Habitat Moist forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower Female flowers form loose... Read More »

Sumac

Rhus hirta Family Cashew (Anacardiaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Meadows, forest edges, roadsides, sandy soil Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 3-10′... Read More »

Hoary Alyssum

Berteroa incana Family Mustard (Brassicaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Dunes, fields, meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Annual Height 6-24″ Flower... Read More »

Arbutus - Trailing

Epigaaea repens Family Heath (Ericaceae) Bloom Early Spring Habitat Deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-4″ Flower Flowers are... Read More »

Hepatica

Hepatica acutiloba Family Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) Bloom Early spring Habitat Deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 4-6″ Flower Each flower... Read More »

Morning Glory - W

Also known as Bindweed Convolvulus arvensis Family Morning Glory (Convolvulaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Meadows, wood edges, fence rows Status Native... Read More »

Bloodroot

Sanguinaria canadensis Family Poppy (Papaveraceae) Bloom Early spring Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 5-10″ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Bouncing Bet

Saponaria officinalis Family Pink (Caryophyllaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Fields, meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-2′ Flower Several... Read More »

Anemone - Canada

Anemone canadensis Family Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Dry, shade, edge of forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-2′ Flower... Read More »

Campion - Bladder

Silene cucubalus Family Pink (Caryophyllaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Dunes, meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Biennial/Perennial Height 6-24″ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Anemone - Wood

Anemone quinquefolia Family Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Dry, shade, edge of forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 4-8″ Flower... Read More »

Indian Pipe

Monotropa uniflora Family Indian Pipe (Monotroparceae) Bloom Late summer, fall Habitat Dry forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-8″ Flower... Read More »

Spring Beauty - W

Claytonia carolinian Michx. Family Purslane (Portulacaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Forest, shade, moist soil Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 3-6″ Flower... Read More »

Lily - White Water

Nymphaea odorata Family Water Lily (Nymphaeaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Ponds Status Native Cycle Perennial Height Aquatic Flower Flowers are... Read More »

Mallow - Common

Malva (Malvaceae) Family Mallow (Malvaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Fields, meadows, roadsides, farm yards Status Non-Native Cycle Annual, Biennial, Perennial... Read More »

Baneberry - White

Actaea pachypoda Family Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Wet, deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower Flowers form... Read More »

Pearly Everlasting

Anaphalis margaritacea Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Fields, meadows, roadsides Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Queen Anne's Lace

Daucus carota Family Carrot (Apiaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Fields, meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Biennial Height 1-3′ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Dutchman's Breeches

Dicentra cucullaria Family Fumitory (Fumariaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 5-10″ Flower Flowers appear... Read More »

Turtlehead

Chelone glabra Family Snapdragon (Scrophulariaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Wetlands, along streams, lakes Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower... Read More »

Yarrow - Common

Achillea millefolium Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Meadows, roadsides, deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower... Read More »

Foamflower

Tiarella cordifolia Family Saxifrage (Saxifragaceae) Bloom Early spring Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 4-14″ Flower White,... Read More »

Garlic Mustard

Alliaria petiolata Family Mustard (Brassicaceae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Non-Native INVASIVE Cycle Biennial Height 1-3′ Flower... Read More »

White Lettuce

Prenanthes alba Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Fall Habitat Forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-5′ Flower Clusters of bell-shaped, drooping... Read More »

Squirrel Corn

Dicentra canadensis Family Fumitory (Fumariaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 5-10″ Flower Similar to... Read More »

Toothwort - Broadleaf

Dentaria diphylla Michx. Family Mustard (Cruciferae) Bloom Spring Habitat Forest, rich soil Status Native Cycle Annual to Perennial Height 8-16″... Read More »

Toothwort - Cutleaf

Cardamine concatenata Family Mustard (Brassicaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Dry deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 8-10″ Flower Flowers are... Read More »

Trillium

Trillium grandiflorum Family Lily (Liliaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native – PROTECTED Cycle Perennial Height 8-18″ Flower... Read More »

Violet - Canada

Viola canadensis Family Violet (Violaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 6-16″ Flower Flowers have... Read More »

Lily of the Valley

Maianthemum canadense Family Lily (Liliaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Moist deciduous or conifer forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-8″ Flower... Read More »

Pussytoes

Antennaria neglecta Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Dry, open woods, rocky soil Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 4-12″ Flower... Read More »

Star Flower

Trientalis borealis Family Primrose (Primulaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 4-10″ Flower Flowers are... Read More »

Sweet Cicely

Osmorhiza claytonii Family Parsley (Umbelliferae) Bloom Late spring, early summer Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′... Read More »

Squawroot

Conopholis americana Family Broomrape (Orobanchaceae) Bloom Late spring Habitat Dry forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-8″ Flower Flowers are... Read More »

Virginia Waterleaf

Hydrophyllum virginianum Family Waterleaf (Hydrophyllaceae) Bloom Late spring Habitat Deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 6-12″ Flower Flowers form... Read More »

Sand Cherry

Prunus pumila Family Fumitory (Fumariaceae) Bloom Late spring, early summer Habitat Dunes Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-4′ Flower Clusters... Read More »

Miterwort

Mitella diphylla Family Saxifrage (Saxifragaceae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 8-18″ Flower Tiny... Read More »

Parsnip - Cow

Heracleum maximum Family Carrot (Apiaceae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 4-9′ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Daisy - Ox-eye

Chrysanthemum leucanthemum Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Fields, meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower Showy flowers... Read More »

Sarsaparilla - Wild W

Araalia nudicaulis Family Ginseng (Araliaceae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Moist deciduous or conifer forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 8-20″... Read More »

Solomon's Seal

Smilacina racemosa Family Lily (Liliaceae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 16-36″ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Solomon's Seal - Starry

Smilacina stellata Family Lily (Liliaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Dunes, sand ridges, moist woods, wetlands Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 12-24″... Read More »

Clover - White

Trifolium repens Family Pea or Bean (Fabaceae) Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Fields, lawns, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height... Read More »

Clover - White Sweet

Melilotus alba Family Pea or Bean (Fabaceae) Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Fields, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Annual or biennial... Read More »

Daisy Fleabane

Erigeron philadelphicus Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Fields, roadsides Status Native Cycle Annual Height 5-10″ Flower Small... Read More »

Pitcher's Thistle

Cirsium pitcheri Family Composite (Compositae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Dunes Status Native – THREATENED Cycle Biennial Height 1-3′ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Aster – Large-Leafed

Aster macrophyllus Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Trails, edge of forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-4″ Flower... Read More »

Poison Ivy

Rhus radicans Family Chashew (Anacardiaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Meadows, edge of forests Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 6-24″ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Leek

Allium tricoccum Family Lily (Liliaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Moist deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 5-10″ Flower Flowers form... Read More »

Baby's Breath

Gypsophila paniculata Family (Caryophyllaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Dunes, fields, roadsides Status Non-Native INVASIVE Cycle Perennial Height 2-16″ Flower Flowers are... Read More »

Snakeroot - Black

Sanicula marilandica Family Parsley (Apiaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Dry forest and along forest edges Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-4′... Read More »

Campion

Silene pratensis Family Pink (Caryophyllaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Fields, meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Annual Height 1-3′ Flower Many white... Read More »

Cress - Sand

Arabis lyrata Family Mustard (Brassicaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Dunes, roadsides Status Native Cycle Biennial, Perennial Height 4-16″ Flower Flowers are... Read More »

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