Yellow

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

Primrose - Evening

Oenothera biennis Family Evening Primrose (Onagraceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Dunes, meadows, fields, roadsides Status Native Cycle Biennial Height 2-5′... Read More »

Sowthistle

Sonchus arvensis Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-5′ Flower Flowers have... Read More »

St Johnswort

Hypericum perforatum Family St. Johnswort (Hypericaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Meadows, fields, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Goldenrod - Bluestem

Solidago caesia Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Fall Habitat Forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower Tufts of tiny yellow... Read More »

Goldenrod - Zigzag

Solidago flexicaulis Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Fall Habitat Forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower Several round clusters of... Read More »

Sorrel - Yellow Wood

Oxalis stricta L. Family Wood-sorrel (Oxalidaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Meadows Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height Prostrate to 18″ Flower... Read More »

Lily - Yellow Trout

Erythronium americanum Family Lily (Liliaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 5-10″ Flower Each stalk produces... Read More »

Bellwort - Large-Flowered

Uvularia grandiflora Family Lily (Liliaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 8-20″ Flower Flowers have 6... Read More »

Puccoon

Lithospermum canescens Family Borage (Boraginaceae) Bloom Late spring, early summer Habitat Dunes, dry meadows Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-2′... Read More »

Violet - Downy Yellow

Viola pubescens Family Violet (Violaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 4-12″ Flower There are usually... Read More »

Blue Cohosh

Caulophyllum thalictroides Family Barberry (Berberidaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Moist Deciduous forest Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower round cluster... Read More »

Betony - Wood

Pedicularis canadensis Family Snapdragon (Scrophulariaceae) Bloom Late spring, early summer Habitat Dry woods, meadows Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 5-14″... Read More »

Marigold - Marsh

Also known as Cowslip Caltha palustris Family Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) Bloom Spring Habitat Swamps, marshes, edges of streams and lakes Status... Read More »

Coreopsis

Coreopsis lanceolata Family Composite (Compositae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Dunes, dry meadows Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-3′ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Spurge - Leafy

Euphora esula Family Spurge (Euphorbiaceae) Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Dry, fields, roadsides Status Non-Native INVASIVE Cycle Perennial Height 1-2′... Read More »

Lady's Slipper - Yellow

Cypripedium calceolus Family Orchid (Orchidaceae) Bloom Late spring, early summer Habitat Wet, shade, forest, swamps, marshes Status Native – PROTECTED... Read More »

Loosestrife - Tufted

Lysimachia thyrsiflora Family Primrose (Primulaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Wetlands, swamps, marshes, bogs Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower Flowers... Read More »

Ragwort - Golden

Senecio aureus Family Composite (Asteraceae) Bloom Late spring, early summer Habitat Wetlands, swamps, bogs Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′... Read More »

Goat's Beard

Tragopogon dubius Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Biennial Height 1-3′ Flower A single... Read More »

Butter and Eggs

Linaria vulgaris Family Snapdragon (Scrophulariaceae) Bloom Spring, summer Habitat Dry, fields, meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-2′ Flower... Read More »

Buttercup

Ranunculus acris Family Crowfoot (Ranunculaceae) Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Wet meadows, near streams, lakes Status Native Cycle Perennial Height... Read More »

Dandelion

Taraxacum officinale Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Meadows, fields, lawns, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-18″... Read More »

Clover - Yellow Sweet

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

Trefoil - Birds-Foot

Lotus comiculatus Family Pea or Bean (Fabaceae) Bloom Spring, summer, fall Habitat Roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-2′ Flower... Read More »

Winter Cress

Barbarea vulgaris Family Mustard (Brassicaceae) Bloom Spring, fall Habitat Meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Biennial Height 1-2′ Flower Several spikes... Read More »

Hawkweed - Canada

Hieracium kalmii Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Meadows, fields, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′ Flower Plants have... Read More »

Silverweed

Potentilla anserina Family Rose (Rosaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Moist meadows, beaches Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-8″ Creeping Flower Yellow... Read More »

Sulfur Cinquefoil

Potentilla recta Family Rose (Rosaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 6-24″ Flower Flowers are a... Read More »

Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Dry, fields, meadows, roadsides Status Native Cycle Biennial or Perennial Height 1-3′... Read More »

Goldenrod - Canada

Solidago canadensis Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Fall Habitat Meadows, fields, roadsides Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-5′ Flower Feathery plumes... Read More »

Gumweed

Grindelia squarrosa Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Meadows, fields, roadsides Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 0.5-3′ Flower Up... Read More »

Horsemint

Monarda punctata Family Mint (Labiatae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Dunes, dry meadows, sandy soil Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-3′... Read More »

Lily - Yellow Water

Nuphar variegatum Family Water-Lily (Nymphaeaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Ponds, lakes Status Native Cycle Perennial Height Aquatic Flower Floating, cup-shaped... Read More »

Mullein - Common

Verbascum thapsus Family Snapdragon (Scrophulariaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Meadows, fields, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Biennial Height 2-6′ Flower A... Read More »

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