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Plants of Chesapeake Bay

Bayscapes - From the US Fish and Wildlife Service Chesapeake Bay Field Office. This 83 page guide contains color photos of over 400 plant species native to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, including all states with drainage to the the Bay: Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and New York.

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scientific namecommon name(s)image gallery
Acer negundoAsh-leaf maple
Ash-leaved maple
Box elder
Boxelder
Fresno de guajuco
Actaea pachypodaWhite baneberry
Dolls eyes
Actaea racemosa var. racemosaBlack cohosh
Black bugbane
Bugbane
Black snakeroot
Fairy candles
Acer rubrumRed maple
Scarlet maple
Acer saccharinumSilver maple
Soft maple
White maple
Acer saccharumSugar maple
Northern sugar maple
Acer spicatumMountain maple
Adiantum pedatumNorthern maidenhair
Maidenhair Fern
Ageratina altissima var. altissimaWhite snakeroot
Agrostis perennansUpland bentgrass
Autumn bentgrass
Agalinis purpureaPurple false foxglove
Purple gerardia
Gerardia
Allium cernuumNodding onion
Alnus serrulataHazel alder
Brookside alder
Tag alder
Common alder
Amelanchier arboreaCommon serviceberry
Downy serviceberry
Shadbush
Juneberry
Junebush
Shadblow
Sarvis
Ammophila breviligulataAmerican Beach Grass
American beachgrass
Amelanchier canadensisCanadian serviceberry
Canadian service-berry
Shadblow serviceberry
Juneberry
Shadbush
Junebush
Anemone canadensisCanadian anemone
Round-leaf thimbleweed
Canada anemone
Windflower
Meadow anemone
Andropogon gerardiiBig bluestem
Turkeyfoot
Andropogon glomeratusBushy bluestem
Brushy bluestem
Antennaria neglectaField pussytoes
Prairie everlasting
Andropogon virginicusBroomsedge bluestem
Broom-sedge
Anemone virginianaTall thimbleweed
Thimbleweed
Tall anemone
Aquilegia canadensisEastern red columbine
Wild red columbine
Aruncus dioicusBride's feathers
Goat's beard
Aristolochia macrophyllaPipevine
Dutchman's pipe
Aralia nudicaulisWild sarsaparilla
Aralia racemosaAmerican spikenard
Aralia spinosaDevil's walkingstick
Devil's walking-stick
Prickly Ash
Hercules club
Angelica tree
Arisaema triphyllumJack in the pulpit
Indian jack in the pulpit
Jack-in-the-pulpit
Asarum canadenseCanadian wild ginger
Wild ginger
Asclepias incarnataSwamp milkweed
Pink Milkweed
Asplenium platyneuronEbony spleenwort
Asclepias syriacaCommon milkweed
Asimina trilobaPawpaw
Indian banana
Common pawpaw
Asclepias tuberosaButterflyweed
Butterfly milkweed
Orange milkweed
Pleurisy root
Athyrium filix-feminaCommon ladyfern
Lady fern
Ladyfern
Subarctic lady fern
Baptisia australisBlue wild indigo
Wild blue indigo
Blue false indigo
Baccharis halimifoliaGroundseltree
Sea-myrtle
Consumptionweed
Eastern baccharis
Groundsel
Groundsel bush
Salt marsh-elder
Salt bush
Florida groundsel bush
Baptisia tinctoriaHorseflyweed
Yellow Wild Indigo
Betula alleghaniensisYellow birch
Betula lentaSweet birch
Cherry birch
Black birch
Mahogany birch
Betula nigraRiver birch
Red birch
Black birch
Bignonia capreolataCrossvine
Bidens cernuaNodding beggartick
Bur marigold
Nodding beggarticks
Nodding bur marigold
Nodding burmarigold
Nodding burr-marigold
Sticktight
Boltonia asteroidesBoltonia
White doll's daisy
Botrychium virginianumRattlesnake fern
Carya albaMockernut hickory
Big bud hickory
Campanulastrum americanumAmerican bellflower
American-bellflower
Tall bellflower
Callicarpa americanaAmerican beautyberry
French mulberry
Carpinus carolinianaAmerican hornbeam
Blue beech
Musclewood
Ironwood
Calamagrostis canadensisBluejoint
Carya cordiformisBitternut hickory
Swamp hickory
Cardamine concatenataCutleaf toothwort
Pepper root
Carex crinita var. crinitaFringed sedge
Long hair sedge
Carex glaucodeaBlue sedge
Blue wood sedge
Carya glabraPignut hickory
Broom hickory
Carex luridaLurid sedge
Sallow sedge
Shallow sedge
Carya ovataShagbark hickory
Caltha palustrisYellow marsh marigold
Yellow marsh-marigold
Cowslip
Carex pensylvanicaPennsylvania sedge
Castanea pumilaChinkapin
Allegheny chinquapin
Allegheny-chinkapin
Chinquapin
Campsis radicansTrumpet creeper
Trumpet vine
Common trumpet creeper
Cow vine
Carex strictaUpright sedge
Uptight sedge
Tussock sedge
Caulophyllum thalictroidesBlue cohosh
Squaw-root
Papoose-root
Caulophylle faux-pigamon
Carex vulpinoideaFox sedge
Brown fox sedge
Ceanothus americanusNew Jersey tea
Redroot
Cercis canadensisEastern redbud
Redbud
Celtis occidentalisCommon hackberry
Nettle tree
Cephalanthus occidentalisCommon buttonbush
Buttonbush
Button willow
Celastrus scandensAmerican bittersweet
Chamerion angustifolium ssp. angustifoliumFireweed
Narrow-leaf fireweed
Willow herb
Chamaecrista fasciculataPartridge pea
Sleepingplant
Sensitive plant
Chelone glabraWhite turtlehead
Chasmanthium latifoliumInland sea oats
Indian wood oats
Wild oats
River oats
Flathead oats
Upland Oats
Upland Sea Oats
Chrysopsis marianaMaryland goldenaster
Maryland golden-aster
Chimaphila maculataStriped prince's pine
Spotted Wintergreen
Chamaecyparis thyoidesAtlantic white cedar
Atlantic white-cedar
Chionanthus virginicusWhite fringetree
Fringe tree
Grancy Graybeard
Chrysogonum virginianumGreen and gold
Green-and-gold
Clethra alnifoliaCoastal sweet pepperbush
Clethra
Summer sweet
Clitoria marianaAtlantic pigeonwings
Butterfly Pea
Claytonia virginicaVirginia springbeauty
Springbeauty
Clematis viornaVasevine
Leatherflower
Clematis virginianaDevil's darning needles
Virgin's Bower
Old Man's Beard
Cornus alternifoliaAlternateleaf dogwood
Alternate-leaf dogwood
Pagoda dogwood
Cornus amomumSilky dogwood
Red willow
Silky cornel
Corylus americanaAmerican hazelnut
American filbert
Conoclinium coelestinumBlue mistflower
Wild ageratum
Blue boneset
Mistflower
Cornus floridaFlowering dogwood
Virginia dogwood
Comptonia peregrinaSweet fern
Sweet-fern
Cornus racemosaGray dogwood
Coreopsis tripterisTall tickseed
Tall coreopsis
Coreopsis verticillataThreadleaf coreopsis
Whorled tickseed
Whorled coreopsis
Crataegus crus-galliCockspur hawthorn
Cockspur thorn
Newcastle hawthorn
Newcastle thorn
Crataegus viridisGreen hawthorn
Southern thorn
Danthonia spicataPoverty oatgrass
Poverty wild oat grass
Desmodium paniculatumPanicledleaf ticktrefoil
Panicled Tick Trefoil
Dennstaedtia punctilobulaEastern hay-scented fern
Eastern hayscented fern
Delphinium tricorneDwarf larkspur
Spring larkspur
Dicentra canadensisSquirrel corn
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