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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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Ribes rotundifoliumAppalachian gooseberry
Round-leaf currant
Wild gooseberry
Rosa carolinaCarolina rose
Pasture rose
Rosa palustrisSwamp rose
Rubus allegheniensisAllegheny blackberry
Ruellia caroliniensisCarolina wild petunia
Rudbeckia fulgidaOrange coneflower
Orange Rudbeckia
Perennial black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-eyed Susan
Common black-eyed Susan
Brown-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia laciniataCutleaf coneflower
Green-head coneflower
Wild goldenglow
Rubus odoratusPurpleflowering raspberry
Purple-flowering raspberry
Thimbleberry
Rudbeckia trilobaBrowneyed Susan
Brown-eyed-Susan
Thin-leaved coneflower
Three-lobed Rudbeckia
Sassafras albidumSassafras
Sabatia angularisRosepink
Rose-pink
Sanguinaria canadensisBloodroot
Saururus cernuusLizard's tail
Lizard's-tail
Breast weed
Water dragon
Saccharum giganteumSugarcane plumegrass
Giant plume grass
Salix humilisPrairie willow
Sagittaria latifoliaBroadleaf arrowhead
Arrowhead
Duckroot
Duck-potato
Wapato
Salvia lyrataLyreleaf sage
Cancer weed
Salix nigraBlack willow
Gulf black willow
Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensisCommon elderberry
Black elder
Mexican elderberry
Common elder
Elderberry
Tapiro
Sauco
Saxifraga pensylvanicaEastern swamp saxifrage
Sambucus racemosa var. racemosaRed elderberry
Scarlet elder
Red-berried elder
Salix sericeaSilky willow
Saxifraga virginiensisEarly saxifrage
Scirpus atrovirensGreen bulrush
Dark green bulrush
Scirpus cyperinusWoolgrass
Cottongrass bulrush
Marsh bulrush
Teddybear paws
Scutellaria integrifoliaHelmet-flower
Rough Skullcap
Common Large Skullcap
Tall Skullcap
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungensCommon three-square
Common threesquare
Schizachyrium scopariumLittle bluestem
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontaniSoftstem bulrush
Soft-stem club-rush
Great bulrush
Senna marilandicaMaryland senna
Maryland wild senna
Southern wild senna
Wild senna
Sedum ternatumWoodland stonecrop
Wild stonecrop
Sisyrinchium angustifoliumNarrowleaf blue-eyed grass
Narrow-leaf blue-eyed-grass
Bermuda blue-eyed grass
Blue-eyed grass
Sisyrinchium atlanticumEastern blue-eyed grass
Silene carolinianaSticky catchfly
Wild pink
Silphium perfoliatumCup plant
Silene stellataWidow's frill
Starry campion
Silene virginicaFire pink
Scarlet catchfly
Smilax herbaceaSmooth carrionflower
Carrionflower
Solidago altissimaTall Goldenrod
Late goldenrod
Canadian goldenrod
Canada goldenrod
Sorbus americanaAmerican mountain ash
American mountain-ash
Solidago caesiaWreath goldenrod
Blue-stemmed goldenrod
Bluestem goldenrod
Solidago canadensisCanada goldenrod
Canadian goldenrod
Tall goldenrod
Giant goldenrod
Solidago flexicaulisZigzag goldenrod
Broadleaf goldenrod
Solidago junceaEarly goldenrod
Plume goldenrod
Solidago nemoralisGray goldenrod
Prairie goldenrod
Old field goldenrod
Grayleaf goldenrod
Gray-leaved goldenrod
Sorghastrum nutansIndiangrass
Yellow indian grass
Solidago odoraAnisescented goldenrod
Anise-scented goldenrod
Sweet goldenrod
Solidago rugosaWrinkleleaf goldenrod
Wrinkle-leaf goldenrod
Rough-leaved goldenrod
Roughleaf goldenrod
Rough-stemmed goldenrod
Roughstem goldenrod
Solidago sempervirensSeaside goldenrod
Solidago speciosaShowy goldenrod
Spartina alternifloraSaltmarsh Cordgrass
Smooth cordgrass
Salt cordgrass
Spiraea albaWhite meadowsweet
Spiraea alba var. latifoliaMeadowsweet
White meadowsweet
Sparganium americanumAmerican bur-reed
Spiranthes cernuaNodding lady's tresses
Ladies' tresses
Nodding ladies' tresses orchid
Spartina cynosuroidesBig cordgrass
Spartina patensMarsh-hay cord grass
Salt-meadow cord grass
Saltmeadow cordgrass
Spartina pectinataPrairie cordgrass
Freshwater cordgrass
Sloughgrass
Spiraea tomentosaSteeplebush
Stellaria puberaStar chickweed
Stachys tenuifoliaSmooth hedgenettle
Hedge nettle
Staphylea trifoliaAmerican bladdernut
Symphyotrichum cordifoliumBroad-leaved aster
Common blue wood aster
Heartleaf aster
Symphyotrichum ericoidesWhite heath aster
Heath Aster
Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoidesWhite heath aster
Heath Aster
White Aster
White Prairie Aster
Symplocarpus foetidusSkunk cabbage
Skunk-cabbage
Symphyotrichum laeveSmooth blue aster
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeveSmooth blue aster
Smooth aster
Symphyotrichum novae-angliaeNew England aster
New England American-aster
Symphyotrichum novi-belgiiNew York aster
Symphyotrichum novi-belgii var. novi-belgiiNew York aster
Taxodium distichumBald cypress
Baldcypress
Common bald cypress
Southern bald cypress
Deciduous cypress
Thalictrum dioicumEarly meadow-rue
Thelypteris noveboracensisNew York fern
Tapering fern
Thuja occidentalisArborvitae
Eastern arborvitae
Northern white cedar
Thelypteris palustrisEastern marsh fern
Marsh fern
Thalictrum pubescensKing of the meadow
King-of-the-meadow
Thalictrum thalictroidesRue anemone
Rue-anemone
Tilia americanaAmerican basswood
American linden
Lime tree
Bee tree
Tiarella cordifoliaHeartleaf foamflower
Heart-leaf foamflower
Tripsacum dactyloidesEastern gamagrass
Fakahatchee grass
Trillium erectumRed trillium
Stinking-Benjamin
Wakerobin
Purple trillium
Tridens flavusPurpletop tridens
Redtop tridens
Tall redtop tridens
Purpletop
Redtop
Tall redtop
Trillium grandiflorumLarge-flower wakerobin
Large-flowered trillium
White trillium
Trillium sessileToadshade
Red trillium
Wake-robin
Trillium undulatumPainted trillium
Painted wakerobin
Tradescantia virginianaVirginia spiderwort
Spider lily
Tsuga canadensisEastern hemlock
Ulmus americanaAmerican elm
White elm
Ulmus rubraSlippery elm
Red elm
Uvularia grandifloraLargeflower bellwort
Large-flower bellwort
Merrybells
Uvularia perfoliataPerfoliate bellwort
Mealy bellwort
Merrybells
Uvularia sessilifoliaSpreading bellwort
Straw lily
Wild oats
Merrybells
Sessile-leaf bellwort
Vaccinium angustifoliumLate lowbush blueberry
Lowbush blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosumHighbush blueberry
Vaccinium macrocarponCranberry
Large cranberry
Vaccinium pallidumBlue Ridge blueberry
Early lowbush blueberry
Vaccinium stamineumDeerberry
Verbesina alternifoliaWingstem
Yellow ironweed
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