Kinds of Wildflowers

Wildflowers

Kay Yatskievych and Shirley Flavin
Missouri Botanical Garden

Nancy Lowe, Becka Walcott, Sharon Ballew and John Pickering
University of Georgia, Athens

Scientific name -- Other names
Dicotyledoneae
Acanthaceae -- Acanthus
Amaranthaceae -- Amaranths; Pigweeds
Anacardiaceae -- Cashews; Sumacs
Apiaceae
Apocynaceae -- Dogbanes
Araliaceae -- Ginsengs
Aristolochiaceae -- Birthworts; Dutchmans-pipe
Asclepiadaceae -- Milkweeds
Asteraceae -- Asters
Balsaminaceae -- Touch-me-nots
Berberidaceae -- Barberries
Bignoniaceae
Boraginaceae -- Borages
Brassicaceae -- Mustards
Buddlejaceae
Buxaceae -- Boxwoods
Cabombaceae -- Water-shields
Cactaceae -- Cacti
Callitrichaceae -- Water starworts
Campanulaceae -- Bellflowers
Cannabaceae -- Indian hemp
Capparaceae -- Capers
Caprifoliaceae -- Honeysuckles
Caryophyllaceae -- Pinks
Celastraceae -- Staff-trees
Ceratophyllaceae
Chenopodiaceae -- Goosefoots
Cistaceae -- Rockroses
Clusiaceae -- Mangosteens
Convolvulaceae -- Morning glories
Crassulaceae -- Stonecrops
Cucurbitaceae -- Gourds
Cuscutaceae -- Dodders
Dipsacaceae -- Teasels
Droseraceae -- Sundews
Elaeagnaceae
Ericaceae
Euphorbiaceae
Fabaceae -- Beans
Fumariaceae
Gentianaceae
Geraniaceae
Haloragaceae
Hippuridaceae
Hydrophyllaceae
Lamiaceae -- Mints
Lardizabalaceae
Lentibulariaceae
Limnanthaceae
Linaceae
Loasaceae
Loganiaceae
Lythraceae
Malvaceae
Melastomataceae
Menispermaceae
Menyanthaceae
Molluginaceae
Monotropaceae
Moraceae
Myricaceae
Nelumbonaceae
Nyctaginaceae
Nymphaeaceae
Onagraceae
Orobanchaceae
Oxalidaceae
Papaveraceae
Passifloraceae
Pedaliaceae
Penthoraceae
Phytolaccaceae
Plantaginaceae
Platanaceae
Polemoniaceae
Polygalaceae
Polygonaceae
Portulacaceae
Primulaceae
Pyrolaceae
Ranunculaceae
Rhamnaceae
Rosaceae
Rubiaceae -- Madders
Santalaceae
Sapindaceae
Sarraceniaceae
Saururaceae
Saxifragaceae
Scrophulariaceae
Solanaceae
Styracaceae
Urticaceae -- Nettles
Valerianaceae
Verbenaceae
Violaceae
Viscaceae
Vitaceae
Zygophyllaceae
Monocotyledoneae
Acoraceae -- Sweetflags
Agavaceae -- Agaves
Alismataceae -- Water-plantains
Aponogetonaceae -- Cape-pondweeds
Araceae -- Arums
Arecaceae -- Palms
Bromeliaceae -- Bromeliads
Burmanniaceae -- Burmannias
Butomaceae -- Flowering-rushes
Cannaceae -- Cannas
Commelinaceae -- Spiderworts
Cymodoceaceae -- Manatee-grasses
Dioscoreaceae -- Yams
Eriocaulaceae -- Pipeworts
Haemodoraceae -- Bloodworts
Hydrocharitaceae -- Tape-grasses
Iridaceae -- Irises
Juncaginaceae
Lemnaceae -- Duckweeds
Liliaceae -- Lilies
Marantaceae -- Arrowroots
Mayacaceae -- Bog-mosses
Musaceae -- Bananas
Najadaceae -- Water-nymphs
Orchidaceae -- Orchid Family
Pontederiaceae -- Pickerelweeds
Potamogetonaceae -- Pondweeds
Scheuchzeriaceae -- Scheuchzerias
Smilacaceae -- Greenbriers
Sparganiaceae -- Burr-reeds
Stemonaceae -- Stemonas
Typhaceae -- Cat-tails
Xyridaceae -- Yellow-eyed-grasses
Zannicheliaceae -- Horned-pondweeds
Zannichelliaceae
Zingiberaceae -- Gingers

Updated: 2014-10-01 21:05:15

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