Forest Margin Plants

Forest Margin Plants

Apocynaceae

dogbane family

Apocynum
Apocynum
 dogbane 
A. androsaemifolium
spreading dogbane
Asclepias
Asclepias
 milkweed 
A. syriaca
common milkweed
Araliaceae

spikenard family

Aralia
Aralia
 spikenard 
A. racemosa
American spikenard
Asteraceae

aster family

Achillea
Achillea
 yarrow 
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
 ragweed 
A. trifida
great ragweed
Anaphalis
Anaphalis
 everlasting 
A. margaritacea
pearly everlasting
Arctium
Arctium
 burdock 
A. minus
common burdock
Doellingeria
Doellingeria
 white aster 
D. umbellata
flat-topped white aster
Echinacea
Echinacea
 purple coneflower 
E. purpurea
purple coneflower
Helenium
Helenium
 sneezeweed 
H. flexuosum
purple-headed sneezeweed
Heliopsis
Heliopsis
 sunflower-everlasting 
Hieracium
Hieracium
 hawkweed 
H. scabrum
sticky hawkweed
Lactuca
Lactuca
 lettuce 
L. canadensis
wild lettuce
Pseudognaphalium
Pseudognaphalium
 rabbit-tobacco 
P. obtusifolium
sweet everlasting
Solidago
Solidago
 goldenrod 
S. altissima
tall goldenrod
S. bicolor
white goldenrod
Symphyotrichum
Symphyotrichum
 American aster 
S. lanceolatum
lanceleaf aster
S. pilosum
hairy aster
Xanthium
Xanthium
 cocklebur 
X. strumarium
common cocklebur
Brassicaceae

mustard family

Alliaria
Alliaria
 garlic mustard 
A. petiolata
garlic mustard
Campanulaceae

bellflower family

Triodanis
Triodanis
 Venus'-looking-glass 
T. perfoliata
Venus'-looking-glass
Caprifoliaceae

honeysuckle family

Lonicera
Lonicera
 honeysuckle 
L. maackii
amur honeysuckle
L. morrowii
Morrow's honeysuckle
Celastraceae

spindle-tree family

Celastrus
Celastrus
 bittersweet 
C. orbiculatus
Oriental bittersweet
Euonymus
Euonymus
 spindletree 
E. alatus
burning bush
E. fortunei
winter creeper
Commelinaceae

spiderwort family

Commelina
Commelina
 dayflower 
C. communis
dayflower
Tradescantia
Tradescantia
 spiderwort 
T. virginiana
Virginia spiderwort
Fabaceae

legume family

Desmodium
Desmodium
 ticktrefoil 
D. canadense
showy ticktrefoil
D. paniculatum
panicled ticktrefoil
D. perplexum
perplexed ticktrefoil
Lupinus
Lupinus
 lupine 
L. perennis
blue lupine
Solanaceae

nightshade family

Solanum
Solanum
 nightshade 
S. dulcamara
trailing nightshade
Violaceae

violet family

Viola
Viola
 violet 
V. fimbriatula
northern downy violet
V. sagittata
arrowleaf violet
Vitaceae

grape family

Parthenocissus
Parthenocissus
 Virginia creeper 
P. quinquefolia
Virginia creeper