Native Wildflowers

“Wildflowers are the stuff of my heart!” Lady Bird Johnson

A Pink Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium acaule), also called a Moccasin Flower, in the woods at Distant Hill Gardens in Walpole, New Hampshire.
A Pink Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium acaule), in the woods at Distant Hill Gardens.

 

Below is a list of the wildflowers native to Distant Hill. If a plant's name is in Green, touch or click on it to see a photo of the plant, its fruit or flower. We will be adding more species as we identify them.

 

NOTE: (C) after a plants name designates a perennial wildflower native to Distant Hill that can be found under cultivation in the ornamental gardens.

The Wildflowers Native to Distant Hill

Scientific Name

Common Name


A

Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias syriaca
Asclepias tuberosa
Aster divaricatus
Aster novae-angliae
C
Caltha palustris 
Caulophyllum thalictroides
Chelone glabra
Clematis virginiana 
Clintonia borealis
D 
E
Erythronium americanum
Eupatorium maculatum
Eupatorium perfoliatum
Eupatorium rugosum
G
Goodyera pubescens
Goodyera repens
Goodyera tesselata
M
Medeola virginica

Micranthes virginensis

P
Pagonia ophioglossoides
Physostegia virginiana
Phytolacca americana
Podophyllum peltatum
Polygonatum pubescens
S
Sanguinaria canadensis
Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Smilacina racemosa
Solidago caesia
T
Thalictrum dioicum
Tiarella cordifolia
V
Vaccinium macrocarpon
Viola blanda
Viola cucullata
Viola pubescens
Viola rotundifolia
 
Spikenard (C)
Jack-in-the-pulpit (C)
Wild Ginger (C)
Swamp Milkweed (C)
Common Milkweed
Butterfly Weed (C)
White Wood Aster
New England Aster (C)
 
Blue Cohosh (C)
Turtlehead (C)
Bluebead Lily (C)
 
 
Trout Lily (C)
Joe-pye Weed (C)
Boneset (C)
White Snakeroot

Downy Rattlesnake-plantain
Dwarf Rattlesnake-plantain
Checkered Rattlesnake-plantain

Indian Cucumber-root
Early Saxifrage
 
Rose Pogonia Orchid
Obedient Plant (C)
American Pokeweed
Mayapple (C)
Solomon's Seal (C)

Bloodroot (C)
Blue-eyed Grass (C)
False Solomon's Seal
Blue-Stemmed Goldenrod

Early Meadow Rue
Foamflower (C)
 
Large Cranberry
Sweet White Violet
Marsh Blue Violet
Downy Yellow Violet
Round-leaved Violet