Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

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Acanthaceae
Ruellia humilis (False Petunia)

Aceraceae
Acer saccharinum (Silver Maple)
Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple) 

Alismataceae
Alisma plantago-aquatica (Water Plantain)
Echinodorus cordifolius (Creeping Burhead)
Sagittaria latifolia (Arrow Plantain, Arrowhead)

Amaranthaceae
Amaranthus tuberculatus (Pigweed)
Froelichia floridana (Froelichia, Snakecotton)

Anacardiaceae
Rhus aromatica (Fragrant Sumac)
Rhus copallina (Winged Sumac)
Rhus glabra (Smooth Sumac)
Rhus radicans = Toxicodendron radicans (Poison Ivy) 
Rhus typhina (Staghorn Sumac)
Toxicodendron radicans = Rhus radicans (Poison Ivy) 

Annonaceae
Asimina triloba (Paw Paw, Indiana Banana)

Apiaceae
Angelica atropurpurea (Angelica)
Chaerophyllum procumbens (Chervil)
Chaerophyllum tainturieri (Chervil)
Cicuta maculata (Hemlock)
Conium maculatum (Hemlock)
Cryptotaenia canadensis (Honewort)
Daucus carota (Carrot, Queen Anne's Lace)
Erigenia bulbosa (Harbinger-of-Spring)
Eryngium prostratum (Spreading Eryngo)
Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake Master)
Heracleum lanatum (Cow Parsnip)
Pastinaca sativa (Parsnip)
Polytaenia nuttallii (Prairie Parsley)
Sanicula odorata = Sanicula gregaria (Black Snakeroot)
Sanicula smallii (Snakeroot)
Zizia aurea (Golden Alexanders)

Apocynaceae
Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue-star)
Apocynum cannabinum (Dogbane)
Vinca minor (Periwinkle)

Aquifoliaceae
Ilex decidua (Swamp Holly)
Ilex opaca (American Holly)

Araceae
Arisaema dracontium (Green Dragon)
Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-Pulpit)
Symplocarpus foetidus (Skunk Cabbage) 

Araliaceae
Aralia racemosa (American Spikenard)
Aralia spinosa (Devil's Walking Stick)
Panax quinquefolius (Ginseng)

Aristolochiaceae
Asarum canadense (Wild Ginger)

Asclepiadaceae
Asclepias hirtella (Green Milkweed)
Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)
Asclepias sullivantii (Sullivant's Milkweed)
Asclepias syriaca (Common Milkweed)
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)
Asclepias verticillata (Whirled Milkweed)

Asteraceae
Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Common Ragweed)
Ambrosia bidentata (Ragweed)
Ambrosia trifida (Giant Ragweed)
Antennaria plantaginifolia (Pussy Toes)
Aster cordifolius (Heart-Leaf Aster)
Aster ericoides (Aster)
Aster linariifolius = Ionactis linariifolius (Narrow Leaf Aster)
Aster sericeus (Silky Aster)
Aster umbellatus = Doellingeria umbellata (Flat-top Aster)
Bidens aristosa (Bearded Beggarticks, Sticktight)
Bidens cernua (Nodding Beggarticks, Sticktight)
Boltonia decurrens (Decurrent False Aster)
Boltonia diffusa (False Aster)
Centaurea biebersteinii (Spotted Knapweed)
Cichorium intybus (Chicory)
Cirsium altissimum (Tall Thistle)
Cirsium arvense (Canada Thistle)
Cirsium discolor (Field Thistle)
Cirsium muticum (Swamp Thistle)
Cirsium vulgare (Bull Thistle)

Conoclinium coelestinum = Eupatorium coelestinum (Mistflower)
Conyza canadensis (Horse Weed)

Coreopsis tripteris (Tall Tickseed)
Doellingeria umbellata = Aster umbellatus (Flat-top Aster)
Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)

Elephantopus caroliniana (Elephant's Foot)
Erechtites hieraciifolia (Fireweed, Burnweed)
Erigeron annuus (Daisy Fleabane)
Erigeron philadelphicus (Daisy Fleabane)
Eupatorium coelestinum = Conoclinium coelestinum (Mistflower)
Eupatorium maculatum (Spotted Joe-Pye Weed)
Eupatorium perfoliatum (Common Boneset)
Eupatorium serotinum (Boneset, Thoroughwort)
Eupatorium sessilifolium (Upland Boneset)
Euthamia graminifolia (Grass-leaf Goldenrod)
Helenium autumnale (Sneezeweed)
Helenium flexuosum (Purple-head Sneezeweed)
Helianthus annuus (Common Sunflower)
Helianthus giganteus (Sunflower)
Helianthus grosseserratus (Sawtooth Sunflower)
Heliopsis helianthoides (Ox-eye Daisy)
Ionactis linariifolius = Aster linariifolius (Narrow Leaf Aster)
Lactuca floridana (Woodland Lettuce)

Liatris aspera (Rough Blazing Star)
Liatris pycnostachya (Blazing Star)
Matricaria matricariodes (Pineapple Weed)
Oligoneuron rigidum = Solidago rigida (Stiff Goldenrod)
Parthenium integrifolium (Wild Quinine)
Polymnia canadensis (Leaf Cup)
Ratibida pinnata (Grey-head Coneflower)
Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)
Rudbeckia laciniata (Golden Glow)
Rudbeckia triloba (Brown-eyed Susan)
Senecio aureus (Golden Ragwort)
Senecio glabellus (Butterweed)
Silphium integrifolium (Dock, Rosinweed)
Silphium laciniatum (Compass Plant) 
Silphium perfoliatum (Cup-plant)
Silphium terebinthinaceum (Prairie Dock)
Solidago bicolor (White Goldenrod)
Solidago canadensis (Canada Goldenrod)
Solidago gigantea (Goldenrod)
Solidago juncea (Goldenrod)
Solidago rigida = Oligoneuron rigidum (Stiff Goldenrod)
Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion)
Tragopogon dubius (Goat's Beard)
Verbesina alternifolia (Wingstem)
Xanthium strumarium (Cocklebur)

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Balsaminaceae 
Impatiens capensis (Spotted Touch-Me-Not, Jewelweed)
Impatiens pallida (Pale Touch-Me-Not, Jewelweed)

Berberidaceae
Caulophyllum thalictroides (Blue Cohosh)
Jeffersonia diphylla (Twin Leaf)
Podophyllum peltatum (May-apple)

Betulaceae
Betula nigra (River Birch)

Bignoniaceae
Campsis radicans (Trumpet Creeper)
Catalpa speciosa (Northern Catalpa)

Boraginaceae
Borago officinalis (Common Borage)
Buglossoides arvense = Lithospermum arvense (Corn Gromwell)
Hackelia virginiana (Stickseed)
Lithospermum canescens (Hoary Puccoon)
Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)

Brassicaceae
Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)
Barbarea vulgaris (Garden Yellow Rocket)
Capsella bursa-pastoris (Shepherd's Purse) 
Cardamine concatenata = Dentaria laciniata (Toothwort)
Cardamine douglassii (Purple Spring Cress) 
Dentaria laciniata = Cardamine concatenata (Toothwort)
Hesperis matronalis (Dame's Rocket)

Iodanthus pinnatifidus (Purple Rocket)
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (Water-cress)
Thlaspi arvense (Penny-cress)

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Cactaceae 
Opuntia humifusa (Prickley Pear Cactus) 

Campanulaceae
Campanula americana = Campanulastrum americanum (American Bellflower)
Campanulastrum americanum = Campanula americana (American Bellflower) 
Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)

Lobelia puberula (Downy Lobelia)
Lobelia siphilitica (Great Blue Lobelia)
Lobelia spicata (Palespike Lobelia)

Cannabaceae (Moraceae)
Cannabis sativa (Hemp; Marijuana)
Humulus lupulus (Common Hops)

Capparidaceae
Polanisia dodecandra (Clammyweed)

Caprifoliaceae
Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle)
Lonicera maackii (Maack's Honeysuckle)
Lonicera tatarica (Honeysuckle)
Sambucus canadensis (Elderberry)
Triosteum illinoense (Illinois Horse Gentian)
Viburnum acerifolium (Maple-leaf Viburnum) 
Viburnum prunifolium (Black Haw)

Caryophyllaceae
Arenaria serpyllifolia (Thyme-leaf Sandwort)
Dianthus armeria (Deptford Pink)
Myosoton aquaticum (Giant Chickweed)
Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort)
Silene regia (Royal Catchfly)
Silene virginica (Fire Pink)

Celastraceae
Euonymus alata (Winged Burning Bush)

Ceratophyllaceae
Ceratophyllum demersum (Coon's Tail) 

Clusiaceae
Hypericum mutilum (St. John's Wort) (Hypericaceae)
Hypericum punctatum (St. John's Wort) (Hypericaceae)

Commelinaceae
Commelina communis (Asiatic Dayflower)
Commelina diffusa (Climbing Dayflower)
Commelina erecta (Dayflower)
Tradescantia ohiensis (Ohio Spiderwort)
Tradescantia subaspera (Zigzag Spiderwort)

Convolvulaceae
Calystegia sepium (Hedge Bindweed)
Ipomoea hederacea (Ivy-leaf Morning Glory)
Ipomoea lacunosa (Small White Morning Glory)
Ipomoea purpurea (Tall Morning Glory)

Cornaceae
Cornus florida (Flowering Dogwood)
Cornus obliqua (Silky Dogwood)

Corylaceae
Carpinus caroliniana (Musclewood, American Hornbeam)
Corylus americana (Hazelnut)
Ostrya virginiana (Hop Hornbeam)

Cucurbitaceae
Echinocystis lobata (Wild Cucumber)
Sicyos angulatus (Bur Cucumber)

Cupressaceae
Juniperus virginiana (Eastern Red Cedar)
Thuja occidentalis (Arbor Vitae)

Cuscutaceae
Cuscuta gronovii (Dodder)

Cyperaceae
Carex blanda (Woodland Sedge)
Carex cumulata (Sedge)
Carex eburnea (Sedge)
Carex hyalinolepis (Ditch Sedge)
Carex hystericina (Bottlebrush Sedge)
Carex lupulina (Hop Sedge)
Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Sedge)
Carex rosea (Rosy Sedge)
Carex squarrosa (Sedge)
Carex stipata (Owl-fruit Sedge)
Carex umbellata (Parasol Sedge)
Carex vulpinoidea (Fox Sedge)
Cyperus erythrorhizos (Red-root Flat-sedge)
Cyperus esculentus (Chufa Flat-sedge)
Cyperus pseudovegetus (Flat-sedge)
Eleocharis acicularis (Needle Spikerush)
Eleocharis obtusa (Blunt Spikerush)
Schoenoplectus pungens = Scirpus americanus (Bulrush)
Scirpus americanus = Schoenoplectus pungens (Bulrush)

Scirpus cyperinus (Wool-grass)
Scleria muhlenbergii (Nut-rush)
Scleria pauciflora var. caroliniana (Nut-rush)

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Dipsacaceae
Dipsacus laciniatus (Cut-leaf Teasel)

Dryopteridaceae
Onoclea sensibilis (Sensitive Fern) 


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Ebenaceae
Diospyros virginiana (Persimmon)

Elaeagnaceae
Elaeagnus umbellata (Autumn Olive)

Equisetaceae
Equisetum arvense (Field Horse-tail)
Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine (Water Horse-tail)

Ericaceae
Vaccinium angustifolium (Low-bush Blueberry) 

Euphorbiaceae
Acalypha deamii (Three-seeded Mercury)
Acalypha ostryifolia (Three-seeded Mercury)
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis (Sand Croton) 
Euphorbia corollata (Flowering Spurge)
Euphorbia dentata = Poinsettia dentata (Wild Poinsettia)
Poinsettia dentata = Euphorbia dentata (Wild Poinsettia)

Ricinus communis (Castor Bean)

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Fabaceae
Amorpha fruticosa (False Indigo)
Baptisia lactea (White Wild Indigo)
Cassia fasciculata = Chamaecrista fasciculata (Partridge Pea)
Cassia nictatans = Chamaecrista nictatans (Partridge Pea)

Cercis canadensis (Redbud)
Chamaecrista fasciculata = Cassia fasciculata (Partridge Pea)
Chamaecrista nictitans = Cassia nictitans (Partridge Pea)
Dalea candida = Petalostemum candidum (White Prairie Clover)
Dalea purpurea = Petalostemum purpureum (Purple Prairie Clover)
Desmodium glutinosum (Ticktrefoil)
Desmodium illinoense (Illinois Ticktrefoil)
Gleditsia triacanthos (Honey Locust)
Lespedeza capitata (Round-head Bush-clover)
Lupinus perennis (Lupine)
Melilotus alba (White Sweet-clover)
Melilotus officinalis (Yellow Sweet-clover)
Orbexilum onobrychis = Psoralea onobrychis = (French Grass)
Petalostemum candidum = Dalea candida (White Prairie Clover)
Petalostemum purpureum = Dalea purpurea (Purple Prairie Clover)

Psoralea onobrychis = Orbexilum onobrychis (French Grass)
Robinia pseudoacacia (Black Locust)
Vicia caroliniana (Carolina Vetch)

Fagaceae
Castanea dentata (American Chestnut)
Castanea mollissima (Chinese Chestnut) 
Fagus grandifolia (Beech)
Quercus alba (White Oak)
Quercus coccinea (Scarlet Oak)
Quercus imbricaria (Shingle Oak)
Quercus macrocarpa (Burr Oak)
Quercus palustris (Pin Oak)
Quercus rubra (Red Oak)
Quercus velutina (Black Oak)

Fumariaceae
Dicentra cucullaria (Dutchman's Breeches)
Dicentra eximia (Bleeding Heart) 

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Gentianaceae
Gentiana andrewsii (Closed Bottle Gentian)

Geraniaceae
Geranium maculatum (Spotted Geranium)

Ginkgoaceae
Ginkgo biloba (Ginkgo)

Grossulariaceae
Ribes odoratum (Gooseberry, Buffalo Currant)

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Haloragidaceae
Myriophyllum sibiricum (Water Milfoil)

Hamamalidaceae
Hamamelis virginiana (Witch Hazel)
Liquidambar styraciflua (Sweet Gum)

Hippocastanaceae
Aesculus glabra (Ohio Buckeye)
Aesculus octandra (Yellow Buckeye)
Aesculus pavia (Red Buckeye)

Hydrangeaceae
Hydrangea arborescens (Wild Hydrangea)

Hydrocharitaceae
Elodea canadensis (Water-weed)
Limnobium spongia (Spongeplant)

Hydrophyllaceae
Ellisia nyctelea (Aunt Lucy)
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum (Waterleaf)
Hydrophyllum virginianum (Virginia Waterleaf)

Hypericaceae
Hypericum adpressum (St. John's Wort) (Clusiaceae)
Hypericum mutilum (St. John's Wort) (Clusiaceae)
Hypericum prolificum (St. John's Wort)
Hypericum punctatum (St. John's Wort) (Clusiaceae)

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Iridaceae
Hypoxis hirsuta (Gold Star)
Iris brevicaulis (Zigzag Iris)
Iris cristata (Dwarf Crested Iris)
Sisyrinchium albidum (Blue-Eyed Grass)

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Juglandaceae
Carya cordiformis (Bitternut Hickory)
Carya ovata (Shagbark Hickory)
Juglans nigra (Black Walnut)

Juncaceae
Juncus dudleyi (Dudley's Rush)
Juncus greenei (Rush)
Juncus torreyi (Torrey's Rush)

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Lamiaceae
Agastache scrophulariifolia (Giant Hyssop)
Blephilia ciliata (Pagoda Plant)
Collinsonia canadensis (Richweed)
Glechoma hederacea (Ground Ivy)
Lamium purpureum (Purple Dead Nettle)
Leonurus cardiaca (Mother-wort)
Lycopus americanus (Water Horehound)
Lycopus virginicus (Water Horehound)
Mentha arvensis (Wild Mint)
Monarda clinopodia (Pale Bergamot)
Monarda didyma (Bee Balm)
Monarda fistulosa (Bergamot)
Monarda punctata (Spotted Bee Balm)
Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal)
Pycnanthemum pilosum (Mountain Mint) 
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (Slender Mountain Mint)
Salvia azurea (Blue Sage or Pitcher Sage)
Scutellaria galericulata (Skullcap)
Scutellaria incana (Skullcap)
Teucrium canadense (Germander)

Lauraceae
Lindera benzoin (Spice Bush)
Sassafras albidum (Sassafras)

Lemnaceae
Lemna minor (Duckweed)

Liliaceae
Aletris farinosa (Colic Root)
Allium burdickii (Wild Onion)
Allium schoenoprasum (Wild Onion)
Erythronium albidum (Trout Lily)
Narcissus poeticus (Daffodil)
Narcissus pseudonarcissus (Daffodil)
Smilacina racemosa (False Solomon's Seal) 
Trillium recurvatum (Bloody Butcher)
Uvularia grandiflora (Large-flowered Bellwort) 
Uvularia sessilifolia (Sessile-leaf Bellwort)
Veratrum woodii (Bunch-flower)

Linaceae
Linum virginianum (Wild Flax)

Lythraceae
Ammania coccinea (Tooth-cup)
Lythrum alatum (Winged and Angled Loosestrife)
Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife)
Rotala ramosior (Tooth-cup) 

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Magnoliaceae
Liriodendron tulipifera (Tulip Tree)

Malvaceae
Abutilon theophrasti (Velvet-leaf) 
Hibiscus lasiocarpos (Crimson-eyed Rose-mallow)
Iliamna remota (Wild Hollyhock)

Melastomataceae
Rhexia virginica (Meadow Beauty)

Molluginaceae
Mollugo verticillata (Carpet-weed)

Moraceae
Humulus lupulus (Common Hops) (Cannabaceae)
Maclura pomifera (Hedge Apple; Osage Orange)
Morus alba (White Mulberry)

Myricaceae
Comptonia peregrina (Sweet Fern) 

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Nyctaginaceae
Mirabilis nyctaginea (Wild Four O'Clock)

Nymphaeaceae
Nuphar luteum var. macrophyllum (Yellow Pond-lily)

Nyssaceae
Nyssa sylvatica (Black Gum)

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Oleaceae
Fraxinus americana (White Ash)
Fraxinus nigra (Black Ash)
Fraxinus pennsylvanica (Green Ash)

Onagraceae
Circaea lutetiana (Enchanter's Nightshade)
Epilobium coloratum (Willowherb)
Epilobium leptophyllum (Bog Willowherb)
Gaura biennis (Gaura)
Ludwigia alternifolia (Seedbox)
Ludwigia peploides (Marsh Primrose)
Oenothera biennis (Common Evening Primrose)

Ophioglossaceae
Botrychium dissectum (Grape Fern)
Botrychium virginianum (Rattlesnake Fern)
Ophioglossum vulgatum (Adder's Tongue)

Orchidaceae
Aplectrum hyemale (Putty-root Orchid)
Cypripedium pubescens (Yellow Lady's Slipper)
Liparis loeselii (Yellow Wide-lip Orchid)
Orchis spectabilis (Showy Orchid)
Habenaria peramoena = Platanthera peramoena (Purple Fringeless Orchid)
Platanthera peramoena = Habenaria peramoena (Purple Fringeless Orchid)

Orobanchaceae
Conopholis americana (Cancer Root)

Osmundaceae
Osmunda cinnamomea (Cinnamon Fern)
Osmunda claytoniana (Interrupted Fern)
Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis (Royal Fern)

Oxalidaceae
Oxalis dillenii (Wood Sorrel)

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Papaveraceae
Chelidonium majus (Celandine Poppy)

Passifloraceae
Passiflora lutea (Passionflower)

Phytolaccaceae
Phytolacca americana (Pokeweed)

Pinaceae
Pinus strobus (White Pine)

Plantaginaceae
Plantago rugelii (Plantain)

Platanaceae
Platanus occidentalis (Sycamore)

Poaceae
Alopecurus carolinianus (Tufted Foxtail)
Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem)
Andropogon glomeratus (Bushy Bluestem)
Bouteloua curtipendula (Side Oats Grama)
Bromus tectorum (Cheatgrass)
Chasmanthium latifolium (Sea-oats, Wood-oats)
Cinna arundinacea (Wood-reed)
Echinochloa muricata (Barnyard Grass)
Elymus hystrix = Hystix patula (Bottlebrush Grass)
Elymus virginicus (Virginia Wild Rye)
Hordeum jubatum (Foxtail Barley)
Panicum dichotomiflorum (Fall Panic Grass)
Panicum oligosanthes var. scribnerianum (Panic Grass)
Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass)
Paspalum floridanum (Paspalum)
Phalaris arundinacea (Reed Canary Grass) 
Phleum pratense (Timothy)
Phragmites australis (Giant Reed)
Poa pratensis (Bluegrass)
Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem) 
Sclerochloa dura (Hard Grass)
Setaria glauca (Yellow Foxtail)
Sorghastrum nutans (Indian Grass)
Spartina pectinata (Cordgrass)

Polemoniaceae
Phlox bifida (Cleft Phlox)
Phlox divaricata (Spring Phlox)
Phlox paniculata (Garden Phlox)
Phlox pilosa (Downy Phlox)
Polemonium reptans (Jacob's Ladder)

Polygalaceae
Polygala polygama var. obtusata (Purple Milkwort)
Polygala sanguinea (Field Milkwort)

Polygonaceae
Antenoron virginianum = Polygonum virginianum = Tovara virginiana (Tovara)
Fagopyrum esculentum (Buckwheat)

Fallopia scandens = Polygonum scandens (Climbing Knotweed, Smartweed)
Persicaria amphibia = Polygonum amphibium = (Water Smartweed)
Persicaria careyi = Polygonum careyi (Carey's Knotweed)
Persicaria hydropiper = Polygonum hydropiper (Water Pepper)
Persicaria lapathifolia = Polygonum lapathifolium (Nodding Knotweed, Smartweed)
Persicaria pensylvanica = Polygonum pensylvanicum (Knotweed, Smartweed)
Polygonum amphibium = Persicaria amphibia (Water Smartweed)
Polygonum careyi = Persicaria careyi (Carey's Knotweed)
Polygonum cuspidatum = Reynoutria japonica (Japanese Knotweed) 
Polygonum hydropiper = Persicaria hydropiper (Water Pepper)
Polygonum lapathifolium = Persicaria lapathifolia (Nodding Knotweed, Smartweed)
Polygonum pensylvanicum = Persicaria pensylvanica (Knotweed, Smartweed)
Polygonum sagittatum = Tracaulon sagittatum (Tear Thumb)
Polygonum scandens = Fallopia scandens (Climbing Knotweed, Smartweed)
Polygonum virginianum = Antenoron virginianum (Tovara)

Reynoutria japonica = Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese Knotweed)
Rumex acetosella (Sour Dock)
Rumex altissimus (Dock)
Rumex verticillatus (Swamp Dock)
Tracaulon sagittatum = Polygonum sagittatum (Tear Thumb)

Pontederiaceae
Heteranthera dubia (Mud-plantain)
Pontederia cordata (Pickerelweed)

Portulaccaceae
Claytonia virginica (Spring Beauty)
Portulaca oleracea (Little Hogweed)

Potamogetonaceae
Potamogeton amplifolius (Large-leaf Pondweed) 
Potamogeton crispus (Curly-leaf Pondweed) 
Potamogeton pectinatus (Pondweed)

Primulaceae
Lysimachia ciliata (Whorled Loosestrife)
Lysimachia nummularia (Moneywort, Creeping Jenny)
Primula mistassinica (Primrose)
Samolus valerandii (Brookweed)

Pteridaceae
Adiantum pedatum (Maidenhair Fern) 

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Ranunculaceae
Aconitum uncinatum (Monk's Hood)
Actaea pachypoda (Doll's Eyes)
Aquilegia canadensis (Wild Columbine)
Clematis viorna (Virgin's Bower) 
Enemion biternatum = Isopyrum biternatum (False Meadow Rue)
Isopyrum biternatum = Enemion biternatum (False Meadow Rue)
Ranunculus abortivus (Buttercup)
Ranunculus sceleratus (Buttercup)

Rhamnaceae
Ceanothus americanus (Teaberry, New Jersey Tea)

Rosaceae
Agrimonia parviflora (Agrimony)
Amelanchier arborea (Serviceberry)
Aronia melanocarpa (Black Chokecherry)
Crataegus mollis (Hawthorn)
Fragaria virginiana (Strawberry)
Geum canadense (White Avens)
Geum triflorum (Prairie Smoke)
Geum vernum (Spring Avens)
Malus spp. (Apple)
Potentilla fruticosa (Shrubby Cinquefoil)
Prunus serotina (Black Cherry)
Rosa carolina (Prairie Rose)
Rosa palustris (Swamp Rose)
Rubus flagellaris (Dewberry)
Rubus occidentalis (Black Raspberry)
Rubus odoratus (Purple Raspberry)
Sorbus americana (Mountain Ash; Rowan) 
Spiraea alba (Meadow-sweet)
Spiraea tomentosa (Meadow-sweet)

Rubiaceae
Cephalanthus occidentalis (Buttonbush)
Diodia virginiana (Virginia Buttonweed)
Galium aparine (Bedstraw)
Houstonia purpurea (Bluets)

Rutaceae
Zanthoxylem americanum (Prickly Ash; Tooth-ache Tree)

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Salicaceae
Populus deltoides (Cottonwood)
Populus grandidentata (Big Tooth Aspen) 
Populus tremuloides (Quaking Aspen)
Salix amygdaloides (Peach-leaf Willow) 
Salix exigua (Sandbar Willow)
Salix humilis (Prairie Willow)
Salix nigra (Black Willow)

Santalaceae
Comandra umbellata (Bastard Toadflax)

Scrophulariaceae
Agalinis purpurea (False Foxglove)
Aureolaria grandiflora (Giant Yellow False Foxglove)
Aureolaria pedicularia var. ambigens (Clammy False Foxglove)
Chelone glabra (Turtlehead)
Linaria vulgaris (Butter and Eggs)
Lindernia dubia (False Pimpernel)
Mimulus alatus (Winged Monkey Flower)
Mimulus ringens (Monkey Flower)
Paulownia tomentosa (Princess Tree)
Pedicularis canadensis (Wood Betony, Lousewort) 
Pedicularis lanceolata (Lousewort)
Penstemon digitalis (Foxglove)
Penstemon hirsutus (Hairy Foxglove)
Penstemon pallidus (Pale Foxglove)
Tomanthera auriculata (False Foxglove)
Verbascum thapsus (Mullein)
Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver's Root)

Smilacaceae
Smilax hispida (Bristly Green-briar)
Smilax lasioneura (Green Briar, Carrion-flower)

Solanaceae
Solanum carolinense (Horse Nettle)
Solanum dulcamara (Bittersweet Nightshade)

Sparganiaceae
Sparganium eurycarpum (Bur-reed)

Staphyleaceae
Staphylea trifolia (Bladder Nut)

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Taxodiaceae
Taxodium distichum (Bald Cypress)

Tiliaceae
Tilia americana (Basswood, American Linden)

Typhaceae
Typha angustifolia (Narrow-leaf Cattail) 
Typha latifolia (Cattail)

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Ulmaceae
Celtis occidentalis (Hackberry)
Ulmus americana (Elm)

Urticaceae
Boehmeria cylindrica (False Nettle)
Laportea canadensis (Wood Nettle)
Urtica dioica (Stinging Nettle)

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Valerianaceae
Valerianella radiata (Corn Salad)

Verbenaceae
Callicarpa dichotoma (Chinese Beautyberry) 
Phyla lanceolata (Fogfruit)
Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain)
Verbena stricta (Hoary Vervain)

Violaceae
Hybanthus concolor (Green Violet)
Viola canadensis (Violet)
Viola odorata (Sweet Violet)
Viola pedata (Bird's Foot Violet)
Viola pubescens (Downy Yellow Violet) 
Viola rafinesqii (Field Pansy)
Viola sororia (Common Blue Violet)
Viola striata (Cream Violet)

Vitaceae
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia Creeper)
Vitis aestivalis (Summer Grape)
Vitis riparia (Riverbank Grape)
Vitis vulpina (Frost Grape)



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