Bloom table for species in Putnam Park

Keep in mind that these are typical bloom times and that weather conditions such as extra cold winters or late summer heat waves can impact these times.


Species Name March April May June July August September October November
Abutilon theophrasti (Velvet Leaf)
Acer negundo (Boxelder)
Acer rubrum (Red Maple)
Achillea millefolium (Common Yarrow)
Acorus americanus (American Sweet Flag)
Actaea pachypoda (White Baneberry)
Actaea rubra (Red Baneberry)
Aegopodium podagraria (Goutweed)
Aesculus glabra (Ohio Buckeye)
Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut)
Agalinis tenuifolia (Slender-leaved False Foxglove)
Ageratina altissima (White Snakeroot)
Agrimonia striata (Roadside Agrimony)
Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)
Allium cernuum (Nodding Wild Onion)
Amaranthus tuberculatus (Rough-fruited Waterhemp)
Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Common Ragweed)
Ambrosia trifida (Giant Ragweed)
Amelanchier arborea (Downy Serviceberry)
Amorpha canescens (Lead Plant)
Amphicarpaea bracteata (American Hog Peanut)
Andropogon gerardi (Big Bluestem)
Anemone canadensis (Canada Anemone)
Anemone cylindrica (Thimbleweed)
Anemone quinquefolia (Wood Anemone)
Anemone virginiana (Tall Thimbleweed)
Antennaria parlinii (Parlin's Pussytoes)
Apios americana (Groundnut)
Aquilegia canadensis (Wild Columbine)
Arabidopsis lyrata (Lyre-leaved Rock Cress)
Aralia nudicaulis (Wild Sarsaparilla)
Aralia racemosa (Spikenard)
Arctium minus (Common Burdock)
Arisaema dracontium (Green Dragon)
Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-pulpit)
Artemisia ludoviciana (White Sage)
Asarum canadense (Canadian Wild Ginger)
Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)
Asclepias syriaca (Common Milkweed)
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Milkweed)
Asclepias viridiflora (Green Milkweed)
Asparagus officinalis (Common Asparagus)
Bacopa rotundifolia (Water-hyssop)
Baptisia alba (White Wild Indigo)
Baptisia bracteata (Plains Wild Indigo)
Barbarea vulgaris (Winter Cress)
Berberis thunbergii (Japanese Barberry)
Berteroa incana (Hoary Alyssum)
Bidens cernua (Nodding Bur-Marigold)
Bidens connata (Purple-stem Beggarticks)
Bidens discoidea (Discoid Beggarticks)
Bidens frondosa (Devil's Beggarticks)
Bidens vulgata (Big Devil's Beggarticks)
Boechera laevigata (Smooth Rock Cress)
Boehmeria cylindrica (Small-spike False Nettle)
Borodinia dentata (Toothed Rock Cress)
Caltha palustris (Marsh Marigold)
Calystegia sepium (Hedge Bindweed)
Campanula rapunculoides (Creeping Bellflower)
Campanula rotundifolia (Harebell)
Campanulastrum americanum (American Bellflower)
Capsella bursa-pastoris (Shepherd's Purse)
Cardamine concatenata (Cutleaf Toothwort)
Cardamine pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Bittercress)
Carex pedunculata (Long-stalked Sedge)
Carex sprengelii (Sprengel's Sedge)
Catalpa speciosa (Northern Catalpa)
Caulophyllum thalictroides (Blue Cohosh)
Centaurea stoebe (Spotted Knapweed)
Cerastium fontanum (Mouse-ear Chickweed)
Chamaecrista fasciculata (Partridge Pea)
Chelone glabra (White Turtlehead)
Chenopodium album (Lamb's-quarters)
Chenopodium pratericola (Desert Goosefoot)
Cichorium intybus (Chicory)
Cicuta maculata (Water Hemlock)
Circaea lutetiana (Enchanter's Nightshade)
Cirsium arvense (Canada Thistle)
Cirsium discolor (Field Thistle)
Cirsium vulgare (Bull Thistle)
Claytonia virginica (Virginia Spring Beauty)
Clematis virginiana (Virgin's Bower)
Clintonia borealis (Blue-bead lily)
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)
Conyza canadensis (Canadian Horseweed)
Coreopsis palmata (Prairie Coreopsis)
Cornus alternifolia (Pagoda Dogwood)
Cornus amomum (Silky Dogwood)
Corylus americana (American Hazelnut)
Crepis tectorum (Narrow-leaved Hawk's-beard)
Crocanthemum bicknellii (Hoary Frostweed)
Cryptotaenia canadensis (Canadian Honewort)
Cuscuta gronovii (Swamp Dodder)
Dalea candida (White Prairie Clover)
Dalea purpurea (Purple Prairie Clover)
Daucus carota (Queen Anne's Lace)
Delphinium carolinianum (Carolina Larkspur)
Desmodium canadense (Showy Tick-trefoil)
Dianthus armeria (Deptford Pink)
Dicentra cucullaria (Dutchman's Breeches)
Diervilla lonicera (Bush Honeysuckle)
Dioscorea villosa (Wild Yam)
Drymocallis arguta (Tall Cinquefoil)
Elymus hystrix (Bottlebrush Grass)
Enemion biternatum (False Rue Anemone)
Epigaea repens (Trailing Arbutus)
Epilobium ciliatum (American Willowherb)
Epipactis helleborine (Broad-leaved Helleborine)
Erechtites hieraciifolius (Pilewort)
Erigeron annuus (Annual Fleabane)
Erigeron strigosus (Prairie Fleabane)
Erysimum cheiranthoides (Wormseed Mustard)
Erythronium albidum (White Trout Lily)
Euonymus alatus (Winged Burning-bush)
Eupatorium perfoliatum (Boneset)
Euphorbia corollata (Flowering Spurge)
Euphorbia maculata (Spotted Spurge)
Eurybia macrophylla (Large-leaved Aster)
Euthamia graminifolia (Lance-leaved Goldenrod)
Eutrochium maculatum (Spotted Joe-Pye Weed)
Fallopia cilinodis (Fringed Black Bindweed)
Fragaria vesca (Woodland Strawberry)
Fragaria virginiana (Wild Strawberry)
Frangula alnus (Glossy Buckthorn)
Galinsoga quadriradiata (Quickweed)
Galium aparine (Cleavers)
Galium asprellum (Rough Bedstraw)
Galium boreale (Northern Bedstraw)
Galium concinnum (Shining Bedstraw)
Galium tinctorium (Southern Three-lobed Bedstraw)
Galium trifidum (Three-petal Bedstraw)
Galium triflorum (Fragrant Bedstraw)
Gentiana puberulenta (Downy Gentian)
Geranium maculatum (Wild Geranium)
Geum canadense (White Avens)
Geum triflorum (Prairie Smoke)
Glechoma hederacea (Ground Ivy)
Gnaphalium uliginosum (Low Cudweed)
Gratiola neglecta (Clammy Hedge-hyssop)
Gypsophila muralis (Low Baby's Breath)
Hackelia virginiana (Virginia Stickseed)
Helenium autumnale (Common Sneezeweed)
Helianthus annuus (Common Sunflower)
Helianthus giganteus (Giant Sunflower)
Helianthus occidentalis (Few-leaf Sunflower)
Helianthus strumosus (Woodland Sunflower)
Helianthus tuberosus (Jerusalem Artichoke)
Heliopsis helianthoides (Smooth Oxeye)
Hepatica americana (Round-lobed Hepatica)
Hesperis matronalis (Dame's Rocket)
Heuchera richardsonii (Prairie Alumroot)
Hieracium aurantiacum (Orange Hawkweed)
Hieracium longipilum (Hairy Hawkweed)
Hieracium scabrum (Rough Hawkweed)
Hieracium umbellatum (Narrow-leaved Hawkweed)
Hordeum jubatum (Foxtail Barley)
Houstonia longifolia (Long-leaf Bluets)
Hydrophyllum virginianum (Virginia Waterleaf)
Hylodesmum glutinosum (Pointed-leaf Tick-trefoil)
Hylotelephium spectabile (Showy Stonecrop)
Hypericum perforatum (Common St. Johnswort)
Hypericum punctatum (Spotted St. John's-wort)
Ilex verticillata (Winterberry)
Impatiens balsamina (Balsam)
Impatiens capensis (Spotted Touch-me-not)
Impatiens pallida (Pale Touch-me-not)
Impatiens parviflora (Small Balsam)
Lactuca serriola (Prickly Lettuce)
Laportea canadensis (Canadian Wood Nettle)
Lapsana communis (Nipplewort)
Lathyrus ochroleucus (Cream Pea)
Leonurus cardiaca (Motherwort)
Lepidium virginicum (Virginia Peppergrass)
Lespedeza capitata (Round-headed Bush Clover)
Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye Daisy)
Liatris aspera (Rough Blazingstar)
Liatris pycnostachya (Prairie Blazing Star)
Linaria vulgaris (Butter-and-eggs)
Lindernia dubia (False Pimpernel)
Linum sulcatum (Grooved Yellow Flax)
Lithospermum canescens (Hoary Puccoon)
Lithospermum caroliniense (Carolina Puccoon)
Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)
Lobelia inflata (Indian Tobacco)
Lobelia siphilitica (Great Blue Lobelia)
Lonicera dioica (Limber Honeysuckle)
Lonicera morrowii (Morrow's Honeysuckle)
Lonicera tatarica (Honeysuckle Tatarian)
Lotus corniculatus (Birds-foot Trefoil)
Lycopus americanus (American Water Horehound)
Lycopus uniflorus (Northern Bugleweed)
Lycopus virginicus (Virginia Bugleweed)
Lysimachia borealis (Starflower)
Lysimachia ciliata (Fringed Loosestrife)
Lysimachia lanceolata (Lance-leaved Loosestrife)
Lysimachia quadrifolia (Whorled Loosestrife)
Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife)
Maianthemum canadense (Canada Mayflower)
Maianthemum racemosum (False Solomon's Seal)
Medicago lupulina (Black Medick)
Melilotus albus (White Sweet Clover)
Melilotus officinalis (Yellow Sweet Clover)
Menispermum canadense (Canadian Moonseed)
Mentha canadensis (Field Mint)
Mimulus ringens (Allegheny Monkey Flower)
Mirabilis albida (Hairy Four O'clock)
Mitella diphylla (Bishop's Cap)
Moehringia lateriflora (Bluntleaf Sandwort)
Mollugo verticillata (Carpetweed)
Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot)
Monarda punctata (Spotted Horsemint)
Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipe)
Myosotis scorpioides (True Forget-me-not)
Myosoton aquaticum (Giant Chickweed)
Nepeta cataria (Catnip)
Nuttallanthus canadensis (Blue Toadflax)
Oenothera biennis (Common Evening Primrose)
Oenothera clelandii (Cleland's Evening Primrose)
Oligoneuron rigidum (Stiff Goldenrod)
Osmorhiza claytonii (Sweet Cicely)
Osmorhiza longistylis (Anise)
Ostrya virginiana (Ironwood)
Oxalis stricta (Yellow Wood Sorrel)
Pastinaca sativa (Wild Parsnip)
Penstemon digitalis (Foxglove Beardtongue)
Penstemon gracilis (Slender Beardtongue)
Penstemon grandiflorus (Large Beardtongue)
Penthorum sedoides (Ditch Stonecrop)
Persicaria amphibia (Swamp Smartweed)
Persicaria hydropiper (Marsh Waterpepper)
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Smartweed)
Persicaria longiseta (Oriental Lady's-thumb)
Persicaria maculosa (Lady's-thumb)
Persicaria pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Smartweed)
Persicaria sagittata (Arrow-leaved Tearthumb)
Persicaria virginiana (Jumpseed)
Phleum pratense (Timothy)
Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox)
Phryma leptostachya (American Lopseed)
Physalis virginiana (Virginia Ground Cherry)
Physocarpus opulifolius (Ninebark)
Physostegia virginiana (Obedient Plant)
Pilea fontana (Black-fruited Clearweed)
Plantago major (Common Plantain)
Plantago patagonica (Woolly Plantain)
Plantago rugelii (Rugel's Plantain)
Polygala polygama (Racemed Milkwort)
Polygonatum biflorum (Smooth Solomon's Seal)
Polygonum aviculare (Prostrate Knotweed)
Polymnia canadensis (Leafcup)
Potentilla argentea (Silver Cinquefoil)
Potentilla norvegica (Norwegian Cinquefoil)
Potentilla recta (Sulphur Cinquefoil)
Potentilla simplex (Common Cinquefoil)
Prenanthes alba (White Rattlesnake-root)
Prunella vulgaris (Common Selfheal)
Prunus americana (Wild Plum)
Prunus virginiana (Chokecherry)
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium (Sweet Everlasting)
Ranunculus abortivus (Little-leaf Buttercup)
Ranunculus hispidus (Swamp Buttercup)
Ranunculus recurvatus (Hooked Buttercup)
Ranunculus rhomboideus (Prairie Buttercup)
Ratibida pinnata (Gray-headed Coneflower)
Rhamnus cathartica (Common Buckthorn)
Rhus aromatica (Fragrant Sumac)
Rhus typhina (Staghorn Sumac)
Ribes americanum (Wild Black Currant)
Ribes missouriense (Missouri Gooseberry)
Robinia pseudoacacia (Black Locust)
Rorippa palustris (Bog Yellow-cress)
Rosa arkansana (Prairie Rose)
Rosa blanda (Smooth Wild Rose)
Rosa carolina (Carolina Rose)
Rubus allegheniensis (Common Blackberry)
Rubus occidentalis (Black Raspberry)
Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)
Rudbeckia laciniata (Cut-leaf Coneflower)
Rumex acetosella (Common Sheep Sorrel)
Rumex crispus (Curly Dock)
Sagina procumbens (Matted Pearlwort)
Sagittaria latifolia (Broad-leaf Arrowhead)
Sambucus canadensis (Common Elderberry)
Sambucus racemosa (Red Elderberry)
Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot)
Sanicula odorata (Clustered Black Snakeroot)
Saponaria officinalis (Bouncing Bet)
Scilla siberica (Siberian Squill)
Scrophularia lanceolata (Lance-leaf Figwort)
Scutellaria lateriflora (Mad-dog Skullcap)
Securigera varia (Crown Vetch)
Setaria pumila (Yellow Foxtail)
Setaria viridis (Green Foxtail)
Sicyos angulatus (Bur Cucumber)
Silene latifolia (White Campion)
Sisymbrium loeselii (Tall Hedge Mustard)
Sisyrinchium campestre (Prairie Blue-eyed Grass)
Sium suave (Water Parsnip)
Smilax ecirrhata (Upright Carrion Flower)
Smilax illinoensis (Illinois Carrion Flower)
Smilax lasioneura (Blue Ridge Carrion Flower)
Smilax tamnoides (Bristly Greenbrier)
Solanum dulcamara (Bittersweet Nightshade)
Solanum ptychanthum (Black Nightshade)
Solidago altissima (Tall Goldenrod)
Solidago canadensis (Canada Goldenrod)
Solidago flexicaulis (Zigzag Goldenrod)
Solidago gigantea (Giant Goldenrod)
Solidago nemoralis (Gray Goldenrod)
Solidago speciosa (Showy Goldenrod)
Solidago ulmifolia (Elm-leaved Goldenrod)
Sonchus arvensis (Perennial Sowthistle)
Sonchus oleraceus (Common Sowthistle)
Staphylea trifolia (American bladdernut)
Stellaria graminea (Lesser Stitchwort)
Symphyotrichum cordifolium (Blue Wood Aster)
Symphyotrichum drummondii (Drummond's Aster)
Symphyotrichum ericoides (Heath Aster)
Symphyotrichum laeve (Smooth Blue Aster)
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (Panicled Aster)
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (Calico Aster)
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense (Sky Blue Aster)
Symphyotrichum pilosum (Awl Aster)
Symphyotrichum urophyllum (Arrowleaf Aster)
Symplocarpus foetidus (Skunk Cabbage)
Tanacetum vulgare (Common Tansy)
Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion)
Tephrosia virginiana (Goat's Rue)
Teucrium canadense (Germander)
Thalictrum dasycarpum (Tall Meadow Rue)
Thalictrum dioicum (Early Meadow Rue)
Thlaspi arvense (Field Pennycress)
Tilia americana (American Basswood)
Toxicodendron rydbergii (Western Poison Ivy)
Tradescantia occidentalis (Prairie Spiderwort)
Tradescantia ohiensis (Ohio Spiderwort)
Tragopogon dubius (Yellow Goat's Beard)
Trifolium arvense (Rabbit-foot Clover)
Trifolium hybridum (Alsike Clover)
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)
Trifolium repens (White Clover)
Trillium cernuum (Nodding Trillium)
Trillium flexipes (Drooping Trillium)
Urtica dioica (Stinging Nettle)
Uvularia grandiflora (Large-flowered Bellwort)
Uvularia sessilifolia (Sessile-leaf Bellwort)
Vaccinium angustifolium (Lowbush Blueberry)
Verbascum thapsus (Common Mullein)
Verbena bracteata (Big-bract Verbena)
Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain)
Verbena stricta (Hoary Vervain)
Verbena urticifolia (White Vervain)
Vernonia fasciculata (Common Ironweed)
Veronica arvensis (Corn Speedwell)
Veronica peregrina (Purslane Speedwell)
Veronica serpyllifolia (Thyme-leaf Speedwell)
Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver's Root)
Viburnum lentago (Nannyberry)
Viburnum opulus (High Bush Cranberry)
Vicia americana (American Vetch)
Vicia villosa (Hairy Vetch)
Viola pedata (Birdfoot Violet)
Viola pubescens (Smooth Yellow Violet)
Viola sagittata (Arrow-leaved Violet)
Viola sororia (Common Blue Violet)
Vitis riparia (Riverbank Grape)
Xanthium strumarium (Cocklebur)



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