SOME SPRING 2021 WILDFLOWERS

Black swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum nigrum)
Apocynaceae, the dogbane family
May 31 at Delaware County

Meehan’s mint (Meehania cordata)
Lamiaceae, the mint family
May 29, Hocking County

Purple rocket (Iodanthus pinnatifidus)
Brassicaceae, the mustard family
May 27, Licking County

American columbo (Frasera caroliniensis)
Gentianaceae, the gentian family
May 27, 2021 at Battelle Darby Metro Park in Franklin County

Limber honeysuckle (Lonicera dioica)
Caprifoliaceae, the honeysuckle family
May 19, 2021 at Batelle Darby Metro Park

Wood poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum)
Papaveraceae, the poppy family
May 19, 2021 at Battelle Darby Metro Park

Long-tailed Giant Ichneumonid Wasp
Megarhyssa macrurus

Common cinquefoil (Potentilla simplex)
Rosaceae, the rose family
May 16, 2021 in Hocking County

 

Running buffalo clover (Trifolium stoloniferum)
Fabaceae, the pea family
May16, 2021

Drooping trillium (Trillium flexipes)
Melanthiaceae, the bunchflower family (Liliaceae in older manuals)
May 13, 2021, Franklin County

Viola x brauniae, Ohio’s most common hybrid violet
a cross between Viola rostrata (long-spurred violet) and Viola striata (common white violet).
This was seen May 7, 2021 Washington County.

Three-leaved stonecrop (Sedum ternatum), family Saxifragaceae,
seen May 10, 2021 on a rock on the forest floor in Hocking County.

Green-and-gold (Chrysogonum virginianum)
Asteraceae, the aster family
May 8, 2021 in Washington County

Hairy-jointed meadow-parsnip (Thaspium barbinode)
Apiaceae, the parsely family
May 5, 2021 Athens County