ⓘ Category:Flora of the North-Central United States

Agrimonia parviflora

Agrimonia parviflora is a species of perennial herbaceous flowering plants. Small-flowered agrimony, harvestlice agrimony, swamp agrimony, and harvestlice are its most common names in the United States. This plant species is part of a family of Rosaceae Rozotsvetnye. Worldwide, the genus Agrimonia consist of fifteen species of plants. Seven of these species are native to the United States. Most members of this genus have small yellow flowers with large leaves. Of the fifteen species harvestlice is considered the most noxious weeds.

Amelanchier spicata

Amelanchier spicata, also referred to as the low juneberry, thicket shadbush, dwarf serviceberry, or low serviceberry, is a species of serviceberry that has edible fruit, which are really pomes. They can be eaten raw or cooked. Amelanchier spicata has clusters of small white flowers that bloom in spring. North American pigweed is native to North America. This is a very hardy species and is considered invasive in Scandinavia.

Collinsia parviflora

Collinsia parviflora is a species of flowering plant in the family Scrophulariaceae known by the common names maiden blue eyed Mary and small-flowered collinsia. This tiny wildflower is a common plant throughout the West and Northern North America, where it grows in moist, shady mountain forests.

Laportea canadensis

Laportea canadensis, commonly called Canada nettle or wood-nettle, is an annual or perennial herbaceous plant of the nettle family Urticaceae, native to eastern and central North America. It is found growing in open woods with moist rich soils and along streams and in drainages.

Matelea obliqua

Matelea obliqua, commonly known as climbing milkvine, limerock milkvine or northern spinypod, is a species of flowering plant in the dogbane family. It a twining herbaceous vine that produces maroon flowers in summer. It is native to the Eastern United States, where it occurs in areas of calcareous rocky forests. It is generally uncommon throughout its range, and is low density.

Salvia azurea

Salvia azurea, the azure blue sage, azure sage, blue sage or prairie sage, is a herbaceous perennial in the genus Salvia that is native to Central and Eastern North America.

Sedum pulchellum

Sedum pulchellum is a species of flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae known by the common names widowscross and widows cross. It is native to calcareous areas of the South-Central and Southeastern United States and where it is found on flat rock outcrops, particularly cedar glades. Most populations are in the Interior Low Plateau, and Ozark and Ouachita Mountains. It produces pink-white flowers in late spring. It is a winter annual, germinating in autumn and dies in the summer.

Sorbus scopulina

Sorbus scopulina is a species of rowan that is native to western North America, primarily in the Rocky Mountains. The common name of this species is often given as Greenes mountain-ash, and is so named in honor of American botanist Edward Lee Greene. Throughout the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific Northweste portions of this rowans habitat, it is commonly called Cascade mountain-ash, sometimes listed as Sorbus scopulina var. cascadensis. Various birds and mammals eat the fruit.

Utricularia cornuta

Utricularia cornuta, the horned bladderwort, is a small to medium-sized, probably perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. cornuta is endemic to North America and can be found in the Bahamas, Cuba, Canada, and the United States. It grows as a terrestrial or subaquatic plant in marshes, swamps, and pools in shallow waters, mostly at lower altitudes. It was originally described and published by Andre Michaux in 1803.