Wildflowers of Illinois
in Savannas & Thickets


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Agastache nepetoides (Yellow Giant Hyssop)

Agrimonia gryposepala (Tall Agrimony)

Agrimonia pubescens (Downy Agrimony)

Agrimonia rostellata (Woodland Agrimony)

Ampelamus albidus (Bluevine)

Amphicarpaea bracteata (Hog Peanut)

Anemone virginiana (Tall Anemone)

Antennaria plantaginifolia (Plantain-Leaved Pussytoes)

Apocynum androsaemifolium (Spreading Dogbane)

Arabis canadensis (Sicklepod)

Arabis lyrata (Sand Cress)

Arnoglossum atriplicifolium (Pale Indian Plantain)

Asclepias purpurascens (Purple Milkweed)

Asclepias variegata (White Milkweed)

Aster anomalus (Many-Rayed Aster)

Aster dumosus (Rice Button Aster)

Aster lateriflorus (Calico Aster)

Aster turbinellus (Turbinate Aster)

Aureolaria pedicularia (Fern-Leaf False Foxglove)

Calystegia sepium (Hedge Bindweed)

Chaerophyllum procumbens (Wild Chervil)

Chenopodium standleyanum (Woodland Goosefoot)

Cirsium altissimum (Tall Thistle)

Clematis pitcheri (Pitcher's Leather Flower)

Clematis virginiana (Virgin's Bower)

Comptonia peregrina (Sweet Fern)

Dasistoma macrophylla (Mullein Foxglove)

Desmodium obtusum (Obtuse-Leaved Tick Trefoil)

Desmodium paniculatum (Panicled Tick Trefoil)

Desmodium perplexum (Perplexing Tick Trefoil)

Dioscorea villosa (Wild Yam)

Erigeron pulchellus (Robin's Plantain)

Eupatoriadelphus purpureus (Sweet Joe-Pye Weed)

Fallopia scandens (Climbing Buckwheat)

Frasera caroliniensis (American Columbo)

Gaylussacia baccata (Black Huckleberry)

Gentiana alba (Cream Gentian)

Gentianella quinquefolia (Stiff Gentian)

Geranium bicknellii (Northern Cranesbill)

Geum canadense (White Avens)

Geum laciniatum (Rough Avens)

Helianthus decapetalus (Ten-Petal Sunflower)

Helianthus divaricatus (Woodland Sunflower)

Helianthus hirsutus (Hairy Sunflower)

Hieracium scabrum (Rough Hawkweed)

Hieracium umbellatum (Northern Hawkweed)

Humulus lupulus (American Hops)

Iliamna remota (Kankakee Mallow)

Ionactis linariifolius (Flax-Leaved Aster)


Ipomoea pandurata (Wild Sweet Potato)

Krigia biflora (Two-Flowered Cynthia)

Lactuca hirsuta sanguinea (Red-Flowered Wild Lettuce)

Lathyrus ochroleucus (Pale Vetchling)

Lechea minor (Small Pinweed)

Lespedeza frutescens (Violet Bush Clover)

Lespedeza hirta (Hairy Bush Clover)

Lespedeza virginica (Slender Bush Clover)

Liatris scariosa nieuwlandii (Savanna Blazingstar)

Lilium canadense (Canada Lily)

Lilium superbum (Turkcap's Lily)

Liparis liliifolia (Purple Twayblade)

Lobelia inflata (Indian Tobacco)

Manfreda virginica (Eastern Agave)

Monarda bradburiana (Bradbury's Bee Balm)

Napaea dioica (Glade Mallow)

Penstemon calycosus (Long-Sepal Penstemon)

Phlox paniculata (Summer Phlox)

Polygala polygama (Purple Milkwort)

Polygala senega (Seneca Snakeroot)

Ranunculus fascicularis (Early Buttercup)

Rhus aromatica (Fragrant Sumac)

Ribes cynosbati (Prickly Gooseberry)


Ribes missouriense (Missouri Gooseberry)


Rosa setigera (Wild Climbing Rose)

Rubus allegheniensis (Common Blackberry)

Rubus argutus (Highbush Blackberry)

Rubus flagellaris (Common Dewberry)

Rubus occidentalis (Black Raspberry)

Rubus pensylvanicus (Pennsylvania Blackberry)

Rudbeckia fulgida sullivantii (Sullivant's Coneflower)

Rudbeckia laciniata (Cutleaf Coneflower)

Rudbeckia subtomentosa (Sweet Coneflower)

Scutellaria incana (Downy Skullcap)

Senecio obovatus (Round-Leaved Ragwort)

Senna hebecarpa (Wild Senna)

Senna marilandica (Maryland Senna)

Sicyos angulatus (Bur Cucumber)

Smilacina stellata (Starry False Solomon's Seal)

Smilax herbacea (Smooth Carrion Flower)

Solidago rugosa (Wrinkle-Leaved Goldenrod)

Strophostyles helvula missouriensis (Missouri Fuzzy Bean)

Stylosanthes biflora (Pencil Flower)

Symphoricarpos orbiculatus (Coralberry)

Taenidia integerrima (Yellow Pimpernel)

Teucrium canadense (American Germander)

Thalictrum dasycarpum (Purple Meadow Rue)

Thaspium trifoliatum trifoliatum (Purple Meadow Parsnip)

Tradescantia virginiana (Virginia Spiderwort)

Urtica gracilis (Slender Nettle)

Vaccinium angustifolium (Lowbush Blueberry)

Vaccinium pallidum (Hillside Blueberry)

Verbena urticifolia (White Vervain)

Verbesina alternifolia (Wingstem)

Vernonia gigantea (Tall Ironweed)

Viola fimbriatula (Sand Violet)

Viola sororia albiflora (White Wood Violet)

Viola sororia priceana (Confederate Violet)

Viola sororia sororia (Common Blue Violet)