Newfoundland Wildflowers

A gallery of wildflowers from the island of Newfoundland.

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This gallery was last updated on April 9, 2024.


Water-Plantain family - Alismataceae

Creeping water-plantain21

Baldellia repens
subsp. cavanillesii
Grass-leaf arrowhead6

Sagittaria graminea

Carrot family - Apiaceae

Goutweed5

Aegopodium podagraria
Woodland Angelica4

Angelica sylvestris
Wild chervil4

Anthriscus sylvestris
Caraway3

Carum carvi
Queen Anne's lace13

Daucus carota
Cow parsnip21

Heracleum maximum
Scots lovage11

Ligusticum scoticum
Burnet saxifrage8

Pimpinella saxifraga
Water parsnip7

Sium suave

Holly family - Aquifoliaceae

Mountain holly9

Ilex mucronata

Aralia family - Araliaceae

Bristly sarsaparilla20

Aralia hispida

Asparagus family - Asparagaceae

Canada mayflower8

Maianthemum canadense
Three-leaved false Solomon's seal 9

Maianthemum trifolium

Aster family - Asteraceae

Yarrow9

Achillea millefolium
Pearly everlasting10

Anaphalis margaritacea
Lesser burdock3

Arctium minus
Beach wormwood9

Artemisia stelleriana
Mugwort3

Artemisia vulgaris
Devil's beggarticks2

Bidens frondosus
Black knapweed20

Centaurea nigra
Field thistle10

Cirsium arvense
Bull thistle8

Cirsium vulgare
Narrowleaf hawksbeard1

Crepis tectorum
Mountain bluet2

Cyanus montanus
Flat-top white aster11

Doellingeria umbellata
Philadelphia fleabane4

Erigeron philadelphicus
Grass-leaf goldenrod6

Euthamia graminifolia
Spotted Joe-pye weed10

Eutrochium maculatum
Marsh cudweed4

Gnaphalium uliginosum
Common hawkweed6

Hieracium lachenalii
Spotted hawkweed3

Hieracium maculatum
Tansy ragwort6

Jacobaea vulgaris
Oxeye daisy8

Leucanthemum vulgare
Pineappleweed6

Matricaria discoidea
Gall-of-the-earth11

Nabalus trifoliolatus
Bog aster4

Oclemena nemoralis
Woodland cudweed3

Omalotheca sylvatica
Orange hawkweed8

Pilosella aurantiaca
Meadow hawkweed7

Pilosella caespitosa
Mouse-ear hawkweed5

Pilosella officinarum
Fall dandelion7

Scorzoneroides autumnalis
Sticky groundsel4

Senecio viscosus
Common groundsel3

Senecio vulgaris
Brenda's goldenrod2

Solidago brendae
Large-leaved goldenrod 3

Solidago macrophylla
Perennial sow thistle6

Sonchus arvensis
Spiny leaf sow thistle6

Sonchus asper
Perennial sow thistle4

Sonchus oleraceus
New York aster6

Symphyotrichum novi
belgii
Purple-stemmed aster12

Symphyotrichum puniceum
Common feverfew2

Tanacetum parthenium
Dandelion7

Taraxacum officinale
Scentless chamomile9

Tripleurospermum inodorum
Coltsfoot22

Tussilago farfara

Impatiens family - Balsaminaceae

Spotted jewelweed13

Impatiens capensis

Birch family - Betulaceae

Green alder16

Alnus alnobetula
subsp. crispa
Dwarf birch3

Betula minor
Paper birch3

Betula papyrifera
Beaked hazelnut9

Corylus cornuta

Borage family - Boraginaceae

Viper's Bugloss9

Echium vulgare
Oysterleaf16

Mertensia maritima
Field forget-me-not3

Myosotis arvensis
Small forget-me-not9

Myosotis laxa
Water forget-me-not1

Myosotis scorpioides

Cabbage family - Brassicaceae

Yellow rocketcress8

Barbarea vulgaris
Sea rocket7

Cakile edentula
Shepherd's purse7

Capsella bursa-pastoris
Wavy bittercress9

Cardamine flexuosa
Cuckooflower8

Cardamine pratensis
Treacle mustard2

Erysimum cheiranthoides
Dame's rocket2

Hesperis matronalis
Field peppercress9

Lepidium campestre
Lesser swinecress9

Lepidium didymum
Marsh yellow cress5

Rorippa palustris
American water awlwort3

Subularia aquatica
subsp. americana
Field pennycress2

Thlaspi arvense

Bellflower family - Campanulaceae

Blue harebell35

Campanula gieseckeana
Water lobelia14

Lobelia dortmanna

Honeysuckle family - Caprifoliaceae

Northern fly honeysuckle18

Lonicera villosa

Carnation/pink family - Caryophyllaceae

Mouse-ear chickweed7

Cerastium fontanum
Seabeach sandwort5

Honckenya peploides
Bluntleaf sandwort3

Moehringia laterifolia
Procumbent pearlwort8

Sagina procumbens
Bouncing bet1

Saponaria officinalis
Red campion4

Silene diocia
Corn spurry6

Spergula arvensis
Canada spurry6

Spergularia canadensis
Red sandspurry7

Spergularia rubra
Common stitchwort4

Stellaria graminea
Chickweed2

Stellaria media

Goosefoot family - Chenopodiaceae

Lamb's quarters5

Chenopodium album

Morning glory family - Convolvulaceae

Hedge bindweed5

Calystegia sepium
subsp. sepium
Hedge bindweed (pink form)6

Calystegia sepium
subsp. americana

Dogwood family - Cornaceae

Bunchberry21

Cornus canadensis
Red osier dogwood9

Cornus sericea

Cypress family - Cupressaceae

Ground juniper7

Juniperus communis
var. depressa
Creeping juniper1

Juniperus horizontalis

Sedge family - Cyperaceae

Star sedge1

Carex echinata
Bog cottongrass10

Eriophorum angustifolium
Tawny cottongrass1

Eriophorum virginicum
White beakrush3

Rhynchospora alba
Black-girdled woolgrass5

Scirpus atrocinctus
Woolgrass2

Scirpus cyperinus

Diervilla family - Diervillaceae

Northern bush honeysuckle5

Diervilla lonicera

Teasel family - Dipsaceae

Field scabious12

Knautia arvensis

Sundew family - Droseraceae

Spatulate-leaf sundew11

Drosera intermedia
Round-leaf sundew17

Drosera rotundifolia

Horsetail family - Equisetaceae

Field horsetail9

Equisetum arvense

Heather family - Ericaceae

Bog rosemary10

Andromeda polifolia
Leatherleaf13

Chamaedaphne calyculata
Pink crowberry15

Empetrum eamesii
Black crowberry22

Empetrum nigrum
Creeping snowberry18

Gaultheria hispidula
Dwarf huckleberry5

Gaylussacia bigeloviana
Sheep Laurel6

Kalmia angustifolia
Bog laurel12

Kalmia polifolia
Ghost pipe10

Monotropa uniflora
Round-leaf pyrola13

Pyrola americana
Rhodora14

Rhododendron canadense
Labrador tea4

Rhododendron groenlandicum
Blueberry20

Vaccinium angustifolium
Cranberry6

Vaccinium macrocarpon
Marshberry21

Vaccinium oxycoccos
Alpine bilberry19

Vaccinium uliginosum
Partridge berry15

Vaccinium vitis
idaea

Pipewort family - Eriocaulaceae

White buttons7

Eriocaulon aquaticum

Legume (bean/pea) family - Fabaceae

Beach pea19

Lathyrus japonicus
Bird's foot trefoil4

Lotus corniculatus
Nootka lupin3

Lupinus nootkanensis
Big leaf lupin24

Lupinus polyphyllus
Black Medick5

Medicago lupulina
White sweet clover5

Melilotus albus
Purple crownvetch11

Securigera varia
Rabbit's foot clover2

Trifolium arvense
Little hop clover3

Trifolium campestre
Alsike clover3

Trifolium hybridium
Red clover6

Trifolium pratense
White clover3

Trifolium repens
Bird vetch7

Vicia cracca
Tiny vetch8

Vicia hirsuta

Gentian family - Gentianaceae

Spurred gentian10

Halenia deflexa

Geranium family - Geraniaceae

Meadow cranesbill3

Geranium pratense

Currant family - Grossulariaceae

Skunk currant5

Ribes glandulosum

St. John's wort family - Hypericaceae

Canada St John's wort12

Hypericum canadense
St John's wort4

Hypericum perforatum
Fraser's marsh St. John's-wort10

Triadenum fraseri

Iris family - Iridaceae

Beach head iris2

Iris hookeri
Blue flag iris30

Iris versicolor
Blue-eyed grass13

Sisyrinchium montanum

Rush family - Juncaceae

Compact rush3

Juncus conglomeratus

Mint/deadnettle family - Lamiaceae

Bugleweed1

Ajuga reptans
Hemp nettle2

Galeopsis tetrahit
Ground ivy1

Glechoma hederacea
Water horehound9

Lycopus uniflorus
Water mint6

Mentha ×gentilis
Wild mint14

Mentha canadensis
Self-heal6

Prunella vulgaris
Marsh skullcap16

Scutellaria galericulata
var. pubescens
Marsh hedgenettle6

Stachys palustris

Bladderwort family - Lentibulariaceae

Horned bladderwort19

Utricularia cornuta
Common bladderwort2

Utricularia vulgaris

Lily family - Liliaceae

Blue-bead lily17

Clintonia borealis

Linnaea family - Linnaeaceae

Twinflower9

Linnaea borealis

Loosestrife family - Lythraceae

Purple loosestrife11

Lythrum salicaria

Mallow family - Malvaceae

Musk mallow16

Malva moschata

Buckbean family - Menyanthaceae

Bogbean35

Menyanthes trifoliata

Myrica family - Myricaceae

Sweetgale15

Myrica gale

Water lily family - Nymphaeaceae

Yellow pond lily17

Nuphar variegata
Fragrant water lily24

Nymphaea odorata

Evening primrose family - Onagraceae

Fireweed9

Chamaenerion angustifolium
Hairy willowherb4

Epilobium ciliatum
Marsh willowherb4

Epilobium palustre
Evening primrose8

Oenothera biennis
Oakes' evening primrose5

Oenothera oakesiana
Northern evening primrose3

Oenothera parviflora
Perennial evening primrose6

Oenothera perennis

Orchid family - Orchidaceae

Dragon's mouth13

Arethusa bulbosa
Tuberous grasspink5

Calopogon tuberosus
Pink lady's slipper30

Cypripedium acaule
Green addersmouth12

Malaxis unifolia
White fringed-orchid9

Platanthera blephariglottis
Club spur orchid13

Platanthera clavellata
Bog candle21

Platanthera dilatata
Ragged fringed-orchid (Newfoundland form)1

Platanthera lacera
var. terrae-novae
Rose pogonia10

Pogonia ophioglossoides
Hooded ladies tresses9

Spiranthes romanzoffiana

Broomrape family - Orobanchaceae

Common eyebright8

Euphrasia nemorosa
Yellow rattle6

Rhinanthus minor

Pine family - Pineaceae

Balsam fir5

Abies balsamea
Japanese larch7

Larix kaempferi
White spruce7

Picea glauca
Black spruce5

Picea mariana
Jack pine3

Pinus banksiana
Scots pine2

Pinus sylvestris

Plantain family - Plantaginaceae

Marsh water-starwort8

Callitriche palustris
White turtlehead3

Chelone glabra
Foxglove12

Digitalis purpurea
Hybrid toadflax12

Linaria ×sepium
Striped toadflax5

Linaria repens
Yellow toadflax3

Linaria vulgaris
Lance-leaf plantain12

Plantago lanceolata
Broadleaf plantain2

Plantago major
Seaside plantain6

Plantago maritima
Germander speedwell3

Veronica chamaedrys
Common speedwell1

Veronica officinalis
Marsh speedwell16

Veronica scutellata
Thyme-leaf speedwell7

Veronica serpyllifolia

Grass family - Poaceae

Rattlesnake mannagrass2

Glyceria canadensis
Alpine timothy1

Phleum alpinum
Timothy grass1

Phleum pratense
Common reed3

Phragmites australis

Buckwheat family - Polygonaceae

Black bindweed6

Fallopia convolvulus
Marsh waterpepper5

Persicaria hydropiper
Lady's thumb3

Persicaria maculosa
Arrow-leaf tearthumb5

Persicaria sagittata
Prostrate knotweed4

Polygonum aviculare
Japanese knotweed7

Reynoutria japonica
Sheep sorrell9

Rumex acetosella
Northern dock2

Rumex longifolius
Broadleaf dock3

Rumex obtusifolius

Primrose family - Primulaceae

Sea milkwort5

Glaux maritima
Swamp candle8

Lysimachia terrestris
Starflower10

Lysimachia borealis

Buttercup family - Ranunculaceae

European columbine4

Aquilegia vulgaris
Goldthread14

Coptis trifolia
Tall buttercup6

Ranunculus acris
Creeping spearwort15

Ranunculus flammula
var. reptans
Creeping buttercup11

Ranunculus repens
Tall meadow rue15

Thalictrum pubescens

Rose family - Rosaceae

Garden lady's mantle2

Alchemilla mollis
Bartram's Chuckley pear11

Amelanchier bartramiana
Smooth Chuckley pear5

Amelanchier laevis
Thicket shadbush / Chuckley pear5

Amelanchier spicata
Purple chokeberry16

Aronia ×prunifolia
Black chokeberry4

Aronia melanocarpa
Marsh cinquefoil11

Comarum palustre
Shrubby cinquefoil6

Dasiphora fruticosa
Wild strawberry9

Fragaria vesca
Virginia strawberry12

Fragaria virginiana
Water avens14

Geum rivale
Apples13

Malus domestica
English cinquefoil2

Potentilla anglica
Silverweed11

Potentilla anserina
Rough cinquefoil4

Potentilla norvegica
Pin cherry8

Prunus pensylvanica
Chokecherry7

Prunus virginiana
Shining rose7

Rosa nitida
Rugosa rose3

Rosa rugosa
Virginia rose2

Rosa virginiana
Bakeapple34

Rubus chamaemorus
Wild raspberry4

Rubus idaeus
subsp. strigosus
Dewberry27

Rubus pubescens
Canada burnet13

Sanguisorba canadensis
Three-toothed cinquefoil6

Sibbaldia tridentata
Meadowsweet13

Spiraea alba
var. latifolia

Madder family - Rubiaceae

Fragrant bedstraw4

Galium triflorum
Marsh bedstraw2

Galium palustre

Willow family - Salicaceae

Pussy willow28

Salix discolor

Soapberry family - Sapindaceae

Maple2

Acer sp

Pitcher plant family - Sarraceniaceae

Purple pitcher plant46

Sarracenia purpurea

Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae

Woodland figwort4

Scrophularia nodosa
Mullein10

Verbascum thapsus

Nightshade family - Solanaceae

Bittersweet nightshade12

Solanum dulcamara

Bulrush family - Typhaceae

Stemless bur-reed4

Sparganium acaule
Narrow-leaf bur-reed5

Sparganium angustifolium
Cattail7

Typha latifolia

Nettle family - Urticaceae

Stinging nettle7

Urtica dioica

Viburnum family - Viburnaceae

Northern wild raisin10

Viburnum cassinoides

Viola family - Violaceae

Marsh blue violet5

Viola cucullata
Small white violet13

Viola minuscula
Northern bog violet10

Viola nephrophylla

273 species discovered, 2327 total photos.





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