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What's Blooming  » Calendar

(217 records of blooming dates for Vascular Plants at CHIMNEY ROCK STATE PARK sorted by Month and Day)

February (day of month - clicking day of month link does a Google Image search for that plant)
      1 Sanguinaria canadensis - Bloodroot (15)
      2 Trillium cuneatum - Little Sweet Trillium (15)

March (day of month - clicking day of month link does a Google Image search for that plant)
      1 Forsythia X intermedia - Showy Forsythia (03)
      2 Lindera benzoin - Spicebush (13, 19)
      3 Sanguinaria canadensis - Bloodroot (19)
      4 Trillium cuneatum - Little Sweet Trillium (19)
      5 Vicia caroliniana - Carolina Wood Vetch (19)
      6 Viola sororia var. sororia - Dooryard Violet, Confederate Violet, Common Blue Violet (19)
      7 Acer rubrum - Red Maple (21)
      8 Amelanchier arborea - Downy Serviceberry (21)
      9 Houstonia caerulea - Common Bluet (21)
      10 Sanguinaria canadensis - Bloodroot (21)
      11 Stellaria pubera - Giant Chickweed (21)
      12 Trillium cuneatum - Little Sweet Trillium (21)
      13 Vinca minor - Periwinkle (21)
      14 Viola hastata - Halberd-leaved Yellow Violet (22)
      15 Cardamine concatenata - Cutleaf Toothwort (23)
      16 Cerastium glomeratum - Sticky Mouse-ear Chickweed (23)
      17 Mahonia bealei - Chinese Mahonia, Holly-grape (23)
      18 Erigeron pulchellus - Robin Plantain Fleabane (25)
      19 Caulophyllum thalictroides - Blue Cohosh (28)
      20 Fothergilla major - Large Witch-alder (28)
      21 Phacelia bipinnatifida - Fernleaf Phacelia (28)
      22 Thalictrum thalictroides - Windflower (28)
      23 Dicentra eximia - Bleeding Heart (30)

April (day of month - clicking day of month link does a Google Image search for that plant)
      1 Tiarella cordifolia - Heart-leaved Foamflower (01)
      2 Viola hastata - Halberd-leaved Yellow Violet (01)
      3 Stellaria pubera - Giant Chickweed (03)
      4 Trillium cuneatum - Little Sweet Trillium (03)
      5 Erigeron pulchellus - Robin Plantain Fleabane (04)
      6 Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Eastern Redbud (05)
      7 Calycanthus floridus - Sweet-shrub (06)
      8 Fothergilla major - Large Witch-alder (06)
      9 Sanguinaria canadensis - Bloodroot (06)
      10 Viola rotundifolia - Roundleaf Violet (06)
      11 Arisaema triphyllum - Jack-in-the-pulpit (07)
      12 Cardamine concatenata - Cutleaf Toothwort (07)
      13 Cornus florida - Flowering Dogwood (07)
      14 Halesia carolina - Carolina Silverbell (07)
      15 Stellaria pubera - Giant Chickweed (07)
      16 Thalictrum thalictroides - Windflower (07)
      17 Trillium cuneatum - Little Sweet Trillium (07)
      18 Viola hastata - Halberd-leaved Yellow Violet (07)
      19 Viola pedata - Bird's-foot Violet (07)
      20 Viola pubescens - Downy Yellow Violet (07)
      21 Arisaema triphyllum - Jack-in-the-pulpit (08)
      22 Erigeron pulchellus - Robin Plantain Fleabane (08)
      23 Rhododendron carolinianum - Carolina Azalea (08)
      24 Stellaria pubera - Giant Chickweed (08)
      25 Uvularia sessilifolia - Sessile-leaf Bellwort (08)
      26 Viola canadensis var canadensis - - (08)
      27 Viola sororia var. sororia - Dooryard Violet, Confederate Violet, Common Blue Violet (08)
      28 Epigaea repens - Trailing Arbutus (09)
      29 Houstonia caerulea - Common Bluet (09)
      30 Kalmia latifolia - Mountain Laurel (09)
      31 Cornus florida - Flowering Dogwood (10)
      32 Rhododendron catawbiense - Catawba Rhododendron (10)
      33 Barbarea verna - Early Winter-cress (11)
      34 Cornus florida - Flowering Dogwood (11)
      35 Glechoma hederacea - Ground Ivy (11)
      36 Iris cristata - Crested Dwarf Iris (11)
      37 Viola pedata - Bird's-foot Violet (11)
      38 Aquilegia canadensis - Wild Columbine (12)
      39 Calycanthus floridus - Sweet-shrub (12)
      40 Conopholis americana - Squaw-root (12)
      41 Disporum lanuginosum - Yellow Mandrin (12)
      42 Lamium purpureum - Purple Deadnettle (12)
      43 Potentilla indica - Indian-strawberry (12)
      44 Sherardia arvensis - Silver Buffalo-berry (12)
      45 Stellaria media - Common Starwort (12)
      46 Iris cristata - Crested Dwarf Iris (17)
      47 Arisaema triphyllum - Jack-in-the-pulpit (19)
      48 Oxalis stricta - Upright Yellow Wood-sorrel (19)
      49 Podophyllum peltatum - May Apple (19)
      50 Silene virginica - Fire Pink (20)
      51 Cynoglossum virginianum - Wild Comfrey (22)
      52 Silene virginica - Fire Pink (22)
      53 Prunus serotina var. serotina - Black Cherry (23)
      54 Trillium cernuum - Nodding Trillium (23)
      55 Aquilegia canadensis - Wild Columbine (24)
      56 Epigaea repens - Trailing Arbutus (24)
      57 Iris verna - Dwarf Iris (24)
      58 Leucothoe fontanesiana - Highland Dog-hobble (24)
      59 Phacelia bipinnatifida - Fernleaf Phacelia (24)
      60 Rhododendron minus - Carolina Rhododendron (24)
      61 Trillium catesbaei - Catesby's Trillium (24)
      62 Uvularia grandiflora - Large-flowered Bellwort (24)
      63 Viola blanda - Sweet White Violet (24)
      64 Viola palmata - Palmate-leaved Violet (24)
      65 Viola pedata - Bird's-foot Violet (24)
      66 Viola pubescens - Downy Yellow Violet (24)
      67 Aquilegia canadensis - Wild Columbine (27)
      68 Halesia carolina - Carolina Silverbell (27)
      69 Iris cristata - Crested Dwarf Iris (27)
      70 Nuttallanthus canadensis - Common Toadflax (27)
      71 Podophyllum peltatum - May Apple (27)
      72 Rhododendron minus - Carolina Rhododendron (27)
      73 Silene virginica - Fire Pink (27)
      74 Trillium catesbaei - Catesby's Trillium (27)
      75 Iris verna - Dwarf Iris (29)
      76 Amsonia tabernaemontana var. tabernaemontana - Wideleaf Blue-stars (30)
      77 Chionanthus virginicus - Fringe Tree (30)
      78 Galearis spectabilis - Showy Orchis (30)

May (day of month - clicking day of month link does a Google Image search for that plant)
      1 Disporum lanuginosum - Yellow Mandrin (01)
      2 Anthemis cotula - Mayweed (07)
      3 Hieracium venosum - Rattlesnake Hawkweed (07)
      4 Trillium catesbaei - Catesby's Trillium (07)
      5 Gillenia trifoliata - Mountain Indian-physic (08)
      6 Philadelphus hirsutus - Streambank Mock Orange (11)
      7 Tephrosia virginiana - Goat's-rue (13)
      8 Hydrangea arborescens - Wild Hydrangea (14)
      9 Hypoxis hirsuta - Eastern Yellow Stargrass (16)
      10 Amorpha fruticosa - False Indigo-bush (19)
      11 Hydrangea arborescens - Wild Hydrangea (23)
      12 Amorpha fruticosa - False Indigo-bush (24)
      13 Corydalis sempervirens - Rock Harlequin (24)
      14 Dodecatheon meadia - Shootingstar (24)
      15 Galax urceolata - Galax, Beetle-weed (24)
      16 Leucanthemum vulgare - Oxeye Daisy (24)
      17 Mitchella repens - Partridge-berry (24)
      18 Penstemon canescens - Gray Beardtongue (24)
      19 Ptelea trifoliata - Wafer-ash (24)
      20 Silene virginica - Fire Pink (24)
      21 Sisyrinchium angustifolium - Pointed Blue-eyed-grass (24)
      22 Sisyrinchium dichotomum - White Irisette (24)
      23 Toxicodendron radicans var. radicans - Eastern Poison Ivy (24)
      24 Viburnum acerifolium - Mapleleaf Viburnum, Dockmackie (24)
      25 Monotropa uniflora - Indian-pipe (29, 30)
      26 Chamaelirium luteum - Devil's-bit (31)
      27 Clintonia umbellulata - White Clintonia (31)
      28 Hypoxis hirsuta - Eastern Yellow Stargrass (31)
      29 Pedicularis canadensis - Early Wood Lousewort (31)
      30 Silene virginica - Fire Pink (31)
      31 Tradescantia virginiana - Virginia Spiderwort (31)

June (day of month - clicking day of month link does a Google Image search for that plant)
      1 Clematis viorna - Vase-vine Leatherflower (01)
      2 Silene virginica - Fire Pink (01)
      3 Chimaphila maculata - Spotted Wintergreen (02)
      4 Kalmia latifolia - Mountain Laurel (02)
      5 Oenothera tetragona - Appalachian Sundrops (02)
      6 Rhododendron calendulaceum - Flame Azalea (02)
      7 Clematis viorna - Vase-vine Leatherflower (03)
      8 Calycanthus floridus - Sweet-shrub (04)
      9 Krigia virginica - Dwarf Dandelion (04)
      10 Penstemon canescens - Gray Beardtongue (06)
      11 Securigera varia - Crown-vetch (08)
      12 Actaea racemosa - Common Black-cohosh, Early Black-cohosh (10)
      13 Clematis viorna - Vase-vine Leatherflower (10)
      14 Galax urceolata - Galax, Beetle-weed (12)
      15 Securigera varia - Crown-vetch (12)
      16 Actaea racemosa - Common Black-cohosh, Early Black-cohosh (13)
      17 Arnoglossum atriplicifolium - Pale Indian-plantain (13)
      18 Hydrangea arborescens - Wild Hydrangea (13)
      19 Matelea carolinensis - Carolina Anglepod (13)
      20 Rhododendron minus - Carolina Rhododendron (13)
      21 Actaea racemosa - Common Black-cohosh, Early Black-cohosh (14)
      22 Hydrangea arborescens - Wild Hydrangea (14)
      23 Buddleja lindleyana - Lindley's Butterfly-bush (18)
      24 Campsis radicans - Trumpet-creeper (18)
      25 Phytolacca americana - Common Pokeweed (18)
      26 Panax quinquefolius - Ginseng (19)
      27 Coreopsis pubescens - Star Tickseed (20)
      28 Lonicera japonica - Japanese Honeysuckle (20)
      29 Penstemon canescens - Gray Beardtongue (20)
      30 Phlox carolina - Thick-leaved Phlox (20)
      31 Commelina communis - Asiatic Dayflower (21)
      32 Daucus carota - Wild Carrot (23)
      33 Erigeron annuus - White-top Fleabane (23)
      34 Leucanthemum vulgare - Oxeye Daisy (23)
      35 Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan (23)
      36 Yucca filamentosa - Common Yucca (23)
      37 Nyssa sylvatica - Black Tupelo (25)
      38 Ipomoea pandurata - Big-root Morning-glory (29)

July (day of month - clicking day of month link does a Google Image search for that plant)
      1 Clematis viorna - Vase-vine Leatherflower (02)
      2 Coreopsis major - A Coreopsis Var. Unknown (02)
      3 Hypericum prolificum - Shrubby St. John's-wort (02)
      4 Monotropa uniflora - Indian-pipe (02)
      5 Impatiens capensis - Spotted Jewel-weed (04)
      6 Asclepias tuberosa var. tuberosa - Common Butterfly-weed (08)
      7 Verbascum thapsus - Great Mullein (08)
      8 Aster x commixtus - Wood's Aster (21)
      9 Anemone virginiana var. virginiana - Tall Anemone, Thimbleweed (27)
      10 Campanula divaricata - Southern Harebell (27)
      11 Campsis radicans - Trumpet-creeper (27)
      12 Commelina communis - Asiatic Dayflower (27)
      13 Euphorbia corollata - Flowering Spurge (27)
      14 Helianthus divaricatus - Woodland Sunflower (27)
      15 Hypericum prolificum - Shrubby St. John's-wort (27)
      16 Ipomoea pandurata - Big-root Morning-glory (27)
      17 Monotropa uniflora - Indian-pipe (27)
      18 Persicaria virginiana - Jumpseed (27)
      19 Tiarella cordifolia - Heart-leaved Foamflower (27)
      20 Tradescantia virginiana - Virginia Spiderwort (27)
      21 Trautvetteria caroliniensis - Carolina Tassel-rue (27)

August (day of month - clicking day of month link does a Google Image search for that plant)
      1 Lilium superbum - Turk's-cap Lily, Lily-royal (03)
      2 Campanula divaricata - Southern Harebell (15)
      3 Euphorbia corollata - Flowering Spurge (15)
      4 Eutrochium fistulosum - Hollow-stem Joe-pye-weed (15)
      5 Impatiens capensis - Spotted Jewel-weed (15)
      6 Krigia virginica - Dwarf Dandelion (15)
      7 Vernonia angustifolia - Tall Ironweed (15)
      8 Polygonum cuspidatum - Japanese Knotweed (16)
      9 Commelina communis - Asiatic Dayflower (31)

September (day of month - clicking day of month link does a Google Image search for that plant)
      1 Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower (06)
      2 Chelone lyonii - Pink Turtlehead (20)
      3 Eurybia divaricata - Common White Heart-leaved Aster (23)
      4 Cirsium muticum - Swamp Thistle (24)
      5 Persicaria maculosa - Lady's Thumb, Heart's-ease (24)
      6 Phlox paniculata - Fall Phlox (24)
      7 Prunella vulgaris - Self-heal (24)
      8 Hydrangea arborescens - Wild Hydrangea (25)
      9 Commelina communis - Asiatic Dayflower (28)
      10 Ageratina altissima var. roanensis - Appalachian White Snakeroot (29)
      11 Collinsonia canadensis - Canada Horse-balm (29)
      12 Solidago arguta - Cutleaf Goldenrod (29)
      13 Tradescantia virginiana - Virginia Spiderwort (29)