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Wild Bergamot
Flowers—Extremely variable, purplish, lavender, magenta, rose, pink, yellowish pink, or whitish, dotted ; clustered in a solitary, nearly flat terminal head.
Snake-head ; Turtle-head ; Balmony; Shellflower; Cod-head
Flowers—White tinged with pink, or all white, about 7 in. long, growing in a dense terminal cluster.
Large Purple Gerardia
Flowers—Bright purplish pink, deep magenta, or pale to whitish, about 1 in. long and broad, growing along the rigid, spreading branches.
Twin-flower; Ground Vine
Flowers-Delicate pink or white tinged with rose, bellshaped, about 1/2 in. long, fragrant, nodding in pairs on slender, curved pedicels from an erect peduncle, 2-bracted where they join.
Joe-Pye Weed ; Trumpet Weed ; Purple Thoroughwort; Gravel or Kidney-root; Tall or Purple Boneset
Flower-heads—Pale or dull magenta or lavender pink, slightly fragrant, of tubular florets only, very numerous, in large, terminal, loose, compound clusters, generally elongated.
Common Burdock; Cockle-bur; Beggar's Buttons; Clot-bur; Cuckoo Button
Flower-heads—Composite of tubular florets only, about % in. broad; magenta varying to purplish or white ; the prominent round involucre of many overlapping leathery bracts, tipped with hooked bristles.
Water Arum; Marsh Calla
Flowers—Minute, greenish yellow, clustered on a cylinder-like, fleshy spadix about 1 in. long, partly enfolded by a large, white, oval, pointed, erect spathe, the whole resembling a small calla lily open in front.
American White Hellebore; Indian Poke; Itch-weed
Flowers—Dingy, pale yellowish or whitish green, growing greener with age, 1 in. or less across, very numerous, in stiff-branching, spike-like, dense-flowered panicles.
Star of Bethlehem ; Ten O'Clock
Flowers—Opening in the sunshine, white within, greenish on the outside, veined, borne on slender pedicels in an erect, loose cluster. Perianth of 6 narrowly oblong divisions, 1/2 in. long or over, or about twice as long as the flattened stamens.
Star-grass ; Colic-root
Flowers—Small, oblong-tubular, pure white or yellowish, about 1/4. in. long, set obliquely in a long, wand-like, spiked raceme, at the end of a slender scape 2 to 3 ft. tall.
Wild Spikenard; False Solomon's Seal; Solomon's Zig-zag
Flowers—White or greenish, small, slightly fragrant, in a densely flowered terminal raceme.
Hairy, or True, or Twin-flowered Solomon's Seal
Flowers—Whitish or yellowish green, tubular, bellshaped, t to 4, but usually 2, drooping on slender peduncles from leaf axils.
White and Greenish
Flowers—Solitary, pure white, about 1 in. long, on an erect or curved peduncle, from a whorl of 3 leaves at summit of stem.
Nodding Ladies' Tresses or Traces
Flowers—Small, white or yellowish, without a spur, fragrant, nodding or spreading in 3 rows on a cylindrical, slightly twisted spike 4 or 5 in. long.
Lesser Rattlesnake Plantain
Flowers—Small, greenish white, the lip pocket-shaped, borne on one side of a bracted spike 5 to 10 in. high, from a fleshy, thick, fibrous root.
Lizard's Tail
Flowers—Fragrant, very small, white, lacking a perianth, bracted, densely crowded on peduncled, slender spikes 4 to 6 in. long and nodding at the tip.
Spring Beauty; Claytonia
Flowers—White veined with pink, or all pink, the veinings of deeper shade, on curving, slender pedicels, several borne in a terminal loose raceme, the flowers mostly turned one way (secund).
Starry Campion
Flowers—White, about 1/2 in. broad or over, loosely clustered in a showy, pyramidal panicle.
Common Chickweed
Flowers—Small, white, on slender pedicels from leaf axils, also in terminal clusters.
Sweet-scented White Water Lily; Pond Lily; Water Nymph; Water Cabbage
Flowers—Pure white or pink tinged, rarely deep pink, solitary, 3 to 8 in. across, deliciously fragrant, floating.
Laurel or Small Magnolia; Sweet or White Bay ; Swamp Laurel or Sassafras ; Beaver-tree
Flowers—White, 2 to 3 in. across, globular, depressed, deliciously fragrant, solitary at ends of branches.
Gold-thread ; Canker-root
Flowers—Small, white, solitary, on a slender scape 3 to 6 in. high. Sepals 5 to 7, petallike, falling early ; petals 5 or 6, inconspicuous, like club-shaped columns ; stamens numerous ; carpels few, the stigmatic surfaces curved.
White Baneberry
The Red Baneberry, Cohosh, or Herb-Christopher (A. rubra) —A. spicata, var. rubra of Gray—a more common species north-ward, although with a range, habit, and aspect similar to the pre-ceding, may be known by its more ovoid raceme of feathery white flowers, its less sharply pointed leaves, and, above all, by its rigid clusters of oval red berries on slender pedicels, so conspicuous in the woods of late summer.
Black Cohosh; Black Snakeroot; Tall Bugbane
Flowers—Fetid, feathery, white, in an elongated wand-like raceme, 6 in. to 2 ft. long, at the end of a stem 3 to 8 ft. high.
Wood Anemone; Wind Flower
Flowers—Solitary, about t in. broad, white or delicately tinted with blue or pink outside. Calyx of 4 to 9 oval, petallike sepals ; no petals ; stamens and carpels numerous, of Indefinite number.
Virgin's Bower; Virginia Clematis; Traveller's Joy; Old Man's Beard
Flowers—White and greenish, about 1 in. across or less, in loose clusters from the axils.
Tall Meadow-Rue
Flowers—Greenish white, the calyx of 4 or 5 sepals, falling early; no petals ; numerous white, thread-like, green-tipped stamens, spreading in feathery tufts, borne in large, loose, compound terminal clusters 7 ft. long or more.
Twin-leaf; Rheumatism Root
Flowers—White, t in. broad, solitary, on a naked scape about 7 in. high in flower, more than twice as tall in fruit.
May Apple; Hog Apple; Mandrake; Wild Lemon
Flowers—White, solitary, large, unpleasantly scented, nodding from the fork between a pair of terminal leaves.
Bloodroot; Indian Paint; Red Puccoon
Flowers—Pure white, rarely pinkish, golden centred, 1 to 1 in. across, solitary, at end of a smooth naked scape 6 to 14 in. tall.
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