Primary Research Resources:

" Wildflowers (Northeastern/North-central North America)" by Roger T. Peterson and  Margaret McKeeny

"National Audubon Society Filed Guide to North American Wildflowers (Eastern Region)" by William A. Niering and Nancy C. Olmstead

Connecticut Botanical Society Website

U.S.D.A. Plant Data Base

A special thanks goes to Ken Clark, Chapter President of the Howard County, MD Sierra Club, Sue Muller, Outings Leader of the Howard County, MD Sierra Club and Naturalist for the Howard County, MD Dept. of Parks and Recreation and Andy Moser, Fish and Wildlife Biologist of the  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Their help with the identification of these species has been invaluable.

White Flowers

Red Flowers

Aquatic, swamp and Bog Flowers 

Yellow Flowers

Green Flowers

Lichen and Mosses














Pink/Fuchsia Flowers

Brown Flowers







Ferns an other non-flowering plants




Violet/Blue Flowers

Berries & Odds & Ends


Index of Plants by Scientific Name

Orange Flowers



Index of Plants by Common Name


           All Plants           



All Mushrooms







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