Smokies Wildflower Blooming Calendar

Hiker in field of Phacelia (April)

Times are approximate. Weather and altitude can make a difference. Photos courtesy Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

March
<<
Blood Root
Buttercups
Columbine
Dutchman's
   Breeches
Hepatica
Jack-in-the Pulpit
Mayapple
Pepper Root
Red Maple
Spice Bush
Spring Beauty
Squirrel Corn
Trout Lily
Violets
Wild Plum
Wind Flower
Yellow-Root

April
Arbutus
Black Haw
Bleeding Heart
Blue Sage
Bluets
Brook Lettuce
Buttercups
Columbine
Crested Drawf Iris
Cucumber Tree
Dogwood
Dutchman's
   Breeches
<< Fire Pink
Foam Flower
Fringed Phacelia
Golden Ragwort
Indian Paintbrush
Ironwood
Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Mayapple
Meadow Rue (early)
Phlox
Redbud
Service Tree
Silverbell
Solomon's Seal
Spring Beauty (uplands)
Squirrel Corn
Stone Crop
Trailing
Trillium (various)
Trout Lily
Tulip Poplar
<< Violets
Virginia Bluebell
Wild Geranium
Wild Mustard
Wood Sorrel

May
Bleeding Heart
Bluets
Brook Lettuce
Calycanthus
Columbine
Created Dwarf Iris
Cucumber Tree
Flame Azalea
Hobble Bush
Indian Paintbrush
Magnolia
Mountain Laurel
Painted Trillium
Service Tree (uplands)
Silverbell (uplands)
Solomon's Seal
White Azalea
Wild Crab
Wild Geranium
Wild Iris
Wild Orchids (incl. Ladies Slipper)

June
Allegheny Myrtle
Beard Tongue
Black Snakeroot
Butterfly Weed
Catawba
Common Elder
Field Daisy
Flame Azalea (uplands)
Galax
Goats Rue
Hydrangea
Magnolia
Mountain Laurel
Mountain Oxalis
Mountain Stewartis
New Jersey Tea
Rhododendron >>
Spiderwort
Yellow Ragwort

July
Bergamot
Black-eyed Susan
Coreopsis
Dutchman's Pipe Vine
Flowering Raspberry
Hercules Club
Indian Pipe
Jewel-weed
Mountain Stewartia
Ox-eye Daisy
Partridge Berry
Passion Flower
Phlox (summer)
Purple-fringed
   Orchid >>
Queen Anne's
   Lace
Rhodadendron
   (white)
Sourwood
Star Grass
Trumpet Creeper
Wild Lilies

August
Bee Balm (Oswego Tea)
Betony (smooth)
Cardinal Lobelia
Clematis
Evening Primrose
Goldenrod
Hercules Clu
Jewel Weed
Joe Pye Weed
Meadow Beauty
Monkshood
Mountain Mints
St. Johns Wort
Turtle Head
Wild Asters (early species)
Yellow-fringed Orchid

September
Asters (various)
Blue Gentians
Bonset
Fleabane
Gerardia
Golden Aster
Goldenrod
Ironweed
Lobelias
Sunflowers
Yarrow

   

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