EARLY WILDFLOWERS OF SOUTHWESTERN OHIO
Professor of Biology and Chemistry
University of Cincinnati Clermont College,
Batavia OH 45103
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I have grouped pictures of the same flower according to its common name in the general sequence which they tend to bloom. Most of the jpegs are named with the scientific names of the flower. Obviously, the page is still under construction...
BioLab class in the field:
Pepper and Salt (Harbinger of Spring):
Snow Drops (escaped garden flower):
Crocus (escaped garden flower):
White Trout Lily:
Lesser Celandine (Fig Buttercup) (Ranunculus
ficaria): An alien which is taking over many creek banks in SW
Ohio. (Often misidentified as Marsh Marigold)
Far right: Hairy
Bittercress (Cardamine hirsuta), thanks to Kay
Spring Beauty (Note the Garter Snake in the last image):
Cut Leafed Toothwort
Ground Ivy (Gill-over-the-Ground)
Purple Dead Nettle:
(ID courtesy of Kay
Sessile Trillium, including a 'mutant' with green petals (last
Common Blue Violet:
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