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Plant Listings: p

Plants listed alphabetically by scientific names starting with the letter p.
Thumbnail Common name,
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Scientific name Native / Alien (1)
image Allegheny Spurge Pachysandra procumbens Native SR: Significantly Rare
image Ginseng, "Sang" Panax quinquefolius Native
image Dwarf Ginseng Panax trifolius Native
image Kidney-leaved Grass-of-Parnassus, Appalachian Grass-of-Parnassus, Brook Parnassia Parnassia asarifolia Native
image Grass of Parnassus Parnassia caroliniana Native E: Endangered
image largeleaf grass of Parnassus, Bigleaf Grass-of-Parnassus, Limeseep Parnassia Parnassia grandifolia Native T: Threatened
image Silverling, Silvery Nailwort Paronychia argyrocoma Native
image Yellow Passionflower Passiflora lutea Native
image Lousewort Pedicularis canadensis Native
image Beardtongue Penstemon canescens Native
image Swamp Bay Persea palustris Native
image Buttercup phacelia or Eastern buttercup phacelia Phacelia covillei Native SR: Significantly Rare
image Piedmont Fameflower Phemeranthus piedmontanus Native E: Endangered
image Wild Blue Phlox, Eastern Blue Phlox, Timber Phlox Phlox divaricata Native
image Downy Phlox Phlox pilosa Native
image Creeping Phlox Phlox stolonifera Native
image lopseed Phryma leptostachya Native
image Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius Native
image pokeweed Phytolacca americana Native
image butterwort Pinguicula caerulea Native
image yellow butterwort Pinguicula lutea Native SR: Significantly Rare
image small butterwort Pinguicula pumila Native SR: Significantly Rare
image Large White Fringed Orchid Platanthera blephariglottis var. conspicua = (Habenaria blephariglottis) Native
image Yellow Fringed Orchid Platanthera ciliaris Native
image Small Green Woodland Orchid Platanthera clavellata Native
image Yellow Crested Orchis Platanthera cristata Native
image Southern Rein Orchid Platanthera flava var. flava Native
image Northern Green Orchid Platanthera flava var. herbiola Native SR: Significantly Rare
image Large Purple Fringed Orchid Platanthera grandiflora Native SR: Significantly Rare
image Yellow Fringeless Orchid Platanthera integra Native T: Threatened
image White Fringeless Orchid Platanthera integrilabia Native E: Endangered
image Green Fringed Orchid Platanthera lacera Native
image Snowy Orchid Platanthera nivea Native T: Threatened
image Large Round Leaved Orchid Platanthera orbiculata Native
image Purple Fringeless Orchid Platanthera peramoena Native Candidate
image Small Purple Fringe Orchid Platanthera psycodes Native
image Shriver's frilly orchid Platanthera shriveri Native
image Bicolor Bog Orchid Platanthera x bicolor (P. blephariglottis x P.ciliaris) Native
image No Common Name Platanthera x channellii (P. ciliaris × P. cristata) Native
image rush featherling Pleea tenuifolia Native
image Marsh Fleabane, Stinking Camphorweed Pluchea foetida Native
image Salt-marsh Fleabane Pluchea odorata Native
image Mayapple, Mandrake Podophyllum peltatum Native
image Rose Pogonia Pogonia ophioglossoides Native
image Orange Milkwort, Red Hot Poker Polygala lutea Native
image Gay wings, Fringed Polygala, Flowering Wintergreen, Bird-on-the-wing Polygaloides paucifolia Native
image Solomon's Seal Polygonatum biflorum Native
image October flower, jointweed Polygonella polygama Native
image Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides Native
image Shadow Witch Ponthieva racemosa Native SR: Significantly Rare
image Dwarf Cinquefoil Potentilla canadensis Native
image sulphur cinquefoil Potentilla recta Native
Prenanthes sp Rattlesnake Root Prenanthes sp. Native
image Yellow Mandarin, Yellow Fairybells Prosartes lanuginosa Native
image Heal-all, Selfheal Prunella vulgaris Alien
image Black Cherry, Wild Cherry, Cabinet Cherry, Rum Cherry Prunus serotina Native
image Chokecherry Prunus virginiana Native
image Bracken, Bracken Fern Pteridium aquilinum Native
image Blackroot. Wingstem, Dense-spike Blackroot Pterocaulon pycnostachyum Native
image Spiked Medusa Pteroglossaspis ecristata (+Eulophia e.) Native E: Endangered
image hoary mountainmint Pycnanthemum incanum Native
image Common Pyxie-moss, Big Pyxie Pyxidanthera barbulata Native
image Pixie Moss Pyxidanthera brevifolia Native E: Endangered

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