North American Flowering Plants
Aquilegia Bartlettina Sordida Bear's Breeches (Acanthus mollis) Blue Shade Anemone Calochortus Amabilis Ceanothus Thyrsiflorus Cestrum Elegans Smithii Coreopsis Gigantea Crocus Daffodil Erigeron Glaucus Erysimum Super Bowl Sunset Golden Abelia (Abelioa grandiflora) Goodyera oblongifolia Grace Ward Lithodora Helebore Helianthus Iris Douglasiana Peony Flowers Poppy Flowers Pumpkin Flowers Roses Silver Heart Tulip
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Aquilegia, Or The Columbine Flower

Also called Granny's Bonnet, a perennial plant that is found inmeadows, woodlands, and at higher altitudes throughout the NorthernHemisphere, known for the spurred petals of their flowers.

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Bartlettina Sordida

Native to cloud forests of Mexico

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Bear's Breeches (Acanthus mollis), From Southern Europe, At Shore Acres State Park, 90038 Cape Argo Highway, Coos Bay, Oregon

Acanthus is a genus of about 30 species of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae, native to tropical and warm temperate regions, with the highest species diversity in the Mediterranean Basin and Asia. This flowering plant is nectar producing and is susceptible to predation by butterflies, such as Anartia fatima, and other nectar feeding organisms. Common names include Acanthus and Bear's breeches.[from wikipedia]

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Blue Shade Anemone, As A Garden Plant

Emerging even before some crocus flowers, this early anemone blankets the once-barren ground with petite, daisy-like blooms. Growing only to 3-4" tall, they make an outstanding ground cover choice, providing much-needed colour to rock gardens, hedge rows and between deciduous trees.[from brecks.com]

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Calochortus Amabilis

Also called Diogenes' Lanternnative to California

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Ceanothus Thyrsiflorus

A native flower of California

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Cestrum Elegans Smithii

Native to Mexico

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Coreopsis Gigantea

Growing in southern California coast and the Channel Islands

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Crocus, As A Flowering Plant

Crocus (English plural: crocuses or croci) is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family comprising 90 species of perennials growing from corms. Many are cultivated for their flowers appearing in autumn, winter, or spring. [from wikipedia]

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Daffodil, As A Flowering Plant

Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring flowering perennial plants of the amaryllis family, Amaryllidaceae. Various common names including daffodil, narcissus and jonquil are used to describe all or some members of the genus. Narcissus has conspicuous flowers with six petal-like tepals surmounted by a cup- or trumpet-shaped corona. The flowers are generally white and yellow (also orange or pink in garden varieties), with either uniform or contrasting coloured tepals and corona.[from wikipedia]

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Erigeron Glaucus

Flowernative to coastlines of California and Oregon

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Erysimum Super Bowl Sunset, As A Flowering Plant

Erysimum, or wallflower, is a genus of flowering plants in the cabbage family, Brassicaceae. It includes more than 150 species, both popular garden plants and many wild forms.[from wikipedia]

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Golden Abelia (Abelioa grandiflora), As Found Flowering Plants

Golden abelia (Abelia x grandiflora "Minipan" Golden Anniversary) is a variety of glossy abelia with bright green leaves with yellow edges and white trumpet-shaped blossoms appearing from spring until the end of summer.[from sfgate]

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Goodyera oblongifolia, As A Flower Plant

Goodyera oblongifolia is a species of orchid known by the common names western rattlesnake plantain and giant rattlesnake plantain. It is native to much of North America, particularly in the mountains of the western United States and Canada. Goodyera oblongifolia is most commonly found in mountain forests, often in the understory of conifers. This orchid forms a patch of broad lance-shaped to oval-shaped leaves at the ground, each 4 to 9 centimeters long. [from wikipedia]

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Grace Ward Lithodora, (Glandora diffusa), As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon

Glandora diffusa, the purple gromwell, syn. Lithodora diffusa, Lithospermum diffusa, is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae.[from wikipedia]

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Helianthus, Or Sunflower As Flowers Of Plants

The genus of plants comprising about 70 species in the family Asteraceae, all of which are native to North America except three species in South America. The common name, "sunflower," also applies to the popular annual species Helianthus annuus, the common sunflower.

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Helebore, As A Flowering Plant

Commonly known as hellebores, the Eurasian genus Helleborus consists of approximately 20 species of herbaceous or evergreen perennial flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae, within which it gave its name to the tribe of Helleboreae. Despite names such as "winter rose", "Christmas rose" and "Lenten rose", hellebores are not closely related to the rose family (Rosaceae).[from wikipedia]

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Iris Douglasiana

Douglas iriswild flower of the American west coastal region

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Peony Flowers, As Found Flowering Plants

Peonies can be classified by both plant growth habit and flower type.

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Poppy Flowers, As A Form O Plant

A poppy is a flowering plant in the subfamily Papaveroideae of the family Papaveraceae. Poppies are herbaceous plants, often grown for their colourful flowers.[from wikipedia]

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Pumpkin Flowers, As Found Flowering Plants

A pumpkin is a cultivar of winter squash that is round with smooth, slightly ribbed skin, and most often deep yellow to orange in coloration. The thick shell contains the seeds and pulp.[from wikipedia]

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Roses, As Flowers Of Plants

A woody perennial of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae. There are over 100 species and thousands of cultivars. They form a group of plants that can be erect shrubs, climbing or trailing with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles.

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Silver Heart, (Brunnera macrophylla), As A Flower Plant

Brunnera macrophylla may be reflective of the ancient flora of forests around the Black Sea, based on chromosomal genetic evidence.[from wikipedia]

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Tulip, As A Flowering Plant

Tulips (Tulipa) form a genus of spring-blooming perennial herbaceous bulbiferous geophytes (having bulbs as storage organs). The flowers are usually large, showy and brightly colored, generally red, pink, yellow, or white (usually in warm colors).[from wikipedia]

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