Phylum Anthophyta

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PLEASE NOTE:  Only NONWOODY, outdoor flowering plants are on this page--WOODY flowering plants (also in the Phylum Anthophyta) are listed on the S. Mary Grace Burns Arboretum of Georgian Court University's Woody Plant lists, and plants in the college greenhouse (over 200 species!) are listed at part of the greenhouse web site. daisy1.gif (106175 bytes)

Flowering Plants

Scientific Name Common Name Family Comments (Location, Documented Date Seen)
Achillea millefolium Yarrow Asteraceae S Ayala  6/2001  HRB   Nursery Area
Alliaria petiolata Garlic Mustard Brassicaceae M Gross  5/2004  HRB   Nature Trail.  Extremely invasive noxious alien weed.
Allium vineale Field Garlic Liliaceae M Gross.  7/2004.  HRB.   Alien.  Construction site.
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Ragweed Asteraceae S Ayala  9/2001  HRB   Service Yard N of Athl Flds
Anthemis arvensis Corn Chamomile Asteraceae S Ayala  7/2001  HRB   Nursery Area
Andropogon virginicus Broom-sedge Bluestem Poaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.   Nursery Area.  HRB.
Apocynum cannabinum Intermediate Dogbane Apocynaceae S Ayala.  7/2001.  HRB.   Road to Service Yard.
Arabidopsis thaliana Mouse-ear Cress Brassicaceae S Ayala  4/2001  HRB   Nursery Area
Arenaria serpyllifolia Thyme-leaved Sandwort Caryophyllaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Italian Grdn.
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed Asclepiadaceae Nature Trail.
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed Asclepiadaceae S Ayala.  6/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Fields.
Aster lanceolatus Eastern lined Aster Asteraceae S Ayala  10/2001  HRB   Road to Service Yard
Aster novi-belgii New York Aster Asteraceae S Ayala  9/2001  HRB
Aster paternus Toothed White-topped Aster Asteraceae S Ayala  7/2001  HRB   GC Pinelands
Aster pilosus Awl Aster Asteraceae S Ayala  9/2001  HRB   Nursery Area
Aureolaria virginica Downy False Foxglove Scrophulariaceae S Ayala.  7/2001.  HRB.   GC Pinelands.
Baptisia tinctoria Wild Indigo Fabaceae S Ayala.  6/2001.   HRB.  GCC Pinelands.
Campsis radicans Trumpetcreeper Bignoniaceae N of AS Parking Lot.  1993.
Capsella rubella Shepherd's Purse Brassicaceae M Gross.  5/2005.  HRB.   Alien.
Cardamine hirsuta Hairy Bittercress Brassicaceae S Ayala.  4/2001.  HRB.   Edge of forest
Carex pensylvanica Pennsylvania Sedge Cyperaceae M Gross.  5/1/2005.  HRB.   Native
Celastrus orbiculatus Oriental Bittersweet Celastraceae M Gross.  2005.  HRB.   Alien.  Major Pest Species in Wooded Part of Campus.
Centaurea maculosa Spotted Knapweed Asteraceae S Ayala  7/2001  HRB   Nursery Area
Cerastium arvense Mouse-ear Chickweed Caryophyllaceae S Ayala.  5/2001.  HRB.   Entrance to GC Pinelands
Cerastium vulgatum Mouse-ear Chickweed Caryophyllaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Widespread.
Chamaecrista nictitans Wild Sensitive Plant Caesalpiniaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Along Case Rd
Chimaphila maculata Spotted Wintergreen Pyrolaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB. Front of Mansion, GCC Pinelands.  Native to NJ. 
Chondrilla juncea Skeleton Weed Asteraceae M Gross.  09/2003.  Sand pile in service yard.  Alien.  Noxious weed in western U.S.  HRB.
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum Oxeye Daisy Asteraceae S Ayala  6/2001  HRB   Nursery Area
Chrysopsis mariana Maryland Golden Aster Asteraceae S Ayala  8/2001  HRB   Nursery Area
Cichorium intybus Chicory Asteraceae S Ayala  7/2001  HRB   Lawn in Oak Knoll
Cirsium discolor Field Thistle Asteraceae S Ayala  9/2001  HRB   Nursery Area
Commelina communis Asiatic Dayflower Commelinaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB. Front of Mansion.
Conyza canadensis Horseweed Asteraceae S Ayala  9/2001  HRB   Service Yard N of Athl Flds
Crotalaria sagittalis Rattlebox Fabaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area.
Cyperus esculentus Yellow Nutsedge Cyperaceae N of AS Parking Lot.  BI315.   1999.
Cyperus grayi Slender Flatsedge Cyperaceae S Ayala.  7/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athl Flds
Cyperus strigosus False Nutsedge Cyperaceae S Ayala.  9/2001.  HRB. Service Yard N of Ath Flds
Cypripedium acaule Pink Lady's Slipper Orchid Orchidaceae S Ayala.  5/2001. GCC Pinelands.  Native to NJ. HRB. 
Daucus carota Wild Carrot, Queen Anne's Lace Apiaceae S Ayala.  10/2001.   Nursery Area.  HRB.
Desmodium sp. Tick-trefoil Fabaceae M Gross.  9/2004.  Along Case Rd.  HRB.  Native to NJ
Desmodium ciliare Little Leaved Tick-trefoil Fabaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  Along Case Rd.  HRB.  Native to NJ
Dianthus armeria Deptford Pink Caryophyllaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB. Raymond Hall, Farley Ctr.
Digitaria ischaemum Smooth Crab-grass Poaceae M Gross.  9/2004.  HRB.   Nature Trail--Nursery Area.  Alien.
Digitaria sanguinalis Crabgrass Poaceae S Ayala.  7/2001.  HRB.   Oak Knoll.
Dioidia teres Poorjoe Buttonweed Rubiaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Fields.
Echinocloa crusgalli Barnyard Grass Poaceae S Ayala.  9/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Fields. 
Eclipsa prostrata Yerba-de-tajo Asteraceae M Gross.  9/2004.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athl Fields.  Native.
Epilobium coloratum Purpleleaf Willowherb Onagraceae M Gross.  Aug 2003.   Service Yard N of Soccer fields.  HRB.  Native.
Epipactis helleborine Helleborine Orchidaceae 1996.  Nature Trail, Hamilton Hall.  Alien.  HRB.
Eragrostis cilianensis Stink-grass Poaceae S Ayala.  7/2001.   Nursery Area.  HRB.
Eragrostis spectabilis Purple Lovegrass Poaceae S Ayala.  7/2001.   Nursery Area.  HRB. 
Erechtites hieracifolia Pilewort Asteraceae S Ayala  9/2001  HRB   Service Yard N of Ath Flds
Erigeron strigosus Rough Fleabane Asteraceae S Ayala  8/2001  HRB   Nursery Area
Eupatorium album White Boneset Asteraceae S Ayala.  8/2001.   Nursery Area.   HRB. 
Eupatorium hyssopifolium Hyssop-leaved Thoroughwort Asteraceae S Ayala.  8/2001.   Nursery Area.  HRB.
Euphorbia maculata Spotted Spurge Euphorbiaceae N of AS Parking Lot.  BI315.   1999.
Euthamia graminifolia Flat-topped Goldenrod Asteraceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area.
Festuca pratensis Meadow Fescue Poaceae S Ayala.  7/2001.  HRB.   Road to Service Yard.
Galium mollugo Wild Madder Rubiaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB. Oak Knoll.
Galium pilosum Hairy Bedstraw Rubiaceae M Gross.  July 2003.  GCC Pinelands. 
Geranium carolinianum Carolina Geranium Geraniaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB. Near Sunken Grdn.  Native to NJ.
Geranium molle Dove's-foot Cranesbill Geraniaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Italian Grdn, Near Sunken Grdn.
Gerardia virginica Downy False Foxglove Scrophulariaceae 1999.  GCC Pinelands.
Geum virginianum Cream Avens Rosaceae M Gross.  05/2004.  HRB.   GCU Nature Trail.
Glechoma hederacea Ground-ivy Lamiaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Near Sunken Grdn.
Gnaphalium obtusifolium Sweet/Fragrant Everlasting Asteraceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area.
Hieracium gronovii Beaked Hawkweed Asteraceae S Ayala  6/2001  HRB   GC Pinelands entrance
Hieracium lachenalii European Hawkweed Asteraceae S Ayala  9/2001  HRB  
Hieracium scabrum Sticky Hawkweed Asteraceae S Ayala  9/2001  HRB   GC Pinelands
Hieracium venosum Rattlesnake Hawkweed Asteraceae S Ayala   6/2001   HRB   GC Pinelands
Hieracium vulgatum Common Hawkweed Asteraceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Italian Grdn, Farley Ctr, Raymond H.  Native to NJ.
Hypericum perforatum Common St. Johnswort Clusiaceae S Ayala.  6/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athl Flds
Hypericum stragulum St. Johnswort (decumbent) Clusiaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB. Oak Knoll
Hypochoeris radicata Spotted Cat's Ear Asteraceae S Ayala  6/2001  HRB   GC Pinelands entrance
Impatiens capensis Jewelweed, Touch-me-not Balsaminaceae Nature Trail.  1993.
Juncus effusus Soft Rush Juncaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Ath Fld
Juncus tenuis var. dichotomus Slender Rush Juncaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area.
Krigia virginica Virginia Dwarfdandelion Asteraceae M Gross.  5/2004.  HRB.   Oak Knoll.
Leontodon autumnalis Fall Dandelion Asteraceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Raymond H, Farley Ctr.  Rare in NJ.
Lepidium virginicum Wild Peppergrass Brassicaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Widespread.  Native to NJ.
Leptoloma cognatum Fall Witchgrass Poaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area. 
Lespedeza capitata Bush Clover Fabaceae M Gross.  9/2004.  HRB.   Along Case Rd.  Native to NJ
Lespedeza intermedia Wand-leaved Bush Clover Fabaceae M Gross.  9/2004.  HRB.   Along Case Rd.  Native to NJ
Linaria canadensis Blue Toadflax Scrophulariaceae S Ayala.  6/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Fields.
Linaria vulgaris Butter-n-Eggs Scrophulariaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area.
Lobelia inflata Indian Tobacco Campanulaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Along Case Rd
Lonicera japonica Japanese Honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae M Gross.  2005.  HRB.   GCU Woods.  Alien.
Luzula multiflora Common Woodrush Juncaceae M Gross.  4/2005.  HRB.   Oak Knoll.  Native.
Lysimachia quadrifolia Whorled Loosestrife Primulaceae M Gross.  6/2005.  HRB.   GCU Pinelands. Native.
Maianthemum canadense Wild Lily-of-the-Valley Liliaceae M Gross.  5/2005.  HRB.   Oak Knoll.  Native
Malva moschata Musk Mallow Malvaceae S Ayala.  6/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athl Fld.
Melampyrum lineare Cow-wheat Scrophulariaceae S Ayala.  6/2001.  HRB.   GC Pinelands.
Mentha arvensis Field-mint Lamiaceae M Gross.  9/2004.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athl Fld. 
Mentha spicata Spearmint Lamiaceae M Gross.  9/2004.  HRB.   Nature Trail -- Woods.  Alien.
Microstegium vimineum Japanese Stiltgrass Poaceae M Gross.  9/2004.  HRB.   Invasive Alien.  Nursery Area.
Mitchella repens Partridgeberry Rubiaceae 2003.  Between Mansion and N Lake Dr.  Native to NJ.
Monotropa hypopithys Pinesap Monotropaceae S Ayala. 10/2001.  GCC pinelands.  S3S4 in NJ. HRB.
Monotropa uniflora Indian-pipe Monotropaceae 1996.  Nature Trail, GCC Pinelands.
Myosotis laxa Smaller Forget-me-not Boraginaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.  Raymond H, Formal Grdn.  Native to NJ.
Oenothera biennis Common Evening-Primrose Onagraceae S Ayala.  9/2001.  N of AS Parking Lot. HRB.
Oxalis dillenii Southern Yellow Wood Sorrel Oxalidacae S Ayala.  6/2001.  HRB.   Entrance to Nursery area.
Oxalis stricta Yellow Wood Sorrel Oxalidaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Widespread.  Native to NJ.
Panicum dichotomiflorum Fall Panic-grass Poaceae S Ayala.  9/2001.  HRB. Service Yard N of Athletic Fields. 
Panicum dichotomum Panic-grass (Delicate) Poaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Nursery area. 
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia Creeper Vitaceae Nature Trail.  1993.
Paspalum setaceum var. muhlenbergii Beadgrass (culmstufted) Poaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area.
Phoradendron leucarpum
(female)
American mistletoe Viscaceae M Gross.  2000. HRB.   In Honey Locust near Mercy Ctr.   Died in 2002.
Phragmites australis Common Reed Poaceae N of AS Parking Lot.  BI315.   1999.
Phytolacca americana Common Pokeweed Phytolaccaceae Under tall trees, Italian Grdn and Nature Trail.  1993.
Plantago aristata Buckhorn Plantain Plantaginaceae M Gross.  2004.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Fields.  Alien to NJ.
Plantago lanceolata English Plantain Plantaginaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Widespread.
Plantago rugellii Blackseed Plantain Plantaginaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   W of Library.  Native to NJ.
Polygonum cespitosum Long-bristled Smartweed Polygonaceae M Gross.  9/2004.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athl Field.  Alien.
Polygonum convolvulus Black Bindweed Polygonaceae M Gross.  2004.  HRB.   Alien.  Service Yard N of Athletic Fields.
Polygonum persicaria Lady's Thumb Polygonaceae S Ayala.  07/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Fields.  Alien. 
Polygonum scandens Climbing False Buckwheat Polygonaceae M Gross.  09/2003.  HRB.   Along nature trail.  Native.
Portulaca oleracea Common Purslane Portulacaceae Italian Garden.  1999.
Potentilla argentea Silvery Cinquefoil Rosaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area.
Potentilla canadensis Canadian Dwarf Cinquefoil Rosaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Oak Knoll, Italian Grdn.
Potentilla recta Rough-fruited Cinquefoil Rosaceae S Ayala.  6/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Field.
Prenanthes serpentaria Lion's Foot Asteraceae M Gross.  10/2001.  HRB.   GC Pinelands.
Prunella vulgaris Heal-all Lamiaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   W of Library, Jpn Grdn.  Native to NJ.
Ranunculus acris Common Buttercup Ranunculaceae S Ayala.  6/2001. HRB.   Road to Nursery Area.
Ranunculus arborvitus Small-flowered Crowfoot (buttercup) Ranunculaceae M Gross.  5/2005.  HRB.   Japanese Garden.  Native.
Ranunculus repens Creeping Buttercup Ranunculaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Raymond H.
Rubus flagellaris Northern Dewberry Rosaceae M Gross.  5/2005.  HRB.   GC Pinelands.  Native. 
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan Asteraceae S Ayala  6/2001  HRB   Service Yard N of Athl Flds
Rumex acetosella Sheep Sorrel Polygonaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Widespread.
Rumex crispus Dock Sorrel Polygonaceae S Ayala. 6/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Fields.
Scirpus cyperinus Wool Grass Cyperaceae S Ayala.  6/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athl Flds
Setaria glauca Yellow Fox-tail Grass Poaceae S Ayala.  7/2001.  Oak Knoll.  HRB. 
Sisyrinchium angustifolium Blue-eyed Grass Iridaceae M Gross.  05/2004.  GCU Nature Trail.
Sisyrinchium montanum Common Blue-eyed Grass Iridaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   W of Library, Mercedes H.  Native to NJ, not common in NJ (according to Hough).
Smilax sp. Greenbriar or Catbriar Liliaceae Nature Trail and GCC Pinelands.   1993.
Solidago sp. Goldenrod Asteraceae Nature Trail.  1993.
Solidago bicolor Silver-rod Asteraceae M Gross.  Sep 2003.  HRB.   Fence along Case Road.
Solidago canadensis Common Goldenrod Asteraceae S Ayala.  9/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Fields.
Solidago juncea Early Goldenrod Asteraceae S Ayala.  7/2001.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Fields. 
Solidago nemoralis Gray Goldenrod Asteraceae S Ayala.  9/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area.
Solidago rugosa Wrinkle-leaved Goldenrod Asteraceae S Ayala.  10/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area.
Spergula morisonii Morison's Spurry Caryophyllaceae M Gross.  04/2004.  HRB.   Between Farley Center and Parking Lot along Lakewood Ave.
Spiranthes tuberosa Little Ladies' Tresses Orchid Orchidaceae L Kelly.  2000.  HRB.   Population of at least 61 on east part of campus in woods.  Second population along Case Road fence.  S3 designation on State of New Jersey's List of Endangered Plant Species and Plant Species of Concern.  Native to NJ.
Stellaria graminea Lesser Stitchwort Caryophyllaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Oak Knoll.
Taraxacum officinale Dandelion Asteraceae Among Grass.
Thlaspi arvense Field Pennycress Brassicaceae M Gross.  7/2004.  HRB.   Alien.  Service Yard N of Athletic Fields.
Toxicodendron radicans Poison Ivy Anacardiaceae Nature Trail.  1993.
Tridens flavum Purple Top Poaceae S Ayala.  8/2001.  HRB.   Nursery Area.
Trifolium arvense Rabbit's Foot Clover Fabaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Raymond H.
Trifolium campestre Low Hop Clover Fabaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Widespread.
Trifolium dubium Hop Clover Fabaceae S Ayala.  6/2001.  HRB.   Oak Knoll
Trifolium pratense Red Clover Fabaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Mercedes H.
Trifolium repens White Clover Fabaceae S Ayala.  6/2001.  HRB.   Oak Knoll.
Trillium cuneatum Little Sweet Betsy; Trillium Liliaceae M Gross.  4/2004.  HRB.   Woods behind softball field.
Triodanis perfoliata = Specularia perfoliata Venus Looking Glass Campanulacae E. Creamer 1998  HRB  W of Lib, Formal Grdn.  native
Urtica dioica Stinging Nettle Urticaceae M Gross.  7/2004.  HRB.   Nature trail.
Verbascum blattaria Moth Mullein Scrophulariaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Farley Ctr Parking.
Verbascum thapsus Common Mullein Scrophulariaceae Nature Trail.  1994.
Veronica arvensis Corn Speedwell Scrophulariaceae M Gross.  6/2005.  HRB.   Near AS.  Alien.
Veronica officinalis Common Speedwell Scrophulariaceae E Creamer.  1998.  HRB.   Raymond H, Oak Knoll.  Native to NJ
Veronica serpyllifolia Thyme-leaved Speedwell Scrophulariaceae S Ayala.  2001.  HRB.   Road to Nursery Area.
Viola arvensis European Field-pansy Violaceae M Gross.  6/2005.  HRB.   Near AS.  Alien.
Xanthium echinatum Sea-burdock, Beach Clotbur Asteraceae M Gross.  09/2003.  HRB.   Service Yard N of Athletic Fields.  Native.
Xerophyllum asphodeloides Turkeybeard Liliaceae 1998.  GCC Pinelands (introduced).  Native to NJ.

"HRB" means the college's herbarium contains a specimen from one of the college's populations.