Wildflower Color Location/Note From To

Azalea, Flameorange
Dun's Gap Rd.
MaymiddleMaylate

Azalea, Mountainpink
Dry Run Rd.
Muddy Run Rd.
MayearlyMaymiddle

Bellflower, Tallblue
Jackson River Turnpike (Lower Cascades)

Black Cohoshwhite
Douthat Park Rd.
Dry Run Rd.
Sam Snead Hwy (Homestead Horse Trail)
NOTE: Late July on Mountain Turnkpike near WV.
Julyearly

Black Hawwhite
Rt. 615
Rt. 220
NOTE: Snowball flowers.
Mayearly

Black Walnut
Lake Moomaw (Bolar Mountain Rec Area)
Septemberlate

Black-eyed Susanyellow
Rt. 220 (near overlook)
Muddy Run Rd.
Junemiddle

Bloodrootwhite
Rt. 39 (Warm Springs Mountain, Blowing Springs)
Sam Snead Hwy (Homestead horse trail)
April

Bluebells, Virginiablue
Sam Snead Hwy (Homestead horse trail)
April

Catalpawhite
Covington
Mitchelltown to Warm Springs
Buffalo Gap
NOTE: The Northern Catalpa (C. speciosa) has slightly larger leaves, flowers, and bean pods than the Southern Catalpa (C. bignonioides).
MaylateJuneearly

Coltsfootyellow
Rt. 220 (Rubino's)
Marchmiddle

Columbinered
Falls Rd.

Coneflower, Pale Purplepale pink
Rt. 220 (past overlook on east side)
Junemiddle

Daisy, Oxeyewhite
Rt. 220 and throughout area
Juneearly

Daylily, Commonorange
Rt. 220 and throughout area
Juneearly

Dogwood, Floweringwhite
Throughout area
Mayearly

Elderberrywhite
Rt. 39 and throughout area
Juneearly

Everlasting Peadeep pink
Virginia Ave.
Rt. 39 (West Warm Springs)
Dry Run Rd. (Burnsville)
Junelate

Fairywandwhite
NOTE: SEE black cohosh

Goat's Beard, Appalachian Falsewhite
Rt. 39 (Warm Springs Mountain)
Dry Run Rd.
Juneearly

Goldenrod, Tallyellow
Hidden Valley
Augustlate

Hydrangea, Wildwhite
Rt. 39 (Warm Springs Mountain)
JunemiddleJunelate

Hydrangea, Woodland
Dry Run Rd.
NOTE: Appears to be a showy form of our native wild hydrangea.
Junelate

Iris, Yellow Flagyellow
Dunn's Gap Rd.
MaymiddleMaylate

Ironweed, Giantpurple
Hidden Valley
Augustearly

Jewelweedorange
Rt. 39 (Warm Springs Mountain)
Julyearly

Joe Pye Weedpink
Hidden Valley
West Virginia
NOTE: May be Trumpetweed (Eutrochium fistulosum), a.k.a., Hollow Joe Pye Weed.
JulylateAugust

Joe Pye Weed, Spottedpink
McGraw Gap Rd.
Junemiddle

Kudzupurple
Mitchelltown
Augustmid

Lily, Turk's Caporange
Mountain Turnpike
Julylate

Magnolia, Southernwhite
Throughout area
Junelate

Mayapplewhite
Rt. 606 and Airport Rd.
Rt. 220 (Carloover)
NOTE: Poisonous except for the ripe fruit.
Maymiddle

Milkweedpink
Hidden Valley
NOTE: Pods in late August.
June

Mountain Ashred
Airport Rd.
NOTE: Also called Rowan, an important tree in Celtic mythology; berries in August.
Augustmiddle

Mountain Laurelpink, white
McGraw Gap
Muddy Run Rd.
Poor Farm Rd.
MaylateJunemiddle

Mullein, Commonyellow
Douthat Park Rd.
Dry Run Rd.
Junelate

Pokeweed
Lake Moomaw (McClintic Campground)
NOTE: Berries are ripe in late September.

Primrose, Common Eveningyellow
Muddy Run Rd.
JunemiddleJunelate

Purple Loosestrifeviolet
Muddy Run Rd.
NOTE: Invasive alien.
Maymiddle

Purple-Flowering Raspberrypurple
Dunn's Gap Rd.
Junemiddle

Ramps
Spruce Mountain
Aprillate

Redbudpink
Throughout area
Aprillate

Rhododendronpink
Rt. 39 (Warm Springs Mountain)
Muddy Run and Dry Run Rds.
McGraw Gap Rd.
NOTE: In bloom July 1.
JunemiddleJulyearly

Rhododendron, Catawbapink
Rt. 220 (Warm Springs Mountain)
McGraw Gap
Airport Rd.
NOTE: Also known as rosebay.
MaymiddleJuneearly

Royal Paulownialavender
Island Ford Transfer Station
NOTE: Invasive alien.
Mayearly

Strawberry, Wildwhite
Spruce Mountain
Maymiddle

Sunflower, Appalachianyellow
Rt. 220 and throughout area
Junemiddle

Sunflower, Fall-Bloomingyellow
Lake Moomaw (McClintic Point Campground)
Septemberlate

Trillium, Commonwhite, pink
Rt. 39 (Warm Springs Mountain)
Mountain Turnpike
NOTE: May turn pink with age.
Maymiddle

Trillium, Redred
Falls Rd.
Aprilmiddle

Tulip Poplaryellow
Poor Farm Rd.
Rt. 220 (Warm Springs Mountain)
MaymiddleMaylate

Turk's Cap Lilyorange
Hidden Valley Rd.
Mountain Turnpike (Highland Co.)

Violet, Bird's-footviolet
Rt. 220 (near overlook)
Aprilmiddle

Violet, Common Blueblue violet
Douthat (Carson)
Pump Station (picnic)
Aprilmiddle

Wisterialavender
Hot Springs near VA Ave.
Maymiddle