Pink, Red Wildflowers New Jersey

Three-Nerved Joe-pye-weed Eupatoriadelphus fistulosus Pink red flower

Dove’s-foot Crane’s-bill Geranium molle has slender, weak hairy stems which branch and spread across the surface of the soil. Color pinkish-purple

 

Purple Deadnettle Lamium purpureum The purple deadnettle has distinctive pink flowers. Purple or red is the colour of the upper leaves. An invasive species pink

 

Bull Thistle Cirsium vulgare Pink The young leaves of Thistles are edible cooked or raw. the young stems are also edible.

 

Bull Thistle Cirsium vulgare Pink The young leaves of Thistles are edible cooked or raw. the young stems are also edible.

 

Swamp Pink Helonias bullata is considered threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Plants removed from their environment rarely survive.

 

Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca pink

 

Black huckleberry Gaylussacia baccata have ten large, crunchy seeds. Blueberries have many small, tiny, soft seeds.

 

Siberian Geranium Geranium sibiricum L. Pink

 

Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis has a spike of tubular scarlet flowers on an erect stalk. Prefers damp places and around streambanks & swamps. It is in the Bluebell family.

 

Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis has a spike of tubular scarlet flowers on an erect stalk. Prefers damp places and around streambanks & swamps. It is in the Bluebell family.

 

Bee Balm : Oswego-Tea Monarda didyma Adding some hot water to the flowers or leaves makes a pleasant tea.

 

Bee Balm : Oswego-Tea Monarda didyma Adding some hot water to the flowers or leaves makes a pleasant tea.

 

Pink Azalea : Pinxter-Flower Rhododendron nudiflorum A deciduous shrub with nearly odorless flowers. Pink

 

Dragon’s Mouth Arethusa bulbosa was a little too far away for the lenses I had with me.

 

Rose Pogonia Orchid Pogonia ophioglossoides grows in wet acid soil like in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey. pink

 

Swamp Rose Mallow Hibiscus moscheutos begin to appear in mid-summer, and continue into early fall. The flowers are most often pink

 

Pink Azalea : Pinxter-Flower Rhododendron nudiflorum A deciduous shrub with nearly odorless flowers. Pink

 

Meadow Beauty Rhexia mariana has an urn-shaped seedpod . The flowers are pink with a four sided stem.

 

Toadshade Trillium Sessile Although not a native of New Jersey, it is included because it grows across the river, in Pennsylvania, at the Delaware Water Gap

 

Marsh St Johnswort Hypericum virginicum This photo is from an old slide. Have not found it growing wild since about 1980. It was found in the Pine Barrens off Godfreys Bridge Road in a cedar swamp that was later clear cut. Pink

 

Bull Thistle Cirsium vulgare Pink

 

Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria is an invasive species that kills off native plants including Cattail. It grows in wet meadows and swamps.

 

Sheep’s Sorrel Rumex acetosella

 

Dense Blazing-Star Liatris spicata pink purple

 

Deptford Pink Dianthus armeria has white spots on a small pink flower. This plant just happened to be found in Deptford, NJ near Timber Creek.

 

Eastern Redbud :Tennessee Pink Cercis canadensis The pink, pealike flowers emerge before the leaves. Grows from northern Florida to New Jersey. This plant was found in Chatsworth, but may have been planted as an ornamental.

 

This Crimson-eyed Rose Mallow Hibiscus palustris is likely a cross with Swamp Rose-Mallow which is pink.

 

Pink Ladys Slipper : Moccasin-Flower Cypripedium acaule is in the Orchid family grows mainly in dry pine forests and New Jersey pine barrens

 

Columbine Aquilegia canadensis The nodding bells of this red and yellow woodland flower has curved spurs that contain nectar and attracts butterflies.

Columbine Aquilegia canadensis The nodding bells of this red and yellow woodland flower has curved spurs that contain nectar and attracts butterflies.

Swamp Pink Helonias bullata is considered threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Plants removed from their environment rarely survive.

 

Steeplebush Spiratea tomentosa also known as Hardhack has woody stems and a steeple shaped flower cluster. Pink

 

Spring Beauty Claytonia virginica is white or pink flower with dark veins growing in moist woods.

 

Purple-Flowering Raspberry Rubus odoratus The berries are edible, but dry. pink flowers berry berries

 

Northern Pitcher Plant Sarracenia purpureais a carnivorous plant found in bogs in the New Jersey pine barrens. red purple

 

Rose Pogonia Orchid Pogonia ophioglossoides grows in wet acid soil like in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey. pink

 

Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca pink

 

Meadow Beauty Rhexia mariana has an urn-shaped seedpod . The flowers are pink with a four sided stem.

 

Meadow Beauty Rhexia mariana has an urn-shaped seedpod . The flowers are pink with a four sided stem.

 

Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria is an invasive species that kills off native plants including Cattail. It grows in wet meadows and swamps.

 

Sheep Laurel Kalmia angustifolia is found all over the New Jersey pine barrens. All parts are toxic. pink

 

Pink Ladys Slipper : Moccasin-Flower Cypripedium acaule is in the Orchid family grows mainly in dry pine forests and New Jersey pine barrens

 

Trumpet Honeysuckle Lonicera sempervirens has long, tubular red flowers.

 

Goats-Rue Tephrosia virginiana The pea-like flowers of Goats-Rue are bi-colored. New Jersey pine barrens pink white yellow

 

Everlasting Pea Lathyrus latifolius is a alien with white, pink, or blue flowers.