Wildflowers of Wisconsin


  • Dame’s Rocket

    Dame’s Rocket

    Hesperis matrinolis Dame’s Rocket is about everywhere, along the edge of the woods and roads especially, but it is not native to Wisconsin. Some may mistake this four-petal flower for […] Continue Reading →

  • Wild Blue Phlox

    Wild Blue Phlox

    Phlox divaricata Depending on the soil, the light, or your camera’s sensor, Phlox may look blue or purple. Some may confuse it with the invasive and abundant Dame’s Rocket, but […] Continue Reading →

  • Dwarf Lake Iris

    Dwarf Lake Iris

    Appears: Spring Native to Wisconsin Found in sandy soil over limestone bedrock with decent sunlight. It is an endangered plant and only grows in the Great Lakes region, and that […] Continue Reading →

  • Chicory


    Appears: summer Not native to Wisconsin Does well in dry rugged areas and appears abundantly along roadsides and highway medians Chicory can be cultivated for its root which, when dried […] Continue Reading →