Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/May/Pink Flowers

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The plants pictured below have been recorded as blooming during the month of May in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Note: Because many species have variation in flower color, some of the photographs on this page show flowers of a different color than Pink. In most cases, the "typical" (most common) color is shown here.


Trifolium pratense

Inflorescence

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Profile for Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Spreading herbaceous plant
Foliage:trifoliate with pale zones on the leaflets
Fruit:tiny legumes
Life Cycle: perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall


Sinocalycanthus sinensis

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Profile for Sinocalycanthus sinensis (Sinocalycanthus)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer


Viburnum x burkwoodii

flowering shrub

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Profile for Viburnum x burkwoodii (Burkwood Viburnum)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Medium sized, dense shrub
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Weigela

Flowering branches of Weigelia florida

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Profile for Weigela (Weigela)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer


Rhododendron

Flowers

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Profile for Rhododendron (Rhododendrons and Azaleas)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:R. calendulaceum,

R. catawbiense,
R. maximum,
R. molle,
R. prinophyllum,
R. subsp. vireya,
R. 'Delaware Valley White',
R. 'Girard's Crimson',
R. 'Hershey's Red',
R. 'PJM',
R. 'Pleasant White',

R. 'Roseum Elegans',
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer


Malus

Flower of M. Asiatica

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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Vinca minor

flowers and young foliage

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Profile for Vinca minor (Periwinkle)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:prostrate vine, rooting at the nodes
Flowers:trumpet-shaped
Foliage:simple, opposite, evergreen
Life Cycle: perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Winter, Mid Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall


Malus domestica

Flowers

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Profile for Malus domestica (Apple)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Cercis canadensis

Flowering tree

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Profile for Cercis canadensis (Eastern Redbud)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Small tree with a horizontal branching habit
Flowers:Small clusters of pea-like flowers, borne on the stems and even trunks
Foliage:Heart-shaped
Stem:Zig-zagging
Fruit:flattened pods
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Claytonia virginica

A cluster of plants in flower

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Profile for Claytonia virginica (Spring Beauty)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Colonizing herbaceous ground cover
Foliage:Blade-like
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Cornus florida

Closeup of flowers

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Profile for Cornus florida (Flowering Dogwood)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Dicentra spectabilis

Flowering branches on a pink variety

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Profile for Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding Heart)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:clump-forming herbaceous plant
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer


Aquilegia x hybrida

Flowers of a pink variety

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Profile for Aquilegia x hybrida (Garden Columbine)
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer


Lunaria annua

Inflorescence and upper leaves

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Profile for Lunaria annua (Honesty)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect herbaceous plant
Life Cycle: Biennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Geranium maculatum

Plant in bloom

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Profile for Geranium maculatum (Blue Wood Geranium)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer


Lonicera x heckrottii

Flower cluster and foliage

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Profile for Lonicera x heckrottii (Flame Honeysuckle)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Twining vine
Flowers:in terminal clusters, tubular, red to pink, with orange to yellow throats
Foliage:opposite, sessile, upper leaves clasping the stems
Fruit:bright red drupes
Life Cycle: perennial woody vine
Similar Plants:sometimes confused with L. sempervirens
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Winter, Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter


Hesperis matronalis

Closeup of purple flowers, flowers can range from white through pink, purple, or red

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Profile for Hesperis matronalis (Dame's Rocket)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright forb
Flowers:4 showy petals
Scent:Strong, sweet scent in early morning and evening
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall


Erigeron philadelphicus

Flowerheads

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Profile for Erigeron philadelphicus (Philadelphia Fleabane)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer



last updated 10:01, 19 October 2007 (UTC) with 18 plants