Science Quiz / Wisconsin Plants: Scientific Names

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Can you name the scientific names of these 112 common Wisconsin plants?

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Common NameScientific NameFamily
Spreading dogbane
Goldenrod*
Tall wood sorrel
Burdock
Oak fern
Lady fern
Orange jewelweed
Red (sheep) sorrel
Kentucky blue grass
Hop-hornbeam, ironwood
Staghorn sumac
Orange hawkweed
Maple-leaved viburnum, Arrowwood
Large-flowered trillium
Vetch*
Golden Alexander
Cinquefoil
Virginia creeper, woodbine
Poison ivy
Sensitive fern
Common plantain
Wild carrot (Queen Anne's Lace)
Pussy toes
Round-lobed hepatica
Ground cedar, Ground pine, tree clubmoss, stiff clubmoss*
Violets*
Red pine
Tall wild lettuce
Red maple
Sweet cicely
Pin cherry
Wild bergamont
Mountain ash
Large flowered bellwort
Gooseberry, currant*
Large-leaved aster
Pennsylvania sedge
White campion, white cockle
Common NameScientific NameFamily
Jack pine
American elm
Wild geranium, crane’s-bill
Columbine
Wintergreen
Hazelnut, American hazel
Canada hawkweed
Norway spruce
Common ragweed
Canada mayflower
White oak
Garlic mustard
Big-tooth aspen
Red raspberry
Dandelion
White ash
Common tall buttercup
Wild sarsaparilla
Common milkweed
Maidenhair fern
White Pine
Thistle*
Round-leaved dogwood
Sessile bellwort, wildoats
Early meadow rue
Northern pin oak
Butter and eggs
Enchanter’s nightshade
Partridgeberry
Paper birch
Red clover
Balsam poplar
Rattlesnake plantain
Black locust
Hawthorn, thorn apple*
Downy yellow violet
Starflower
Box elder
Common NameScientific NameFamily
Red oak
Rough-leaved rice grass
Smooth brome
Stinging nettle
Spinulous wood fern*
Choke cherry
Jack-in-the-pulpit
Red-berried elder, red elderberry
White baneberry
Yarrow
False Solomon's seal
Black cherry
White lettuce
Eastern hemlock
Cottonwood
Bedstraw*
Beadlily, bluebead
Wild strawberry
Early low blueberry
Evening primrose
Curled dock
Common mullein
Spotted knapweed
Gray or panicled dogwood
Wild grape*
American bush-honeysuckle
Common blackberry
White clover
Wild rose*
Bracken fern
Wood anemone
Hairy Solomon's seal
Quaking aspen
Lamb's quarters
Interrupted fern
Serviceberry, juneberry*

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