Common name:     Belladonna Lily              Scientific name: Amaryllis belladonna

Corolla:                               Number of petals:    3            Separate or fused? Separate

Calyx:                                   Number of sepals:      3         Separate or fused?

Adroecium:                     Number of stamens:  6

Separate, fused or arranged in any special way? separate 

Gynoecium type: unicarpellate, apocarpous, or  syncarpous (and # of carpels =):  Unicarpellate
How can you tell? (Cite the features were apparent about the number of carpels.): Only one carpel

Flower type/ovary position: Hypogynous, or  perigynous or epigynous?  Perigynous

Flower symmetry: actinomorphic (regular) or zygomorphic (irregular)?  Actinomorphic

Additional distinctive features: Sepals and petals look very similar to one another

Common name: Wax Begonia                  Scientific name: Jatropha integerrima

Corolla:                          Number of petals:   0             Separate or fused?  Neither

Calyx:                               Number of sepals:  4-5             Separate or fused? Separate

Adroecium:                   Number of stamens:  Numerous stamens

Separate, fused or arranged in any special way? Separate 

Gynoecium type: unicarpellate, apocarpous, or  syncarpous (and # of carpels =)  Apocarpus
How can you tell? (Cite the features were apparent about the number of carpels.) There are multiple separate carpals

Flower type/ovary position: Hypogynous, or  perigynous or epigynous?  Epigynous

Flower symmetry: actinomorphic (regular) or zygomorphic (irregular)?  Zygomorphic

Additional distinctive features:  Waxy, dark green leaves

Common name:  Yellow Daylily                 Scientific name: Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus

Corolla:                                 Number of petals:  3              Separate or fused?  Separate

Calyx:                                   Number of sepals:  3             Separate or fused?  Separate

Adroecium:                     Number of stamens:  6

Separate, fused or arranged in any special way? 

Gynoecium type: unicarpellate, apocarpous, or  syncarpous (and # of carpels =): Unicarpellate
How can you tell? (Cite the features were apparent about the number of carpels.): Only one carpel

Flower type/ovary position: Hypogynous, or  perigynous or epigynous?  Perigynous

Flower symmetry: actinomorphic (regular) or zygomorphic (irregular)?  Zygomorphic

Additional distinctive features:  Sepals and petals look very similar.

Common name:  Chicory                 Scientific name: Cichorium intybus

Corolla:                                 Number of petals: 13               Separate or fused?  Separate

Calyx:                                   Number of sepals:  4             Separate or fused?  Separate

Adroecium: number of stamens:  12

Separate, fused or arranged in any special way?  No

Gynoecium type: unicarpellate, apocarpous, or  syncarpous (and # of carpels =): Unicarpellate
How can you tell? (Cite the features were apparent about the number of carpels.)  Only one carpal

Flower type/ovary position: Hypogynous, or  perigynous or epigynous?  Epigynous

Flower symmetry: actinomorphic (regular) or zygomorphic (irregular)?  Actinmorphic

Additional distinctive features:  coarse, rough, and hairy leaves

The panicled tick trefoil Desmodium paniculatum is an important flower to many species and is most commonly found in woodland habitat, though this individual was found in wetland habitat.  It is an easy to identify flower with the fact it is an irregular purple flower with 3 petals and divided leaflets.  The paneled tick trefoil is an important flower for many species.  Hummingbirds and insects that rely on nectar commonly drink the nectar from the panicled tick trefoil and will also pollinate other panicled tick trefoil  as they drink the nectar.
The Ohio goldenrod or Oligoneuron ohioense is a flower that can be found in wet habitats such as bogs, wet meadows, and sandy shores.  It’s most easy to distinguish features are it’s small yellow flowers in multiple clusters along with it’s elliptical leaves.  There are multiple potential but unstudied benefits to the Ohio goldenrod such as potentially being able to treat arthritis, allergies, cold and flu, kidney stones, and eczema.
The Common Sneezeweed or Helenium autumnale is a distinct flower that looks somewhat similar to the sunflower though the two flowers aren’t relater and the flower is best identified by it’s large yellow petals and yellow center with the smaller flowers in the center and it’s serrated leaves.  The sneezeweed is most commonly found in moist meadows and on shores.  The sneezeweed got it’s name because it could get crushed up and could make people sneeze.
The tall ironweed Veronia gigantea is a flower that is identifiable by it’s purple flowers, long toothed leaves, and it’s 5 regular parts. The tall ironweed is most commonly found in moist meadows.  The tall ironweed, along with all other ironweed species get their name for their stem being very strong and hard to break.