Name that Plant Winners and Plants

This page has all the contest winners and the previous plants used along with the correct scientific name and also a common name. The previous month’s plants are usually posted just after the new plants are posted on the main page. This will be especially helpful for those who are using this contest as a learning tool. All photos were taken by Richard & Teresa Ware unless otherwise noted. Please visit the main “Name That Plant” page and get your guesses in now! Click here to go to main page

Here are the monthly winners for 2015:

January – Eva Pratt
February – Hal Massie
March – Bobby Hattaway
April – Bobby Hattaway
May – Bobby Hattaway
June – Bobby Hattaway
July – Bobby Hattaway
August – Bobby Hattaway
September – Bobby Hattaway
October – Bobby Hattaway
November – Wayne Webb
December – Bobby Hattaway

2015 Yearly Winners!

1st Place – John French 36 points (perfect score)
2nd Place (Tie) – Bobby Hattaway 35 points, Wayne Webb 35 points
3rd Place – Sam Pratt 31 points
4th Place – Marshall Adams 30 points
5th Place (Tie) – David Taylor 27 points, Jaime Collazo 27 points

Here are the monthly winners for 2016:

January – Bobby Hattaway
February – Bobby Hattaway
March – Carmel vanHoek
April – Bobby Hattaway
May – Bobby Hattaway
June – David Taylor

And, now for those wishing to see all the plants and their names, here are all the plants used in 2015 & 2016 in chronological order as you scroll down the page. Thanks again for your interest and for playing “Name That Plant.”

2015 Plants

 

Jan. 2015 Plant # 1 Jan. 2015 Plant # 2 Jan. 2015 Plant # 3B
January 2015 – Plant # 1 – Eranthis hyemalis – Winter-aconite January 2015 – Plant # 2 – Symplocarpus foetidus – Skunk Cabbage January 2015 – Plant # 3 – Tussilago farfara – Coltsfoot

 

Feb. 2015 Plant # 1A Feb. 2015 Plant # 2A Feb. 2015 Plant # 3A
February 2015 – Plant # 1 – Trillium discolor – Pale Yellow Trillium February 2015 – Plant # 2 – Trillium erectum – Red Trillium February 2015 – Plant # 3 – Trillium grandiflorum – Large-flowered Trillium

 

Mar. 2015 Plant # 1A Mar. 2015 Plant # 2A Mar. 2015 Plant # 3A
March 2015 – Plant # 1 – Viola hastata – Halberd-leaf Violet March 2015 – Plant # 2 – Viola lanceolata var. lanceolata – Lanceleaf Violet March 2015 – Plant # 3 – Viola rostrata – Long-spurred Violet

 

Apr. 2015 Plant # 1A Apr. 2015 Plant # 2A Apr. 2015 Plant # 3A
April 2015 – Plant # 1 – Trillium flexipes – Bent White Trillium April 2015 – Plant # 2 – Trillium persistens – Persistent Trillium April 2015 – Plant # 3 – Trillium pusillum var. 2 – Georgia Least Trillium

 

May 2015 Plant # 1A May 2015 Plant # 2A May 2015 Plant # 3A
May 2015 – Plant # 1 – Geranium carolinianum – Carolina Crane’s-bill May 2015 – Plant # 2 – Geranium dissectum – Cutleaf Crane’s-bill May 2015 – Plant # 3 – Geranium molle – Dove’s-foot Crane’s-bill

 

June 2015 Plant # 1A June 2015 Plant # 2A June 2015 Plant # 3A
June 2015 – Plant # 1 – Goodyera pubescens – Downy Rattlesnake-orchid June 2015 – Plant # 2 – Pogonia ophioglossoides – Rose Pogonia June 2015 – Plant # 3 – Ponthieva racemosa – Shadow Witch

 

July 2015 Plant # 1 July 2015 Plant # 2 July 2015 Plant # 3
July 2015 – Plant # 1 – Lilium catesbaei – Pine Lily July 2015 – Plant # 2 – Lilium michauxii – Carolina Lily July 2015 – Plant # 3 – Lilium philadelphicum – Wood Lily

 

Aug. 2015 Plant # 1A Aug. 2015 Plant # 2A Aug. 2015 Plant # 3A
August 2015 – Plant # 1 – Polygala cruciata – Drumheads August 2015 – Plant # 2 – Polygala curtissii – Appalachian Milkwort August 2015 – Plant # 3 – Polygala lutea – Orange Milkwort
A Sept. 2015 Plant # 2A Sept. 2015 Plant # 3A
September 2015 – Plant # 1 – Baptisia alba – Thick-pod White Wild Indigo September 2015 – Plant # 2 – Baptisia australis var. australis – Streamside Blue Indigo September 2015 – Plant # 3 – Baptisia bracteata – Creamy Wild Indigo
October 2015 Plant # 1A October 2015 Plant # 2A October 2015 Plant # 3A
October 2015 – Plant # 1 – Liatris microcephala – Small-head Blazing-star October 2015 – Plant # 2 – Liatris squarrulosa – Southern Blazing-star October 2015 – Plant # 3 – Liatris tenuifolia – Short-leaf Blazing-star

 

Nov. 2015 Plant # 1A Nov. 2015 Plant # 2A Nov. 2015 Plant # 3A
November 2015 – Plant # 1 – Desmanthus illinoensis – Illinois Bundleflower November 2015 – Plant # 2 – Neptunia pubescens var. pubescens – Tropical Puff November 2015 – Plant # 3 – Neviusia alabamensis – Alabama Snow-wreath

 

Dec. 2015 Plant # 1A Dec. 2015 Plant # 2A Dec. 2015 Plant # 3A
December 2015 – Plant # 1 – Kummerowia stipulacea – Korean Lespedeza December 2015 – Plant # 2 – Orbexilum pedunculatum – Western Sampson’s-snakeroot December 2015 – Plant # 3 – Rhynchosia tomentosa – Hairy Snoutbean

 

2016 Plants
Jan. 2016 Plant # 1A Jan. 2016 Plant # 2A Jan. 2016 Plant # 3A
January 2016 – Plant # 1 – Monarda didyma – Beebalm January 2016 – Plant # 2 – Monarda fistulosa – Wild Bergamot January 2016 – Plant # 3 – Monarda punctata – Eastern Horse-mint

 

Feb. 2016 Plant # 1A Feb. 2016 Plant # 2A Feb. 2016 Plant # 3A
February 2016 – Plant # 1 – Euphorbia commutata – Woodland Spurge February 2016 – Plant # 2 – Euphorbia corollata – Flowering Spurge February 2016 – Plant # 3 – Euphorbia cyathophora – Wild Poinsettia

 

Mar 2016 Plant # 1A Mar 2016 Plant # 2A Mar 2016 Plant # 3A
March 2016 – Plant # 1 – Ipomoea coccinea – Red Morning-glory March 2016 – Plant # 2 – Ipomoea cordatotriloba – Coastal Morning-glory March 2016 – Plant # 3 – Ipomoea lacunosa – Small White Morning-glory

 

April 2016 Plant # 1A April 2016 Plant # 2A April 2016 Plant # 3A
April 2016 – Plant # 1 – Galanthus nivalis – Snowdrop April 2016 – Plant # 2 – Gelsemium sempervirens – Carolina Jessamine April 2016 – Plant # 3 – Hydrastis canadensis – Golden-seal

 

May 2016 Plant # 1A May 2016 Plant # 2A May 2016 Plant # 3A
May 2016 – Plant # 1 – Gordonia lasianthus – Loblolly Bay May 2016 – Plant # 2 – Rosa laevigata – Cherokee Rose May 2016 – Plant # 3 – Stewartia ovata – Mountain Camellia