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 2014:

January – Moses Michelsohn
February – Wayne Webb
March – Ellen Honeycutt
April – Mark Ray
May – Karen McCaustland
June – Wayne Webb
July – Linda Chafin
August – Linda Chafin
September – Wayne Webb
October – Wayne Webb
November – Bobby Hattaway
December – Bobby Hattaway

And now it is time to announce the Yearly Winners for 2014!

1st Place – Dennis Horn and Wayne Webb – both got 35 out of 36 plants correct!
2nd Place – Bobby Hattaway – 34 correct!
3rd Place – Hal Massie – 33 correct!

Congratulations to all 2014 winners!

Here are the monthly winners for 2015:

January – Eva Pratt
February – Hal Massie
March – Bobby Hattaway
April – Bobby Hattaway

And, now for those wishing to see all the plants and their names, here are all the plants used in 2014 & 2015 in chronological order as you scroll down the page. Thanks again for your interest and for playing “Name That Plant.”

2014 Plants

 

Jan. 2014 Plant # 1B Jan. 2014 Plant # 2B Jan. 2014 Plant # 3B
January 2014 – Plant # 1 – Houstonia caerulea – Quaker Ladies, Common Bluet January 2014 – Plant # 2 – Oxalis violacea – Violet Wood-sorrel January 2014 – Plant # 3 – Phlox divaricata – Eastern Blue Phlox

 

Feb 2014 Plant # 1 Feb 2014 Plant # 2B Feb 2014 Plant # 3
February 2014 – Plant # 1 – Chimaphila maculata – Spotted or Striped Wintergreen February 2014 – Plant # 2 – Trifolium reflexum – Buffalo Clover February 2014 – Plant # 3 – Wisteria frutescens – American Wisteria

 

Mar. 2014 Plant # 1 Mar. 2014 Plant # 2 Mar. 2014 Plant # 3
March 2014 – Plant # 1 – Aesculus flava – Yellow Buckeye March 2014 – Plant # 2 – Aesculus glabra – Ohio Buckeye March 2014 – Plant # 3 – Aesculus parviflora – Bottlebrush Buckeye

 

Apr. 2014 Plant # 1 Apr. 2014 Plant # 2 Apr. 2014 Plant # 3
April 2014 – Plant # 1 – Trillium decumbens – Decumbent Trillium April 2014 – Plant # 2 – Trillium luteum – Yellow Trillium April 2014 – Plant # 3 – Trillium rugelii – Southern Nodding Trillium

 

May 2014 Plant # 1 May 2014 Plant # 2 May 2014 Plant # 3
May 2014 – Plant # 1 – Iris cristata – Dwarf Crested Iris May 2014 – Plant # 2 – Iris verna – Dwarf Iris or Dwarf Violet Iris May 2014 – Plant # 3 – Iris prismatica – Slender Blue Iris

 

June 2014 Plant # 1 June 2014 Plant # 2 June 2014 Plant # 3
June 2014 – Plant # 1 – Rhododendron calendulaceum – Flame Azalea June 2014 – Plant # 2 – Rhododendron catawbiense – Catawba Rhododendron June 2014 – Plant # 3 – Rhododendron maximum – Great Laurel

 

July 2014 Plant #1A July 2014 Plant # 2A July 2014 Plant # 3A
July 2014 – Plant # 1 – Clematis crispa – Southern Leatherflower July 2014 – Plant # 2 – Clematis fremontii – Fremont’s Leatherflower July 2014 – Plant # 3 – Clematis glaucophylla – White-leaved Leatherflower

 

Aug. 2014 Plant # 1A Aug. 2014 Plant # 2A Aug. 2014 Plant # 3A
August 2014 – Plant # 1 – Sabatia angularis – Rose-pink, Common Marsh-pink August 2014 – Plant # 2 – Sabatia campanulata – Slender Marsh-pink August 2014 – Plant # 3 – Sabatia capitata – Cumberland Rose-gentian

 

Sept. 2014 Plant # 1A Sept. 2014 Plant # 2A Sept. 2014 Plant # 3A
September 2014 – Plant # 1 – Liatris squarrosa – Scaly Blazing Star September 2014 – Plant # 2 – Liatris spicata – Dense Blazing Star September 2014 – Plant # 3 – Liatris aspera – Rough Blazing-star

 

Oct. 2014 Plant # 1A Oct 2014 Plant # 2A Oct 2014 Plant # 3A
October 2014 – Plant # 1 – Silphium compositum – Kidneyleaf Rosinweed October 2014 – Plant # 2 – Silphium pinnatifidum – Tansy Rosinweed October 2014 – Plant # 3 – Silphium terebinthinaceum – Prairie-dock

 

Nov. 2014 Plant # 1 Nov. 2014 Plant # 2 Nov. 2014 Plant # 3
November 2014 – Plant # 1 – Rudbeckia laciniata – Cutleaf Coneflower November 2014 – Plant # 2 – Verbesina alternifolia – Common Wingstem November 2014 – Plant # 3 – Verbesina occidentalis – Southern Crownbeard

 

Dec. 2014 Plant # 1A Dec. 2014 Plant # 2A Dec. 2014 Plant # 3A
December 2014 – Plant # 1 – Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius – Cucumberleaf Sunflower December 2014 – Plant # 2 – Helianthus floridanus – Florida Sunflower December 2014 – Plant # 3 – Helianthus heterophyllus – Wetland Sunflower

 

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