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 2016:

January – Bobby Hattaway
February – Bobby Hattaway
March – Carmel vanHoek
April – Bobby Hattaway
May – Bobby Hattaway
June – David Taylor
July – Bobby Hattaway
August – Bobby Hattaway
September – Wayne Webb
October – Bobby Hattaway
November – Bobby Hattaway
December – Bobby Hattaway

2016 Yearly Winners!

1st Place: – 4-Way Tie (Perfect Score)
Bobby Hattaway – 36 points
Carmel vanHoek – 36 points
John French – 36 points
Wayne Webb – 36 points
2nd Place – Sam Pratt – 35 points
3rd Place – Marshall Adams – 32 points
4th Place – David Taylor – 30 points
5th Place (Tie) – Jim Drake – 27 points, Eva Pratt – 27 points

Here are the monthly winners for 2017:

January – Bobby Hattaway
February – Bobby Hattaway
March – Bobby Hattaway

And, now for those wishing to see all the plants and their names, here are all the plants used in 2016 & 2017 in chronological order as you scroll down the page. Thanks again for your interest and for playing “Name That Plant.”

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

 

June 2016 Plant # 1A June 2016 Plant # 2A June 2016 Plant # 3A
June 2016 – Plant # 1 – Thermopsis mollis – Appalachian Golden-banner June 2016 – Plant # 2 – Thermopsis fraxinifolia – Ash-leaf Golden-banner June 2016 – Plant # 3 – Thermopsis villosa – Aaron’s-rod, Blue Ridge Golden-banner

 

July 2016 Plant # 1A July 2016 Plant # 2A July 2016 Plant # 3A
July 2016 – Plant # 1 – Asclepias exaltata – Poke Milkweed July 2016 – Plant # 2 – Asclepias hirtella – Barrens Milkweed July 2016 – Plant # 3 – Asclepias longifolia – Savanna Milkweed

 

Aug. 2016 Plant # 1A Aug. 2016 Plant # 2A Aug. 2016 Plant # 3A
August 2016 – Plant # 1 – Asclepias quadrifolia – Fourleaf Milkweed August 2016 – Plant # 2 – Asclepias verticillata – Whorled Milkweed August 2016 – Plant # 3 – Asclepias viridiflora – Green Milkweed

 

Sept. 2016 Plant # 1A Sept. 2016 Plant # 2A Sept. 2016 Plant # 3A
September 2016 – Plant # 1 – Smallanthus uvedalia – Bearsfoot, Leafcup September 2016 – Plant # 2 – Silphium mohrii – Shaggy Rosinweed September 2016 – Plant # 3 – Packera obovata – Roundleaf Ragwort

 

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October 2016 – Plant # 1 – Gentiana decora – Appalachian Gentian October 2016 – Plant # 2 – Gentiana saponaria – Soapwort Gentian October 2016 – Plant # 3 – Gentiana villosa – Striped Gentian

 

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November 2016 – Plant # 1 – Lithospermum latifolium – American Gromwell November 2016 – Plant # 2 – Lithospermum occidentale – Western Marbleseed November 2016 – Plant # 3 – Lithospermum virginianum – Virginia Marbleseed

 

December 2016 – Plant # 1 – Matelea carolinensis – Carolina Spinypod December 2016 – Plant # 2 – Matelea decipiens – Deceptive Spinypod December 2016 – Plant # 3 – Matelea obliqua – Limerock Milkvine

 

2017 Plants

 

January 2017 – Plant # 1 – Silene regia – Royal Catchfly January 2017 – Plant # 2 – Silene stellata – Starry Campion January 2017 – Plant # 3 – Silene vulgaris – Bladder Campion

 

February 2017 – Plant # 1 – Adiantum pedatum – Northern Maidenhair Fern February 2017 – Plant # 2 – Asplenium rhizophyllum – Walking Fern February 2017 – Plant # 3 – Lygodium palmatum – American Climbing Fern