Blooming Native Wildflowers in Wisconsin Spring 2023

I have tried to capture some of the recent beauty of some spring  blooming native wildflowers. Wildflower images have been taken in the yard here in Waukesha or Marquette County. The spring started out with some rains but things have dried up some come May and now the start of June. I have noticed in the last couple of weeks that some wildflowers will have minimal blooms unless moisture shows up soon.

Large-flowered Trillium, Trillium grandiflorum Waukesha County

Bloodroot, Sanguinaria canadensis Waukesha County

Prairie Trillium, Trillium recurvatum Waukesha County

Wild Geranium, Geranium maculatum Waukesha County

Wild Columbine, Aquilegia canadensis Waukesha County

Jacob’s Ladder, Polemonium reptans Waukesha County

Pussytoes, Antennaria neglecta Marquette County

Foamflower, Tiarella cordifolia Waukesha County

Fringed Puccoon, Lithospermum incisum Waukesha County

Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Arisaema triphyllum Waukesha County

Golden Ragwort, Packera aurea Waukesha County

Yellow Star Grass, Hypoxis hirsuta Waukesha County

Bradbury’s Bee Balm, Monarda bradburiana Waukesha County, native range eastern US

Blue-eyed Grass, Sisyrinchium campestre Marquette County

Blue-eyed Grass, White Wild, Sisyrinchium campestre alba Marquette County

Hoary Puccoon, Lithospermum canescens Marquette County

Cream Wild Indigo, Baptisia bracteata

Carolina Puccoon, Lithospermum caroliniense Marquette County

Yellow Pimpernel, Taenidia integerrima Waukesha County

Wild Blue Indigo, Baptisia austrlis Waukesha County, native range southern midwest, not Wisconsin

Wild Sweet William, Phlox maculata Waukesha County, native range states around Wisconsin and to the east coast but not Wisconsin

Spiderwort, Tradescantia ohiensis Waukesha County

Wild Iris, Blue Flag, Iris virginica Waukesha County

Prairie Phlox, Phlox pilosa Marquette County

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Window to Wildlife features the photography of Jim Edlhuber. A lifelong native of Wisconsin, Jim has been photographing wildlife for 20 years. He considers himself an avid photographer and is always trying to capture nature and wildlife through his lens. He is in several photography clubs and has won numerous awards for his work. In recent years, Jim has focused mostly on birding photography and finds it to be the most challenging.

3 Responses to Blooming Native Wildflowers in Wisconsin Spring 2023

  1. Kathy says:

    Beautiful series Jim. I look to your photos when I am in doubt with an ID. As you progress with gathering info you should consider publishing a guide for birders who photo flowers.

  2. Marilyn Runge says:

    Once again, you’ve given us a beautiful catalog of the native wildflowers here
    Thanks so much for this collection. We can refer to it to identify our blooms.

  3. Clifford J Price says:

    as pretty as a picture!! ..Ha ha

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