Spring Wildflowers

From April through June, places like Kentucky's Big Rivers Corridor WMA and the Baylor O. Hickman Nature Preserve come alive with wildflowers! The Nature Conservancy's Brown-Crutcher-Wallace Nature Preserve serves as "ground zero" for Kentucky wildflowers each spring. See for yourself!

Wildflower Marker

For 3-4 weeks during spring, The Nature Conservancy marks more than 40 wildflowers throughout the Brown-Crutcher-Wallace Nature Preserve to accompany a guide which can be obtained at the sign-in kiosk.

Phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia)

Blue-Eyed Marys (Collinsia verna)

Halberd-Leaved Violet (Viola hastata)

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

Fire Pink (Silene virginica)

Larkspur (Delphinium tricorne)

Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Purple Phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia)

More Phacelia

Celandine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum)

Mertensia virginica (Virginia Blue Bell)

Redbuds (Cercis canadensis)

White Violets (Viola macloskeyi)


Dutchman's Britches (Dicentra cucullaria)

Mayapple (Podophyllum)

Red Cup Fungus (Sarcoscypha coccinea)


Trout Lily (Erythronium)

Sesile Trillium (Trillium sessile)

Poppies & Phlox

Shooting Star (Dodecatheon meadia)


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