New Mexico Wildflowers: White

 

Flowers are organized in alphabetical order by English family name, genus, and species. Click on a link to obtain additional photos of a species, plus comments. Those additional pages are bandwidth-intensive and best used with a high speed connection.


 Banana Yucca, Yucca baccata, New Mexico

Agave Family, Banana Yucca, Yucca baccata

Narrowleaf Yucca, Plains Yucca, Yucca intermedia, New Mexico

Agave Family, Narrowleaf or Plains Yucca, Yucca intermedia

Four-Winged Saltbush, Atriplex canescens, New Mexico

Amaranth Family, Four-Winged Saltbush, Atriplex canescens

Winterfat, Krascheninnkovia, Ceratoides lanata, New Mexico

Amaranth Family, Winterfat, Krascheninnkovia (or Ceratoides) lanata

Beargrass, Nolina, New Mexico

Asparagus Family, Beargrass, Nolina

Western Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, New Mexico

Aster Family, Western Yarrow, Achillea millefolium

Fragrant Snakeroot, Ageratina herbacea, New Mexico

Aster Family, Fragrant Snakeroot, Ageratina herbacea

Mule Fat, Seepwillow, Baccharis salicifolia, New Mexico

Aster Family, Mule Fat or Seepwillow, Baccharis salicifolia

Emory's Baccharis, Baccharis salicina, New Mexico

Aster Family, Emory's Baccharis, Baccharis salicina

Baby Aster, Chaetopappa ericoides, New Mexico

Aster Family, Baby Aster, Chaetopappa ericoides

Horseweed, Conyza, New Mexico

Aster Family, Horseweed, Conyza

Aster Family, Fleabane or Showy Daisy, Erigeron (can also look light purple)

Coulter's Horseweed, Laennecia coulteri, New Mexico

Aster Family, Coulter's Horseweed, Laennecia coulteri

Cotton Batting Plant, Pseudognaphalium stramineum, New Mexico

Aster Family, Cotton Batting Plant, Pseudognaphalium stramineum (white outside, yellow disk)

Hidden Flower, Thicksepal Catseye, Cryptantha crassisepala, New Mexico

Borage Family, Hidden Flower or Thicksepal Catseye, Cryptantha crassisepala

Livermore Stickseed, Hackelia pinetorum, New Mexico

Borage Family, Livermore Stickseed, Hackelia pinetorum

Phlox Heliotrope, Bindweed Heliotrope,  Heliotropium convolvulaceum, New Mexico

Borage Family, Phlox or Bindweed Heliotrope,  Heliotropium convolvulaceum

 Franciscan Bluebells, Mertensia franciscana, New Mexico

Borage Family, Franciscan Bluebells, Mertensia franciscana

Nodding buckwheat, Eriogonum cernuum, New Mexico

Buckwheat Family, Nodding Buckwheat, Eriogonum cernuum

James' Buckwheat, Eriogonum jamesii, New Mexico

Buckwheat Family, James' Buckwheat, Eriogonum jamesii

Redroot Buckwheat, Eriogonum racemosum, New Mexico

Buckwheat Family, Redroot Buckwheat, Eriogonum racemosum

Wright's Buckwheat, Eriogonum wrightii, New Mexico

Buckwheat Family, Wright's Buckwheat, Eriogonum wrightii

Pale Smartweed, Persicaria lapathifolia, New Mexico

Buckwheat Family, Pale Smartweed, Persicaria lapathifolia (can also be pink)

Prostrate Knotweed, Polygonum aviculare, New Mexico

Buckwheat Family, Prostrate Knotweed, Polygonum aviculare

Baneberry, Actaea rubra, New Mexico

Buttercup Family, Baneberry, Actaea rubra (showing ripe fruit)

Red-Whisker Clammyweed, Polansia dodecandra, Capparidaceae, New Mexico

Caper Family, Red-Whisker Clammyweed, Polanisia dodecandra

Dogbane, Apocynum, New Mexico

Dogbane Family, Dogbane, Apocynum

Broadleaf Milkweed, Asclepias latifolia, New Mexico

Dogbane Family, Broadleaf Milkweed, Asclepias latifolia

Horsetail Milkweed, Yerba lechosa, Asclepias subverticillata, New Mexico

Dogbane Family, Horsetail Milkweed or Yerba lechosa, Asclepias subverticillata

Scarlet Gaura, Oenothera suffrutescens, Gaura coccinea, New Mexico

Evening Primrose Family, Scarlet Gaura, Oenothera suffrutescens (can also be pink)

White Evening Primrose, Oenothera, New Mexico

Evening Primrose Family, white to very pale Evening Primrose, Oenothera spp.

Sand, Bush Penstemon, Penstemon ambiguus, New Mexico

Figwort Family, Sand or Bush Penstemon, Penstemon ambiguus (can also be lavender)

Wandbloom, Penstemon virgatus, New Mexico

Figwort Family, Wandbloom Penstemon, Penstemon virgatus (can also be purple)

Snowball Sand Verbena, Abronia fragrans, New Mexico

Four O'Clock Family, Snowball Sand Verbena, Abronia fragrans

Japanese Honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica, New Mexico

Honeysuckle Family, Japanese Honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica (can also be yellow)

Red Elderberry, Sambucus racemosa, New Mexico

Honeysuckle Family, Red Elderberry, Sambucus racemosa

Cliff Fendlerbush, Fendlera rupicola, New Mexico

Hydrangea Family, Cliff Fendlerbush, Fendlera rupicola

Gunnison's Mariposa Lily, Calochortus gunnisonii, New Mexico

Lily Family, Gunnison's Mariposa Lily, Calochortus gunnisonii 

Sego Lily, Calochortus nuttallii, New Mexico

Lily Family, Sego Lily, Calochortus nuttallii

False Solomon's Seal, Maianthemum racemosum, New Mexico

Lily Family, False Solomon's Seal, Maianthemum racemosum

Yerba Mansa, Anemopsis californica, New Mexico

Lizard's Tail Family, Yerba Mansa, Anemopsis californica

Blazing Star, Desert Stickleaf, Mentzelia multiflora, New Mexico

Loasa Family, Blazing Star or Desert Stickleaf, Mentzelia multiflora

Northern Bedstraw, Galium boreale, New Mexico

Madder Family, Northern Bedstraw, Galium boreale

Fragrant Bedstraw, Galium triflorum, New Mexico

Madder Family, Fragrant Bedstraw, Galium triflorum

Common Mallow, Cheeseweed, Malva neglecta, New Mexico

Mallow Family, Common Mallow, Cheeseweed, Malva neglecta

Alkali Mallow, Malvella leprosa, New Mexico

Mallow Family, Alkali Mallow, Malvella leprosa

 Cutleaf Germander, Lacy Germander, Teucrium laciniatum

Mint Family, Cutleaf or Lacy Germander, Teucrium laciniatum

Field Bindweed,  Convolvulus arvensis, New Mexico

Morning Glory Family, Field Bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis (often includes splashes of pink to lavender)

Shepherd's Purse, Capsella bursa-pastoris, New Mexico

Mustard Family, Shepherd's Purse, Capsella bursa-pastoris

 Spectacle Pod, Dimorphocarpa wislizeni, New Mexico

Mustard Family, Spectacle Pod, Dimorphocarpa wislizeni

Pepperweed, Lepidium, New Mexico

Mustard Family, Pepperweed, Lepidium

Perennial, Broadleaf, Pepperweed,  Lepidium latifolium

Mustard Family, Perennial or Broadleaf Pepperweed,  Lepidium latifolium 

Oshá, Porter's Lovage, Ligusticum porteri, New Mexico

Parsley Family, Oshá, Porter's Lovage, Ligusticum porteri

Foxtail Prairie Clover, Dalea leporina, New Mexico

Pea Family, Foxtail Prairie Clover, Dalea leporina

Everlasting Pea, Perennial Peavine, Lathyrus latifolius, New Mexico

Pea Family, Everlasting Pea or Perennial Peavine, Lathyrus latifolius

White Peavine, Lathyrus leucanthus, New Mexico

Pea Family, White Peavine, Lathyrus leucanthus

White Sweetclover, Melilotus albus, New Mexico

Pea Family, White Sweetclover, Melilotus albus

Miniature Woollystar, Eriastrum diffusum, New Mexico

Phlox Family, Miniature Woollystar, Eriastrum diffusum

Eyed Gilia, Gilia ophthalmoides, New Mexico

Phlox Family, Eyed Gilia, Gilia ophthalmoides

Fendler's Starwort, Eremogone fendleri, New Mexico

Pink Family, Fendler's Starwort, Eremogone fendleri

Tuber Starwort, Pseudostellaria jamesiana, New Mexico

Pink Family, Tuber Starwort, Pseudostellaria jamesiana

Chickweed, Stellaria, New Mexico

Pink Family, Chickweed, Stellaria

English Plantain, Plantago lanceolata, New Mexico

Plantain Family, English Plantain, Plantago lanceolata

Sacred Datura, Thornapple, Datura wrightii

Potato Family, Sacred Datura or Thornapple, Datura wrightii

Rock Jasmine, Androsace, New Mexico

Primrose Family, Rock Jasmine, Androsace

Mountain Mahogany, Cercocarpus montanus, New Mexico

Rose Family, Mountain Mahogany, Cercocarpus montanus

Apache Plume, Fallugia paradoxa, New Mexico

Rose Family, Apache Plume, Fallugia paradoxa

Wild Strawberry, Fragraria vesca, New Mexico

Rose Family, Wild Strawberry, Fragraria vesca

Mountain Spray, Holodiscus dumosus, New Mexico

Rose Family, Mountain Spray, Holodiscus dumosus

Chokecherry, Prunus virginiana, New Mexico

Rose Family, Chokecherry, Prunus virginiana

Red Raspberry, Rubus idaeus, New Mexico

Rose Family, Red Raspberry, Rubus idaeus

Little-Leaf Alumroot, Heuchera parviflora, New Mexico

Saxifrage Family, Little-Leaf Alumroot, Heuchera parviflora

Texas Croton, Croton texensis, New Mexico

Spurge Family, Texas Croton, Croton texensis

Square-Seed Spurge, Euphorbia exstipulata, New Mexico

Spurge Family, Square-Seed Spurge, Euphorbia exstipulata

Saw-Tooth Sandmat, Euphorbia serrula, New Mexico

Spurge Family, Saw-Tooth Sandmat, Euphorbia serrula

Smooth Sumac, Scarlet Sumac, Rhus glabra, New Mexico

Sumac Family, Smooth Sumac, Rhus glabra (red fruit shown; flowers can be white or green)

Canada Violet, Viola canadensis, New Mexico

Violet Family, Canada Violet, Viola canadensis

Parrot Feather, Myriophyllum aquaticum, New Mexico

Watermilfoil Family, Parrot Feather, Myriophyllum aquaticum