Herb Pictures List

A variety of medicinal herbs found in the United States can be viewed here. Many of these herb pictures were taken in the wild in Tennessee.

  This herb picture collection is intended to showcase a variety of plants and wild herbs, including plants used in herbal medicine, for food and more. It is not intended as a guide for self medication. Mistaken identity or misuse of plants can result in injury or death.

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Agrimony Agrimonia sp.

Alfalfa   Medicago sativa

Althea, Marshmallow  Althea officinalis

Angelica Herb  Angelica atropurpurea

Arrowhead      Sagittaria latifola

Basil, Sweet  Ocimum basilicum

Basil, Holy  Ocimum sanctum

Bee Balm  Monarda didyma   media   fistulosa

Beechdrops   Epifagus Virginiana  

Birth root Trillium Erectum

Birth Root  Trillium grandiflorum

Blackberry  Rubus allegheniensis

Black Cohosh    Cimifuga racemosa

Black Eyed Susans  Rudbeckia hirta

Black Walnut Juglans Nigra

Blazing Star Liatris aspera

BloodrootSanguinaria canadensis

Bluebells Mertensia virginica  

Blueberry  Vaccinium spp.

Blue Cohosh   Caulophyllum thalictroides

Blue Vervain Verbena simplex

Boneset  Eupatorium perfoliatum  

Borage Borage Officinalis

Broccoli Brassica oleracea

Bugleweed Lycopus virginica  

BurdockArctium minus

Buttercup   Ranunculus sceleratus

Butterfly weed   Asclepias tuberosa

Calendula Calendula Officinalis

California Poppy Eschscholzia califonica

Cancer Root, Lyre Leaf Sage Salvia Lyrata

Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis

Carolina Allspice, Sweet Shrub   Calycanthus floridus

Castor Bean Plant  Ricinus communis

Catnip (1) (2) Nepeta cataria

Cattails Typha latifolia  

Centuary, American  Sabatia angularis

Chamomile Matricaria spp. 

Cherry Tree, Wild  Prunus spp.  

Chickweed Stellaria media  

Chicory Cichorium intybus

Chives  Allium Spp.  

Chufa Grass

Cinnamon Tree   Cinnamomum burmannii

Cinquefoil Potentilla simplex

Cleavers Galium aparine  

Clover, White Trifolium repens

Colic Root, True unicorn Root Aletris farinosa

Columbine Aquilegia canadensis

Comfrey  Symphytum officinale

Coneflower Echinacea purpurea

Coreopsis, Garden Coreopsis Tinctora

Cornflower Centaurea cyanus

Corydalis   Corydalis flavula

Cotton Gossypium spp.

Cranesbill  Geranium carolinianum

Culver's Root

Curly Dock   Rumex Crispus

Daffodil  Narcissus pseudo narcissus

Daisy  Chrysanthemum leucanthemum

Daisy Fleabane  Erigeron annuus

Dandelion    Taraxacum officinalis

Dayflower, Asiatic Commelina communi

Day Lily  Hemerocallis fulva

Dodder, Love Vine . Cuscuta Spp

Dogbane, Indian Hemp Apocynum cannabinum  

Dogwood   Cornus floridus

Dwarf Iris , Iris cristata

Elderberry, Elderflower (Flowers) (Berries) (Close up of FlowersSambucus canadensis  

Evening Primrose Oenothera biennsis

False Solomon's Seal,  Wild Spikenard   Smilacina racemosa  

Feverfew,  Chrysanthemum parthenium

Forsythia   Forsythia sespensa

Garden Hibiscus  Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Garlic Allium Sativum

Garlic Mustard  Alliaria petiolia  

Geranium, Wild   Geranium maculatum  

Ginseng    Panax Quinquefolius

Ginkgo Biloba Ginkgo Biloba 

Goat's Rue Tephrosia virginiana

Goldenrod Solidago canadensis

Goldenseal   (1) (2Hydrastis canadensis

Goosefoot Chenopodium Glaucum  

Gravel Root    see also Joe Pye Weed Eupatorium fistulosum

Greek Valerian   Polemonium reptans  

Green Brier  Smilax rotundifolia

Ground Ivy Glechoma hederacea

Ground Nut Apios americana

Ground Pine   Lycopodium clavatum

Hearts a Bustin  Euonymus americanus

Heartsease,  Johnny Jump-ups Viola Tricolor  

Henbit  Lamium amplexicaule

Hepatica, Liverwort     also see Liverwort Hepatica acutiloba

Herb Robert,   Geranium robertianum

Holly Ilex Sp

Hollyhock, Alcea rosea

Honeysuckle   Lonicera Japonica

Horehound  Marrubium vulgare

Horsebalm   Collinsonia canadensis

Horsetail Equisetum japonica  

Hydrangea, Wild Hydrangea arborescens

Indian Heliotrope  Heliotropium indicum

Indian Pinks  Spigelia marilandica

Indian Turnip   see also Jack in the Pulpit Arisaema triphyllum

Iris    see also Dwarf iris Iris Spp.

Ironweed Veronia glauca  

Jack in the Pulpit  see also  Indian Turnip Arisaema triphyllum

Japanese Knotweed  Polygonella cuspidatum

Jewelweed  Impatiens capensis

Jimson weed Datura Stramonium

Joe Pye Weed     see also Gravel Root Eupatorium fistulosum

Johnny jump up Viola tricolor

Kudzu  Pueraia lobata

Lady Slipper  Cypriedium acaule  

Lavender Officinalis  1  2  

  Lemon Balm        Melissa Officinalis

Lilac  Syringa vulgaris  

Lily of the Valley  Convallaria majalis

Liverwort   see also Hepatica Heptaica nobilis

Lobelia  (1) (2) Lobelia Inflata

Lousewort, Wood Betony Pedicularis Canadensis     

Lungwort Pulmonaria saccharata

Magnolia  Magnolia grandiflora

Maidenhair Fern     Andiantum pedatum

Halberd-Leaf Rose Mallow used as Swamp Rose Mallow  Hibiscus Laevis

May apples  Podophyllum peltatum

Mimosa  Mimosa sp.  

Mistletoe, American  Phoradendron Flauescens  

Morel Mushroom  Morchella sp.

Morning Glory Ipomoea purpurea

Mountain Laurel Kalmia latifolia

Mountain Mint (2) Pyncanthemum incanum

Mountain Mint, Narrow leaf Pyncanthemum virginianum

Mountain Mint, Short toothed Pyncanthemum muticum

Mugwort Artemisia Vulgaris  

Mulberry  Morus rubra

Mullein Verbascum Thapsus

Nashville Breadroot  Pediomelum subacaule  

Nasturtium  

New Jersey Tea   Ceanothus americanus

Nigella  Nigella sativa

Nightshade, Black Solanum nigrum

Oak Tree    Quercus spp.

Oregon Grape,  Mahonia spp.

Orpine, Live forever  Sedum telephioides

Parsley, Curly  Petroselinum crispum

Passionflower (1) (2) (3) Pasiflora incarnata

Peach Leaves  Prunus persica

Pennyroyal  Mentha pulegium

  Peony  Paeonia sp.

Peppermint Mentha piperita

Perilla  Perilla fructescens

Periwinkle Vinca minor  

Persimmons  Diospyros virginiana

Pigweed  Amaranthus albus  

Pine Tree  Pinus spp

Pitcher Plant  Sarracenia spp.

Plantain Plantago major,

Plantain, English Plantago lanceolata

Poison Hemlock Conium macualatum

Poison Ivy Toxicodendron radicans

Poison Oak Toxicodendron pubescens

Pokeweed (1) (2Phytolacca americana  

Poppy  Papauer rhoeas

Prunella, All heal, Woundwort  (1) (2) Prunella Vulgaris

Queen Anne's Lace, Wild carrot  (1) (2) Daucus carota

Rabbit Tobacco   Gnaphalium obtusifolium

Ragweed  Ambrosia trifada

Ragwort Senecio sp  

Raspberry Rubus idaeus  

Rattlesnake Master  Eryngium yuccifolium

Redbud Cercis canadensis

Red Clover (1) (2) Trifolium pratense

Rose Hips, Wild   Rosa multiflora

Rosemary  Rosemary Officinalis

Sage Salvia officinalis

Sang Fern, Rattlesnake Fern Botrychium virginianum

St. John's Wort (1) (2) (3) Hypericum perforatum

Sanicle Sanicula gregana

Sassafras Sassafras albidum

Savory   Satureia spp.

Senna, Wild  Senna marilandica

Sensitive Brier Schrankia microphylla

Sheep Sorrel  Rumex acetosella

Shepherd's Purse  Capsella bursa-pastoris  

Shiitake Mushroom Lentinula edodes

Skullcap , Mad dog  ( 1 ) ( 2 ) Scutellaria lateriflora

Showy Skullcap Scutellaria serrata

Smartweed, Pink Knotweed Polygonum pensylvanicum

Soapwort Saponaria officinalis

Solomon Seal      ( 1 ) ( 2 ) Polygonatum multiflorum

Sow Thistle Sonchus Asper  

Soy   Glycine spp

Spearmint  Mentha spicata  

Speedwell  Veronica arvenis

Spice Bush Lindera benzoin

Spiderwort   Tradescantia virginiana

Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica

Strawberry, Wild Fragaria virginiana    

Sumachs  (1) (2) Rhus sp

Sunflower   Helianthus annuus 

Swamp Milkweed  Ascelpias incarnata

Sweet Cicely    (1) (2) Ozmorhiza claytoni  

Sweet Gum Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweet Majoram   Origanum marjorana

Sweet Woodruff Galium odorata

Sycamore  Platanus occidentalis

Tennessee Coneflower  Echinacea tennesseensis

Tobacco,    (2) Nicotiana spp.

Toothwort  Dentaria multifida

Tree of Heaven   Ailanthus altissima

Trefoil, Sampson's snakeroot  Orbexilum pedunculatum

Trout Lily  Erythronium americanum

Tulip Poplar  Liriodendron tulipifera

Valerian Valeriana officinalis  

Viburnum Viburnum Sp

Virgin's Bower (1) (2) Clematis virginiana

Violet Viola sp.

Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia 

Virginia Mountain Mint    See also  Mountain Mint, Narrow leaf Pyncanthemum virginianum

Vitex, Chaste Berry (1) (2) Vitex agnus-castus

Watercress  Nasturtium officinale  

White Sweet Clover  Melilotus alba

White Vervain Verbena urticifolia  

Wild carrot  Queen Anne's Lace  (2) Daucus carota

Wild Garlic    Allium canadense 

Wild Ginger Asarum canadense

Wild Lettuce  (1) (2) Lactuca sp.  

Wild Onion Allium cernum

Wild Quinine, American Feverfew  Parthenium integrifolium

Wild Rose (1) (2) Rosa sp.    

Wild Yam (1)  (2)    Dioscorea villosa , Dioscorea batatas

Willow   Salix sp. 

Wintercress Barbaria verna

Wood Mint Blephilia Sp.

Wood Sorrel, Yellow Oxalis stricta  

Wormseed, Mexican tea  Chenopodium ambrosioides

Wormwood Artemisia Absinthium

Yarrow  Achillea Millefolium

Yellow Sweet Clover Melilotus officinalis

Yucca Yucca Filamentosa

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