March Flower Records
Hamilton and Brantford Areas, Canada
Updated to March 31, 2017



Following are records of 39 wild or naturalized plant species and
33 cultivated species seen blooming in March during the last 19 years
in the Hamilton/Brantford areas.


English Name Latin Name French Name
Alder, European * (S)Alnus glutinosaAulne glutineux
Alder, Speckled(S)Alnus incanaAulne rugueux
Aspen, Large-Toothed (T)Populus grandidentataPeuplier à grandes dents
Aspen, Trembling (T)Populus tremuloidesPeuplier faux-tremble
Bittercress, Hairy *Cardamine hirsuta Cardamine hérissée
BloodrootSanguinaria canadensisSanguinaire du Canada
Celandine, Lesser *Ranunculus ficariaRenoncule ficaire
Chickweed, Common * Stellaria mediaStellaire moyenne
Coltsfoot *Tussilago farfaraTussilage pas d'âne
Dandelion, Common *Taraxacum officinalePissenlit officinal
Dandelion, Red-Seeded *Taraxacum erythrospermumPissenlit à graines rouges
Dead-Nettle, Purple *Lamium purpureumLamier pourpre
Elm, American (T)Ulmus americanaOrme d'Amérique
Groundsel, Common * Senecio vulgarisSéneçon vulgaire
Hazel, American (S)Corylus americanaNoisetier d'Amérique
Hazel, Beaked (S)Corylus cornutaNoisetier à long bec
Henbit *Lamium amplexicauleLamier amplexicaule
Hepatica, Round-Lobed Anemone americanaAnémone d'Amérique
Hepatica, Sharp-LobedAnemone acutilobaAnémone à lobes aigus
Hyacinth, Grape *Muscari botryoidesMuscari botryde
Johnny Jump-Up *Viola tricolorViolette tricolore
Maple, Red (T)Acer rubrumÉrable rouge
Maple, Silver (T)Acer saccharinumÉrable argentÉ
Maple, Sugar (T)Acer saccharumÉrable à sucre
Pennycress, Field *Thlaspi arvenseTabouret des champs
Periwinkle *Vinca minorPetite pervenche
Scilla * Scilla sibericaScille de Sibérie
Shepherd's Purse *Capsella bursa-pastorisBourse-à-pasteur
Skunk CabbageSymplocarpus foetidusSymplocarpe fétide
Speedwell, Corn *Veronica arvensisVéronique des champs
Speedwell, Persian *Veronica persicaVéronique de perse
Speedwell, Slender *Veronica filiformisVéronique filiforme
Speedwell, Wayside *Veronica politaVéronique luisante
Spring Beauty, Narrow-leavedClaytonia virginicaClaytonie de Virginie
Storksbill *Erodium cicutariumÉrodium cicutaire
Violet, CommonViola sororiaViolette parente
Whitlow Grass *Draba vernaDrave printanière
Willow, Pussy (S)Salix discolorSaule discolore
WoodrushLuzula multifloraLuzule multiflore

Cultivated Plants

Blue-eyed Mary *Omphalodes vernaPetite bourrache
Christmas Rose * (Red Hellebore)Helleborus atrorubensHellebore àfleurs pourpre
Cornel, Japanese *Cornus officinalisCornouiller officinal
Crocus *Crocus sppCrocus
Daffodil *Narcissus sspNarcissus
Dogwood, Cornelian Cherry *Cornus masCornouiller mâle
Forsythia *Forsythia sppForsythia
Forsythia, White *Forsythia blancForsythia blanc
Ginger, EuropeanAsarum europaeusAsaret d'Europe
Iris, Netted *Iris reticulataIris réticulé
PansyViola x wittrockianaPensée sauvage
Scilla * (White)Scilla mischtshenkoanaScille
Snowdrops *Galanthus nivalisPerce-neige
Viburnum, Dwarf Fragrant *Viburnum farreri 'Nanum'Viorne odorant naine
Viburnum, Fragrant 'Album' *Viburnum farreri 'Album'Viorne de farrer
Viburnum, Fragrant *Viburnum farreriViorne odorante
Winter Aconite *Eranthus hyemalisAconit d'hiver
Witch Hazel, 'Agnes;Hamamelis × intermedia 'Agnes'Noisetier de sorcière 'Agnes'
Witch Hazel, 'Arnold's Promice' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold's Promise'Noisetier de sorcière 'Arnold's Promice'
Witch Hazel, 'Aurora' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aurora'Noisetier de sorcière 'Aurora'
Witch Hazel, 'Brandis' *Hamamelis × intermedia 'Brandis' Noisetier de sorcière 'Brandis'
Witch Hazel, 'Cyrille'*Hamamelis x intermedia 'Cyrille'Noisetier de sorcière 'Cyrille'
Witch Hazel, 'Goldcrest' *Hamamelis mollis 'Goldcrest'Hamamélis de chine 'Goldcrest'
Witch Hazel, 'Jelena' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Jelena'Noisetier de sorcière 'Jelena'
Witch Hazel, 'Magic Fire' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Magic Fire'Noisetier de sorcière 'Magic Fire'
Witch Hazel, 'Orange Beauty' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Orange Beauty'Noisetier de sorcière 'Orange Beauty'
Witch Hazel, 'Pallida'*Hamamelis molis 'Pallida'Noisetier de sorcière 'Pallida'
Witch Hazel, 'Primavera' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Primarvera'Hamamelis intermédiaire'Primarva'
Witch Hazel, 'Ruby Glow' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Ruby Glow'Noisetier de sorcière 'Ruby Glow'
Witch Hazel, 'Westerstede'*Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede'Noisetier de sorcière 'Westerstede'
Witch Hazel, 'Winter Dawn'*Hamamelis x intermedia 'Winter Dawn'Noisetier de sorcière 'Winter Dawn'
Witch Hazel, Chinese *Hamamelis 'Brevipetala'Hamamélis de chine 'Brevipetala'
Witch Hazel, Vernal * (Ozark)Hamamelis vernalisHamamélis Printanier


Dean A. Gugler
Amateur Naturalist

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