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Common Name Scientific Name Type Light Exposure Soil Moisture Height Bloom Color Blooms From
Balsam Fir Abies balsamea Tree or Shrub Shade To Part Sun Medium 60 feet
Silver Maple Acer saccharinum Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 50 to 80 feet
Common Yarrow Achillea millefolium Forb Full Sun Dry 3 feet White June to August
Sweet Flag Acorus calamus Forb Full Sun Medium 2 feet Yellow June to July
White Baneberry Actea pachypoda Forb Full Shade Medium 2 feet White May to June
Maidenhair Fern Adiantum pedatum Fern Full Shade Dry 1 foot Green May to October
Ohio Buckeye Aesculus glabra Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Shade Medium 20 to 40 feet Green, Yellow April to May
Tall False Foxglove Agalinis aspera Forb Full Sun Medium 2 feet Pink July to September
Slenderleaf False Foxglove Agalinis tenuifolia Forb Full Sun Dry to Medium 1 to 2 feet Pink August to September
Fragrant Hyssop Agastache foeniculum Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 4 feet Purple July to September
White Snakeroot Ageratina altissima Forb Part Sun Medium 2 to 4 feet White July to August
Tall Hairy Agrimony Agrimonia gryposepala Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 5 feet Yellow June to September
Upland Bentgrass Agrostis perennans Grass Full Sun Wet 1 to 2 feet Green July to September
Large-flowered Water Plantain Alisma triviale Forb Full Sun Medium 3 feet White May to September
Nodding Onion Allium cernuum Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Pink June to July
Wild Onion Allium stellatum Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 2 feet Pink July to September
Speckled Alder Alnus incana Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet
Juneberry Amelanchier arborea Tree or Shrub Full Sun Dry 15 feet White May to May
Allegheny Serviceberry Amelanchier laevis Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 30 feet White April to May
Leadplant Amorpha canescens Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 3 feet Purple June to July
False Indigo Amorpha fruticosa Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Full Shade Medium 12 feet Purple May to June
Pearly Everlasting Anaphalis margaritacea Grass Full Sun Dry 1 to 3 feet
Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 6 feet Red, Brown July to September
Canada Anemone Anemone canadensis Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium to Wet 1 to 2 feet White May to July
Thimble Flower Anemone cylindrica Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet White June to July
Tall Thimbleweed Anemone virginiana L. Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 3 feet White , Green , Brown June to August
Rue Anemone Anemonella thalictroides Forb Full Shade Dry to Medium 6 inches Pink May to May
Angelica Angelica atropurpurea Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Medium 7 feet White May to June
Pussytoes Antennaria neglecta Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 4 to 5 feet White May to June
Columbine Aquilegia canadensis Forb Full Sun To Full Shade Dry 3 feet Red May to July
Green Dragon Arisaema dracontium Forb Shade To Part Sun Wet 3 feet Green
Jack in the Pulpit Arisaema triphyllum Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 2 feet Green May to June
Black Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Full Shade Dry to Medium 6 feet White May to June
Beach Wormwood Artemisia caudata Forb Full Sun Dry 2 feet
Prairie Sage Artemisia ludoviciana Forb Full Sun Dry to Medium 2 to 3 feet Green May to October
Wild Ginger Asarum canadense Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry 6 to 12 inches Pink May to June
Showy Milkweed Asclepia speciosa Forb Full Sun Dry to Medium 3 to 4 feet Purple July to August
Marsh Milkweed Asclepias incarnata Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet Pink June to August
Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca Forb Full Sun Dry 3 to 4 feet Pink July to July
Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 2 feet Orange June to August
Whorled Milkweed Asclepias verticillata Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet White June to August
Ebony Spleenwort Asplenium platyneuron Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry to Medium 8 inches Green April to May
Large Leaved Aster Aster macrophylum Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry to Medium 2 feet White August to October
New England Aster Aster novae-angliae Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 4 feet Purple August to October
Aromatic Aster Aster oblongifolius Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Purple September to October
Azure Sky (Blue) Aster Aster oolentangiensis Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 4 feet Blue September to October
Crooked-stemmed Aster Aster prenanthoides Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet Purple September to October
Purple-stemmed Aster Aster puniceus Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 4 feet Blue September to October
Silky Aster Aster sericeus Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Purple September to October
Panicled Aster Aster simplex Forb Full Sun Medium 6 inches White September to October
Canada Milkvetch Astragalus canadensis Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 3 feet White June to July
Ground Plum Astragalus crassicarpus Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 1 foot Purple April to June
Lady Fern Athyrium filix-femina Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 2 feet Green May to October
Narrow Leaved Spleenwort Athyrium pycnocarpon Fern Shade To Part Sun Medium 2 feet Green May to October
White Wild Indigo Baptisia alba Forb Full Sun Dry 4 to 5 feet White June to July
Cream Wild Indigo Baptisia bracteata Forb Full Sun Dry 2 feet Yellow June to July
Downy Wood Mint Blephilia ciliata Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 3 feet Purple June to July
Hairy Wood Mint Blephilia hirsuta Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 3 feet White June to July
Side Oats Grama Bouteloua curtipendula Grass Full Sun Dry 3 feet July to October
Blue Grama Bouteloua gracilis Grass Full Sun Dry 1 foot July to September
Kalm’s Brome Bromus kalmii Grass Full Sun Dry 3 feet Green July to September
Blue-joint Grass Calamagrostis canadensis Grass Full Sun Medium 4 feet August to September
Oklahoma Grasspink Calopogon oklahomensis Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Medium 1 foot Pink June to July
Marsh Marigold Caltha palustris Forb Full Sun To Full Shade Medium 1 to 2 feet Yellow May to June
Tall Bellflower Campanula americana Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 2 to 5 feet Blue June to September
Harebell Campanula rotundifolia Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Purple June to September
Bebbs Sedge Carex bebbii Grass Full Sun Medium 1 foot May to June
Bottlebrush Sedge Carex comosa Grass Full Sun Medium to Wet 2 to 3 feet May to June
Fringed Sedge Carex crinita Grass Full Sun To Full Shade Medium 3 feet
Porcupine Sedge Carex hystericina Grass Full Sun Wet 3 feet
Fringed Sedge Carex lacustris Grass Full Sun To Full Shade Medium 3 feet
Lake Sedge Carex lacustris Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet June to September
Sand Sedge Carex muhlenbergii Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet May to June
Pennsylvania sedge Carex pensylvanica Grass Full Sun To Full Shade Dry 9 inches
Long Beaked Sedge Carex sprengelii Grass Shade To Part Sun Medium 1 to 2 feet
Tussock Sedge Carex stricta Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet June to September
Upright Sedge Carex stricta Lam Grass Full Sun Dry 1 to 3 feet Green, Blue, Orange June to September
Northwest Territory Sedge Carex utriculata Grass Full Sun Wet 3 to 4 feet June to August
Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 2 feet May to June
Hornbeam Carpinus caroliniana Tree or Shrub Shade Dry 30 feet
Blue Cohosh Caulophyllum thalictroides Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry 2 feet Green April to May
New Jersey Tea Ceanothus americanus Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 2 to 3 feet White June to July
Hackberry Celtis occidentalis Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 50 feet
Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 12 feet White June to August
Partridge Pea Chamaecrista fasciculata Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Yellow July to September
Turtlehead Chelone glabra Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet White July to September
Golden Aster Chrysopsis camporum Forb Full Sun Dry 3 feet Yellow June to August
Black Cohosh Cimicifuga racemosa Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet White May to June
Broadleaved Spring Beauty Claytonia caroliniana Forb Part Sun Medium 3 to 8 inches Pink May to May
Spring Beauty Claytonia virginica Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 3 to 8 inches Pink May to May
Virgin’s Bower Clematis virginiana Vine Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 6 to 20 feet White July to August
Coreopsis Coreopsis palmata Forb Full Sun Dry 2 feet Yellow June to August
Red Osier Dogwood Cornus sericea Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Full Shade Dry to Medium 12 feet White May to June
Hazelnut Corylus americana Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 12 feet
Water Pygmyweed Crassula aquatica Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 3 inches Green, White June to September
Hawthorn Crataegus spp. Tree or Shrub Shade To Part Sun Dry 15 feet White May to June
Quebec Hawthorn Crataegus submollis Tree or Shrub Full Sun Dry 20 feet June to September
Umbrella Flatsedge Cyperus diandrus Grass Full Sun Wet 1 to 2 feet Yellow June to August
White Prairie Clover Dalea candidum Forb Full Sun Dry 3 inches White July to August
Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpureum Forb Full Sun Dry 6 inches Purple July to August
Silky Prairie Clover Dalea villosum Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Purple July to August
Prairie Larkspur Delphinium virescens Forb Full Sun Dry 2 to 4 feet White June to August
Hay Scented Fern Dennstasdtia punctilobula Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 1 to 2 feet Green May to October
Showy Tick-Trefoil Desmodium canadense Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 4 to 5 feet Pink July to August
Dutchman’s Breeches Dicentra cucullaria Forb Full Shade Medium 1 foot White May to June
Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle Diervilla lonicera Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Full Shade Dry 4 feet Yellow June to August
Leatherwood Dirca palustris Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 6 feet Yellow April to May
Shooting-Star Dodecatheon meadia Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 1 foot White May to June
Flat Topped Aster Doellingeria umbellata Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 4 feet White August to September
Wood Fern Dryopteris marginalis Fern Shade To Part Sun Medium 1 foot Green May to October
Purple Coneflower Echinacea angustifolia Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 2 feet Purple July to September
Pale Purple Coneflower Echinacea pallida Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 3 feet Purple July to August
Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 3 to 4 feet Purple July to September
Spike Rush Eleocharis acicularis Grass Full Sun Medium 6 inches July to July
Canada Wild Rye Elymus canadensis Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 4 feet August to October
Bottlebrush Grass Elymus hystrix Grass Full Sun To Full Shade Dry 4 feet Green May to June
Quackgrass Elymus repens Grass Full Sun Dry 1 to 3 feet Yellow June to August
Silky Wildrye Elymus villosus Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet August to October
Virginia Wildrye Elymus virginicus Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet August to October
Fire Weed Epilobium angustifolium Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 4 to 6 feet Pink July to August
Variegated Scouringrush Equisetum variegatum Grass Full Sun Dry 6 to 18 inches Green
Sand Lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes Grass Full Sun Dry 2 to 4 feet Orange, Purple June to September
Cotton Grass Eriophorum angustifolium Grass Full Sun Medium 2 feet White May to June
Rattlesnake Master Eryngium yuccifolium Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 3 to 4 feet White July to August
Eastern Wahoo Euonymus atropurpurea Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 12 feet
Joe-Pye Weed Eupatorium maculatum Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 5 to 6 feet Pink August to September
Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet White June to August
Sweet Joe-Pye Weed Eupatorium purpureum Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 5 feet Purple July to August
Flowering Spurge Euphorbia corollata Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 3 feet White July to August
Queen of the Prairie Filipendula rubra Forb Full Sun Medium 5 feet Pink August to August
Wild Strawberry Fragaria virginiana Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 6 inches White May to June
Black Ash Fraxinus nigra Tree or Shrub Full Sun Medium 90 feet
Northern Bedstraw Galium boreale Forb Full Sun Medium 2 feet White June to August
Bottle Gentian Gentiana andrewsii Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 2 feet Blue August to October
Cream Gentian Gentiana flavida Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 2 to 3 feet White September to October
Stiff Gentian Gentianella quinquefolia Forb Full Sun Medium 1 to 2 feet Blue September to October
Wild Geranium Geranium maculatum Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 1 to 2 feet Purple May to June
Prairie Smoke Geum triflorum Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry 1 foot Pink May to June
Honey Locust Gleditsia triacanthos Tree or Shrub Full Sun Dry 50 feet Green
Sweet Everlasting Gnaphalium obtusifolium Forb Full Sun Dry 3 inches White July to September
Longleaf Bluets Hedyotis longifolia Forb Full Sun Dry 6 to 12 inches White June to September
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 6 inches Yellow August to October
Woodland Sunflower Helianthus divaricatus Forb Full Shade Medium 3 to 4 feet Yellow July to October
Showy Sunflower Helianthus laetiflorus Forb Full Sun Dry 3 to 4 feet Yellow August to September
Maximilian Sunflower Helianthus maximiliani Forb Full Sun Dry 4 to 5 feet Yellow August to September
Western Sunflower Helianthus occidentalis Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet Yellow August to September
Oxeye Heliopsis helianthoides Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 3 to 4 feet Yellow July to September
Sharp Lobed Hepatica Hepatica acutiloba Forb Full Shade Dry to Medium 6 inches White May to May
Round Lobed Hepatica Hepatica americana Forb Full Shade Dry to Medium 6 inches White May to May
Mud Plantain Heteranthera Forb Shade To Part Sun Wet 2 to 6 inches Blue, Green June to August
Golden Aster Heterotheca villosa Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Yellow June to August
Alumroot Heuchera richardsonii Forb Full Sun To Full Shade Dry 6 inches Green May to June
Alumroot Heuchera richardsonii Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Green May to June
Sweet Grass Hierochloe odorata Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 2 feet
Virginia Waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 1 to 2 feet Purple May to May
Great St. Johnswort Hypericum pyramidatum Forb Full Sun Dry 3 to 4 feet Yellow July to September
Bottlebrush Grass Hystrix patula Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 inches May to June
Winterberry Ilex verticillata Tree or Shrub Shade To Part Sun Medium 12 feet
Dwarf Crested Iris Iris cristata Forb Part Sun Medium 3 to 8 inches Purple May to June
Blue Flag Iris Iris versicolor Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet Purple June to July
Soft Rush Juncus effusus Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet August to October
Path Rush Juncus tenuis Grass Full Sun Medium 1 foot May to October
Torrey’s Rush Juncus torreyi Grass Full Sun Medium 1 foot May to October
June Grass Koeleria macrantha Grass Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Green May to August
Roundheaded Bushclover Lespedeza capitata Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 4 feet White August to September
Rough Blazingstar Liatris aspera Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 3 to 4 feet Purple August to September
Cylindric Blazingstar Liatris cylindrica Forb Full Sun Dry 2 to 4 feet Purple August to October
Northern Blazing Star Liatris ligulistylis Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet Purple July to September
Dotted Blazingstar Liatris punctata Forb Full Sun Dry 2 to 3 feet Purple August to October
Prairie Blazingstar Liatris pycnostachya Forb Full Sun Medium 4 to 5 feet Purple July to August
Michigan (Turk’s Cap) Lily Lilium michiganense Forb Full Sun Medium 4 feet Orange June to August
Yelloweyed Grass Lindernia dubia Forb Full Sun To Full Shade Wet 4 to 8 inches White , Purple June to September
Yellow Widelip Orchid Liparis loeselii Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry 2 to 12 inches Green, Yellow, White May to July
Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet Red May to September
Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet Blue May to September
Pale-Spike Lobelia Lobelia spicata Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Blue August to September
Wild Lupine Lupinus perennis Forb Full Sun Dry 2 feet Blue May to June
Snowy Wood Rush Luzula nivea Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 feet May to June
Waterhorehound Lycopus L. Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Wet 1 to 3 feet White July to September
Wild Lily-of-the-Valley Maianthemum canadense Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 6 inches White June to July
Ostrich Fern Matteuccia struthiopteris Fern Shade To Part Sun Medium 2 to 6 feet Green
Virginia Bluebells Mertensia virginica Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 2 feet Blue May to June
Monkey Flower Mimulus ringens Forb Full Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet Blue June to July
Variegated Moorgrass Molinia caerulea Grass Full Sun Medium 1 to 2 feet May to October
Wild Bergamot Monarda fistulosa Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 3 to 4 feet Purple July to August
Dotted Mint – Spotted Bee Balm Monarda punctata Forb Full Sun Dry 2 to 3 feet Purple July to September
Water Minerslettuce Montia chamissoi Forb Full Sun Dry 3 to 6 inches White , Pink June to August
American Lotus Nelumbo lutea Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 6 inches Yellow July to September
Sensitive Fern Onoclea sensibilis Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 2 to 4 feet Green May to October
Interrupted Fern Osmunda claytoniana Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 3 feet Green May to October
Royal Fern Osmunda regalis Fern Shade To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet Green May to October
Cinnamon Fern Osmundo cinnamomea Forb Full Shade Medium 3 feet Green May to October
Ironwood Ostrya virginiana Tree or Shrub Shade To Part Sun Dry 30 feet
Scribner’s Panicgrass Panicum oligosanthes Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 foot July to October
Switchgrass Panicum virgatum Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 3 to 6 feet July to October
Smooth Penstemon Penstemon digitalis Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet White June to July
Slender Penstemon Penstemon gracilis Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Pink June to July
Showy Penstemon Penstemon grandiflorus Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Pink June to July
Hairy Penstemon Penstemon hirsutus Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Purple May to June
Blue Phlox Phlox divaricata Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 3 feet Purple May to June
Prairie Phlox Phlox pilosa Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 2 feet Pink June to July
Obedient Plant Physostegia virginiana Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet Pink July to August
Black Spruce Picea mariana Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Full Shade Medium 35 feet
Sandberg Bluegrass Poa secunda J. Presl Grass Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 2 feet Red April to May
May Apple Podophyllum peltatum Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 1 to 2 feet White May to June
Jacob’s Ladder Polemonium reptans Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Blue May to June
Solomon’s Seal Polygonatum biflorum Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry to Medium 1 to 3 feet White May to July
Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides Fern Shade To Part Sun Dry to Medium 2 feet Green May to October
Pickerelweed Pontederia cordata Forb Full Sun Wet 4 feet Purple
Cottonwood Populus deltoides Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 90 feet
Quaking Aspen Populus tremula Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 40 to 100 feet September to October
Variableleaf Pondweed Potamogeton gramineus Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Wet 1 to 2 feet Brown, Green
Prairie Cinquefoil Potentilla arguta Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 3 feet White July to August
Rattlesnake Root Prenanthes alba Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 5 feet Pink, White August to September
American Plum Prunus americana Tree or Shrub Full Sun Medium 20 feet Pink May to May
Eastern Sand Cherry Prunus pumila Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 5 feet White May to June
Black Cherry Prunus serotina Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Full Shade Dry 60 feet
Chokecherry Prunus virginiana Forb Full Sun Dry 25 feet White May to May
Pasque Flower Pulsatilla vulgaris Forb Full Sun Dry 6 to 12 inches White May to May
Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 3 feet White July to September
Swamp White Oak Quercus bicolor Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 50 to 60 feet
Northern Pin Oak Quercus ellipsoidalis Tree or Shrub Full Sun Dry 70 feet Green
Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa Tree or Shrub Shade To Part Sun Dry 65 feet
Yellow Water Buttercup Ranunculus flabellaris Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Wet 2 to 3 feet Yellow April to May
Macoun’s Buttercup Ranunculus macounii Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Wet 1 to 2 feet Yellow June to August
Upright Coneflower Ratibida columnifera Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 3 feet Yellow July to September
Prairie Coneflower Ratibida pinnata Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 4 feet Yellow July to October
Early Wild Rose Rosa blanda Tree or Shrub Full Sun Dry 5 feet Pink June to July
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Yellow June to September
Green-headed Coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 4 to 6 feet Yellow July to September
Sweet Coneflower Rudbeckia subtomentosa Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet Yellow July to August
Thinleaved Coneflower Rudbeckia triloba Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet Yellow July to August
Wild Petunia Ruellia humilis Forb Full Sun Dry to Medium 1 to 2 feet Purple July to September
Arrowhead Sagittaria latifolia Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet White July to August
Bebb Willow Salix bebbiana Tree or Shrub Full Sun Medium 20 feet
Pussy Willow Salix caprea Tree or Shrub Full Sun Medium to Wet 2 feet
Sandbar Willow Salix interior Rowlee Tree or Shrub Full Sun Wet 5 to 10 feet Yellow August to September
Elderberry Sambucus racemosa Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Full Shade Dry to Medium 12 feet White April to June
Bloodroot Sanguinaria canadensis Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry 1 foot White April to May
Maryland Sanicle Sanicula marilandica Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Medium 1 to 4 feet Yellow
Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 3 feet July to September
Hardstem Bulrush Scirpus acutus Grass Full Sun Wet 6 feet Orange August to September
Green Bulrush Scirpus atrovirens Grass Full Sun Medium to Wet 5 feet
Woolgrass Scirpus cyperinus Grass Full Sun Medium 3 to 5 feet
River Bulrush Scirpus fluviatilis Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 6 feet
Three-squared Bulrush Scirpus pungens Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 4 feet
Softstem Bulrush Scirpus validus Grass Full Sun Wet 6 feet
Praire Groundsel Sececio plattensis Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Yellow May to June
Royal Catchfly Silene regia Forb Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet Pink July to August
Compass Plant Silphium laciniatum Forb Full Sun Dry 8 feet Yellow July to August
Cup Plant Silphium perfoliatum Forb Full Sun Dry 10 feet Yellow July to September
Prairie Dock Silphium terebinthinaceum Forb Full Sun Medium 6 to 7 feet Yellow July to August
Prairie Blue-Eyed Grass Sisyrinchium campestre Forb Full Sun Dry 6 inches Blue May to June
False Solomon’s Seal Smilacina racemosa Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 3 feet White May to July
Starry False Solomon Seal Smilacina stellata Forb Full Sun Medium 1 to 2 feet White May to June
Zig Zag Goldenrod Solidago flexicaulis Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry to Medium 3 feet Yellow August to October
Gray Goldenrod Solidago nemoralis Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Yellow August to September
White Upland Aster Solidago ptarmicoides Forb Full Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet White August to September
Riddell’s Goldenrod Solidago riddellii Forb Full Sun Medium 3 to 5 feet Yellow August to September
Rigid Goldenrod Solidago rigida Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 4 to 5 feet Yellow September to October
Showy Goldenrod Solidago speciosa Forb Full Sun Dry 3 to 5 feet Yellow August to September
Indian Grass Sorghastrum nutans Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 5 feet Green July to September
Broadfruit Bur-Reed Sparganium eurycarpum Grass Full Sun To Part Shade Medium to Wet 3 to 6 feet
Prairie Cordgrass Spartina pectinata Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 6 feet
Steeplebush Spiraea tomentosa Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 4 feet Pink August to September
Meadowsweet Spirea alba Forb Full Sun Medium 5 to 6 feet White August to September
Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis Grass Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet August to October
Blue Wood Aster Symphyotrichum cordifolium Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry 3 feet Blue September to October
Heath Aster Symphyotrichum ericoides Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 3 feet White September to October
Heath Aster Symphyotrichum ericoides Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 3 feet White September to October
Smooth Aster Symphyotrichum laeve Forb Full Sun Dry 3 to 4 feet Blue September to October
New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae Forb Full Sun Medium 3 to 6 feet Purple August to September
Tall Meadow Rue Thalictrum dasycarpum Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 4 feet White June to July
Rue Anemone Thalictrum thalictroides Forb Shade To Part Sun Dry 1 to 2 feet Purple April to June
Spiderwort Tradescantia bracteata Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry 2 feet Purple June to August
Rabbitfoot Clover Trifolium arvense Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Dry 4 to 16 inches Pink, White June to September
Showy Trillium Trillium grandiflorum Forb Full Shade Dry to Medium 1 to 2 feet White May to June
Large Flower Bellwort Uvularia grandiflora Forb Full Shade Medium 2 feet Yellow May to May
Edible Valerian Valeriana edulis Forb Full Sun To Part Shade Wet 1 to 4 feet White May to June
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 3 to 4 feet Purple July to September
Hoary Vervain Verbena stricta Forb Full Sun Dry 3 feet Purple June to September
Ironweed Vernonia fasciculata Forb Full Sun Medium 5 feet Purple August to September
Culvers Root Veronicastrum virginicum Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Medium 6 feet White June to August
American High-Bush Cranberry Viburnum trilobum Tree or Shrub Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 16 feet White May to June
Canada Violet Viola candensis Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 1 to 3 feet White May to May
Missouri Violet Viola missouriensis Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 3 to 6 inches Blue May to May
Bird’s Foot Violet Viola pedata Forb Full Sun Dry to Medium 3 to 6 inches Purple May to June
Yellow Violet Viola pubescens Forb Shade To Part Sun Medium 6 to 12 inches Yellow May to May
Heart-leaved Golden Alexander Zizia aptera Forb Full Sun Dry 3 feet Yellow May to June
Golden Alexander Zizia aurea Forb Full Sun To Part Sun Dry to Medium 3 feet Yellow May to July