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H2O:     w=wet;     m=medium;     d=dry      •      LIGHT:     f=full sun;     p=partial sun;     s=shade
LOCATION:     prairie=sun/dry;     meadow=sun/moist;     open=sun;     woods=shade;     edge=part shade/woods edge      PRICES:    plugs $6.00    gallons $12.00

BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME H2O LIGHT COLOR BLOOM HEIGHT LOCATION
Allium cernuum Allium
cernuum
Nodding Onion d–m f–p white/pink jun–oct 1–2′ prairie
Anemone virginiana Anemone
virginiana
Thimble Weed d p white jun–aug 1–3′ edge
Aquilegia canadensis Aquilegia
canadensis
Columbine m–d f–p red/yellow apr–june 1–3′ edge
Arisaema dracontium Arisaema
dracontium
Green Dragon w–m p–sh green may–june 1–3′ woods
Arisaema triphyllum Arisaema
triphyllum
Jack in the Pulpit m–w sh green apr–may 1′ woods
asclepias-incarnata Asclepias
incarnata
Swamp Milkweed w–m f pink june–sep 2–4′ prairie
asclepias-syriaca Asclepias
syriaca
Common Milkweed d f rose jun-aug 3–5′ prairie
asclepias_tuberosa Asclepias
tuberosa
Butterfly Weed d f orange jun–sep 1–2′ prairie
Baptisia_australis Baptisia
australis
Blue Indigo m p violet may–jun 3–5′ edge
Blephilia_hirsuta Blephilia
hirsuta
Hairy Wood Mint m sh purple may–sep 1–3′ woods
Chamaecrista fasciculata Chamaecrista
fasciculata
Partridge Pea d–m f yellow jul–aug 3–4′ prairie
chelone_glabra Chelone
glabra
Turtlehead w–m f–p white jul–sep 1–3′ prairie
Commelina_virginica Commelina
virginica
Virginia Dayflower w–m p–sh blue jul–oct 1–3′ edge
Conoclinium coelestinum Conoclinium
coelestinum
Mist Flower m f–p blue/purp jul–oct 1–3′ prairie
Coreopsis lanceolota Coreopsis
lanceolata
Lance Leaf Coreopsis d f yellow may–aug 1–2′ prairie
Coreopsis_tripteris Coreopsis
tripteris
Tall Coreopsis m–d f yellow jul–sep 4–6′ prairie
delphinium-exaltatum Delphinium
exaltatum
Tall Larkspur m p purple jul–sep 2–6′ edge
echinacea-purpurea Echinacea
purpurea
Purple Coneflower m–d f–p purple jul–sep 3–4′ prairie
eryngium-yuccifolium Eryngium
yuccifolium
Rattlesnake Master m–d f white jul–sep 3–4′ prairie
eupatorium-fistulosum Eutrochium
fistulosus
Joe Pye w–m f pink jul–sep 2–7′ prairie
Eupatorium perfoliatum Eupatorium
perfoliatum
Boneset w–m f–p white aug–sep 2–4′ moist/open
Eutrochium maculatum Eutrochium
maculates
Joe Pye (spotted) w–m f–p purple–red jul–sep 2-7′ meadow
Filipendula rubra Filipendula
rubra
Queen of the Prairie w–m f pink jun 6′ prairie
geranium-maculatum Geranium
maculatum
Wild Geranium m sh purple apr–jun 1–2′ woods
Helenium-autumnale Helenium
autumnale
Sneezeweed w–m f–p yellow aug–oct 2–5′ prairie
helianthus-mollis Helianthus
mollis
Ashy Sunflower d f yellow jul–aug 4–5′ prairie
Helianthus strumosus Helianthus
strumosus
Woodland Sunflower m p-sh yellow jul–oct 3–5′ edge
Heuchera_americana Heuchera
americana
Allum Root d–m p–sh green apr–jun 2–3′ woods
Hibiscus-moscheutos Hibiscus
moscheutos
Rose Mallow (white) w–m f–p white jul–sep 5–7′ prairie
Hydrphyllum appendiculatum Hydrophyllum
appendiculatum
Appendaged Water Leaf m sh purple apr–may 1–2′ woods
Iris cristata Iris
cristata
Dwarf Crested Iris m sh–p purple apr 6–9″ woods
Iris_versicolor Iris
versicolor
Northern Blue Flag w-m f purple may–jun 2–3′ meadow
liatris-aspera Liatris
aspera
Rough Blazingstar m–d f–p purple aug–sep 2–5′ prairie
liatris-spicata Liatris
spicata
Blazingstar w–m f–p purple jul–sep 3–5′ prairie
liatris-squarrosa Liatris
squarrosa
Scaly Blazingstar d f–p purple jul–sep 1–2′ prairie
lobelia-cardinalis Lobelia
cardinalis
Cardinal Flower w f–p red jul–sep 2–4′ prairie
lobelia-syphilitica Lobelia
siphilitica
Great Blue Lobelia w–m f–p blue aug–oct 1–4′ prairie
Mimulus_alatus Mimulus
alatus
Monkey Flower w f purple jun–sep 2–4′ prairie
monarda-fistulosa Monarda
fistulosa
Bergamot m–d f–p pink jul–sep 2–5′ prairie
Oligoneuron ohioensis Oligoneuron
ohioense
Ohio Goldenrod w f-p yellow jul-oct 2-3′ prairie
solidago-riddellii Oligoneuron
riddellii
Riddells Goldenrod w f yellow aug–sep 2–5′ prairie
Solidago rigida Oligoneuron
rigidum
Stiff Goldenrod d f yellow aug–oct 1–5′ prairie
Penstemon_digitalis Penstemon
digitalis
Penstemon m f–p white may–jul 2–3′ prairie
physostegia-virginiana Physostegia
virginiana
Obedient Plant w–m f pink jul–sep 1–4′ prairie
Polemonium_reptans Polemonium
reptans
Greek Valerian m sh purple apr–jun 8–12″ woods
Polygonatum_commutatum Polygonatum
commutatum
Giant Solomons Seal m p–sh white may–jun 5′ woods
Pycnanthemum_incanum Pycnanthemum
incanum
Hoary Mountain Mint m p–sh white summer 1–3′ woods
Pycnanthemum
pilosum
Hairy Mountain Mint d–m f white jul–sep 1–3′ prairie
pycnanthemum-tenuifolium Pycnanthemum
tenuifolium
Thin Leafed Mountain Mint d f–p white summer 2–3′ prairie
Ratibida pinnata Ratibida
pinnata
Grayhead Coneflower d f yellow jun—sep 3—5′ prairie
rudbeckia-fulgida Rudbeckia
fulgida
Orange Coneflower d f—p yellow aug–oct 1—3′ prairie
rudbeckia-hirta Rudbeckia
hirta
Black Eyed Susan m—d f–p yellow jun–sep 1–3′ prairie
Rudbeckia laciniata Rudbeckia
laciniata
Green-headed Coneflower m p–sh yellow jul–sep 2–9′ woods
Silene_regia Silene
regia
Royal Catchfly d f red jun–aug 2–4′ prairie
Silphium
laciniatum
Compass Plant m–d f yellow jun–sep 3–10′ prairie
silphium-perfoliatum Silphium
perfoliatum
Indian Cup w–m f–p yellow jun–sep 3–10′ prairie
silphium-terebinthinaceum Silphium
terebinthinaceum
Prairie Dock m–d f yellow jul–oct 3–10′ prairie
Silphium_trifoliatum Silphium
trifoliatum
Whorled Rosinweed d f yellow jul–sep 3–9′ prairie
Solidago caesia Solidago
caesia
Blue Stem Goldenrod d–m p–sh yellow aug–sep 1–2′ woods
Solidago_flexicaulis Solidago
flexicaulis
Zig-zag Goldenrod m–d p–sh yellow jul–oct 2–3′ edge
Solidago ulmifolia Solidago
ulmifolia
Elm-leaved Goldenrod d p yellow aug–oct 2–5′ edge
stylophorum-diphyllum Stylophorum
diphyllum
Wood Poppy m–d p–sh yellow apr–jun 2–3′ edge
Symphyotrichum novae angliae Symphyotrichum
novae-angliae
New England Aster m-w f-m purple aug-sep 3-6′ prairie
Symphyotrichum shortii Symphyotrichum
shortii
Short’s Aster d-m p-s purple sep-oct 2-3′ open/woods
Thalictrum polygamun Thalictrum
polygamum
Tall Meadow Rue w–m f–p white jul–aug 3–8′ prairie
Tradescantia ohioeneis Tradescantia
ohiensis
Ohio Spiderwort m-w f-p blue apr-jul 1-2′ prairie
Tradescantia subaspera Tradescantia
subaspera
Zigzag Spiderwort m p-sh blue may-aug 1-3 edge
Tradescantia virginiana Tradescantia
virginiana
Virginia Spiderwort m p blue may-aug 30″ edge
Verbena hastata Verbena
hastata
Blue Vervain w–m f–p blue jul–sept 2–4′ prairie
Vernonia_noveboracensis Vernonia
noveboracensis
Ironweed m f purple aug–oct 3–8′ prairie
veronicastrum-virginicum Veronicastrum
virginicum
Culvers Root w–m f–p–sh white jun–aug 2–6′ prairie
zizia-aurea Zizia
aurea
Golden Alexander w–m f–p–sh yellow apr–jun 1–3′ prairie

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