Prairie Grassland (Sun)

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Flowers

Allium cernuum

Nodding onion

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Blue star willow

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly weed

Baptisia australis

FFalse blue indigo

Coreopsis tripteris

Tall coreopsis

Dodecatheon meadia

Shooting star

Echinacea pallida

Pale-purple coneflower

Eutrochium (Eupatorium) fistulosus 

Hollow joe-pye weed

Helenium autumnale

Sneezeweed

Helianthus occidentalis

Western sunflower

Heliopsis helianthoides

False sunflower

Liatris pycnostachya

Prarie blazing star

Liatris spicata

Dense blazing star

Monarda fistulosa

Wild bergamot

Oligoneuron rigidum

Stiff goldenrod

Penstemon hirsutus

Hairy foxglove

Physostegia virginiana

Obedient plant

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Mountain mint

Ratibida pinnata

Yellow coneflower

Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa

Showy black-eyed susan

Rudbeckia hirta

Black-eyed susan

Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Sweet black-eyed susan

Rudbeckia triloba

Brown-eyed susan

Solidago sphacelata

Autumn goldenrod

Silphium integrifolium

Rosinweed

Silphium laciniatum

Compass plant

Silphium terebinthinaceum

Prairie dock

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

New England aster

Vernonia gigantea ssp. gigantea

IIronweed

Veronicastrum virginicum

Culver’s root

Grasses

Andropogon gerardii

Big bluestem

Bouteloua curtipendula

Sideoats gramma

Panicum virgatum

Switch grass

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little bluestem 

Sorghastrum nutans

Indian grass

Sporobolus heterolepsis

Prairie dropseed

Shrubs

Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey tea

Rhus copallinum

Winged sumac