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Native Plants Finder

This Indiana Native Plants Finder contains many Indiana native trees, shrubs, ferns, vines, grasses, and nectar plants found in natural spaces and native gardens. Some of these plants are available for purchase through our native plant sale.

This database was made possible by a collaboration with Indiana Native Plant Society (INPS).

Wildflower
Medium
Spring
Trillium sessile
Red
1
0.5
Part Shade,Shade

Blue Phlox

Wildflower
Medium
Spring
Phlox divaricata
Lavendar
1
0.5
Butterfly/Moth Hummingbird
Part Shade,Shade

Shagbark Hickory

Tree
Medium
Spring
Bare Root Bundle
Carya ovata
Yellow
90
70
Full Sun,Part Shade

Grape honeysuckle

Vine
Medium
Spring,Summer
Lonicera reticulata
Yellow
12
8
Bee Hummingbird
Full Sun,Part Shade

Hackberry

Tree
Medium to Wet
Spring
Celtis occidentalis
Green
60
40
Full Sun,Part Shade

White Oak

Tree
Dry To Medium
Spring
Bare Root Bundle
Quercus alba
Yellow
80
50
Full Sun

Black Oak

Tree
Dry To Medium
Spring
Bare Root Bundle
Quercus velutina
Yellow
60
50
Full Sun

Flowering Dogwood

Tree
Medium
Spring
Bare Root Bundle
Cornus florida
White
30
15
Bee Butterfly/Moth Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Bur Oak

Tree
Dry To Medium
Spring
Bare Root Bundle
Quercus macrocarpa
Yellow
80
60
Full Sun

Soft Rush

Grass/Sedge
Wet
Summer
Wetland
Juncus effusus
Yellow
4
2
Full Sun

American Hazelnut

Shrub
Medium
Spring
Bare Root Bundle
Corylus americana
White/Green
16
10
Full Sun,Part Shade

Common Boneset

Wildflower
Medium to Wet
Summer,Fall
Wetland
Eupatorium perfoliatum
White
6
4
Bee Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Longhair Sedge

Grass/Sedge
Medium to Wet
Summer
Wetland
Carex comosa
Green
3
2
Full Sun,Part Shade

Northern Sea Oats

Grass/Sedge
Medium to Wet
Summer,Fall
Shade
Chasmanthium latifolium
Green
5
2
Full Sun,Part Shade

Hairy Wood Mint

Wildflower
Medium
Summer,Fall
Shade
Blephilia hirsuta
Blue/Purple
3
1
Bee Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Tall Thimbleweed

Wildflower
Dry To Medium
Spring
Shade
Anemone virginiana
White
2
1
Full Sun,Part Shade

Prairie Junegrass

Grass/Sedge
Dry To Medium
Spring
Prairie Grasses
Koeleria pyramidata
Green
2
1
Full Sun

Bicknell’s Sedge

Grass/Sedge
Medium
Spring,Summer
Prairie Grasses
Carex bicknellii
Yellow
3
1
Full Sun,Part Shade

Dutchman’s pipe

Vine
Medium
Spring,Summer
Aristolochia tomentosa
Green
30
20
Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun,Part Shade

Serviceberry

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Bare Root Bundle
Amelanchier laevis
White
25
10
Bee Beetle Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Cross Vine

Vine
Medium
Spring,Summer
Bignonia capreolata
Red
50
35
Butterfly/Moth Hummingbird
Full Sun,Part Shade

Virgin’s Bower

Vine
Medium
Summer,Fall
Clematis virginiana
White
20
12
Bee Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Leatherflower

Vine
Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring,Summer
Clematis viorna
Pink
12
8
Bee Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade

Steeplebush

Shrub
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Spirea tomentosa
Pink
4
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Bracted Oak Sedge

Grass/Sedge
Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Carex cephalophora
Green
1
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Woodland Brome

Grass/Sedge
Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Bromus pubescens
Green
3
1
Part Shade,Shade

Bottlebrush Grass

Grass/Sedge
Medium
Summer
Prairie Grasses,Shade
Elymus hystrix
Green
5
3
Part Shade,Shade

Riverbank Wild Rye

Grass/Sedge
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Elymus riparius
Green
5
3
Part Shade,Shade

Virginia Wild Rye

Grass/Sedge
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Elymus virginicus
Green
3
2
Part Shade,Shade

Canada Wild Rye

Grass/Sedge
Medium
Summer
Prairie Grasses
Elymus canadensis
Green
4
3
Full Sun,Part Shade

Fox Sedge

Grass/Sedge
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring,Summer
Rain Garden,Wetland
Carex vulpinoidea
Green
3
2
Full Sun,Part Shade

Lance-Fruited Oval Sedge

Grass/Sedge
Wet,Medium to Wet
Spring,Summer
Carex scoparia
Green
3
2
Full Sun,Part Shade

Tussock Sedge

Grass/Sedge
Wet,Medium to Wet
Spring,Summer
Carex stricta
Green
2
Full Sun,Part Shade

Little Bluestem

Grass/Sedge
Medium,Dry
Summer,Fall
Prairie,Prairie Grasses
Schizachyrium scoparium
Green
3
2
Full Sun

Indian Grass

Grass/Sedge
Medium,Dry
Summer,Fall
Prairie Grasses
Sorghastrum nutans
Green
6
4
Full Sun

Side-Oats Grama

Grass/Sedge
Dry
Summer,Fall
Prairie Grasses
Bouteloua curtipendula
Green
3
1
Full Sun

Prairie Dropseed

Grass/Sedge
Medium
Summer,Fall
Bird/Butterfly,Pollinator,Prairie,Prairie Grasses,Rain Garden
Sporobolus heterolepsis
Green
3
1
Full Sun

Yellow Fox Sedge

Grass/Sedge
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring,Summer
Carex annectens
Green
3
2
Full Sun

Big Bluestem

Grass/Sedge
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer,Fall
Prairie Grasses
Andropogon gerardii
Green
8
5
Full Sun

Switch Grass

Grass/Sedge
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Prairie Grasses
Panicum virgatum
Green
5
3
Full Sun

Blue-Joint Grass

Grass/Sedge
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Calamagrostis canadensis
Green
4
2
Full Sun

Prairie Cordgrass

Grass/Sedge
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Spartina pectinata
Green
7
4
Full Sun

Pawpaw

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Asimina triloba
Purple
40
10
Beetle Fly
Part Shade,Shade

New Jersey Tea

Shrub
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Ceanothus americanus
White
3
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Winged Sumac

Shrub
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Rhus copallinum
Green
15
7
Bee Beetle Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Fragrant Sumac

Shrub
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Rhus aromatica
Yellow
6
2
Bee Beetle Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Prairie Willow

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Salix humilis
Green
8
2
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Witch Hazel

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Fall
Hamamelis virginiana
Yellow
20
15
Bee Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade

Roughleaf Dogwood

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Cornus drummondii
White
15
6
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade

Grey Dogwood

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Bare Root Bundle
Cornus racemosa
White
15
6
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade

Ninebark

Shrub
Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring,Summer
Physocarpus opulifolius
White
8
5
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun,Part Shade

Buttonbush

Shrub
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Bare Root Bundle
Cephalanthus occidentalis
White
12
6
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Shrubby Cinquefoil

Shrub
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Potentilla fruticosa
Yellow
4
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun,Part Shade

Highbush Blueberry

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Vaccinium corymbosum
White
15
3
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun,Part Shade

Black Chokeberry

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Aronia melanocarpa
White
4
2
Bee Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade

Pagoda Dogwood

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring,Summer
Cornus alternifolia
White
25
15
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade

Silky Dogwood

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Bare Root Bundle
Cornus amomum
White
12
6
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade

Nannyberry

Shrub
Wet,Medium to Wet
Spring,Summer
Viburnum lentago
White
18
8
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Elderberry

Shrub
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Bare Root Bundle
Sambucus nigra
Blue
20
8
Bee Beetle Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade

Indigo Bush

Shrub
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Amorpha fruticosa
Purple
16
4
Bee Beetle
Full Sun,Part Shade

Leadplant

Shrub
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Amorpha canescens
Purple
3
1
Bee
Full Sun

Meadowsweet

Shrub
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Spirea alba
White
6
2
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Red Maple

Tree
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Acer rubrum
Yellow
95
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Black Cherry

Tree
Medium
Spring
Bare Root Bundle
Prunus serotina
White
80
50
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Ohio Buckeye

Tree
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Aesculus glabra
Yellow
35
Bee Hummingbird
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

American Basswood

Tree
Medium
Summer
Tilia americana
White
95
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Sugar Maple

Tree
Medium
Spring
Acer saccharum
Yellow
100
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Persimmon

Tree
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Diospyros virginiana
White
60
Bee Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade

Tulip Tree

Tree
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Liriodendron tulipifera
Yellow
100
70
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade

Devil’s Walking Stick

Tree
Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Aralia spinosa
White
20
10
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Black Willow

Tree
Wet,Medium to Wet
Spring
Salix nigra
Green
60
30
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Green Hawthorn

Tree
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Crataegus viridis
White
35
20
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Maple Leaf Viburnum

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Viburnum acerifolium
White
6
4
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Arrowwood Viburnum

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Viburnum dentatum
White
9
3
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Redbud

Shrub
Medium
Spring
Cercis canadensis
Pink
30
20
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Coralberry

Shrub
Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Symphoricarpos orbiculatus
White
6
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Winterberry

Shrub
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Bare Root Bundle
Ilex verticillata
White
15
6
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Smooth Hydrangea

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring,Summer
Hydrangea arborescens
White
5
3
Bee Beetle Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Spicebush

Shrub
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Bare Root Bundle
Lindera benzoin
Yellow
12
6
Butterfly/Moth Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Golden Alexanders

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring,Summer
Pollinator,Shade
Zizia aurea
Yellow
4
2
Bee Beetle Fly
Full Sun

Tall Ironweed

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Vernonia altissima
Purple
9
4
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Cup Plant

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Silphium perfoliatum
Yellow
9
5
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Sullivant’s Milkweed

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Asclepias sullivantii
Pink
4
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Smooth Ironweed

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Vernonia fasciculata
Purple
6
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Prairie Sundrops

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Oenothera pilosella
Yellow
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Wild Senna

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Cassia hebecarpa
Yellow
5
3
Bee Beetle
Full Sun

Blue False Indigo

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Baptisia australis
Blue
4
2
Bee
Full Sun

Tickseed Sunflower

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer,Fall
Bidens aristosa
Yellow
4
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Spotted Joe-Pye Weed

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Fall
Eupatorium maculatum
Pink
6
4
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Queen of the Prairie

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Filipendula rubra
Pink
7
4
Bee Beetle Fly
Full Sun

Sweet Flag

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Spring
Acorus americanus
Green
3
2
Beetle
Full Sun

Swamp Rose Mallow

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Hibiscus moschuetos
White/Pink
6
3
Bee
Full Sun

Monkeyflower

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Mimulus ringens
Lavender
4
2
Bee
Full Sun

Arrow Arum

Wildflower
Wet
Summer
Peltandra virginica
Green
3
2
Fly
Full Sun

Common Arrowhead

Wildflower
Wet
Spring
Sagittaria latifolia
White
3
1
Bee
Full Sun

False Sunflower

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Heliopsis helianthoides
Yellow
5
3
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Foxglove Penstemon

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Bird/Butterfly
Penstemon digitalis
White
3
2
Bee
Full Sun

Yellow Coneflower

Wildflower
Medium
Summer
Prairie
Ratibida pinnata
Yellow
5
3
Bee Beetle Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Royal Catchfly

Wildflower
Medium
Summer
Silene regia
Red
4
2
Bee Hummingbird
Full Sun

Blue-Eyed Grass

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring,Summer
Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Blue
2
1
Bee Fly
Full Sun

White Blue-Eyed Grass

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring,Summer
Sisyrinchium albidum
Blue
2
1
Bee
Full Sun

Alumroot

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Heuchera americana
White/Green
2
1
Bee
Full Sun

Dense Blazing Star

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Rain Garden,Wetland
Liatris spicata
Purple
5
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Marsh Milkweed

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Rain Garden,Wetland
Asclepias incarnata
Pink
4
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Ohio Goldenrod

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Fall
Solidago ohioensis
Yellow
3
2
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Riddell’s Goldenrod

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Fall
Rain Garden,Wetland
Oligoneuron riddellii
Yellow
4
2
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Common Mountain Mint

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Pycnanthemum virginianum
White
2
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Obedient Plant

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Physostegia virginiana
Pink
4
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth Hummingbird
Full Sun

Autumn Sneezeweed

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Fall
Helenium autumnale
Yellow
5
3
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Blue Flag Iris

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring,Summer
Rain Garden,Wetland
Iris virginica
Blue
3
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Shining Aster

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Fall
Aster firmus
Lavender
4
3
Bee Beetle
Full Sun

Flat-Topped Aster

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Fall
Aster umbellatus
White
5
3
Bee Beetle
Full Sun

Bottle Gentian

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Fall
Gentiana andrewsii
Blue
2
1
Bee
Full Sun

Blue Vervain

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Verbena hastata
Blue
5
3
Bee
Full Sun

False Aster

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Boltonia latisquama
White
6
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Western Sunflower

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Helianthus occidentalis
Yellow
3
2
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Showy Sunflower

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Helianthus rigidus
Yellow
5
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Purple Prairie Clover

Wildflower
Medium,Dry
Summer
Pollinator
Dalea purpurea
Purple
2
1
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Butterflyweed

Wildflower
Medium,Dry
Summer
Bird/Butterfly,Prairie
Asclepias tuberosa
Orange
2
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Whorled Milkweed

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Asclepias verticillata
White
2
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Sky-Blue Aster

Wildflower
Medium,Dry
Fall
Pollinator
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
Blue
2
1
Bee Beetle
Full Sun

Prairie Cinquefoil

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Potentilla arguta
Sulfur
3
2
Bee
Full Sun

Cream False Indigo

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Baptisia leucophaea
Cream
1
Bee
Full Sun

Lance-Leaf Coreopsis

Wildflower
Dry
Spring,Summer
Bird/Butterfly
Coreopsis lanceolata
Yellow
2
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Wrinkled Goldenrod

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Fall
Solidago rugosa
Yellow
3
2
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

New England Aster

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Fall
Bird/Butterfly,Prairie
Symphyotrichum angliae
Purple
5
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Brown-Eyed Susan

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer,Fall
Bird/Butterfly
Rudbeckia triloba
Yellow
3
2
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Prairie Blazing Star

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Liatris pycnostachya
Purple
5
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Orange Coneflower

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer,Fall
Prairie,Rain Garden
Rudbeckia fulgida
Gold
3
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Sweet Black-Eyed Susan

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer,Fall
Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Yellow
5
3
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Tall Coreopsis

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Coreopsis tripteris
Yellow
8
6
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Wild Quinine

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Parthenium integrifolium
White
3
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Culver’s Root

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Rain Garden
Veronicastrum virginicum
White
6
3
Bee Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Prairie Dock

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Silphium terebinthinaceum
Yellow
10
5
Bee Beetle Hummingbird
Full Sun

Blue Mist Flower

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Fall
Eupatorium coelestinum
Blue
2
1
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Bergamot

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry
Summer
Pollinator,Prairie
Monarda fistulosa
Blue
4
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth Wasp
Full Sun

Spiderwort

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry
Spring,Summer
Pollinator,Prairie,Shade
Tradescantia ohiensis
Blue
3
2
Bee Fly
Full Sun

Showy Goldenrod

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry
Fall
Bird/Butterfly
Solidago speciosa
Yellow
3
1
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Narrow-Leaf Mountain Mint

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
White
2
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Rosinweed

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Silphium integrifolium
Yellow
6
3
Bee Beetle Fly
Full Sun

Compass Plant

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Silphium laciniatum
Yellow
8
5
Bee Beetle Fly
Full Sun

Common Milkweed

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry
Summer
Pollinator
Asclepias syriaca
Pink
5
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Pale Purple Coneflower

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring,Summer
Echinacea pallida
Lavender
4
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Purple Coneflower

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry
Summer
Bird/Butterfly,Pollinator,Prairie,Rain Garden
Echinacea purpurea
Purple
4
3
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun

Smooth Aster

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Fall
Aster laevis
Blue
5
3
Bee Beetle
Full Sun

Hairy Penstemon

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring,Summer
Penstemon hirsutus
Purple
2
1
Bee
Full Sun

White False Indigo

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Baptisia leucantha
White
4
3
Bee
Full Sun

Heath Aster

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Fall
Aster ericoides
White
2
1
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Gray Goldenrod

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Fall
Solidago nemoralis
Yellow
2
1
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Early Goldenrod

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Solidago juncea
Yellow
2
1
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Rough Blazing Star

Wildflower
Medium,Dry
Summer,Fall
Bird/Butterfly
Liatris aspera
Purple
3
1
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Downy Sunflower

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Helianthus mollis
Yellow
4
2
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Savanna Blazing Star

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Liatris scariosa
Purple
3
2
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun

Plains Coreopsis

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Summer
Coreopsis palmata
Yellow
2
1
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Black-eyed Susan

Wildflower
Medium,Dry
Summer
Rudbeckia hirta
Yellow
3
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Tall Boneset

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Fall
Eupatorium altissimum
White
4
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade

Birdsfoot violet

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Viola pedata
Purple
<1
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun,Part Shade

Nodding Wild Onion

Wildflower
Medium,Dry
Summer
Prairie
Allium cernuum
Pink
2
1
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade

Lupine

Wildflower
Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Lupinus perennis
Blue
2
1
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade

Garden Phlox

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Phlox paniculata
Pink/Purple
4
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun,Part Shade

Great Blue Lobelia

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Wetland
Lobelia siphilitica
Blue
3
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade

Fringed Loosestrife

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Lysimachia ciliata
Yellow
4
1
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade

Prairie Loosestrife

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Lysimachia quadriflora
Yellow
3
1
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade

Goat’s Beard

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Aruncus dioicus
White
6
4
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun,Part Shade

Blue star

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Amsonia tabernaemontana
Blue
3
2
Bee Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade

American bellflower

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Campanulastrum americanum
Blue
6
3
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun,Part Shade

Smooth Penstemon

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring,Summer
Penstemon calycosus
Purple
3
2
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade

Woodland Sunflower

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Helianthus divaricatus
Yellow
6
2
Bee Beetle Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade

Cardinal Flower

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Lobelia cardinalis
Red
3
1
Bee Hummingbird
Full Sun,Part Shade

White Turtlehead

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Chelone glabra
White
4
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun,Part Shade

Pink Turtlehead

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Summer
Chelone obliqua
Pink
4
2
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Full Sun,Part Shade

Swamp Aster

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Fall
Rain Garden,Wetland
Symphyotrichum puniceum
Blue
6
3
Bee Beetle
Full Sun,Part Shade

Hollow Joe-Pye Weed

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Fall
Eupatorium fistulosum
Pink
9
4
Bee Beetle
Full Sun,Part Shade

Rattlesnake Master

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry
Summer,Fall
Eryngium yuccifolium
White
4
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Stiff Goldenrod

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry
Fall
Pollinator
Oligoneuron rigidum
Yellow
5
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Full Sun

Hepatica

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Hepatica nobilis
Purple
<1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Bloodroot

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Sanguinaria canadensis
White
<1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Celandine Poppy

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Stylophorum diphyllum
Yellow
2
1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Shooting Star

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Dodecatheon meadia
White/Pink
2
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth
Part Shade,Shade

Mayapple

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Podophyllum peltatum
White
2
1
Bee
Part Shade,Shade

Late Boneset

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium
Fall
Eupatorium serotinum
White
6
3
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly Wasp
Part Shade,Shade

Wild Geranium

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Geranium maculatum
Lavender
1
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Great Waterleaf

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum
Lavender
2
1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Solomon’s Plume

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Smilacina racemosa
White
3
2
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Wild Sweet William

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Phlox divaricata
Blue/Purple
<1
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Heart-Leaved Blue Wood Aster

Wildflower
Medium
Fall
Shade
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Blue
3
1
Bee Beetle
Part Shade,Shade

Solomon’s seal

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Polygonatum biflorum
White
3
1
Bee Hummingbird
Part Shade,Shade

Blue Cohosh

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Caulophyllum thalictroides
Green
4
2
Bee Beetle Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Fernleaf Phacelia

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Phacelia bipinnatifida
Purple
2
1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Jacob’s Ladder

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Polemonium reptans
Blue/Purple
3
1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Virginia Bluebells

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Mertensia virginica
Blue
2
1
Bee
Part Shade,Shade

Indian Pink

Wildflower
Medium
Summer
Spigelia marilandica
Red/Yellow
2
1
Hummingbird
Part Shade,Shade

Blue-Eyed Mary

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Spring
Collinsia verna
Blue
<1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Large-flowered Trillium

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Trillium grandiflorum
White
2
1
Bee
Shade

Short’s Aster

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium
Fall
Aster shortii
Purple
3
2
Bee Beetle
Shade

Calico Aster

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Fall
Aster lateriflorus
White
3
1
Bee Beetle Fly Wasp
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Columbine

Wildflower
Medium,Dry
Spring
Bird/Butterfly,Pollinator,Shade
Aquilegia canadensis
Red/Yellow
3
1
Bee Beetle Hummingbird
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Wild Ginger

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Asarum canadense
Maroon
<1
Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Rue Anemone

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Anemonella thalictroides
White
<1
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Downy Skullcap

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Summer
Scutellaria incana
Blue
3
2
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Heart-leaved Golden Ragwort

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Spring
Packera aurea
Yellow
2
1
Bee Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Wild Stonecrop

Wildflower
Medium
Spring
Sedum ternatum
White
3"
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Spring Cress

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Spring
Cardamine bulbosa
White
<1
Bee Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Spring Beauty

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Spring
Claytonia virginica
Pink
<1
Bee Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Marsh Marigold

Wildflower
Wet,Medium to Wet
Spring
Caltha palustris
Yellow
2
1
Bee Fly
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Lizard’s Tail

Wildflower
Wet
Summer
Saururus cernuus
White
2
1
Bee
Full Sun,Part Shade,Shade

Harbinger of Spring

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Erigenia bulbosa
White
<1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

White Trout Lily

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Erythronium albidum
White
<1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Yellow Trout Lily

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Erythroniun americanum
Yellow
<1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

White Snakeroot

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Fall
Eupatorium rugosum
White
4
2
Bee Beetle Wasp
Part Shade,Shade

Blue-Stemmed Goldenrod

Wildflower
Medium,Dry
Fall
Shade
Solidago caesia
Yellow
3
1
Bee Beetle Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Zigzag Goldenrod

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Fall
Solidago flexicaulis
Yellow
3
1
Bee Beetle Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Cut-Leaved Toothwort

Wildflower
Medium,Dry to Medium,Dry
Spring
Cardamine concatenata
Pink
<1
Bee Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Sweet Joe-Pye Weed

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium
Summer
Shade
Eupatorium purpureum
Pink
6
4
Bee Beetle Butterfly/Moth Fly
Part Shade,Shade

Dwarf Larkspur

Wildflower
Medium to Wet,Medium,Dry to Medium
Spring
Delphinium tricorne
Purple
<1
Bee Butterfly/Moth Fly
Part Shade,Shade
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