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plant, as well as on the spectacular purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea).
Missouri Botanical GardenSave to IdeabookEmail Photo Lead Plant Native from the Midwest down to Texas Out here in prairie country, you know the land is healthy when you
Lead Plant Native from the Midwest down to Texas Out here in prairie country, you know the land is healthy when you
spectacular purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea).
Lead Plant Native from the Midwest down to Texas Out here in prairie country, you know
Lead Plant Native from the Midwest down to Texas Caterpillar Food Out here in prairie country, you know the land is healthy when you see lead plant (Amorpha canescens). More like a small shrub, at about 2 feet tall and wide, it’s a
“like the purple and silver combo along with interesting textures” — ngadmer
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There used to be all kinds of prairies in the U.S.: inland, lowland, sand and even some on the Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida. There are prairie plants for almost any type of environment, from wet to dry. You can go all out with a diverse
Urban and Suburban Meadows. Prairie plants are low maintenance when properly sited, and once established feed all kinds of beneficial pollinating insects, improve soil fertility and restore a bit of what was once here for lots of species that still depend on native prairie plant communities. Each small
small garden landscape, when connected, becomes a prairie corridor for wonder and for life you maybe didn't know was there until you welcomed it back home.More: 3 Ways Native Plants Make Gardening So Much Better
“Grasses” — ams15
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Blazingstar; Meadow, Prairie or Rough Blazingstar (Liatris spp).
Liatris Blazing star, Meadow, Prairie, or Rough Blazing Star
Benjamin Vogt / Monarch GardensSave to IdeabookEmail Photo Botanical name: Liatris spp Common name: Blazingstar; Meadow, Prairie or Rough Blazingstar USDA zones: 3 to 8, except L. ligulistylis, which is 3 to 6 (find your zone) Water requirement: L. pycnostachya and L. ligulistylis
Looking for an accent (along fence on West side between the Yellow Lillies), Liatris or Blazingstar is one of the most unique native Prairie Perennial (zone 3-8). Full sun to some shade, mature 3 to 4 feet tall and 1 foot wide, attracts birds, butterflies, bees by the dozens, flowers from
Botanical name: Liatris spp Common name: Blazingstar; Meadow, Prairie or Rough Blazingstar USDA zones: 3 to 8, except L. ligulistylis, which is 3 to 6 (find your zone) Water requirement: L. pycnostachya and L. ligulistylis
“amazing beauty” — Kurt Jacobsen
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Blue Grama Grass (Bouteloua gracilis) Native to the prairies yet found in almost all of the states west of the Mississippi River
Blue Grama Grass (Bouteloua gracilis) Native to the prairies yet found in almost all of the states west of the Mississippi River Growing
Blue Grama Grass (Bouteloua gracilis) Native to the prairies yet found in almost all of the states west of the Mississippi River Growing 6 to 12 inches tall, blue grama is great as a lawn alternative that slowly
Blue Grama Grass(Bouteloua gracilis)Native to the prairies yet found in almost all of the states west of the Mississippi RiverGrowing 6 to 12 inches tall, blue grama is great as a lawn alternative that slowly spreads by rhizomes and seed (you can even mow it). Blue grama has a dense root system that’s
“Liked the "meadow" look.” — mhibbard60
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'Prairie Jewel' has fantastically bright leaves in early spring. The yellow turns a creamy white in summer.
'Prairie Jewel' has fantastically bright leaves in early spring. The yellow turns a creamy white in summer.Not pictured but also with white blooms is E. perfoliatum, or boneset. It's very cold hardy (zones 3 to 8) and likes a richer, moister soil in full to partial sun. It reaches 3 to 4 feet tall and
and wide — it's a solid clumper like all the previously mentioned Eupatorium. It's found all over the Central, Northern and Southern Plains, and prairie settlers once believed the leaves could help set fractured bones.
“'Prairie Jewel' has fantastically bright leaves in early spring. The yellow turns a creamy white in” — queenjean207
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Great Lakes October
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Prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) sets off the native smooth aster (Symphyotrichum laeve 'Bluebird') here, with the annual sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima) at their feet.
Prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) sets off the native
prairie dropseed, smooth aster and sweet alyssum in order tall to short
Great fall color can be found lower to the ground. Native prairie grasses reach their peak in shades of red, yellow, purple or orange in October. Prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) sets off the native smooth aster (Symphyotrichum laeve 'Bluebird') here, with the annual sweet alyssum (Lobularia
“P” — azn3angel3
Barbara Pintozzi
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Helianthus maximiiani blooming in a prairie in September, by Barbara Pintozzi
Asters aren't the only native prairie plants to shine in September. All the prairie grasses — such as Indian grass (Sorgastrum nutans), seen growing here with prairie sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani) — turn vibrant colors.
“Indian grass” — debauchee
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Prairie; mowed path. Might not work for us because has potential to look too messy, but nice.
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Prairie path...prairie garden
“plants” — lauramcdonagh
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