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PlantKitScientific Name
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Blue Wild Indigo - 2Prairie WildflowerBaptisia australis1.5-2 feet1.5-2 feetMay-JuneBlueFull Sun to Part ShadeDry to MediumBaptisia australis var. minor - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Broad-Leaved Purple Coneflower
Prairie WildflowerEchinacea purpurea2-5 feet1.5 - 2 feetJune-AugPurplish pinkFull Sun to Part ShadeDry to Mediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c580
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Butterfly Milkweed Prairie WildflowerAsclepias tuberosa1-2.5 feet1-1.5 feetJune-AugOrangeFull SunDry to MediumAsclepias tuberosa - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Foxglove BeardtonguePrairie WildflowerPenstemon digitalis3-5 feet1.5 - 2 feetApril-JuneWhiteFull SunDry to Mediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=g590
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Little BluestemPrairie WildflowerSchizachyrium scoparium2-4 feet1.5-2 feetAug-FebPurplish BronzeFull SunDry to Mediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=f510
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Sand CoreopsisPrairie WildflowerCoreopsis lanceolata1-2.5 feetApril-JuneYellowFull Sun to Part ShadeCoreopsis lanceolata (Lanceleaf coreopsis) | Native Plants of North America (wildflower.org)
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Purple Prairie CloverPraire WildflowerDalea purpurea1-3 feet1-1.5 feetJune-AugRose/PurpleFull SunMediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=j970
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Rough Blazing StarPraire WildflowerLiatris aspera2-3 feet1-1.5 feetAug-OctPurpleFull SunDry to MediumLiatris aspera - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Showy Black-Eyed SusanPraire WildflowerRudbeckia fulgida2-3 feet2-2.5 feetJune-OctOrange/YellowFull SunDry to Mediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=g630
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Smooth Blue Aster - 3Praire WildflowerSymphotrichum laeve2-4 feet1-2 feetSept-OctViolet to purple rays and yellow centersFull sunDry to MediumSymphyotrichum laeve - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Stiff GoldenrodPraire WildflowerOligoneuron rigidum1-5 feetJuly-OctYellowFull Sun to Part ShadeDry to mediumOligoneuron rigidum var. rigidum (Stiff goldenrod) | Native Plants of North America (wildflower.org)
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Big-leaved AsterShadeEurybia macrophylla1-3 feetJuly-OctWhite, Blue, PurpleFull Sun to Part ShadeDry to MediumEurybia macrophylla (Bigleaf aster) | Native Plants of North America (wildflower.org)
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Blue MistflowerShadeConoclinium coelestinum1-3 feetJuly - OctBlue/PurpleFull Sun to Part ShadeMedium Conoclinium coelestinum (Blue mistflower) | Native Plants of North America (wildflower.org)
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Bottlebrush GrassShadeHystrix patula2.5-3 feet1-1.5 feetSept-OctGreen maturing to brownFull Sun to Part ShadeDry to Mediumhttp://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=k610
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Heart-Leaved AsterShade
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
2-5 feet1.5-2 feetAug-SeptPale Blue to Rich Blue with Yellow centerFull Sun to Part ShadeDry to Mediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a788
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Rough GoldenrodShadeSolidago rugosa3-5 feet
1.5-2.5 feet
Aug-OctYellowFull SunMedium to WetSolidago rugosa - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Spreading Oval SedgeShadeCarex normalis2-3 feet2-3 feetMay-JulyGreenFull Sun to Part ShadeMedium to WetCarex normalis - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Tall AnemoneShadeAnemone virginiana1-2 feet1-1.5 feetApril-MayShowyFull Sun to Part ShadeDry to MediumAnemone virginiana - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Wild ColumbineShadeAquilegia canadensis2-3 feet1-1.5 feetApril-MayLight pink/yellow to blood red/yellowFull Sun to Part ShadeMediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b400
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Wild SnakerootShadeAgeratina altissima1-3 feetJuly-OctWhiteFull Sun to Part ShadeMedium to WetAgeratina altissima (White snakeroot) | Native Plants of North America (wildflower.org)
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Woodland PhloxShadePhlox divaricata.75-1 feet.75-1 feetApril-MayRose/lavender or violet/blue
Part Shade to Full Shade
MediumPhlox divaricata - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Blue GramaPrairie GrassBouteloua gracillis.75-2 feet1.5-2 feetJune-AugReddish-purpleFull SunDry to MediumBouteloua gracilis - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Bottlebrush GrassPrairie GrassHystrix patula2.5-3 feet1-1.5 feetSept-OctGreen maturing to brownFull Sun to Part ShadeDry to Mediumhttp://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=k610
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Canada Wild RyePrairie GrassElymus canadensis2-5 feet2-3 feetJuly-SeptGreenishFull SunDry to Mediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=k200
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Copper-Shouldered Oval SedgePrairie GrassCarex bicknellii1-3 feetJune-JulyBronzeFull SunMedium
https://www.prairienursery.com/store/native-sedges/copper-shouldered-oval-sedge-carex-bicknellii#.XnN5BC3MxQI
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Indian GrassPrairie GrassSorghastrum nutans3-5 feet1-2 feetSept-FebLight brown with yellow stamensFull SunDry to Mediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=g780
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June GrassPrairie GrassKoeleria macrantha1-2 feet
.75-1.5 feet
May-JuneLight greenFull SunDry to MediumKoeleria macrantha - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Little BluestemPrairie GrassSchizachyrium scoparium2-4 feet1.5-2 feetAug-FebPurplish BronzeFull SunDry to Mediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=f510
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Prairie DropseedPrairie GrassSporobolus heterolepis2-3 feet2-3 feetAug-OctPink and brown-tintedFull SunDry to Mediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=f680
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Purple LovegrassPrairie GrassEragrostis spectabilis1-2 feet1-2 feetJuly-AugSoft reddish-purpleFull SunDry to MediumEragrostis spectabilis - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Switch GrassPrairie GrassPanicum virgatum3-6 feet2-3 feetJuly-FebPink-tingedFull Sun to Part ShadeMedium to Wethttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=l460
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Broad-Leaved Purple Coneflower
Rain GardenEchinacea purpurea2-5 feet1.5 - 2 feetJune-AugPurplish pinkFull Sun to Part ShadeDry to Mediumhttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c580
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Brown Fox SedgeRain GardenCarex vulpinoidea1-3 feet.5-2 feetMay-JulyGreenFull Sun to Part ShadeWethttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=g760
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Cardinal FlowerRain GardenLobelia cardinalis1-6 feetMay-OctRed Full Sun to Part ShadeMedium to WetLobelia cardinalis (Cardinal flower) | Native Plants of North America (wildflower.org)
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Common Mountain MintRain GardenPycnanthemum virginianum2-3 feet1-1.5 feetJuly-SeptWhiteFull SunMediumPycnanthemum virginianum - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Common RushRain GardenJuncus effusus2-4 feet2-4 feetJune-AugYellowish-GreenFull SunWethttp://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c262
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Northern Blue Flag IrisRain GardenIris versicolor1-3 feet1-3 feetJuneViolet blue with yellow and white crested fallsFull SunMedium to Wethttp://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=y390
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Ridell's GoldenrodRain GardenOligoneuron riddellii2-3 feet1.5-2 feetSept-OctYellowFull SunWethttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=g680
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SneezeweedRain GardenHelenium autumnale3-5 feet2-3 feeetAug-OctYellow rays and dull yellow center disksFull sunMedium to WetHelenium autumnale - Plant Finder (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
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Swamp MilkweedRain GardenAsclepias incarnata4-5 feet2-3 feetJuly-AugWhite, pink, mauveFull SunMedium to Wethttps://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=g410
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Swamp RosemallowRain GardenHibiscus palustris Pink flowers with crimson red bases
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