Hidden Oaks Prairie – Plant List

hidden oaks plant list

This is a list of the native plants I’ve found on Hidden Oaks Point and the various savanna remnants between and around the prairies.   I’ve added some plants and seeds – species that should be here but that I’ve never found on our land.

* Seeds or seedlings that I’ve planted

Achillea millefolium – Yarrow
Agastache scrophulariaefolia –
Purple Giant Hyssop*
Amorpha canescens
– Leadplant
Andropogon gerardii – Big Bluestem
Anemone cylindrica – Thimbleweed
Arabis lyrata – Sand Cress
Asclepias verticillata – Whorled Milkweed
Asclepias viridiflora – Green-flowered Milkweed
Botrychium dissectum – Dissected Grape-fern
Bouteloua curtipendula – Side-oats Grama
Bouteloua hirsuta – Hairy Grama
Bromus kalmii – Prairie Brome
Campanula rotundifolia – Harebell
Cirsium discolor – Field Thistle
Cirsium pumilum var hillii – Hill’s Thistle*
Coreopsis palmata – Prairie Coreopsis
Dalea purpurea – Purple Prairie Clover
Desmodium canadense – Showy Tick-trefoil
Elymus riparius – Riverbank Wild Rye *
Euphorbia corollata – Flowering Spurge
Eutrochium purpureum – Purple Joe Pye Weed
Gentiana alba – Cream Gentian
Hedeoma hispida – Rough Pennyroyal
Helianthemum bicknellii – Hoary Frostweed
Hieracium kalmii – Canada Hawkweed
Kuhnia eupatorioides – False Boneset
Lechea intermedia – Pinweed
Lechea stricta – Prairie Pinweed
Liatris aspera – Rough Blazing Star
Linum sulcatum – Yellow Flax
Lithospermum canescens – Hoary Puccoon
Lobelia spicata – Spiked Lobelia
Monarda fistulosa – Monarda
Muhlenbergia cuspidata – Prairie Satin Grass
Pedicularis canadensis – Wood Betony
Polygala verticillata – Whorled Milkwort
Ratibida pinnata – Yellow Coneflower
Schizachyrium scoparium – Little Bluestem
Sisyrinchium campestre – Blue-eyed Grass
Solidago nemoralis – Gray Goldenrod
Solidago ptarmicoides – White Goldenrod
Solidago rigida – Stiff Goldenrod
Solidago speciosa – Showy Goldenrod
Sporobolus heterolepis – Prairie Dropseed
Symphyotrichum ericoides – Heath Aster
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum – Calico Aster
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense – Sky-blue Aster
Symphyotrichum sericeum – Silky Aster
Toxicodendron rydbergii – Western Poison Ivy
Triosteum perfoliatum – Tinker’s Weed*
Valeriana edulis – Valerian*
Viola pedata – Birds Foot Violet
Viola pedatifida – Prairie Violet