Threadleaf False Foxglove (Agalinis setacea (J.F. Gmel.) Raf.)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Synonym(s): Threadleaf Gerardia, Threadleaf Agalinis, Threadleaf False Foxglove, Sandhills Gerardia Bloom Color: PinkBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Missouri Ironweed (Vernonia missurica Raf.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Bloom Color: PurpleBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SepNotes: Missouri Ironweed can be distinguished from other Vernonia spp. primarily by the number of disk florets in the compound flowers, and the profuse hairiness of the stems and lower sides of the leaves. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odora Aiton)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Anisescented Goldenrod, Anise-scented Goldenrod, Sweet Goldenrod Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , OctNotes: The crushed leaves of Sweet Goldenrod give off an anise scent that readily identifies this widespread species. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Fall Phlox (Phlox paniculata L.)

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family) Synonym(s): Fall Phlox, Perennial Phlox Bloom Color: Pink , PurpleBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug, SeptNotes: This native plant has been used to create many hybridized versions in many colors. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Horseweed (Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronquist)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s):¬†Horseweed, Canadian Horseweed, Bitterweed, Hogweed, Squaw Weed, Colt’s Tail Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , NovNotes: The leaves have a sharp flavor and an aromatic taste similar to tarragon. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Synonym(s): Partridge Pea, Sleepingplant, Sensitive Plant Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Common Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis L.)

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family) Synonym(s): Common Evening-primrose, King’s Cure-all Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SepNotes: The flowers of this night-flowering biennial open in the evening and close by noon. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Biennial Gaura (Oenothera gaura W.L. Wagner & Hoch)

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family) Synonym(s): Biennial Beeblossom, Biennial Gaura Bloom Color: White , PinkBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Roundleaf Thoroughwort (Eupatorium rotundifolium L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , OctNotes: Special value to native bees. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Rough Sunflower (Helianthus strumosus L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s):  Paleleaf Woodland Sunflower, Paleleaf Sunflower, Woodland Sunflower Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Common Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s):  Fall Sneezeweed, Autumn Sneezeweed Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , OctNotes: The genus is thought to have been named by Linnaeus for Helen of Troy. The legend is that the flowers sprung up from the ground where her tears fell. For more information about this plant, ClickContinue reading “Common Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale L.)”