What is blooming in the prairie now?

Yellow flower with yellow center

Prairie Coreopsis

Today Lilly and I set out to categorize our worlds, me with my camera and her with her nose. It’s a bright sunny summer day and this is what is blooming in the prairie…

puple spikes on silvery green leaves

Lead Plant

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides)
Fleabane
Flowering Spurge (Euphorbia corollata)
Fringed Loosestrife (Lysimachia ciliata)
Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia)
Hedge Bindweed (Calystegia sepium)
Hoary Vervain (Verbena stricta)
Lead Plant (Amorpha canescens)
New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)
Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida)
Prairie Coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata)
Prairie Dock (Silphium terebinthinaceum)
Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)
Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
Wild Bergamont (Monarda fitulosa)
Yellow Coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)

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