Prairie Inventory

Plant Inventory:
Azure Aster, Sky-Blue Aster (Aster oolentangiensis)
Bastard Toadflax, False Toadflax (Comandra umbellata)
Big Bluestem, Turkey-Foot (Andropogon gerardii)
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Common Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis)
Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
Cup Plant (Silphium perfoliatum)
Cylindrical Blazing-star (Liatris cylindracea)
Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron strigosus)
Dotted Horesemint (Monarda punctata)
False Boneset (Kuhnia eupatorioides)
False Sunflower, Ox-Eye, Sunflower-Everlasting (Heliopsis helianthoides)
Few-leaved Sunflower, Stiff Sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus)
Field Sage-wort, Field Wormwood (Artemisia campestris)
Flowering Spurge (Euphorbia corollata)
Fringed Loosestrife (Lysimachia ciliata)
Fringed Puccoon, Narrow-Leaved Gromwell (Lithospermum incisum)
Frost Aster, White Old-Field Aster (Aster pilosus)
Germander (Teucrium canadense)
Green Milkweed (Asclepias viridiflora)
Hairy Grama Grass (Bouteloua hirsuta)
Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia)
Heath Aster, Squarrose White Aster, White Prairie Aster (Aster ericoides)
Hedge Bindweed (Calystegia sepium)
Hoary Puccoon (Lithospermum canescens)
Hoary Vervain (Verbena stricta)Illinois Tick Trefoil (Desmodium illinoese)
Kalm’s Lobelia, Bog Lobelia, Brook Lobelia, Fen Lobelia, Ontario Lobelia (Lobelia kalmii)
Lance-Leaved Ground-Cherry, Virginia Ground-Cherry (Physalis virginiana)
Lead Plant (Amorpha canescens)
Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)
New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)
Nodding Wild Onion (Allium cernuum)
Pale Spike Lobelia (Lobelia spicata)
Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida)
Panic Grass (Panicum sp.)
Prairie Coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata)
Prairie Dock (Silphium terebinthinaceum)
Prairie Rosinweed (Silphium integrifolium)
Prairie Sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus)
Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)
Rose (Rosa spp.)
Rough Blazing Star, Tall Gay-feather (Liatris aspera)
Rosin Weed (Silphium integrifolium)
Sand Cherry (Prunus pumila)
Showy Tick Trefoil (Desmondium canadense)
Side-Oats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula)
Silky Aster, Western Silvery Aster (Aster sericeus)
Small Skullcap (Scutellaria parvula)
Smooth Aster, Smooth Blue Aster (Aster laevis)
Smooth Sumac (Rhus glabra)
Stiff Gentian (Gentianella quinquefolia)
Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
Thimbleweed (Anemone cylindrica)
Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata)
Wild Bergamont (Monarda fitulosa)
Wood-Betony (Pedicularis canadensis)
Yellow Coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)
Yellow Star Grass (Hypoxis hirsuta)

This list includes only native species in the prairie. It does not include invasive species we are trying to eliminate. We do have other native plants on the property that are not in the prairie and therefore are not included in this list. To find out more about specific plants visit the Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.

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