Plant List by Common Name

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Shrubs

American Plum Prunus americana
American Witchhazel Hamamelis virginiana
Arrowood Viburnum Viburnum dentatum
Black Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa
Blue Fruited Silky Dogwood Cornus obliqua
Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis
Carolina Rose Rosa carolina
Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle Diervilla lonicera
Early Wild Rose Rosa blanda
Elderberry Sambucus canadensis
Fragrant Sumac Rhus aromatica
Hazelnut or Filbert Corylus americana
Highbush Cranberry Viburnum Viburnum trilobum
Indigo Bush Amorpha Fruiticosa
Kalm’s St. John’s Wort Hypericum kalmianum
Meadowsweet Spiraea alba
Nannyberry viburnum Viburnum lentago
New Jersey Tea Ceanothus americanus
Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius
Purple Flowering Raspberry Rubus odoratus
Red Osier Dogwood Cornus stolonifera
Scarlet Rose (Swamp Rose) Rosa palustris
Shrubby St. John's Wort Hypericum prolificum
Smooth Hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens
Smooth Sumac Rhus glabra
Spicebush Lindera benzoin
Staghorn Sumac Rhus typhina
Steeplebush or Hardhack Spiraea tomentosa
Wafer Ash Ptelea trifoliata
Wild Black Currant Ribes americanum
Wild Gooseberry Ribes missouriense
Winterberry Ilex verticillata


Trees

American Linden or Basswood Tilia americana
Bicolor or Swamp White Oak Quercus bicolor
Big Tooth Aspen Populus grandidentata
Black Maple Acer nigrum
Black Oak Quercus velutina
Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa
Butternut Juglans cinerea
Chinquapin Oak Quercus muehlenbergii
Hackberry Celtis occidentalis
Inland Shadblow or Serviceberry Amelanchier interior
Kentucky Coffee Tree Gymnocladus dioica
Musclewood or Blue Beech Carpinus caroliniana
Ohio Buckeye Aesculus glabra
Pagoda Dogwood Cornus alternifolia
Prairie Crab Malus ioensis
Quaking Aspen Populus tremuloides
Red Oak Quercus rubra
Redbud Cercis canadensis
River Birch Betula nigra
Sugar Maple Acer saccharum
White Oak Quercus alba
White Pine Pinus strobus

Flowering Perennials

Anise Hyssop Agastache foeniculum
Big Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta
Bloodroot Sanguinaria canadense
Blue Cohosh Caulophyllum thalictroides
Blue Flag Iris Iris virginica var. shrevei
Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa
Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis
Ironweed Vernonia fasciculata
Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca
Compass Plant Silphinium laciniatum
Creamy Wild False Indigo Baptisia leucophaea/bracteata
Culver's Root Veronicastrum virginicum
Dogtooth Daisy Helenium autumnale
Dwarf Crested Iris Iris crestata
False Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides
Flowering Spurge Euphorbia corollata      
Foxglove Beardtongue Penstemon digitalis
Golden Alexanders Zizia aurea
Gray-headed Coneflower Ratibida pinnata
Great St. John's Wort Hypericum ascyron
Green Dragon Arisaema dracontium
Harebell Campanula rotundifolia
Heart-leaf Meadow Parsnip Zizia aptera
Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum
Jacob's Ladder Polemonium reptans
Large-leaved Aster Eurybia macrophylla
Large White Trillium Trillium grandiflorum
Lead Plant Amorpha canescens
Marsh Blazing Star Liatris spicata
Marsh Marigold Caltha palustris
Mayapple Podophyllum peltatum
Meadow Anemone Anemone canadensis
Michigan Lily Lilium michiganense
Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum
New England Aster Aster novae-angliae
Nodding Wild Onion Allium cernuum              
Obedient Plant Physostegia virginiana
Pale Purple Coneflower Echinacea pallida
Prairie Alumroot Heuchera richardsonii
Prairie Blazing Star Liatris pycnostachya
Prairie Dock Silphium Terebinthinaceum
Prairie Milkweed Asclepias sullivantii
Prairie smoke Geum triflorum
Prairie Trillium Trillium recurvatum
Prickly Pear Opuntia humifusa        
Purple coneflower Echinacea purpurea
Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpurea
Pussytoes Antennaria plantaginifolia
Queen of the Prairie Filipendula rubra
Rattlesnake Master Eryngium yuccifolium
Riddell's Goldenrod Oligoneuron riddellii
Halberd-leafed Rosemallow Hibiscus laevis
Rough Blazing Star Liatris aspera
Royal Catchfly Silene regia
Sand Coreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata
Sharp-lobed Hepatica Hepatica acutiloba                
Shooting Star Dodecatheon media
Short's Aster Aster shortii
Showy Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia speciosa
Sky Blue Aster Aster azureus
Smooth Aster Aster laevis
Spiderwort Tradescantia ohiensis
Spotted Joe-Pye Weed Eutrochium maculatum
Swamp milkweed Asclepias incarnata
Sweet Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Sweet Joe Pye Weed Eupatorium purpureum      
Turtlehead Chelone glabra
Virginia bluebells Mertensia virginica
Virginia Waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum
White Prairie Clover Dalea candidum                  
White Wild Indigo Baptisia leucantha/Baptisia alba
Whorled Milkweed Asclepias verticillata
Beebalm/Wild Bergamot Monarda fistulosa
Wild Columbine Aquilegia canadensis      
Wild Geranium Geranium maculatum
Wild Ginger Asarum canadense
Wild Lupine Lupinus perennis
Wild Petunia Ruellia humilis
Wild Quinine Parthenium integrifolium    
Wild Senna Cassia hebecarpa
Wild Strawberry Fragaria virginiana
Winged Loosestrife Lythrum alatum
Phlox divaricata
Zigzag Goldenrod Solidago flexicaulis

 

Grasses & Sedges

Bebb's Oval Sedge Carex bebbii
Bottlebrush Grass Elymus hystrix (Hystrix patula)
Brown Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea
Cord Grass Spartina pectinata
Common rush
Juncus effusus
Common Tussock Sedge
Carex stricta
Graceful Sedge Carex gracillima
Gray's Sedge/Bur Sedge Carex grayi
Penn Sedge Carex pennsylvanica
Hop Sedge Carex lupulina
Indian Grass Sorghastrum nutans
June Grass Koeleria macrantha
Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium
Longhair Sedge Carex comosa
Palm Sedge Carex muskingumensis
Penn Sedge
Carex pennsylvanica
Porcupine Sedge Carex hystericina
Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepsis
Prairie Sedge Carex bicknellii
Rosy Sedge/Wood Sedge Carex rosea
Side Oats Gramma Bouteloua curtipendula
Star Sedge Carex radiata
Tufted Hair Grass Deschampsia cespitosa      

 

Ferns

Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides
Cinnamon Fern Osmunda cinnamomea
Interrupted Fern Osmunda claytonia
Lady Fern Athyrium felix-femina
Maiden Hair Fern Adiantum pedatum
Marginal Shield Fern Dryopteris marginalis
Ostrich Fern Matteuccia struthiopteris
Sensitive Fern Onoclea sensibilis