DRY

Part-Shade to Sun

common yarrow

Achillea millefolium

Sandy loams, well-drained

Medium-Wet to Dry

White, Light Pink

May to September

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Sun

showy prairie onion

Allium canadense var. lavendulare

Most soils

Medium to Dry

White, Light Pink, Lavender

April to May

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Shade to Sun

tall anemone

Anemone virginiana

Average to sandy, well-drained

Medium-Dry to Dry

White

July

Source: Part sun, gravelly loam

Part-Sun to Sun

wooly milkweed

Asclepias lanuginosa

Poor, sandy, well-drained

Medium-Dry to Dry

Green

Mid-May to Early June

Source: Part sun, rocky, eroded

Part-Shade to Sun

whorled milkweed

Asclepias verticillata

Sandy loams, well-drained

Medium to Dry

White

Late June to Early August

Source: Sun, well drained, gravel

Sun

ground plum

Astragalus crassicarpus

Average to poor, sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

Purple

April to May

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Shade to Part-Shade

american bellflower

Campanulastrum americanum

Average to loam

Medium-Wet to Dry

Blue

July to August

Source: Shade, sandy loam, creek bottom

Sun

prairie redroot

Ceanothus herbaceus

Sandy to loamy, well-drained

Medium-Dry to Dry

White

May

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

white prairie clover

Dalea candida

Average, well-drained

Medium to Dry

White

June to July

Source: Sun, mesic, sandy loam

Sun

prairie larkspur

Delphinium virescens

Average to poor, well-drained, sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

White

Early June

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

downy gentian

Gentiana puberulenta

Average to poor, sandy

Medium to Dry

Blue

September to October

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

stiff sunflower

Helianthus pauciflorus

Most soils

Medium to Dry

Yello

Late August to September

Source: Sun, mesic, rich

Sun

rough blazing star

Liatris aspera

Well-drained

Medium to Dry

Purple

Mid-August to September

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Sun

prairie parsley

Lomatium foeniculaceum

Poor, rocky, sandy, well-drained

Medium-Dry to Dry

Yellow

Late April to Early May

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

big-fruit evening primrose

Oenothera macrocarpa

Average to poor, rocky, sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

Yellow

June to July

Source: Wabaunsee County, KS

Sun

prairie turnip

Pediomelum esculentum

Average, sandy, well-drained

Medium-Dry to Dry

Lavender

Mid-May to Early June

Source: Sun, poor, well-drained

Sun

redwhisker clammyweed

Polanisia dodecandra

Poor, sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

White, Red

June to September

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Shade to Sun

prairie petunia

Ruellia humilis

Most soils

Medium to Dry

Lavender

Late June to September

Source: Well-drained, sunny

Sun

rosinweed

Silphium integrifolium

Average, well-drained

Medium-Wet to Dry

Yellow

July to August

Source: Sun, sandy loam

Sun

velvet-leaf goldenrod

Solidago mollis

Heavy to sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

Yellow

Late August to September

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

showy-wand goldenrod

Solidago speciosa var rigidiuscula

Average to poor, well-drained

Medium to Dry

Yellow

Late September to October

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Sun

aromatic aster

Symphyotrichum oblongifolius

well-drained clay to sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

Purple

September to October

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Shade to Sun

late horse gentian

Triosteum perfoliatum

Rich, loamy to rocky

Medium to Medium-Dry

Red

May to June

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Sun

yucca

Yucca glauca

Average, sandy, rocky, clay tolerant

Medium to Dry

White

May

Source: N/A

Shade to Part-Shade

giant yellow hyssop

Agastache nepetoides

Loam to sandy loam

Medium-Wet to Dry

Light Yellow

July to August

Source: Shade, well drained, sandy

Sun

leadplant

Amorpha canescens

Loam to poor, well-drained

Medium to Dry

Purple

Mid-June to July

Source: Sun, loam, well-drained

Shade to Part-Sun

red columbine

Aquilegia canadensis

Loam, rocky or sandy

Medium to Dry

Red

Late April to May

Source: SW Iowa

Part-Sun to Sun

common milkweed

Asclepias syriaca

Well-drained

Medium-Wet to Dry

Pink

Late June to August

Source: N/A

Sun

green milkweed

Asclepias viridiflora

Poor or sandy, well-drained

Medium-Dry to Dry

Green

June

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

bracted indigo

Baptisia bracteata

Average to poor, well-drained

Medium to Dry

Cream

Mid- to Late-May

Source: Sun, sandy loam

Sun

dwarf indian paintbrush

Castilleja sessiliflora

Average to poor

Medium-Dry to Dry

Cream

May

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Sun

yellow-spine thistle

Cirsium ochrocentrum

Average to sandy, gravelly

Medium-Dry to Dry

Pink

late June to mid-August

Source: N/A

Part-Sun to Sun

roundhead prairie clover

Dalea multiflora

Average, well-drained

Medium to Dry

White

July to Early August

Source: N/A

Sun

pale purple coneflower

Echinacea angustifolia

Well-drained

Medium-Dry to Dry

Pink

Mid-June to Mid-July

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Shade to Sun

rose vervain

Glandularia canadensis

Average to poor, well-drained, sandy

Medium to Dry

Pink

Late May to September

Source: Part sun, sandy, average

Part-Shade

narrow-leaf bluet

Houstonia nigricans

Sterile soil to rocky

Medium-Dry to Dry

White

Late April to May

Source: Part-shade, rocky, dry

Sun

dotted blazing star

Liatris punctata

Well-drained, sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

Purple

July to Mid-August

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Shade to Sun

beebalm

Monarda fistulosa

Most soils

Medium-Wet to Dry

Lavender

June to September

Source: Part sun, rich, loam

Part-Sun to Sun

marbleseed

Onosmodium molle

Average to poor, rocky, sandy

Medium to Dry

White

June to Early July

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Sun

showy penstemon

Penstemon cobaea

Well-drained, sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

White, Purple

Late May to Mid-June

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Sun

rabbit tobacco

Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

Well-drained, sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

Cream

June to July

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Sun

pitcher sage

Salvia azurea var grandiflorus

Average, sandy, well-drained

Medium-Dry to Dry

Blue

August to October

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Sun

compass plant

Silphium laciniatum

Average

Medium-Wet to Dry

Yellow

Late June to Early August

Source: Sun, sandy loam

Part-Sun to Sun

downy goldenrod

Solidago petiolaris

Poor, rocky or sandy, tolerates clay

Medium-Dry to Dry

Yellow

September

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Shade to Part-Shade

drummond's aster

Symphyotrichum drummondii

Average

Medium to Dry

White, Light Pink

Late September to October

Source: Shade, loam, medium-dry

Part-Sun to Sun

azure aster

Symphyotrichum oolentangiensis

Most soils

Medium to Dry

Blue

September to October

Source: X

Part-Sun to Sun

hoary vervain

Verbena stricta

Most soils

Medium-Dry to Dry

Purple

June to August

Source: N/A

Shade to Part-Shade

snakeroot

Ageratina altissima

Loam to clay loam

Medium to Dry

White

September to October

Source: Part shade, loam

Sun

candle anemone

Anemone cylindrica

Average to sandy, well-drained

Medium to Dry

White

June to July

Source: Sun, rocky loam, well-drained

Sun

white prairie poppy

Argemone polyanthemos

Poor, well-drained, gravelly

Medium-Wet to Dry

White

June to August

Source: Sun, sandy

Part-Sun to Sun

butterfly milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Poor or sandy, well-drained

Medium to Dry

Orange

June to July

Source: Sun, mesic, rich

Sun

spider milkweed

Asclepias viridis

Sandy loams, well drained

Medium-Dry to Dry

Cream, Green

Late-May to Early-June

Source: Sun, sandy loam

Sun

purple poppy mallow

Callirhoe involucrata

Average, well-drained

Medium-Dry to Dry

Dark Pink

May to July

Source: X

Part-Sun to Sun

new jersey tea

Ceanothus americanus

Average to rich

Medium to Dry

White

June

Source: Sun, loam, well-drained

Sun

wavy-leaf thistle

Cirsium undulatum

Average to sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

Light Purple

Mid-June to Early July

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

silky prairie clover

Dalea villosa

Sandy, well-drained

Dry

Light Pink

June to July

Source: N/A

Part-Sun to Sun

tall boneset

Eupatorium altissimum

Average to poor, sandy

Medium-Wet to Dry

White

August to September

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

ashy sunflower

Helianthus mollis

Poor to average, sandy, rocky, clay tolerant

Medium-Dry to Dry

Yellow

Early August to September

Source: Sun, sandy, average

Part-Sun to Sun

round-headed bush-clover

Lespedeza capitata

Well-drained

Medium to Dry

Cream, pink

Mid-August to Early September

Source: Sun, rich loam

Sun

scaly blazing star

Liatris squarrosa var. hirsuta

Well-drained

Medium to Dry

Purple

Mid- to Late-July

Source: Sun, sandy loam

Part-Sun to Sun

common evening primrose

Oenothera biennis

Rocky, sandy

Medium to Dry

Yellow

August to September

Source: Sun, poor, gravel

Part-Sun to Sun

eastern prickly pear

Opuntia humifusa

Average to poor, rocky, sandy

Medium-Dry to Dry

Yellow

June

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

shell-leaf penstemon

Penstemon grandiflorus

Medium-Dry to Dry

Medium-Dry to Dry

Lavender

May

Source: Sun, poor, well-drained

Part-Sun to Sun

upright prairie coneflower

Ratibida columnifera

Average, intolerant of clay

Medium to Dry

Yellow

July to August

Source: N/A

Shade to Part-Sun

starry campion

Silene stellata

Average, sandy

Medium to Dry

White

June

Source: N/A

Part-Sun to Sun

blue-eyed grass

Sisyrihchium campestre

Loam to sandy, rocky

Medium-Dry to Dry

White

Early May to Early June

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

stiff goldenrod

Solidago rigida var. rigida

Most soils

Medium to Dry

Yellow

Late September to October

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

heath aster

Symphyotrichum ericoides

Average, sandy, well-drained

Medium to Dry

White

August to October

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

Part-Sun to Sun

Ohio spiderwort

Tradescantia ohiensis

Most soils

Medium-Wet to Dry

Blue

May to June

Source: Osage County, KS

Sun

western ironweed

Vernonia baldwinii

Most soils

Medium-Dry

Purple

June to August

Source: Well-drained, sunny, alkaline soil

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