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Learn more about the wildflowers that grow on the Prairie Nature Center. Explore the beautiful pictures then click on the common name once to find out more information about each species of wildflowers. Click on the common name a second time to close the information window. Find out more about the other types of plants on the prairie: wildflowers and grasses
 

Yarrow
Yarrow

Achillea millefolium
Blooms: June, July, August

Common Ragweed
Common Ragweed

Ambrosia artemissifolia
Blooms: August, September, October

Great Ragweed
Great Ragweed

Ambrosia trifida
Blooms: August, September, October

Great Burdock
Greater Burdock

Arctium lappa
Blooms: July, August, September, October

Wintercress
Wintercress

Barbarea vulgaris
Blooms: April, May, June, July, August

Hedge Bindweed
Hedge bindweed

Calystegia sepium
Blooms: May, June, July, August, September

Mouse-ear Chickweed
Mouse-ear Chickweed

Cerastuim vulgatum
Blooms: May, June, July, August, September

Canada Thistle
Canada Thistle

Cirsium arvense
Blooms: July, August, September

Bull Thistle
Bull Thistle

Cirsium vulgara
Blooms: June, July, August, September

Queen Anne's Lace
Queen Anne's Lace

Daucus carota
Blooms: May, June, July, August, September, October

Common Teasel
Common Teasel

Dipsacus fullonum
Blooms: July, August

Cleavers
Cleavers

Galium aparine
Blooms: July, August, September

Biennial Gaura
Biennial Gaura

Gaura biennis
Blooms: June, July, August, September, October

Beggarslice
Beggarslice

Hackelia virginiana
Blooms: June, July, August, September

Dame's Rocket
Dame's Rocket

Hesperis matronalis
Blooms: April, May, June

Flower-of-an-hour
Flower-of-an-hour

Hibiscus trionum
Blooms: July, August, September

Ivy-leaved Morning-Glory
Ivy-leaved Morning-Glory

Ipomoea hederacea
Blooms: June, July, August, September, October

Motherwort
Motherwort

Leonurus cardiacas
Blooms: June, July, August

Butter-and-eggs
Butter-and-eggs

Linaria vulgaris
Blooms: June, July, August, September, October

Spearmint
Spearmint

Mentha spicata
Blooms: June, July, August, September, October

Catnip
Catnip

Nepeta cataria
Blooms: June, July, August, September

Wild Quinine
Wild Quinine

Parthenium integrifolium
Blooms: July, August, September

Timothy
Timothy

Phleum pratense
Blooms: May, June, July, August

Pennsylvania Smartweed
Pennsylvania Smartweed

Polygonum pennsylvaniume
Blooms: June, July, August, September, October

Dog Rose
Dog Rose

Rosa caninas
Blooms: May, June

Multiflora Rose
Multiflora Rose

Rosa multiflora
Blooms: May, June

Curled Dock
Curled Dock

Rumex crispus
Blooms: June, July, August, September

Horse-nettle
Horse-nettle

Solanum carolinensea
Blooms: May, June, July, August, September, October

Bittersweet Nightshade
Bittersweet Nightshade

Solanum dulcamaraa
Blooms: May, June, July, August, September

Field Pennycress
Field Pennycress

Rumex crispus
Blooms: April, May, June, July, August

Moth Mullein
Moth Mullein

Verbascum blattaria
Blooms: June, July, August, September, October

Common Cocklebur
Common Cocklebur

Xanthium strumarium
Blooms: July, August, September