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Scientific NameCommon Name$ / oz.ColorHeightBloom TimeMoistureSunPurchase
Achillea millefolium Yarrow 15.00 White 2' July-August M-DPS-SOrder
Alisma subcordata Water Plantain  12.50 White 3' July-Sept. W PS-SOrder
Allium cernuum Nodding Wild Onion  20.00 Lavender 1' July-August M-DM PS-SOrder
Amorpha canescens Lead Plant  25.00 Violet 3' June-August M-D PS-SOrder
Anemone canadensis Canada Anemone  48.00 Cream 2' June-August WM-M PS-SOrder
Anemone cylindrica Thimbleweed  60.00 White 2'-3' May-June M-D PS-SOrder
Anemone virginiana Tall Thimbleweed  50.00 White 4' June-August DM PS-SOrder
Angelica atropurpurea Angelica    7.50 White 4' June-August W-M SOrder
Aquilegia canadensis Wild Columbine  35.00 Red/Yellow 3' May-June M-D PS-SOrder
Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed  20.00 Pink 4' July-August W-M SOrder
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed  12.00 Pink 4' June-August WM-DM PS-SOrder
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed  25.00 Orange 2' July-August M-D PS-SOrder
Baptisia lacteaWhite False Indigo 20.00White3'-4'May-JuneM-DM-DPS-SOrder
Campanula americana Tall Bellflower  40.00 Blue 3'-4' July-Sept. M-DM PSOrder
Ceanothus americanus New Jersey Tea  40.00 White 2'-3' June-August M-D PS-SOrder
Coreopsis lanceolata Sand Tickseed  12.00 Yellow 2' June-July DM-D SOrder
Coreopsis tripteris Tall Coreopsis  30.00 Yellow 5'-7' July-August WM-DM PS-SOrder
Desmodium canadense Showy Tick-Trefoil  15.00 Purple 3'-5' July-August WM-DM PS-SOrder
Echinacea purpurea
 Purple Coneflower    5.00 Purple 3'-4' July-Sept. M-D PS-SOrder
Eryngium yuccifolium Rattlesnake-Master  12.00 White 4'-5' July-August WM-DM SOrder
Eupatorium maculatum Joe-Pye Weed  25.00 Pink 4'-6' July-Sept. W-WM PS-SOrder
Eupatorium perfoliatum Boneset  35.00 White 4'-5' July-Sept. W-WM PS-SOrder
Eupatorium rugosum Snakeroot  35.00 White 2'-4' Aug.-Sept. WM-DM PS-SOrder
Euphorbia corollata Flowering Spurge  70.00 White 2'-4' July-August M-D PS-SOrder
Geranium maculatum Wild Geranium 85.00Lavender1'April-MayM-DMPS-SOrder
Helenium autumnale Sneezeweed  15.00 Yellow 3'-4' Aug.-Oct. W-WM PS-SOrder
Helianthus occidentalis Western Sunflower  45.00 Yellow 2'-3' Aug.-Sept. M-D PS-SOrder
Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower  10.00 Yellow 4'-6' July-Sept. M-DM PS-SOrder
Hibiscus moscheutos Swamp Rose Mallow  15.00 White/Pink 5' July-Sept. W-WM PS-SOrder
Iris virginica Southern Blue Flag   25.00 Blue 2'-3' June-August W-M PS-SOrder
Kuhnia eupatorioides False Boneset  25.00 Cream 2'-4' Aug.-Sept. DM-D PS-SOrder
Lespedeza capitata Round headed Bush-Clover  20.00 Green 3'-4' Aug.-Sept. M-D PS-SOrder
Liatris aspera Rough Blazing Star  60.00 Purple 2'-3' Aug.-Sept. DM-D PS-SOrder
Liatris spicata Marsh Blazing Star  30.00 Purple 3'-4' July-August W-WM PS-SOrder
Lobelia cardinalisCardinal Flower 70.00Red2'-5'July-AugustW-WMPS-SOrder
Lobelia siphilitica Great Blue Lobelia  40.00 Blue 1'-4' July-Sept. W-M PS-SOrder
Lupinus perennis Wild Lupine  48.00 Lavender 1'-2' May-June WM-D PS-SOrder
Mimulus ringens Monkey-flower  20.00 Purple 3' June-Sept. W-WM PS-SOrder
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot  25.00 Lavender 2'-4' July-August WM-D PS-SOrder
Monarda punctata Horsemint  37.00 Pink 1'-3' July-August D PS-SOrder
Oenothera biennis Common Evening Primrose  10.00 Yellow 2'-5' July-Sept. WM-D PS-SOrder
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beard-tongue  12.00 White 3'-5' June-July M-DM PS-SOrder
Penstemon hirsutus Hairy Beard-tongue  45.00 Lavender 2' May-June DM-D PS-SOrder
Pycnanthemum virginianum Common Mountain Mint  50.00 White 2'-3' July-August W-DM PS-SOrder
Ratibida pinnata Yellow Coneflower  13.00 Yellow 3'-6' July-Sept. WM-D PS-SOrder
Rudbeckia fulgida Sweet Black-eyed Susan  50.00 Yellow 2'-3' Aug.-Sept. WM-DM PS-SOrder
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan   7.50 Yellow 1'-2' June-Sept. M-D PS-SOrder
Rudbeckia laciniata Cut-leaved Coneflower  25.00 Yellow 3'-8' July-Sept. WM-M PS-SOrder
Rudbeckia triloba Three-lobed Coneflower  16.00 Yellow 4' Aug.-Sept. WM-DM PS-SOrder
Silphium integrifolium Rosin Weed  20.00 Yellow 4'-6' July-Sept. WM-D PS-SOrder
Silphium laciniatum Compass Plant  30.00 Yellow 5'-10' July-Sept. WM-D PS-SOrder
Silphium perfoliatum Cupplant  15.00 Yellow 5'-8' July-Sept. WM-DM PS-SOrder
Silphium terebinthinaceum Prairie Dock  28.00 Yellow 5'-10' July-Sept. WM-DM PS-SOrder
Solidago caesia Blue-stem Goldenrod  60.00 Yellow 1'-3' Aug.-Oct. D PS-SOrder
Solidago graminifolia Grass-leaved Goldenrod  52.00 Yellow 2'-4' July-Sept. W-D PS-SOrder
Solidago juncea Early Goldenrod  65.00 Yellow 3' Aug.-Oct. DM-D PS-SOrder
Solidago nemoralis Old-Field Goldenrod  40.00 Yellow 2' Aug.-Oct. DM-D PS-SOrder
Solidago patula Swamp Goldenrod  43.00 Yellow 2'-7' Aug.-Oct. W-WM PS-SOrder
Solidago riddellii Riddell's Goldenrod  35.00 Yellow 2'-4' Aug.-Oct. WM-M SOrder
Solidago rigida Stiff Goldenrod  18.00 Yellow 3'-5' Aug.-Oct. WM-D PS-SOrder
Solidago speciosa Showy Goldenrod  18.00 Yellow 2'-7' Aug.-Oct. M-D PS-SOrder
Symphyotrichum laeveSmooth Aster 35.00Blue3'Sept.-Oct.M-DPS-SOrder
Symphyotrichum novae-angliaeNew England Aster 40.00Purple3'-5'Aug.-Oct.W-DMPS-SOrder
Symphyotrichum oolentangiensisPrairie Heart-leaved Aster 45.00Blue/Yellow1'-4'July-Nov.DPS-SOrder
Symphyotrichum pilosumHairy Aster 30.00White3'Aug.-Oct.M-DPS-SOrder
Symphyotrichum puniceumSwamp Aster 40.00Lavender4'Aug.-Oct.W-WMPS-SOrder
Thalictrum dasycarpum Purple Meadow Rue  20.00 Cream 5'-7' June-July WM-M PS-SOrder
Thalictrum dioicum Early Meadow Rue  45.00 Green2' April-May WM-D PSOrder
Tradescantia ohiensis Common Spiderwort  30.00 Blue 2'-4' May-July WM-D PS-SOrder
Verbena hastata Blue Vervain  12.00 Purple 3'-6' July-Sept. W-M PS-SOrder
Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain  15.00 Purple 2'-3' Aug.-Sept. DM-D PS-SOrder
Vernonia missurica Ironweed  15.00 Purple 4'-6' Aug.-Sept. WM-M PS-SOrder
Veronicastrum virginicum Culver's Root  65.00 White 4'-6' July-August WM-DM PS-SOrder
Zizia aurea Golden Alexander  14.00 Yellow 2'-3' May-June M-DM PS-SOrder

Grasses and Sedges

 Scientific NameCommon Name  $/oz. $/lb. HeightBloom Time MoistureSunPurchase by ozPurchase by lb
 Andropogon gerardii     PLS Big Bluestem   3.00 18.00 5'-8' Warm Season WM-D PS-SOrder/ozOrder/lb
 Bouteloua curtipendula    PLS
 Side-oats Grama   3.00 30.00 1'-2' Warm Season DM-D PS-SOrder/ozOrder/lb
 Carex comosa Bristly Sedge 20.00 2' Cool Season W-WM SOrder/oz
 Carex crinita Fringed Sedge 27.50 4' Cool Season W-WM PS-SOrder/oz
 Carex cristatella Crested Oval Sedge 55.00 2' Cool Season W-WM PS-SOrder/oz
Carex grayi Common Bur Sedge 27.50 3' Cool Season W-WM PS-SOrder/oz
 Carex lupulina Common Hopsedge 27.50 3' Cool Season W-WM PS-SOrder/oz
 Carex vulpinoidea Foxtail Sedge  7.50 2' Cool Season W-WM PS-SOrder/oz
 Elymus canadensis    PLS Canada Wild-rye  4.00 19.00 3'-5' Cool Season M-D PS-SOrder/ozOrder/lb
 Elymus hystrix    PLS Bottlebrush Grass16.00 4' Warm Season M-D PS-SOrder/oz
 Elymus virginicus    PLS Virginia Wild-rye  4.00 21.00 2'-4' Cool Season W-M PS-SOrder/ozOrder/lb
 Eragrostis spectabilis Purple Lovegrass 50.00 1'-2' Warm Season D PS-SOrder/oz
 Koeleria macrantha     PLS June Grass 24.00 2' Cool Season DM-D PS-SOrder/oz
 Panicum virgatum    PLS Switch Grass  3.00 17.00 3'-5' Warm Season WM-D PS-SOrder/ozOrder/lb
 Schizachyrium scoparius    PLS Little Bluestem  3.00 31.00 2'-3' Warm Season M-D PS-SOrder/ozOrder/lb
 Scirpus atrovirens Bulrush  10.00 3'-5' Cool Season W-WM SOrder/oz
 Scirpus cyperinus Wool Grass 15.00 3'-5' Cool Season W-WM SOrder/oz
 Sorghastrum nutans    PLS Indian Grass  3.00 25.00 5'-8' Warm Season M-D PS-SOrder/ozOrder/lb
 Sparganium eurycarpum Great Bur Reed  10.00 4' Warm Season W PSOrder/oz
 Sporobolus heterolepis    PLS Prairie Dropseed 20.00 1'-3' Warm Season M-DM SOrder/oz

We would like to acknowledge the University of Michigan Herbarium ( as our source of individual species information which can be accessed using the links above.