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Prefers open fields and woodland edges. Grows from 8 inches to 2 1/2 feet in height. Large flower heads when compared to others in the Liatris genus. Rose-purple blooms from July to September.

Prefers open fields and woodland edges. Grows from 8 inches to 2 1/2 feet in height. Large flower heads when compared to others in the Liatris genus. Rose-purple blooms from July to September.

Leadplant (Amorpha Canescens), A shrubby perennial, often as an undergrowth of Big Bluestem, Leadplant reaches 3 feet. Stems become large (1/2 inch) and woody with age; compound leaves with numerous small leaflets arranged in opposite pairs. Entire plant is hairy, giving a whitish appearance. Tiny purple flowers in a spiked mass along the upper 2 to 7 inches of the stem; single petal with no wings or keel, conspicuous yellow stamens. Found on dry, rocky soils throughout the tallgrass prairie…

Leadplant (Amorpha Canescens), A shrubby perennial, often as an undergrowth of Big Bluestem, Leadplant reaches 3 feet. Stems become large (1/2 inch) and woody with age; compound leaves with numerous small leaflets arranged in opposite pairs. Entire plant is hairy, giving a whitish appearance. Tiny purple flowers in a spiked mass along the upper 2 to 7 inches of the stem; single petal with no wings or keel, conspicuous yellow stamens. Found on dry, rocky soils throughout the tallgrass prairie…

Verbena is the Latin term for "sacred herb". Hastata is latin for "resembling a spearhead or arrowhead".           Click Here for Detailed Info

Verbena is the Latin term for "sacred herb". Hastata is latin for "resembling a spearhead or arrowhead". Click Here for Detailed Info

Native Americans of the Plains are said to have used Echinacea for more medicinal purposes than any other plant group. The root (chewed or brewed in a tea) was used for snakebites, spider bites, cancers, toothaches, burns, hard-to-heal sores, colds and flu. Current science confirms a cortisone-like activity as well as insecticidal, bactericidal and immuno-stimulant activites. It is still considered a nonspecific immune system stimulant. There are over 300 pharaceutical preparations made in…

Native Americans of the Plains are said to have used Echinacea for more medicinal purposes than any other plant group. The root (chewed or brewed in a tea) was used for snakebites, spider bites, cancers, toothaches, burns, hard-to-heal sores, colds and flu. Current science confirms a cortisone-like activity as well as insecticidal, bactericidal and immuno-stimulant activites. It is still considered a nonspecific immune system stimulant. There are over 300 pharaceutical preparations made in…

This native perennial plant is 1-2' tall, with a stout smooth stem that is unbranched. The yellowish or olive green leaves are opposite and strongly clasp the central stem. However, the three leaves beneath the uppermost flowers are whorled. These leaves are broadly lanceolate, ovate, or cordate, and extend up to 3" long and 2" across. There is a prominent central vein, and two side veins that parallel the smooth margins. In the upper half of the plant, 2-7 flowers emerge from the axils of…

This native perennial plant is 1-2' tall, with a stout smooth stem that is unbranched. The yellowish or olive green leaves are opposite and strongly clasp the central stem. However, the three leaves beneath the uppermost flowers are whorled. These leaves are broadly lanceolate, ovate, or cordate, and extend up to 3" long and 2" across. There is a prominent central vein, and two side veins that parallel the smooth margins. In the upper half of the plant, 2-7 flowers emerge from the axils of…

Can grow to 3 feet with pale pink flowers on a tall stem. Toothed leaves are in pairs on the stem. Prefers fields, prairies and open woods. Blooms from May to July.           Click Here for Detailed Info

Can grow to 3 feet with pale pink flowers on a tall stem. Toothed leaves are in pairs on the stem. Prefers fields, prairies and open woods. Blooms from May to July. Click Here for Detailed Info

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Narrow Purple Coneflower (Echinacea Angustifolia) - Found mostly in the northern portions of the Tallgrass Region on recently burned areas or where the soil has been disturbed. Blooms are purple to pink (rarely white) and grow on strong, erect stems to seven feet tall. Blooms from June to September. Very showy plant.

Narrow Purple Coneflower (Echinacea Angustifolia) - Found mostly in the northern portions of the Tallgrass Region on recently burned areas or where the soil has been disturbed. Blooms are purple to pink (rarely white) and grow on strong, erect stems to seven feet tall. Blooms from June to September. Very showy plant.

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