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2014 AWW Observed Plants

by Gary Breckon and Earl Allen

Plant species seen on 19-21 September 2015 on AWW trip to Pratt.  

This list was compiled based on the checklists provided by Phyllis Scherich.  Any species that could be determined is included independent of its stage.  The majority of the reports are based on species seen by us, but some were reported by other people. 

Any errors or additions should be directed to Gary Breckon at gary_breckon@yahoo.com.  

Code for the sites where the species was observed:
A = Alexander Ranch, Barber County, Friday 19 September
B = Bricker Ranch, Barber County,  Saturday 20 September
C = Koger Ranch, Kiowa County,  Saturday 20 September
D = Hamm Prairie, Pratt County,  Sunday 21 September
E = Wilson Ranch, Pratt County,  Sunday 21 September

Family Scientific Name Common Name A B C D E
Amaranthaceae Froelichia floridana field snake-cotton C D
Anacardiaceae Rhus aromatica fragrant sumac A B
Anacardiaceae Rhus glabra smooth sumac A
Apocynaceae Asclepias latifolia broad-leaf milkweed B
Apocynaceae Asclepias syriaca common milkweed E
Asparagaceae Yucca glauca small soapweed A B C
Asteraceae Ambrosia psilostachya western ragweed A
Asteraceae Amphiachyris dracunculoides prairie broomweed A D
Asteraceae Artemisia campestris subsp. caudata western sagewort A B
Asteraceae Artemisia filifolia sand sagewort A B
Asteraceae Artemisia ludoviciana Louisiana sagewort D
Asteraceae Baccharis salicina willow baccharis A
Asteraceae Brickellia eupatorioides eastern brickellbush, false boneset B D
Asteraceae Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria plains coreopsis D
Asteraceae Echinacea angustifolia black-Sampson coneflower B D
Asteraceae Gaillardia aestivalis var. aestivalis prairie blanket-flower C
Asteraceae Grindelia ciliata wax goldenweed, wax gumweed D E
Asteraceae Grindelia squarrosa curly-cup gumweed A
Asteraceae Helianthus annuus common sunflower
Asteraceae Helianthus maximilianii Maximilian's sunflower
Asteraceae Helianthus petiolaris plains sunflower
Asteraceae Heterotheca stenophylla narrow-leaf golden-aster C
Asteraceae Heterotheca subaxillaris subsp. latifolia broad-leaf golden-aster, camphor weed E
Asteraceae Heterotheca villosa hairy golden-aster A C
Asteraceae Hymenopappus scabiosaeus flat-top woolly-white, old plainsman B
Asteraceae Liatris punctata var. punctata western dotted gayfeather A B D E
Asteraceae Liatris squarrosa var. glabrata plains gayfeather C
Asteraceae Psilostrophe tagetina var. cerifera marigold paper-flower B
Asteraceae Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium fragrant false-cudweed, sweet everlasting E
Asteraceae Senecio riddellii Riddell's groundsel B
Asteraceae Solidago canadensis var. hargeri Canadian goldenrod E
Asteraceae Solidago gigantea giant goldenrod E
Asteraceae Solidago nemoralis gray goldenrod A C
Asteraceae Symphyotrichum divaricatum inland saltmarsh aster A E
Asteraceae Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides heath aster A D
Asteraceae Symphyotrichum fendleri Fendler's aster A B
Asteraceae Thelesperma megapotamicum Rio Grande greenthread A B
Asteraceae Vernonia baldwinii western ironweed A E
Asteraceae Xanthium strumarium var. canadense common cocklebur D
Boraginaceae Phacelia texana Texas scorpion-weed B
Cactaceae Opuntia macrorhiza var. macrorhiza big-root pricklypear A B D
Campanulaceae Lobelia cardinalis cardinal-flower E
Cannabaceae Cannabis sativa hemp E
Cleomaceae Peritoma serrulata Rocky Mountain beeplant D
Cleomaceae Polanisia dodecandra rough-seed clammyweed C D E
Commelinaceae Commelina erecta erect dayflower C
Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita foetidissima buffalo gourd A D
Cyperaceae Cyperus lupulinus subsp. lupulinus slender-stem flat-sedge D
Cyperaceae Cyperus schweinitzii Schweinitz's flat-sedge D
Cyperaceae Cyperus squarrosus awned flat-sedge E
Cyperaceae Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani soft-stem bulrush E
Equisetaceae Equisetum laevigatum smooth scouring-rush E
Euphorbiaceae Croton glandulosus? tropic croton A C
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia davidii western toothed spurge C E
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia hexagona six-angle spurge E
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia marginata snow-on-the-mountain B D
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia missurica Missouri spurge, prairie spurge C
Fabaceae Amorpha canescens leadplant A
Fabaceae Amorpha fruticosa bush wild-indigo E
Fabaceae Astragalus mollissimus var. mollissimus woolly milk-vetch A B
Fabaceae Baptisia australis var. minor blue wild-indigo D
Fabaceae Chamaecrista fasciculata showy partridgepea C
Fabaceae Dalea aurea golden prairie-clover B
Fabaceae Dalea candida var. candida white prairie-clover B
Fabaceae Dalea enneandra nine-anther prairie-clover A B
Fabaceae Dalea purpurea purple prairie-clover E
Fabaceae Dalea villosa var. villosa silky prairie-clover
Fabaceae Desmanthus illinoensis Illinois bundle-flower E
Fabaceae Lespedeza capitata round-head bush-clover C E
Fabaceae Lotus purshianus deer vetch, prairie trefoil E
Fabaceae Mimosa quadrivalvis var. nuttallii cat-claw mimosa A B
Fabaceae Oxytropis lambertii Lambert's crazyweed A
Fabaceae Psoralidium tenuiflorum narrow-leaf scurf-pea A B
Fabaceae Senna marilandica Maryland senna B
Fabaceae Strophostyles leiosperma slick-seed wildbean C
Lamiaceae Salvia azurea blue sage, Pitcher's sage A C D
Linaceae Linum rigidum stiff-stem flax A
Loasaceae Mentzelia decapetala ten-petal mentzelia B
Loasaceae Mentzelia nuda bractless mentzelia A
Malvaceae Callirhoë involucrata purple poppy-mallow B D E
Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis carletonii Carleton's four-o'clock C
Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis linearis var. linearis narrow-leaf four-o'clock A B D
Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis nyctaginea wild four-o'clock E
Onagraceae Ludwigia peploides subsp. glabrescens? floating seedbox E
Onagraceae Oenothera curtiflora velvet butterfly-weed A D E
Onagraceae Oenothera glaucifolia stenosiphon A B D
Onagraceae Oenothera macrocarpa ssp oklahomensis Oklahoma evening-primrose B
Onagraceae Oenothera serrulata plains yellow evening-primrose
Papaveraceae Argemone polyanthemos plains prickly-poppy A D
Pedaliaceae Proboscidea louisianica common devil's-claw B
Poaceae Andropogon gerardii big bluestem, turkey foot A D
Poaceae Andropogon hallii sand bluestem E
Poaceae Aristida purpurea purple threeawn E
Poaceae Bothriochloa laguroides subsp. torreyana silver bluestem A B D
Poaceae Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula side-oats grama A B D
Poaceae Bouteloua gracilis blue grama A B C D
Poaceae Bouteloua hirsuta var. hirsuta hairy grama A B
Poaceae Buchloë dactyloides buffalo grass D
Poaceae Cenchrus longispinus field sandbur D
Poaceae Dichanthelium oligosanthes subsp. scribnerianum Scribner's dichanthelium D
Poaceae Echinochloa crus-galli common barnyard grass E
Poaceae Elymus canadensis var. canadensis Canadian wild-rye E
Poaceae Elymus virginicus Virginia wild-rye E
Poaceae Eragrostis cilianensis stink grass D
Poaceae Eragrostis trichodes sand love grass C D
Poaceae Leersia oryzoides var. oryzoides rice cut grass E
Poaceae Muhlenbergia frondosa? wire-stem muhly E
Poaceae Panicum virgatum var. virgatum switch grass A D
Poaceae Schizachyrium scoparium subsp. scoparium little bluestem A C D E
Poaceae Setaria viridis var. viridis green bristle grass D
Poaceae Sorghastrum nutans yellow Indian grass A D E
Poaceae Sorghum halepense Johnson grass
Poaceae Spartina gracilis alkali cord grass E
Poaceae Sporobolus compositus rough dropseed, tall dropseed D E
Poaceae Sporobolus heterolepis prairie dropseed C
Poaceae Tridens flavus purpletop A C E
Polemoniaceae Ipomopsis longiflora subsp. longiflora long-flower ipomopsis C
Polygalaceae Polygala alba white milkwort C
Polygonaceae Eriogonum annuum annual wild-buckwheat D E
Polygonaceae Polygonum hydropiperoides mild water-pepper smartweed E
Polygonaceae Polygonum lapathifolium pale smartweed E
Polygonaceae Polygonum pensylvanica Pennsylvania smartweed E
Polygonaceae Polygonum tenue pleat-leaf knotweed C
Rosaceae Prunus angustifolia Chickasaw plum A B D
Rubiaceae Diodia teres var. teres rough buttonweed C
Salicaceae Salix nigra black willow E
Solanaceae Solanum dimidiatum western horse-nettle E
Solanaceae Solanum elaeagnifolium silver-leaf nightshade B
Solanaceae Solanum rostratum buffalo-bur nightshade A B D
Verbenaceae Glandularia bipinnatifida var. bipinnatifida Dakota vervain B
Verbenaceae Verbena stricta hoary vervain, woolly verbena A E
Vitaceae Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia creeper E