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Growing Native Wildflowers

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Growing Native Wildflowers is a handbook written to help you grow and use native Kansas wildflowers as part of the landscape in your garden or yard. Four sets of fifteen species accounts are offered from the Kansas Native Plant Society, the project sponsor. The How-to Guide includes general helpful hints for planning your prairie garden, preparing soils and seeds, planting, and a list of useful references. Species Accounts give unique characteristics, management techniques, and seed collection and propagation methods for each species. The How-to Guide, all species accounts, and a three-ring binder are available for $30.

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1991 Species Accounts

  • Butterfly milkweed - Asclepias tuberosa
  • Ground-plum milkvetch - Astragalus crassicarpus
  • Blue false indigo - Baptisia australis
  • Plains coreopsis - Coreopsis tinctoria
  • Purple prairie clover - Dalea purpurea
  • Black sampson echinacea - Echinacea angustifolia
  • Dotted blasing star - Liatris punctata
  • Wild bergamot beebalm - Monarda fistulosa
  • Missouri evening primrose - Oenothera macrocarpa
  • Prairie coneflower - Ratibida columnifera
  • Black-eyed susan - Rudbeckia hirta
  • Fringeleaf ruellia - Ruellia humilis
  • Pitcher sage - Salvia azurea
  • Catclaw sensitive briar - Schrankia nuttallii

1992 Species Accounts

  • Leadplant - Amorpha canescens
  • Smooth milkweed - Asclepias sullivantii
  • White boltonia - Boltonia asteroides
  • Round-head prairie clover - Dalea multiflora
  • Prairie larkspur- Delphinium virescens
  • Illinois bundleflower - Desmanthus illinoensis
  • Maximilian sunflower - Helianthus maximiliani
  • Junegrass- Koeleria pyrimidata
  • Button blazing star - Liatris aspera
  • Showy evening primrose- Oenothera speciosa
  • Breadroot scurfpea - Psoralea esculenta
  • Tuberous prairie dandelion- Pyrrhopappus grandiflorus
  • Compass plant - Silphium laciniatum
  • Rigid goldenrod - Solidago rigida
  • Ohio spiderwort - Tradescantia ohiensis

1994 Species Accounts

  • Little bluestem - Andropogon scoparius
  • Whorled milkweed - Asclepias verticillata
  • Whilte wild indigo - Baptisia lactea
  • Showy partridge pea - Cassia chamaecrista
  • New Jersey tea - Ceanothus americanus
  • Canada wildrye - Elymus canadensis
  • Rattlesnake master - Eryngium yuccifolium
  • Tall eupatorium - Eupatorium altissimum
  • Tall gayfeather - Liatris pycnostachya
  • Roundhead lespedeza - Lespedeza capitata
  • Wavyleaf agoseris- Microseris cuspidata
  • Large-flower penstemon - Penstemon grandiflorus
  • Prairie groundsel - Senecio plattensis
  • Slender greenthread - Thelesperma megapotamicum
  • Rose verbena - Verbena canadensis

1997 Species Accounts

  • Big Bluestem - Andropogon gerardii
  • Pricly Poppy - Argemone polyanthemos
  • Green Antelopehorn Milkweed - Asclepias viridis
  • Long-Bracted Wild Indigo - Baptisia bracteata
  • White Prairie Clover - Dalea candida
  • Pale Coneflower - Echinacea pallida
  • Engelmann's Daisy - Engelmannia pinnatifida
  • Prairie Gaillardia - Gaillardia aestivalis
  • Bush Morning-Glory - Ipomoea leptophylla
  • Narrowleaf Four-O'Clock - Mirabilis linearis
  • Tube Beardtongue - Penstemon tubaeflorus
  • Scurfy Pea - Psoralea tenuifolia
  • Grayhead Prairie Coneflower - Ratibida pinnata
  • Whole-Leaf Rosinweed - Silphium integrifolium
  • Small soapweed - Yucca glauca