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Carex davisii


This perennial sedge is 1½–3 feet tall, often forming small loose tufts of fertile and sterile shoots (culms with alternate leaves). The culms are light green, 3-angled, and hairless or slightly hairy. The leaf blades are up to 12 inches long and 1/3-inch; they are light to medium green and chann . . .[ . . . more ]


Liatris spicata


Dense Blazing Star (Liatris spicata) or Marsh Blazing Star is a tall, upright, clump-forming perennial which is native to moist low grounds, meadows and marsh margins. It typically grows 2-4 feet tall in cultivation, but can reach a height of 6 feet in some parts of its native habitat. Features t . . .[ . . . more ]


Helenium autumnale


Commonly called Sneezeweed, is an erect, clump-forming, native perennial which occurs in moist soils along streams, ponds or ditches and in spring-fed meadows, prairie and wet open ground throughout most of the State. Features clusters of daisy-like flowers (2" diameter) with distinctive wedge-shap . . .[ . . . more ]

Gentiana puberulenta


This is found growing in short clumps (12 inches) in areas that are minimally disturbed. Downy Gentian prefers drier soils with full sun to partial shade. It is always a delight to see the relatively large deep blue-violet flower bloom during the late summer months of August into early October when . . .[ . . . more ]
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