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					Moist Prairie Species List


Anemone canadensis – Canada Anemone
Asclepia incarnata - Swamp Milkweed
Aster novae-angliae – New England Aster
Cacalia suaveolens – Sweet Indian Plantain
Caltha palustris – Marsh Marigold
Cassia hebecarpa – Wild Senna
Chelone glabra – Turtlehead (White)
Echinacea purpurea – Purple Coneflower
Eupatorium maculatum – Joe Pye Weed
Eupatorium perfoliatum – Boneset
Filpendula rubra – Queen of the Prairie
Gentiana andrewsii – Bottle Gentian
Helenium autumnale – Sneezeweed
Impatiens capensis – Spotted Jewelweed
Iris cristata – Dwarf Crested Iris
Iris virginica shrevii – Blue Flag Iris
Liatris pychnostachya – Prairie Blazing Star
Lobelia cardinalis – Cardinal Flower
Lobelia siphilitica – Great Blue Lobelia
Mimulus ringens – Monkey Flower
Phlox maculata – Wild Sweet William
Physostegia virginiana – Obedient Plant
Pycnanthemum virginianum – Mountain Mint
Rudbeckia triloba – Brown Eyed Susan
Silphium laciniatum – Compass Plant
Solidago riddellii – Riddell’s Goldenrod
Verbena hastata – Blue Vervain
Vernonia fasciculate – Ironweed
Veronicastrum virginicum – Culver’s Root
Zizia aurea – Golden Alexander

Sedges and Grasses to Choose **
(Green spaces on plan are designed to be planted with grasses and sedges.)

Carex grayi – Common Bur Sedge
Carex intumescens – Shining Bur Sedge
Carex lupulina – Common Hop Sedge
Carex muskingumensis – Palm Sedge

Andropogon gerardi – Big Bluestem
Calamagrostis Canadensis – Blue Joint Grass
Elymus virginicus – Virginia Wild Rye

** There are a number of sedges and several grasses that would be appropriate for the
moist prairie. The listed species provide some guidelines. Selection can be made to
achieve the desired appearance.

				
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