Butler Prairie Pictures  --  Plants Blooming in August


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All information about the plants obtained from Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers, A Falcon Field Guide, text by Doug Ladd, published in cooperation with The Nature Conservancy, 1995; Prairie Plants of the Midwest: Identification and Ecology, Russel R. Kirt, Stipes Publishing, L.L.C., 1995; Field Guide to Indiana Wildflowers, Kay Yatskievych, Indiana University Press, 2000; and  Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada, 2nd Edition, Henry A. Gleason & Arthur Cronquist, published by the New York Botanical Garden, 1991.

All Photographs taken by Marcia Moore, Friesner Herbarium, Butler University, except where noted on individual pages .
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Bee balm
(Monarda fistulosa)

Common milkweed
(Asclepias syriaca)

(Cichorium intybus)

Compass plant
(Silphium laciniatum)

Daisy fleabane
(Erigeron annus)

Evening primrose
(Oenothera biennis)

False sunflower 
(Heliopsis helianthoides)

New England aster
(Symphyotrichum novae-angliae [previously Aster novae-angliae])

Purple coneflower
(Echinacea purpurea)

Queen Anne's lace
(Daucus carota)

(Ambrosia trifida)

Rattlesnake master
(Eryngium yuccifolium)

Royal catchfly
(Silene regia)

Stiff goldenrod
(Oligoneuron rigidum, [previously Solidago rigida])

Turkey foot grass, or Big bluestem
(Andropogon gerardii)

White heath aster
(Symphyotrichum ericoides [previously Aster ericoides])

Yellow coneflower, or pinnate prairie coneflower
(Ratibida pinnata)

 Prairie in August

Prairie in August

Prairie in August