The Butler University Campus is home to many beautiful spring
and summer blooming wildflowers. Begin your search by clicking on
the "Wildflower Search" button to the left. To search for
other species of wildflowers that have been observed in Marion
County, go to Marion County Flora Search.
Photographs were taken by Marcia Moore, Friesner Herbarium, and
may not be used, except for educational purposes, without first
Information about the plants were obtained from:
Field Guide to Indiana
Wildflowers, Kay Yatskievych, Indiana University Press,
Northeastern/North-central North America, Peterson Field Guides;
Roger Tory Peterson/ Margaret McKenny, 1996;
Wildflowers of Indiana,
Fred Wampler, Maryrose Wampler, IU Press, 1988;
Many of the wildflowers featured in our Marion
County Flora search were observed and recorded by Kay Yatskievych, noted
Indiana botanist and author of Field Guide to Indiana
Wildflowers, published by Indiana University Press, 2000. These include
non-native wildflowers (exludes grasses,
sedges, and rushes) that might be found in Marion
County, Indiana during the months of March -
June. Download a PDF checklist to take with you on
your wildflower hunts. This checklist will be updated soon.
To find locations, go to our Marion County Map of Inventory
check out "Flower
Finder" by Kay Yatskievych - Images of 56 of the approx.
300 species that come into bloom in Indiana in Feb through April.
Go to www.mobot.org/MOBOT/Research/curators/kay.shtml
and click on "Flower Finder".