Taxonomic Names and Common Names



Common Name Taxonomic Name
American Columbine Aquilegia canadensis
American Water Willow Justicia americana
Arrow Arum Peltandra virginica
Autumn Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale
Awl-footed Oval Sedge Carex tribuloides
Awl-Fruited Sedge Carex stipata
Bicknell's Sedge Carex bicknellii
Blazing Star , Thickspike Gayfeather Liatris pychnostachya
Blue Flag Iris Iris virginica var. shrevei
Blue Joint Grass Calamagrostis canadensis
Blue Verbena, Swamp Verbena Verbena hastata
Blunt Spike Rush Eleocharis obtusa
Bottle Gentian Gentiana andrewsii
Bristly Sedge Carex comosa
Broad-leaved Wooly Sedge Carex pellita
Bur-reed Sparganium eurycarpum
Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa
Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis
Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis
Common Arrowhead Sagittaria latifolia
Common Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum
Common Hop Sedge Carex lupulina
Common Lake Sedge Carex lacustris
Common Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum
Common Rush Juncus effusus
Common Three Square Bulrush Schoenoplectus pungens
Common Water Plantain Alisma subcordatum
Compass Plant Silphium laciniatum
Cream Wild Indigo Baptisia bracteata
Crested Oval Sedge Carex cristatella
Culver's Root Veronicastrum virginicum
Cup Plant Silphium perfoliatum
Dark Green Rush Scirpus atrovirens
Dudley's Rush Juncus dudleyi
Early Goldenrod Solidago juncea
Elderberry Sambucus canadensis
False Aster Boltonia asteroides var. latisquama
Field Oval Sedge Carex molesta
Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea
Foxglove Beardtongue Penstemon digitalis
Golden Alexanders Zizia aurea
Grass-leaved Goldenrod, Flat-top Goldenrod Solidago graminifolia
Great Angelica Angelica atropurpurea
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Great St. John's Wort Hypericum pyramidatum
Hairy-fruited Lake Sedge Carex trichocarpa
Hard-stemmed Bulrush Schoenoplectus acutus
Indigo Bush Amorpha fruticosa
Ironweed Vernonia fasciculata
Kankakee Mallow Illiamna remota
Large-flowered Water Plantain Alisma triviale
Lead Plant Amorpha canescens
Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium
Long-bracted Tussock Sedge Carex aquatilis
Marsh Blazing Star, Dense Blazing Star Liatris spicata
Marsh Marigold Caltha palustris
Meadow Anemone Anemone canadensis
Meadowsweet Spiraea alba
Monkey Flower Mimulus ringens
Needle Spike Rush Eleocharis acicularis
New England Aster Aster novae-angliae (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)
Obedient Plant Physostegia virginiana var. speciosa
Pale Dogwood Cornus obliqua
Pale Spiked Lobelia Lobelia spicata
Pickerel Weed Pontedaria cordata
Plains Oval Sedge Carex brevior
Porcupine Sedge Carex hystericina
Prairie Cordgrass Spartina pectinata
Prairie Coreopsis Coreopsis palmata
Prairie Dock Silphium terebinthinaceum
Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis
Prairie Smoke, Old Man's Whiskers Geum triflorum
Purple Meadow Rue Thalictrum dasycarpum
Purple Prairie Clover Petalostemum purpureum (Dalea gattingeri)
Pussy Willow Salix discolor
Queen-of-the-Prairie Filipendula rubra
Rattlesnake Master Eryngium yuccafolium
Red Bulrush Scirpus pendulus
Red-rooted Spike Rush Eleocharis erythropoda
Redtwig Dogwood Cornus stolonifera
Rice Cut Grass Leersia oryzoides
River Bulrush Bulboschoenus fluviatilis
Rosinweed Silphium integrifolium
Round-headed Bush Clover Lespedeza capitata
Sand Prairie Phlox Phlox pilosa var. fulgida
Sharp-Fruited Rush Juncus acuminatus
Shooting Star Dodecatheon meadia
Showy Goldenrod Solidago speciosa
Sky Blue Aster Aster azureus (Symphyotrichum azureus)
Soft-stemmed Bulrush Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
Spatterdock Nuphar variegata
Spiderwort Tradescantia ohiensis
Spotted Joe-Pye Weed Eupatorium maculatum
Swamp Dock Rumex verticillatus
Swamp Loosestrife Decodon verticillatus
Swamp Mallow Hibiscus palustris
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata
Sweet Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Sweet Flag Acorus calamus
Switchgrass Panicum virgatum
Torry's Rush Juncus torreyi
Tussock Sedge Carex stricta
Water Smartweed Polygonum amphibium
Waterlily, White Water Lily Nymphaea odorata
White Prairie Clover Petalostemum candidum (Dalea candida)
White Wild Indigo Baptisia lactea
Wild Geranium Geranium maculatum
Wild Mint Mentha arvensis
Wild Quinine Parthenium integrifolium
Winged Loosestrife Lythrum alatum
Wool Grass Scirpus cyperinus
Yellow Coneflower Ratibida pinnata
  Echinacea
  Heuchera richardsonii