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Andropogon gerardii

Andropogon gerardii

Common Name: Big bluestem

Classic grass of the tall grass prairies, tolerates a wide variety of soils in full sun, good livestock forage. 

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Andropogon glomeratus

Andropogon glomeratus

Common Name: Bushy bluestem

 Andropogon glomeratus is a perennial grass that grows in narrow upright clumps.  Leaves are an attractive blue green. In late summer and autumn, plants are topped with dense silvery panicles that mature into creamy fl…

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Andropogon gyrans

Andropogon gyrans

Common Name: Elliott's beard grass (No Advance Orders)

Andropogon gyrans is a clump forming perennial grass that grows in narrow upright tufts.  In late summer blue green leaves are topped with silvery panicles.  Foliage turns reddish to a lovely coppery color in fall and winter.  On …

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Andropogon virginicus

Andropogon virginicus

Common Name: Broom sedge

Short, warm season bunch grass, with golden fall color. Tolerates drought and poor soils. 

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Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias incarnata

Common Name: Swamp milkweed

Food source for monarch butterfly larvae, does well in any open, moist location.

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Aster novae-angliae

Aster novae-angliae

Common Name: New England aster

Lovely tall aster of wet spaces; for me its blooming means fall is coming. 

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Aster novi-belgii

Aster novi-belgii

Common Name: New York aster

Rhizomatous species with violet or blue flowers. 

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Aster puniceus

Aster puniceus

Common Name: Purple stemmed aster

Found along creeks, pond's edge. Great naturalizer for moist areas. 

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