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Callirhoe involucrata

Callirhoe involucrata

Common Name: Wine cups

Mid-west native, good creeping habit, extremely drought tolerant, good filler plant. 

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Campanula rotundifolia

Campanula rotundifolia

Common Name: Harebell

Circumboreal. One half to one inch wide, blue, bell-shaped flowers. Needs good drainage. 

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Carex appalachica

Carex appalachica

Common Name: Appalachian sedge

Forms a neat clump of fine foliage. Elegant texture. Limited supply.

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Carex lurida

Carex lurida

Common Name: Lurid sedge

Excellent plant for wetland restoration, interesting seed heads make it a good choice for ornamental ponds. 

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Carex pensylvanica

Carex pensylvanica

Common Name: Pennsylvania sedge

Stoloniferous sod forming species for dry shade, one of the first to green up in the spring.

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Ceanothus americanus

Ceanothus americanus

Common Name: New Jersey tea

Multi-stemmed small shrub, with ornamental flowers, tolerates shade and dryness. 

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Cephalanthus occidentalis

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Common Name: Buttonbush

A deciduous shrub commonly found in moist to wet areas in full sun to partial shade.  Long 6" leaves do not emerge until late spring.  In early to mid-summer, very interesting white globed shaped flowers appear that look like pin cushions…

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Coreopsis verticillata

Coreopsis verticillata

Common Name: Thread leaf tickseed

Drought tolerant and carefree, great for combining with grasses. 

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