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Plant List for Rain Garden #1

In the list below are plants that are in our rain gardens. They were not all planted in the same year. The plants that have "volunteer" in parenthesis after their names are native plants that colonized our rain gardens on their own. Non-native invasive species are weeded out. The plants are listed in alphabetical order according to their scientific name with the common name in the right-hand column.

Andropogon geradii
Big Bluestem
Aquilegia canadensis
Columbine
Wild Ginger
Asclepias incarnata
Marsh (Red) Milkweed
Aster lateriflorus
Side-Flowering Aster
Aster novai-angliae
New England Aster
Baptisia australis
Wild Blue Indigo
Caltha
Marsh Marigold
Carex
Bicknell Sedge
Carex bromoides
Brome Hummock Sedge
Carex muskingumensis
Palm Sedge
Carex pensylvanica
Pennsylvania Sedge
Carex spp
Sedges
Purple Coneflower
Elymus villosis
Silky Wild Rye
Erigeron
Daisy Fleabane (volunteer)
Eupatorium purpureum
Joe-Pye Weed
Hamamelis Virginiana
Witch Hazel
Iris versicolor
Wild Iris (Blue Flag)
Liatris pycnostachya
Prairie Blazing Star
Lobelia cardinalis
Cardinal Flower
Lobelia siphilitica
Great Blue Lobelia
Lycopus americanus
Cut-leaved Water Horehound (volunteer)
Monarda fistulosa
Bee Balm
Onoclea sensibilis
Sensitive Fern
Osmunda cinnamornea
Cinnamon Fern
Osmunda regalis
Royal Fern
Panicum vergatum
Switch Grass
Penstemon digitalis
Smooth Penstemon
(Foxglove Beardtongue)
Polemonium reptans
Jacob’s Ladder
Potentilla norvegica
Rough Cinquefoil (volunteer)
Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Sweet Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia triloba
Branching Coneflower
Sagittaria latifolia
Arrowhead
Silphium perfoliatum
Cup Plant
Silphium terebinthinaceum
Prairie Dock
Solidago flexicalis
Zig Zag Goldenrod
Solidago ohioensis
Ohio Goldenrod
Stylophorum diphyllum
Celandine Poppy
Talictrum polygonum
Tall meadow Rue
Typha
Cattail
Veronicastrum virginicum
Culver’s Root