Shining Blue Star in late May

​Native to Central United States

Common Violet in spring

Eryngium yuccifolium, Rattlesnake Master

Showy Beardtongue blooming in June

Monarch on a Rose Milkweed.

Wild Senna in late July

Blue Indigo in full bloom  

Partridge Pea, Wild Quinine and Wild Bergamot 

Monarch on a Common Milkweed

Hill top bed in late summer

Geranium maculatum, Wild Geranium

Prairie Dropseed with Bush's Coneflower 

Ohio Spiderwort blooming in Prairie

Rose Mallow in full bloom

Wild Bergamot late July

May 2019 early stages of our woodland garden

Glade Mallow in Prairie

New Jersey Tea in full bloom

Verbena stricta, Hoary Vervain

Carex grayi in early November

A nice place to sit and watch nature

Vernonia fasciculata, Common Ironweed

Bees collecting pollen on a Stiff Goldenrod

Monarch Caterpillar enjoying a Common Milkweed

Vernonia fasciculata, Common Ironweed. 

Vernonia fasciculata, Common Ironweed plant. The nectar of the flowers attracts many different butterflies along with various bees.