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tall green milkweed

Asclepias hirtella

Plants grow up to 4′ and produce white flowers. This species prefers medium-wet to dry … Continued

whorled milkweed

Asclepias verticillata

According to the website Monarch Butterfly Garden, you shouldn’t rely on it as your main milkweed … Continued

pawpaw

Asimina triloba

This native understory tree or large shrub grows 15-20’ tall (sometimes to 30’) and occurs … Continued

tatarian aster

Aster tataricus

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full to part sun. Can be divided … Continued

birch

Betula

nigra ’Dura Heat’ (clump river birch) Vigorous, fast-growing, medium-sized, Missouri native deciduous tree which occurs … Continued

pecan

Carya illinoensis

This massive shade tree is the pecan producer of the industry. Lustrous, dark green foliage … Continued

New Jersey tea

Ceanothus americanus

Named because dried leaves were used as a tea substitute during the American Revolutionary War. … Continued

buttonbush

Cephalanthus occidentalis

This deciduous shrub has an open, rounded habit. Common throughout the midwest, it can most … Continued

eastern redbud

Cercis canadensis

Delicate deep ink blossoms and buds are one of the earliest spring displays. Unique and … Continued

fringetree

Chionanthus virginicus/retusus

Chionanthus virginicus produces magnificent clusters of fringe-like blooms. Slow growing to 20-25’ high and 25’ wide. … Continued

rattlesnake master

Eryngium yuccafolium

Beautiful native growing to 4′ tall with glaucus, yucca-like foliage topped with clusters of white, … Continued