Bird’s foot violet has purple flowers with orange centers. The leaves are shaped like bird’s … Continued
browsing plants: native plants
Native plants have evolved over thousands of years alongside native wildlife and therefore offer the most useful habitat. Native plants feed bugs at every stage of life, and bugs are the very foundation for our entire food web.
Our prairie natives require less water, and are adapted to grow in our soil types and temperature extremes, so they do well without requiring extensive resources and chemicals. Native plants help in management of rainwater runoff and maintain healthy soil with their deep root systems.
Scalloped round leaves are veined in silver and topped with bluish-purple flowers open in early … Continued
These fast-growing, long-lived native vines thrive along riverbanks, roadsides, forest edges, and fence lines. Green … Continued
A virtually stemless broadleaf evergreen shrub (though it looks more like a perennial than a … Continued
An easy to grow short-lived native that will self-seed and thrive in a variety of … Continued