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Belton, MO 64012
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Featured Plants

When you work with native plants, there's always something beautiful happening. The featured plant may be something that is currently blooming or colorful in the landscape or it may be a special plant we think you'll enjoy learning about. Check back often.

Achillea millefolium 'rubra'
Common Name: Rosy Red Yarrow
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Aesculus pavia
Common Name: Red Buckeye
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Allium stellatum
Common Name: Prairie Onion
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Amorpha canescens
Common Name: Lead Plant
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Andropogon gerardi
Common Name: Big Bluestem
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Asclepias speciosa
Common Name: Showy Milkweed
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Asplenium rhizophyllum
Common Name: Walking Fern
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Aster ptarmicoides
Common Name: Upland White Aster
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Betula nigra
Common Name: River Birch
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Chrysopsis villosum
Common Name: Hairy Golden Aster
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Coreopsis palmata
Common Name: Prairie Coreopsis
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Echinacea pallida
Common Name: Pale Purple Coneflower
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Gaillardia pulchella
Common Name: Indian Blanket
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Gleditsia triacanthos
Common Name: Honey Locust
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Heliopsis helianthoides
Common Name: Ox-eye Sunflower
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Oenothera macrocarpa
Common Name: Missouri Primrose
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Pontederia cordata
Common Name: Pickerel Plant
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Rhamnus caroliniana
Common Name: Indian Cherry; Carolina Buckthorn
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Rudbeckia fulgida
Common Name: Orange Coneflower
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Rudbeckia hirta
Common Name: Black-eyed Susan
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Rudbeckia hirta ''Indian Summer''
Common Name: Black-eyed Susan
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Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Common Name: Sweet Coneflower
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Saururus cernuus
Common Name: Lizard's Tail
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Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Common Name: Blue Wood Aster
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Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
Common Name: Aromatic Aster
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Symphyotrichum oolentangiensis (azureus)
Common Name: Sky Blue Aster
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