Home Prairie and Wetland Center
16245 South Hwy. 71
Belton, MO 64012
Tel: (816) 331-9738
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Native Groundcovers

Native Groundcovers

There are many native substitutes for the typical groundcovers that are usually used in the landscape. In addition to low-growing plants, you can also use vines allowed to spread instead of training them on a trellis or other support.

Rose Verbena
Rose Verbena
Glandularia canadensis
Squaw-weed
Squaw-weed
Packera obovatus
Purple Poppy Mallow
Purple Poppy Mallow
Callirhoe involucrata
Virginia Creeper
Virginia Creeper
Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Sedum
Sedum
Sedum ternatum
Christmas Fern
Christmas Fern
Polystichum acrostichoides
Trumpet Creeper
Trumpet Creeper
Campsis radicans
Yellow Honeysuckle
Yellow Honeysuckle
Lonicera flava
Blackberry; Dewberry; Black Raspberry
Blackberry; Dewberry; Black Raspberry
Rubus sp.