Home Prairie and Wetland Center
16245 South Hwy. 71
Belton, MO 64012
Tel: (816) 331-9738
Fax: (816) 331-9739
Songbird Garden

Songbird Garden

Invite songbirds to stay in your yard with a songbird garden. Fill your "living bird feeder" with seed- and fruit-rich, local-source native plants and shrubs and add trees that offer safe shelter and nesting habitat.

American Beautyberry
American Beautyberry
Callicarpa americana
American Filbert
American Filbert
Corylus americana
Arrowwood Viburnum
Arrowwood Viburnum
Viburnum dentatum
Black Cherry
Black Cherry
Prunus serotina
Black Chokeberry
Black Chokeberry
Aronia melanocarpa
Black-eyed Susan
Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta
Black Haw Viburnum
Black Haw Viburnum
Viburnum prunifolium
Blackberry; Dewberry; Black Raspberry
Blackberry; Dewberry; Black Raspberry
Rubus sp.
Choke Cherry
Choke Cherry
Prunus virginiana
Compass Plant
Compass Plant
Silphium laciniatum
Cup Plant
Cup Plant
Silphium perfoliatum
Eastern Blazing Star
Eastern Blazing Star
Liatris scariosa
Eastern Red Cedar
Eastern Red Cedar
Juniperus virginiana
Elderberry
Elderberry
Sambucus canadensis
Golden Currant
Golden Currant
Ribes odoratum
Green Hawthorn
Green Hawthorn
Crataegus viridis
Flameleaf Sumac
Flameleaf Sumac
Rhus copallina
Gray-head Coneflower
Gray-head Coneflower
Ratibida pinnata
Indian Cherry; Carolina Buckthorn
Indian Cherry; Carolina Buckthorn
Rhamnus caroliniana
Indian Grass
Indian Grass
Sorghastrum nutans
Little Bluestem
Little Bluestem
Schizachyrium scoparium
Missouri Gooseberry
Missouri Gooseberry
Ribes missouriense
Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Coreopsis lanceolata
Missouri Black-eyed Susan
Missouri Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia missouriensis
Red Maple
Red Maple
Acer rubrum
Purple Coneflower
Purple Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea
Prairie Blazing Star
Prairie Blazing Star
Liatris pycnostachya
Scarlet Oak
Scarlet Oak
Quercus coccinea
Rough Blazing Star
Rough Blazing Star
Liatris aspera
Showy Goldenrod
Showy Goldenrod
Solidago speciosa
Washington Hawthorn
Washington Hawthorn
Crataegus phaenopyrum
White Oak
White Oak
Quercus alba
Winterberry Holly
Winterberry Holly
Ilex verticillata
Yellow Coneflower
Yellow Coneflower
Echinacea paradoxa
Yucca
Yucca
Yucca filamentosa