Ohio Prairie Nursery

Ohio Prairie Nursery provides high quality native plant seed for use by professional organizations as well as home gardeners.


Scientific Name Common Name Duration Habit Sun Water
Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem, Turkeyfoot Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist
Asclepias incarnata Swamp milkweed, Pink Milkweed Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Asclepias syriaca Common milkweed Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Asclepias tuberosa Butterflyweed, Butterfly milkweed, Orange milkweed, Pleurisy root, Chigger flower Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Baptisia alba var. macrophylla Largeleaf wild indigo, White wild indigo Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats grama Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Bouteloua gracilis Blue grama Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Carex comosa Longhair sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Moist
Carex crinita Fringed sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Carex grayi Gray's sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade
Carex lurida Lurid sedge, Sallow sedge, Shallow sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Wet
Carex stipata Awlfruit sedge, Awl-fruited sedge, Stalk-grain sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Carex stricta Upright sedge, Uptight sedge, Tussock sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge, Brown fox sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Chamaecrista fasciculata Partridge pea, Sleepingplant, Sensitive plant Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Coreopsis lanceolata Lanceleaf coreopsis, Lanceleaf tickseed, Lance-leaved coreopsis, Sand coreopsis Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Coreopsis tinctoria Plains coreopsis, Golden tickseed, Goldenwave, Calliopsis Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Coreopsis tripteris Tall tickseed, Tall coreopsis Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Dalea purpurea Purple prairie clover Perennial Subshrub Sun Dry
Desmodium canadense Showy tick trefoil Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Echinacea purpurea Eastern purple coneflower, Purple coneflower Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Elymus canadensis Canada wild rye, Canadian wildrye, Prairie wildrye, Nodding wildrye Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist
Elymus virginicus Virginia wildrye, Virginia wild rye Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Moist
Eryngium yuccifolium Button eryngo, Button snakeroot, Rattlesnake master, Beargrass, Bear's grass Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Eupatoriadelphus maculatus var. maculatus Spotted trumpetweed, Spotted joe-pye-weed Perennial Herb Part-shade Wet
Eupatorium altissimum Tall thoroughwort, Tall boneset Perennial Herb
Eutrochium purpureum Purple joepyeweed, Sweet-scented joepyeweed, Sweet joepyeweed Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Glyceria canadensis Rattlesnake mannagrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun
Glyceria grandis American manna grass, American mannagrass, Reed meadowgrass, Tall manna grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet
Glyceria striata Fowl mannagrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade
Heliopsis helianthoides Smooth oxeye, Oxeye sunflower, False sunflower Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Juncus effusus Common rush, Soft Rush Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Leersia oryzoides Rice cut grass, Rice cutgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Wet
Lespedeza capitata Roundhead lespedeza, Roundhead bush-clover, Round-headed lespedeza, Round-headed bush-clover Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Liatris aspera Tall blazing star, Tall gayfeather, Tall liatris, Rough blazing star, Rough gayfeather, Rough liatris, Button snakeroot Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Liatris pycnostachya Prairie blazing star, Prairie gayfeather, Prairie liatris, Kansas blazing star, Kansas gayfeather, Kansas liatris, Cat-tail blazing star, Cat-tail gayfeather, Cat-tail liatris, Hairy button-snakeroot Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Liatris spicata Dense blazing star, Dense gayfeather, Dense liatris, Marsh blazing star, Marsh gayfeather, Marsh liatris Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal flower Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Lobelia siphilitica Great blue lobelia Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Lupinus perennis Sundial lupine, Wild lupine Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Mimulus ringens Allegheny monkeyflower, Square-stemmed Monkeyflower Perennial Herb Sun Wet, Moist
Monarda fistulosa Wild bergamot, Beebalm Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Oenothera biennis Common evening-primrose, King's cure-all Biennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Oligoneuron riddellii Riddell's goldenrod Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Oligoneuron rigidum var. rigidum Stiff goldenrod Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass, Wand panic grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Penstemon digitalis Mississippi penstemon, Mississippi beardtongue, Smooth white penstemon, Smooth white beardtongue, Talus slope penstemon, Talus slope beardtongue, Foxglove penstemon, Foxglove beardtongue Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist, Dry
Physostegia virginiana Fall obedient plant, Obedient plant, False dragonhead, Virginia lions-heart Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Ratibida pinnata Pinnate prairie coneflower, Grayhead Mexican hat, Yellow coneflower, Grayhead coneflower Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan, Common black-eyed Susan, Brown-eyed Susan Annual Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Rudbeckia triloba Browneyed Susan, Brown-eyed-Susan, Thin-leaved coneflower, Three-lobed Rudbeckia Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Dry
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani Softstem bulrush, Soft-stem club-rush, Great bulrush Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet
Scirpus atrovirens Green bulrush, Dark green bulrush Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet
Silphium perfoliatum Cup plant, Indian cup Perennial Herb Sun Wet, Moist, Dry
Silphium terebinthinaceum Prairie rosinweed, Prairie dock Perennial Herb Sun Wet, Moist
Solidago nemoralis Gray goldenrod, Prairie goldenrod, Old field goldenrod, Grayleaf goldenrod, Gray-leaved goldenrod Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Sorghastrum nutans Indiangrass, Yellow indian grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Spartina pectinata Prairie cordgrass, Freshwater cordgrass, Sloughgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet
Sporobolus compositus var. compositus Composite dropseed, Tall dropseed Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Moist
Sporobolus cryptandrus Sand dropseed Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Dry
Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie dropseed Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Symphyotrichum laeve Smooth blue aster Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England aster, New England American-aster Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense Skyblue aster, Sky blue American-aster Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Tradescantia ohiensis Bluejacket, Ohio spiderwort Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Verbena hastata Swamp verbena, Blue verbena, Blue vervain, Simpler's joy Biennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Vernonia fasciculata Prairie ironweed, Common ironweed Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Veronicastrum virginicum Culver's root Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Zizia aurea Golden zizia, Golden Alexanders Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist