Provides Nesting Materials/Structure for Native Bees

Plants that native bees nest beneath, within, or harvest parts from to construct their nests. This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.


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Andropogon gerardii
Big bluestem, Turkeyfoot

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Andropogon glomeratus
Bushy bluestem, Brushy bluestem

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Wet, Moist

Andropogon hallii
Sand bluestem

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water:

Andropogon ternarius
Splitbeard bluestem

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Andropogon virginicus
Broomsedge bluestem, Broom-sedge

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Aristida purpurea
Purple threeawn, Purple 3-awn, Purple three-awn, Red threeawn

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Aristida purpurea var. longiseta
Red three-awn, Fendler three-awn

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Aristida purpurea var. nealleyi
Blue threeawn

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Aristida purpurea var. purpurea
Purple threeawn, Red threeawn

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Artemisia californica
Coastal sagebrush, California sagebrush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Artemisia campestris
Field sagewort

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water: Dry

Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis
Field sagewort, Northern Wormwood

Duration: Biennial, Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Artemisia campestris ssp. caudata
Field sagewort

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Artemisia cana
Silver sagebrush, Coaltown sagebrush, Dwarf sagebrush, Hoary sagebrush, Silvery sagebrush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Artemisia douglasiana
Douglas mugwort, Douglas' sagewort

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Artemisia dracunculus
Tarragon

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light:
Water:

Artemisia filifolia
Sand sagebrush, Silver sagebrush, Silvery wormwood, Sand sage

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Artemisia frigida
Prairie sagewort, Prairie sagebrush, Fringed sage, Pasture sage

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Artemisia ludoviciana
Louisiana artemisia, Louisiana sage, White sage, Prairie sage, Silver sage, White sagebrush, Louisiana wormwood, Silver wormwood, Louisiana sagewort, Gray sagewort, Cudweed sagewort, Mugwort wormwood

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Artemisia nova
Black sagebrush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Artemisia palmeri
San Diego sagebrush, San Diego sagewort

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Artemisia pycnocephala
Beach sagebrush, Beach wormwood, Sand hill sage

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Artemisia stelleriana
Dusty Miller, Oldwoman

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Artemisia tilesii ssp. elatior
Tilesius' wormwood, Aleutian Mugwort

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light:
Water:

Artemisia tridentata
Big sagebrush, Great Basin sagebrush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Artemisia vulgaris
Common wormwood, Mugwort

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light:
Water:

Bouteloua curtipendula
Sideoats grama

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Bouteloua hirsuta
Hairy grama

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Bromus kalmii
Arctic brome, Prairie brome, Wild chess

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Cercis canadensis
Eastern redbud, Redbud

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Cercis canadensis var. canadensis
Eastern redbud

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Cercis canadensis var. mexicana
Mexican redbud

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Cercis canadensis var. texensis
Texas redbud

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Cercis orbiculata
California redbud, Western redbud, Arizona redbud, Pata de vaca

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Chilopsis linearis
Desert willow, Flowering willow, Willow-leaved catalpa, Trumpet flower

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Moist, Dry

Cirsium arizonicum
Arizona thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium brevistylum
Clustered thistle, Indian thistle, Short-style thistle

Duration: Annual, Biennial, Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Cirsium canescens
Prairie thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium cymosum
Peregrine thistle

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium discolor
Field thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Cirsium drummondii
Dwarf thistle

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Cirsium edule
Edible thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Cirsium engelmannii
Engelmann's thistle

Duration: Biennial, Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium flodmanii
Flodman's thistle

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium foliosum
Elk thistle

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium hillii
Hill's Thistle, Hollow-rooted Thistle, Prairie Thistle

Duration:
Habit:
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water:

Cirsium horridulum
Yellow thistle

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium mohavense
Mojave thistle

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Cirsium muticum
Swamp thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Cirsium neomexicanum
New Mexico thistle, Utah thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water:

Cirsium occidentale
Cobwebby thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water:

Cirsium occidentale var. candidissimum
Snowy thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium occidentale var. occidentale
Cobwebby thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium ochrocentrum
Yellowspine thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium peckii
Steen Mountain thistle, Ghost thistle

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water:

Cirsium pitcheri
Sand dune thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Cirsium pumilum
Pasture thistle

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium scariosum
Meadow thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium texanum
Texas thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Cirsium turneri
Cliff thistle

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Cirsium undulatum
Wavyleaf thistle, Plumed Thistle

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Light:
Water:

Cirsium wheeleri
Wheeler's thistle

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Dichanthelium oligosanthes var. oligosanthes
Heller's rosette grass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light:
Water:

Eragrostis intermedia
Plains lovegrass, Plains Lovegrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Eragrostis trichodes
Sand love grass, Sand lovegrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Hesperostipa spartea
Porcupinegrass, Porcupine grass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Koeleria macrantha
Prairie Junegrass, Junegrass, Prairie Koeler's grass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Muhlenbergia rigens
Deergrass, Meadow muhly, Deer muhly

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Prosopis glandulosa
Honey mesquite

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Prosopis glandulosa var. glandulosa
Honey mesquite

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Western honey mesquite, Torrey mesquite, Western mesquite

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Prosopis pubescens
Screwbean mesquite, American screw-bean, Tornillo

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Prosopis velutina
Velvet mesquite

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Rhus aromatica
Fragrant sumac, Aromatic sumac, Lemon sumac, Polecat bush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rhus aromatica var. serotina
Fragrant sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rhus copallinum
Winged sumac, Shining sumac, Flameleaf sumac, Mountain sumac, Dwarf sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Rhus glabra
Smooth sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rhus integrifolia
Lemonade sumac, Lemonadeberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rhus lanceolata
Prairie flameleaf sumac, Flame-leaf sumac, Prairie sumac, Lance-leaf sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Rhus microphylla
Littleleaf sumac, Desert sumac, Correosa, Agritos

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rhus ovata
Sugar sumac, Sugarbush

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rhus trilobata
Skunkbush sumac, Scented sumac, Ill-scented sumac, Squawbush, Basketbush, Skunkbush, Fragrant sumac, Aromatic sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rhus trilobata var. pilosissima
Pubescent skunkbush sumac, Downy aromatic sumac, Downy fragrant sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rhus trilobata var. trilobata
Skunkbush sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rhus typhina
Staghorn sumac, Velvet sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rhus virens
Evergreen sumac, Tobacco sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rhus virens var. choriophylla
Mearn sumac, Evergreen sumac

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Rosa acicularis
Prickly rose, Wild rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist, Dry

Rosa acicularis ssp. sayi
Prickly rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Rosa arkansana
Prairie rose, Arkansas rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Moist, Dry

Rosa arkansana var. suffulta
Prairie rose, Sunshine rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Rosa blanda
Smooth rose, Early wild rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Rosa blanda var. blanda
Smooth rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rosa blanda var. glabra
Smooth rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rosa californica
California rose, California wildrose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet

Rosa carolina
Carolina rose, Pasture rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist, Dry

Rosa carolina var. carolina
Carolina rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rosa foliolosa
White prairie rose, Leafy rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light:
Water:

Rosa gymnocarpa
Dwarf rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rosa nitida
Shining rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rosa nutkana
Nootka rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rosa palustris
Swamp rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Rosa pisocarpa
Cluster rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rosa setigera
Climbing prairie rose, Climbing rose, Prairie Rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rosa setigera var. tomentosa
Climbing rose, Illinois rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water:

Rosa stellata
Desert rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Rosa virginiana
Virginia rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rosa virginiana var. virginiana
Virginia rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Rosa woodsii
Woods' rose, Western wild rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana
Arizona wild rose, Woods' rose

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rubus adjacens
Peaty dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus allegheniensis
Allegheny blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus allegheniensis var. allegheniensis
Allegheny blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus allegheniensis var. gravesii
Graves' blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus alumnus
Oldfield blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Rubus arcticus
Arctic blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus arcticus ssp. acaulis
Dwarf raspberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Rubus arcuans
Wand dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus arenicola
Sanddwelling dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus argutus
Sawtooth blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus arvensis
Field blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus biformispinus
Pasture dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus canadensis
Smooth blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus chamaemorus
Cloudberry, Baked apple berry, Bakeapple

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Rubus cuneifolius
Sand blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Rubus deliciosus
Delicious raspberry, Rocky Mountain Raspberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Light:
Water:

Rubus elegantulus
Showy blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus flagellaris
Northern dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus glandicaulis
Glandstem blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus gulosus
New Brunswick blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus hispidus
Bristly dewberry, Swamp Dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus idaeus
American red raspberry, Wild Red Raspberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus
Grayleaf red raspberry, Red raspberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rubus junceus
Herbaceous blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus kennedyanus
Kennedy's blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus lasiococcus
Dwarf Bramble, Roughfruit berry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus leucodermis
Whitebark raspberry, Black raspberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Rubus maniseesensis
Mohican Trail dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus montensis
Mountaintop blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus multiformis
Variable blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus navus
Grand Lake blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus occidentalis
Black raspberry, Thimbleberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rubus odoratus
Purpleflowering raspberry, Purple-flowering raspberry, Thimbleberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus ortivus
Mt. Desert Island blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus particeps
Kingston dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus parviflorus
Thimbleberry, Western thimble-berry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rubus pedatus
Strawberryleaf raspberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rubus pensilvanicus
Pennsylvania blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus pergratus
Upland blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus plicatifolius
Plaitleaf dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus provincialis
Groundberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus pubescens
Dwarf red blackberry, Dwarf raspberry, Dwarf red raspberry, Trailing raspberry, Dwarf red bramble, Dewberry, Pigeonberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb, Subshrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist, Dry

Rubus pubescens var. pilosifolius
Dwarf red blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus pubescens var. pubescens
Dwarf red blackberry, Pigeonberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus pugnax
Pugnacious blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus recurvans
Recurved blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus recurvicaulis
Arching dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus regionalis
Wisconsin dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus riograndis
Rio Grande dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus russeus
Halifax blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus segnis
Nova Scotia dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus semisetosus
Swamp blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus setosus
Setose blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus severus
Harsh dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus spectabilis
Salmon raspberry, Salmonberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus tardatus
Wet thicket dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus trifrons
Threeleaflet dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus trivialis
Dewberry, Southern dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Rubus ursinus
California blackberry, California dewberry, Western blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Rubus vermontanus
Vermont blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Rubus vigoratus
Essex dewberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Rubus wheeleri
Wheeler's blackberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Blue elder, Black elder, Blue (Mexican) elderberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis
Common elderberry, Black elder, Mexican elderberry, Common elder, Elderberry, Tapiro, Sauco

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water: Wet

Sambucus racemosa
Red elderberry

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist

Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa
Black elderberry, Red elder

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa
Red elderberry, Scarlet elder, Red-berried elder

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Shade
Water: Moist

Schizachyrium scoparium
Little bluestem

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium
Little bluestem

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light:
Water:

Silphium perfoliatum
Cup plant

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Wet, Moist, Dry

Silphium terebinthinaceum
Prairie rosinweed, Prairie dock

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Light: Sun
Water: Wet, Moist

Sorghastrum nutans
Indiangrass, Yellow indian grass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Sporobolus airoides
Alkali sacaton

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Sporobolus compositus
Composite dropseed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light:
Water:

Sporobolus compositus var. compositus
Composite dropseed, Tall dropseed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Sporobolus compositus var. drummondii
Drummond's Dropseed, Head-like Dropseed, Meadow Dropseed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light:
Water:

Sporobolus cryptandrus
Sand dropseed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Sporobolus flexuosus
Mesa dropseed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Sporobolus giganteus
Giant dropseed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Sporobolus heterolepis
Prairie dropseed

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Yucca glauca
Soapweed yucca, Narrowleaf yucca, Plains yucca, Beargrass

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Yucca glauca var. glauca
Narrow-leaf yucca, Soapweed yucca

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry