HERBACEOUS

At New England Wetland Plants, Inc, we grow more than 70 different species of herbaceous plants, from wetland grasses to prairie flowers. All herbaceous species are grown from seed and are available as 2" plugs, 50 plugs per tray.  All herbaceous are sold as full trays only.

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SPECIESIMAGESDESCRIPTIONWETLAND STATUSSHADE TOLERANCEHABITATSIZE50-300350+
Acorus americana
(Sweetflag)
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Acorus americanusLong, green, sword-shaped leaves up to 4′ tall. Grows in wet meadows
and on muddy shores, advancing into shallow water.
OBLFull SunShallow water, wet meadow, shore2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Alisma subcordatum
(Water Plantain)
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AlismaWaterfowl, beaver, and muskrats feed on this plant. Grows in wet soils
and into shallow water.
OBLFull SunShallow water, shore2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Ammophila brevigulata
(American Beachgrass)
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Found on sandy beachfront dunes and other dry sites. Excellent for
stabilization.
FACU-Full SunDry, sandy soils, shore,
salt tolerant
2″ plug

Bare root
$1.55


Call for pricing
$1.32
Andropogon gerardii
(Big Bluestem)
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A warm season bunch grass, 5-7ft. Wildlife food and cover. Drought
tolerant.
FACFull SunOpen areas, drier sites2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Andropogon virginicus
(Broom Sedge Bluestem)
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Warm season bunch grass, up to 3 ft. Drought tolerant.FACUFull SunOpen areas, drier sites2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Aquilegia canadensis
(Red Columbine)
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Perennial wildflower that occurs in a wide range of habitats from forests to cliffs to meadows.FACUFull Sun to Part ShadeWoodlands, rocky slopes, meadows2" plug$1.90$1.70
Asclepias incarnata
(Swamp Milkweed)
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An attractive plant reaching a height of 4′, with flowers ranging from
pink to purple in color.
OBLFull SunShore, wet meadow2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Asclepias syriaca
(Common Milkweed)
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Perennial known for its tall stems, pink-purple flowers that attract monarch butterflies, and seed pods with silky fibers for wind dispersal. It's vital for pollinators and plays a key role in native ecosystems.UPLFull SunOpen areas, drier sites, disturbed areas2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Asclepias tuberosa
(Butterfly Milkweed)
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Asclepias tuberosaDrought tolerant, conspicuous orange flower mid-late summer. Attracts butterflies.FACUFull SunOpen areas, drier sites2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Baptisia australis
(False Blue Indigo)
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Attractive, deep blue/purplish flowers. Prefers gravelly, sandy/well drained loamy soils. Usually deer resistant.FACUFull SunOpen areas, drier sites2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Baptisia tinctoria
(Yellow Wild Indigo)
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Shrubby perennial that grows in dry, gravelly soils. Yellow flowers appear July/August.FACUFull Sun Tolerates ShadeOpen areas, drier sites2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Bouteloua curtipendula
(Sideoats Grama)
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Commonly known as sideoats grama, it is a warm season perennial grass native to North America. It is known for its distinctive seed spikes that hang from one side of the stem, adding ornamental interest to prairies and open woodlands.FACUFull SunOpen areas, drier sites2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Calamagrostis canadensis
(Blue Joint Grass)
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A block of blue joint grass in an open hoop house in a plant nursery. the grass is fairly uniform in height, about a foot and a half tall, and bright green in the sunlight.A common grass of northern bogs and swamps. This species forms colonies.FACW+Full SunShallow water, shores,
wet meadows
2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Caltha palustris
(Marsh Marigold)
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Marsh marigold in full bloom. Bright yellow flowers with five petals each and smooth, rounded leaves. Bright yellow flowers make this an attractive addition to wetlands.
Entire plant is eaten by moose and deer, the seeds are eaten by various
birds. Spring planting recommended.
OBLFull SunShores, wet meadows,
forested areas
2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Carex comosa
(Bearded Sedge)
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This clump-forming sedge (2-4′) provides food and cover for many wetland
birds, including Virginia and Sora rails.
OBLFull Sun to Partial ShadeShallow water, shores,
wet meadows
2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Carex crinita
(Fringed Sedge)
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Carex crinitaThis species of sedge is shade tolerant, but also thrives in sunny
locations.
OBLFull Sun to Full ShadeShores, open areas, forests2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Carex lupulina
(Hop Sedge)
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Carex lupulinaThis species of sedge (2-4′) forms clumps in wet soils, providing wildlife
cover and species diversity to wetlands.
FACW+Full Sun to Partial
Shade
Shores, wet meadows,
forested areas
2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Carex lurida
(Lurid Sedge)
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Carex luridaAn excellent pioneer species that grows to 3 feet high and thrives
in disturbed, wet, sandy or gravelly sites.
OBLFull Sun to Partial ShadeShores, wet meadows2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Carex pensylvanica
(Pennsylvania Sedge)
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One penn sedge flower. It is white with many very thin petals. A low-growing sedge, good for ground cover and soil stabilization. Provides shelter for birds. UPLTolerantDry Sites2" plug$2.00$1.75
Carex scoparia
(Broom Sedge)
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Carex scopariaFound in swamps and moist to drier open ground. Bunch type, 1-3ft.OBLFull Sun to Partial ShadeShores, open areas2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Carex stipata
(Awl-Fruit Sedge)
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Carex stipataThis sedge frequents wet meadows and deciduous woody swamps.OBLFull Sun to Full ShadeOpen areas, forested areas2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Carex stricta
(Tussock Sedge)
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This hummock-forming sedge is used by geese and other birds for nesting
sites.
OBLFull Sun to Full ShadeShallow water, shores, open and forested
areas
2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Carex vulpinoidea
(Fox Sedge)
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Carex vulpinoideaA sedge common to wet meadows, this plant provides good cover for nesting
birds.
OBLFull Sun to Full ShadeOpen areas2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Chelone glabra
(Turtlehead)
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Chelone glabraTurtlehead is a small plant reaching 1-3 feet in height. This species
produces an attractive white flower in mid to late summer.
OBLFull Sun to Partial ShadeShores, wet meadows, forested areas2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Cinna arundinacea
(Stout Wood-Reedgrass)
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Cinna arundinaceaTall rhizomatous grass (3-5′) provides excellent wildlife cover and
species diversity to wetlands. Cinna grows in moist wooded areas.
FACW+Partial to Full ShadeShores, open and forested areas2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Coreopsis lanceolota
(Lanceleaf Coreopsis)
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Coreopsis flower, bright yellow and round with eight evenly long and spaced petals. Clump forming, perennial forb. Grows in dry infertile soils to 2' tall. Yellow blooms in May-June. Habitata is meadows, pastures, and woodland openings. FACU Full SunMeadows, Pasture, Woodland Openings2" plug$1.55$1.32
Deschampsia cespitosa
(Tufted Hairgrass)
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2-5' tall. Perennial cool season bunchgrass with ornamental qualities. Useful for restoring moist to seasonally wet sites, and for stabilizing disturbed soils. FACWFull Sun to Part ShadeShores, meadows, woodland areas, dry sites2" plug$1.55$1.32
Deschampsia flexuosa
(Wavy Hairgrass)
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1-2ft tall, short perennial cool season bunchgrass. Prefers dry sandy soils. Excellent for restoration sites with shady, thin soils. FACUFull Sun to Part ShadeShores, Meadows2" plug$1.55$1.32
Distichlis spicata
(Saltgrass)
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Photo of a few grass plants growing in coarse, sandy soil.A salt-tolerant, colony forming grass typically found in northeastern salt marshes. Provides food and shelter for birds, fish, clams, and crabs. FACWFull SunSalt Marshes2" plug$1.55$1.32
Dulichium arundinaceum
(Three-way Sedge)
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Young three-way sedge growing in trays. Spikey, yellow green and brown, thin foliage.This species can form dense mats (1-2′) of vegetation in bogs and wet
meadows, providing excellent cover for smaller wildlife.
OBLFull SunShallow water, shores, wet meadows2″ plug$1.90 $1.70
Echinacea purpurea
(Purple Coneflower)
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Some purple coneflower outside at a plant nursery. The flowers, purple petals with brown centers, are blooming. Perennial wildflower with puplish-pink blooms in June-Sept. Plants 2-3' in height, habitat is moist to mesic clearings and roadsides. Attracts bees and butterflies, and Goldfinch.FACUFull Sun to Part ShadeMoist Clearings, Shores, Dry Sites2" plug$1.55$1.32
Eleocharis palustris
(Spike Rush)
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This plant grows in dense clumps and may reach a height of 3′. Provides
soil stabilization, as well as cover and food for various wildlife.
OBLFull Sun to Full ShadeShallow water, shores, wet meadows2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Elymus hystrix
(Bottlebrush Grass)
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Cool season bunch grass, 3-5 ft. Moist soil, streambanks and forest edges.FACUPartial Sun to Light ShadeDeciduous forests, shaded stream banks, wooded slopes2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Elymus riparius
(Riverbank Wild Rye)
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Cool season bunch grass, 3-5 ft. Moist soil, streambanks and edges.FACWFull Sun to Full ShadeRiverbanks, moist woods, meadows2″ plug$1.55 $1.32
Elymus virginicus
(Virginia Wild Rye)
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Cool season bunch grass, 3-6ft. Moist to drier soils, streambanks and
edges
FACW/FACFull Sun to Full ShadeStream banks2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Eupatorium perfoliatum (Boneset)
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Eupatorium perfoliatumA tall flowering herb found in wet meadows and marshes.FACW+Full Sun to Partial ShadeShallow water, shores, wet meadows2" plug$1.55$1.32
Eurybia divaricata
Aster divaricata

(White Wood Aster)
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Abundant white flowers, late summer to early fall. 2-3 ft. Attracts
butterflies. Medium wet to dry soils. Thrives in shade.
Partial to Full
Shade
Drier sites, wet to dry forests2" plug$1.90$1.70
Euthamia graminifolia
(Flat-Top Goldentop)
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An attractive flowering native. 2-3ft. Yellow flowers August to September. Wildlife value. Wet meadows and riparian areas up to somewhat drier
sites.
FACFull SunWet meadows to drier sites2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Eutrochium fistulosum
(Hollow Stem Joe-Pye Weed, Trumpetweed)
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Hollow stem joe pye weed in an open field. the purplish inflorescences are blooming.Rhizamatous, flowering perennial, 5-8' tall, prefers wet to moist ground. Dull pink flowering terminal clusters are 2-4'' wide during July to September.FACWFull Sun to Partial ShadeWet Thickets and Meadows2" plug$1.55$1.32
Eutrochium maculatum
(Spotted Joe-Pye Weed)
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Spotted Joe-Pye weed in an open field. the plant is covered in pinkish purple flowers. A tall plant of wet meadows, reaching 6′ or more. This species provides cover for a variety of animal species.FACW/FACFull Sun to Partial
Shade
Shores, open areas2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Gentiana clausa
(Bottle Gentian)
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Purple flowers bloom in August to October. Grows to 1' tall.FACWFull Sun to Partial ShadeWet meadows, streambanks, woodland edges2'' plug$1.90$1.70
Glyceria canadensis
(Manna Grass)
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A tall grass reaching 5' in height. This rhizomatous species provides excellent cover and food for wildlife.OBLFull SunShores and shallow water, wet meadows2" plug$1.55$1.32
Glyceria striata
(Fowl Manna Grass)
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young glyceria striata in a tray. the plants are only a couple inches tall and covered in water. it's a grass. Cool season bunch grass up to 5ft. Riparian edge.OBLFull Sun to Full ShadeWet woods, swamps, bogs2" plug$1.55$1.32
Helenium autumnale
(Sneezeweed, Helen's Flower)
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Sneezeweed flowers. Bright yellow with cone shaped compound flower heads. Perennial wildflower with yellow flowers which bloom in August to October. Grows to 2-4' tall. Does not cause people to sneeze like ragweed.FACWFull SunMoist to wet sunny areas, edges, shores and thickets.2" plug$1.55$1.32
Heliopsis helianthoides
(Smooth Oxeye)
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Smooth oxeye flower. The flower is bright yellow and eye catching in the sun. It resembles a sunflower somewhat. Upright, clump forming, perennial to 2-5'. Daisy-like yellow flowers with brownish/yellowish center cones. Blooms July-Sept. Prefers dry to moist soils.FACUFull SunDry Sites2" plug$1.55$1.32
Hibiscus moscheutos
(Crimsoneyed Rosemallow)
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Bright pink hibiscus flowers on a sunny dayShowy white of pink flowers, July to September, 4-6'. Moist to wet soils, partial shade to full sun. Attracts butterflies.OBLFull SunShores, Wet Meadows2" plug$1.90$1.70
Iris versicolor
(Blue Flag Iris)
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Iris versicolor flower. It is bright purple, and has three-fold rotational symmetry. Beautiful blue flowers and green sword-like leaves. Iris rhizomes anchor soil in marshes, wet meadows, and wetland areas subject to flooding.OBLFull Sun to Part ShadeShores, Wet Meadows, Shallow Water2" plug$1.55$1.32
Juncus canadensis
(Canada Rush)
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Trays of canada rush. the clumps of canada rush are bright red at the base and brown and yellow green at the top. reddish brown seed heads are visible. the trays are in a couple inches of standing water. A common rush of bogs and hummocks. A good plant to add diversity to a planting plan.OBLFull Sun to Part ShadeShores, Wet Meadows, Shallow Water2" plug$1.55$1.32
Juncus effusus
(Soft Rush)
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Patch of juncus effusus outside in trays. It is fairly uniform height, about a foot and a half, and color, bright yellow green. A good pioneer species that provides cover for wildlife. The root system offers erosion protection.OBLFull SunShores, Wet Meadows, Shallow Water2" plug$1.55$1.32
Juncus gerardii
(Blackgrass)
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Blackgrass is found in the higher zones of salt and brackish coastal marshes. Grows erect and has long rhizomes. It is most often found in tight colonies above the high tide mark. OBLFull Sun to Part ShadeMarshes, swamps, wet meadows, shores of ponds, lakes and streams2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Juncus tenuis
(Path Rush)
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Path rush seeding in a growing tray. The plant is a couple inches tall, and the blades stick out in random directions. Easily grown in wet to somewhat dry soils. Grows 6''-2' in height. This tough rush tolerates foot traffic and compacted soils. FAC-Full Sun to Partial ShadeShores, Open Areas, Dry Sites, Footpaths2" plug$1.55$1.32
Leersia oryzoides
(Rice Cutgrass)
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Rice cutgrass in a field. It's a pretty average grass. A tall rhizomatous grass growing to 4'. Provides excellent dense cover and food for wildlife.OBLFull SunShores, Wet Meadows, Forested Wetlands2" plug$1.55$1.32
Liatris spicata
(Marsh Blazing Star)
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Marsh blazing star flower. the flower is a bright pink showy, fluffy looking inflorescence. Showy, flowering perennial, up to 4'. Numerous dense purple flower clusters appear on upper portion of 2-4' tall spike during July. Prefers average to well drained moist soils, full sun. Frequently found in moist meadows, low ground, marsh edges.FAC+Full SunShores, Open Areas2" plug$1.90$1.70
Limonium carolinianum
(Carolina Sea Lavender)
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Perennial herbaceous plant native to coastal regions of North America. Bears dense clusters of small, lavender-colored flowers on slender, erect stems, contributing to the biodiversity and visual appeal of salt marshes and coastal habitats.OBLFull SunCoastal Salt Marshes, coastal habitats2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Lobelia cardinalis
(Cardinal Flower)
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Cardinal flower plant's flower. the flower is bright red and quite eye-catching. The brilliant red flowers attract hummingbirds and add beauty to wetlands.FACW+Full Sun to Full ShadeShores, Open Areas, Forested Wetlands2" plug$1.55$1.32
Lobelia siphilitica
(Great Blue Lobelia)
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great blue lobelia flowers in a field. Showy light purple inflorescences fill the photograph. Brilliant blue flowers attract hummingbirds. Grows 1 to 5 feet tall.FACW+Full Sun to Part ShadeMoist meadows, swamps, streambanks and ditches. 2" plug$1.90$1.70
Lupinus perennis
(Wild Blue Lupine)
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Blue lupine foliage. A compound palmatisect leaf with spatulate leaflets. A large, shiny drop of water rests on the intersection of the leaflets. Grows 1-3 ft. Showy blue flowers from May to June.Full SunDry Sites$1.90$1.70
Mimulus ringens
(Monkey-Flower)
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A monkey flower growing outdoors. delicate, light lavender blossoms and airy looking foliage. A flower of wet meadows and stream banks. Monkey-flowers have a beautiful lavender flower in the summer and grow to 3' in height. OBLFull SunShores, Open Areas2" plug$1.55$1.32
Monarda fistulosa
(Wild Bergamot, Bee Balm)
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A hummingbird moth (fuzzy, bright deep red, with clear wings) rests on a bee balm flower. The flowers are light lavender purple with many long, thin, separate petals, sepals, pistils and stamen. Showy pinkish flowers from June to September. Forms colonies. Grows to 5'.UPLFull Sun to Part ShadeDry Areas2" plug$1.90$1.70
Monarda punctata
(Spotted Bee Balm)
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Characterized by its distinctive whorls of tubular, pale yellow to pinkish-purple flowers with purple spots which attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies to prairies and dry open woodlands.UPLFull Sun to Part ShadeSunny habitats such as meadows, open woodlands2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Nuphar luteum
(Yellow Water Lily)
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This water lily provides shade and cover for fish and macroinvertebrates. Waterfowl and wildlife feed on seeds and leaves. Grows in water up to 3' deep.OBLFull SunSubmerged areas, Shallow watertubers$11.25
Nymphaea odorata
(White Water Lily)
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White water lily flower. white flower with yellow center and thick white petals. lily pads rest on dark pond water. Growing in water from several inches to 5' deep, this plant provides food and cover for beavers, waterfowl, and other wildlife, and cover for fish and amphibians. OBLFull SunSubmerged areas,
Shallow Water
tubers$1.90$1.70
Opuntia humifusa
(Eastern Prickly Pear)
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Young prickly pear cactus in one gallon pots. A beautiful bright yellow flower is in the center of the photo. A cactus native to the Eastern and Central United States. Will survive droughts and freezing temperatures. UPLFull SunDry Sites, Coarse and Rocky Soils1#$11.25
Panicum amarum
(Bitter Panicgrass)
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Bowl of smooth, tan, flat, teardrop shaped, bitter panicgrass seed. Coastal, quick growing, rhizamotous native warm season grass. Useful for dune stabilization and erosion control on dry, infertile sites.FACUFull SunDry Sites2" plug$1.55$1.32
Panicum virgatum
(Switchgrass)
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A tall grass (5-7') often found in drier sandy soils and along the upland edge of salt marshes. A good forage species, the leaves provide food for deer and other wildlife, while seeds are eaten by many birds. FACFull SunOpen Areas, Wet Meadows, Dry Sites2" plug$1.55$1.32
Peltandra virginica
(Arrow Arum)
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A deep green plant that grows along pond and lake edges. This plant provides cover and food for waterfoul. Improves water quality.OBLFull Sun to Part ShadeShallow Water2" plug$1.90$1.70
Penstemon digitalis
(Foxglove Beardtongue)
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Perennial wildflower, 2-4' tall, white flowers bloom in June-July. Attracts bees and hummingbirds.FACFull Sun to Part ShadeLow Moist Areas, Meadows, Open Woodlands2" plug$1.90$1.70
Penstemon hirsutus
(Hairy Beardtongue)
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Hairy leaves and spikes of tubular, lavender to pale purple flowers that bloom in late spring to early summer, attracting pollinators like bees and hummingbirds to prairies and open woodlands.FACUFull Sun to Part ShadeOpen woodlands, fields2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Poa palustris
(Fowl Bluegrass)
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A native grass of marsh edges and wet meadows, reaching a height of 3-4'. Often forms dense stands that exclude other wetland species. Wildlife and ground nesting birds frequently use this grass for cover and nesting. FACWFull Sun to Part ShadeMarsh Edges, Wet Meadows2" plug$1.55$1.32
Pontederia cordata
(Pickerelweed)
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Pontederia cordata purple inflorescence with large, smooth leaves and stems also in the frame. The purple flowers and deep green leaves of this species add beauty to wetlands. Provides cover for waterfowl along shores and in up to 1' of water. Excellent for uptake of dissolved phosphorous. OBLFull Sun to Full ShadeShallow Water2" plug$1.90$1.70
Potamogeton nodosus
(Long-Leaf Pondweed)
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A good food source for waterfowl as well as muskrat, beaver, and moose. OBLFull SunSubmerged Areasrhizomes$1.10
Potamogeton pectinatus
(Sago Pondweed)
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A very good source of food for waterfowl. This plant also provides good cover for small fish. Provides water quality benefits. OBLFull SunSubmerged Areastubers$1.10
Pycnanthemum muticum
(Short-Toothed Mountain Mint)
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Characterized by its aromatic foliage and clusters of small, whitish flowers that bloom in mid to late summer, attracting pollinators to open woodlands, prairies and meadows.FACFull Sun to Part ShadeMeadows, woodland edges2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Pycnanthemum virginiana
(Common Mountain Mint)
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Characterized by its aromatic foliage and clusters of small, white flowers that bloom in mid to late summer, attracting pollinators to prairies, meadows and woodland edges.FACWFull Sun to Part ShadeMeadows, woodland edges2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Rhexia virginica
(Meadow Beauty)
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Vibrant pink to purple flowers that bloom in summer, attracting pollinators to wet meadows, and other moist habitats.OBLFull Sun Wet meadows, marsh edges, bogs2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Rudbeckia hirta
(Black-eyed Susan)
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Perennial herbaceous that displays vibrant yellow to orange petals with a distinctive dark central cone, flowering abundantly during the summer months and serving as a valuable pollinator attractant in natural and cultivated landscapes.FACUFull SunOpen woodlands, roadsides2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Rudbeckia laciniata
(Cut-Leafed Green-Headed Coneflower)
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rudbeckia flowers against a grey sky. the flowers have droopy yellow petals and dark brown compound seed heads. Showy flowering perennial. Yellow petals with central green cone, July to Sept Bloom. Grows in moist soils, full sun to partial shade. 4-8'.FACWFull Sun to Part ShadeMoist meadows, open woodlands2" plug$1.90$1.70
Rudbeckia triloba
(Brown Eyed Susan)
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2-5' Tall. Yellow flowers with dark centers bloom July to September. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. FACUFull Sun to Part ShadeShore Edges, Open Areas, Dry Sites2" plug$1.55$1.32
Sagittaria latifolia
(Nothern Arrowhead/Duck Potato)
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An important food source for waterfowl. This plant grows along shores and in up to 2' of water. Good for water quality basins. Do not plant in the fall. OBLFull SunShallow Water, Shore Edges2" plug$1.90$1.70
Sarracenia purpurea
(Purple Pitcher Plant)
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Carniverous plant distinguished by its upright, pitcher-shaped leaves that are often purplish-red in color, designed to trap and digest insects as a source of nutrients in nutrient-poor environments.OBLFull SunAcidic bogs, wetlands2″ plug$1.85
Schizachyrium scoparium
(Little Bluestem)
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a field of little bluestem. The grass is uniformly about 3 feet tall and golden brown. Warm season grass, 2-4'. Dry to somewhat moist well drained soil. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Bronze-orange fall foliage.FACU-Full SunWet Meadows, Dry Sites2" plug$1.55$1.32
Schoenoplectus acutus
(Hard-Stem Bulrush)
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This bulrush does very well in shallows of ponds, rivers, ditches, and lakes. Usually found in water up to 5' deep. Removes heavy metals and nutrients. OBLFull SunShore Edges, Shallow Water (Up to 5')2" plug$1.55$1.32
Schoenoplectus americanus
(Chairmaker's Bulrush)
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Reaches a height of 4', Grows well in fresh or brackish water. Seeds provide food for waterfowl. OBLFull Sun to Part ShadeShallow Water, Shore Edges. Salt Tolerant2" plug$1.55$1.32
Schoenoplectus pungens
(Three Square Bulrush)
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Commonly found in standing water up to 6 inches deep. Can tolerate periods of drought and complete inundation. FACW+Full Sun to Part ShadeShallow water (6''), Shore edges2" plug$1.55$1.32
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
(Soft-Stem Bulrush)
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Soft stem bullrush fruit. small dry clusters of seeds hang from the top of the central stem.Thrives on shorelines and standing water. This Bulrush does well in organic or sandy soils. Good erosion control species.OBLFull SunShallow water, Shore Edges2" plug$1.55$1.32
Scirpus atrovirens
(Green Bulrush)
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A good soil stabilizer, provides many of the same benefits as woolgrass and is resistant to both flooding and short periods of drought.OBLFull SunShallow Water, Shore Edges, Wet Meadows2" plug$1.55$1.32
Scirpus cyperinus
(Woolgrass)
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Woolgrass plants, outdoors in trays. The tops of the woolgrass have been recently cut and are browning somewhat. the base of the plants has some old dead foliage piling up. An aggressively rooting plant valuable for erosion control. Provides dense cover for wildlife and web support for various spiders. OBLFull SunShore Edges, Shallow Water, 2" plug$1.55$1.32
Solidago nemoralis
(Common Goldenrod)
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Erect stems, narrow leaves, and dense clusters of small, yellow flowers that bloom in late summer, attracting pollinators to dry, open habitats such as prairies, fields and roadsides.FACUFull SunMeadows, roadsides. disturbed areas2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Solidago sempervirens
(Seaside Goldenrod)
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seaside goldenrod. clusters of bright yellow flowers. growing in a sandy area. Common along the coast, salt tolerant, 1-6'. Yellow flowers in clusters from August to November. FACWFull SunShore Edges, Dry Sites, Salt Tolerant2" plug$1.90$1.70
Solidago speciosa
(Showy Goldenrod)
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Striking yellow flower clusters that bloom from late summer to early fall in sunny prairies and open woodlands, supporting pollinators and late-season biodiversity.FACUFull SunOpen woodlands, well-drained soils2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Sorgastrum nutans
(Indiangrass)
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Sorgastrum nutans plants. the showy golden brown seedheads are visible.A warm season grass (3-5') with a very striking golden brown seed head. It is highly tolerant of varying soil moisture levels and pH.FACUFull SunWet Meadows, Dry Sites2" plug$1.55$1.32
Sparganium americanum
(Burreed)
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A spiky burreed seed pod.This rhizomatous plant prefers sites along pond edges and shallows. Provides food and cover for waterfowl. Excellent for nutrient uptake.OBLFull Sun to Part ShadeShore Edges and Shallow Water2" plug$1.90$1.70
Sparganium eurycarpum
(Giant Bur-reed)
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Native herbaceous plant with distinctive spherical flower clusters and elongated ribbon-like leaves,OBLFull Sun to Part ShadeMarshes, pond margins, shallow water habitats2″ plug$1.90$1.70
Spartina alterniflora
(Smooth Cordgrass)
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Tall grass found on the lower zones of coastal salt marshes. Forms peat deposit. OBLFull SunShallow Water, Shore Edges, Salt Tolerant2" plug$1.55$1.32
Spartina patens
(Saltmeadow Cordgrass)
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A warm season grass (1-4') extends quickly by rhizomes and has highly nutritious seed. It is an effective stabilizer for shorelines and tidal marsh restorations. OBLFull SunShore Edges, Shallow Water, Salt Tolerant2" plug$1.55$1.32
Sporobolus heterolepis
(Praire Dropseed)
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Native North American grass appreciated for its slender leaves and airy seedheads. It thrives in full sun and well drained soils, making it ideal for prairie restoration and landscaping projects.FACUFull SunOpen meadows, well-drained soils2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
Aster cordifolium

(Blue Wood Aster)
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Blue wood aster plant. Small, round, light purple flowers with pink or white centers grow in clusters. The stem is purplish-red. Profuse clusters of blue flowers bloom late summer to mid fall. 2-3 feet. Dry, moist soils. Partial shade tolerance. Attracts butterflies. N/IFull Sun to Full ShadeDry Sites2" plug$1.90$1.70
Symphyotrichum lavae
Aster laeve

(Smooth Aster)
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Smooth aster. Several flowers are in the center of the photo. The flowers are bright purple, with about 15 to 20 thin bright purple petals each, and pinkish-red centers. the flowers are covered in drops of water. Violet blue to purple flowers with yellow centers. Blooms September to October. Moist to dry soils. Attracts butterflies, 2-4ft tall.FACUFull SunShore edges, wet meadow2" plug$1.55$1.32
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Aster novae-angliae

(New England Aster)
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A bright purple round flower with many thin, narrow petals and an orange center.A fall blooming flower. New England Aster has a violet-pink flower. FACW-Full SunShore Edges, Wet Meadows2" plug$1.55$1.32
Symphyotrichum puniceum
Aster puniceum

(Swamp Aster)
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Several Swamp aster flowers on the plant. The flowers are light purple, almost white, with golden-brown centers. the petals are long, narrow, and delicate, and curve upwards slightly. 4-8'. Abundant blue to purple flowers with yellow centers. Blooms August to September. Found in wet to well drained soils in full sun. Easily self-seeds. Typically occurs in wet meadows. Attracts butterflies.OBLFull ShadeShallow water, shore edges, wet meadows2" plug$1.55$1.32
Typha angustifolia
(Narrow-leaf Cattail)
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Tall, slender, cylindrical flower spikes and long, narrow leaves and provodes habitat for various wildlife species.OBLFull SunShallow Water2″ plug$1.55$1.32
Typha latifolia
(Common Cattail)
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Important wildlife food source, this plant also provides good cover. Cattails take up heavy metals and other pollutants, improving water quality. Aggressive colonizer. OBLFull Sun to Part ShadeShallow Water2" plug$1.55$1.32
Vallisneria americana
(Wild Celery)
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A perennial submerged aquatic plant. Provides excellent cover for small fish and food for waterfowl and adult fish. Excellent in wet detention basins.OBLFull SunSubmerged Areastubers$1.10
Verbena hastata
(Blue Vervain)
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Blue Vervain flowers. The branching stem has several bright purple pointed inflorescences. A plant with small blue flowers. Foliage provides food for rabbits, muskrats, mice, and larval Verbena moth. Seeds are eaten by birds. FACW+Full Sun to Part ShadeWet Meadows2" plug$1.55$1.32
Vernonia noveboracensis
(New York Ironweed)
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Ironweed flowers. Florescent round compound magenta flowers. Similar in form to Joe-Pye Weed, the flowers of this ironweed range from pink to blue and form more open clusters.FACW+Full SunWet Meadows2" plug$1.55$1.32
Zizia aurea
(Golden Alexanders)

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Golden alexander flowers. a flat compound umbel, each with tiny bright yellow florets. Showy flowering perennial, up to 3'. Flat topped clusters of small yellow flowers. Attracts butterflies. Prefers moist, well drained soils. Late spring, early summer bloom.FACFull Sun to Part ShadeDry Sites2" plug$1.55$1.32