JBS Bioretention Flora Guide
(all of the selected plants are native to Missouri)

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Planted in Cell 1

Allium cemuum
Nodding pink onion

12-18 inches tall, bloom late summer early fall

   Planted seed in Slope Areas

Andropogon gerardi
Big blue stem

Tall, showy, up to 6 feet tall

Planted seed in Stormwater Areas

 

  Asclepias incarnata
Red milkweed

4-5 feet tall, bloom July to August

Planted Seed Throughout

Aster novae-angliae
New England aster

2-6 feet tall, bloom Aug to Oct

Planted in Cell 2 & 3

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Baptisai leucantha
White wild indigo

3-6 feet tall, late spring bloom

Planted seed in Slope Areas

 

Bouteloua curtipendula
Side oats grama

1 ½ - 2 ½ feet tall, bloom June- Sept

Planted seed throughout Stormwater Areas

Carex cristatella
Crested sedge

1 ½ - 2 ½ feet tall, bloom late spring to early summer

Planted seed throughout Stormwater Areas

Carex vulpinoidea
Fox sedge

3 feet tall, bloom May- June

Planted in Cell 3

Cassia hebecarpa
Wild senna

3-6 feet tall, July to August

 

 

Short Plant Order

Dodecantheon meadia

Shooting star

1-2 feet tall, bloom May to June

Planted seed Throughout

 

Echinacea purpurea

Purple coneflower

3 feet tall, Bloom June to August

Planted seed in Slope Areas

 

 

Elymus canadensis

Canada wild rye

2-5 feet tall, full sun only, bloom July- Sept

 

Planted seed throughout Stormwater Areas

 

Elymus virginicus

Virginia wildrye

4-5 feet tall, native to MO, bloom May to Sept

Planted Throughout

 

Eryngium yuccifolium

Rattlesnake master

2-5 feet tall, bloom June to September

Planted seed throughout Stormwater Areas

 

Glyceria striata

Fowl manna grass

4 feet tall, bloom June to Sept

Planted seed throughout Stormwater Areas

 

Helenium autumnale

Dogtooth daisy

3-5 feet tall, boom August to October

 

Planted in Cell 1

 

Iris versicolor

Harlequin blue-flag iris

2-3 feet tall, bloom May to July

Planted in Cell 2 and 3

 

Liatris pycnostachya

Prairie blazingstar

5 feet tall, bloom in summer

Planted in Cell 3

 

Liatris spicata

March blazing star

2 ½ - 5 feet tall, bloom mid summer, early fall

Planted in Cell 2 and 3

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Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal flower

2-4 feet tall, bloom July to September

Planted in Cell 1 and 2

 

Lobelia siphilitica

Great blue lobelia

2-3 feet tall, bloom summer to fall

Planted seed throughout Stormwater Areas

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Mimulus ringens

Monkey flower

1-3 feet tall, Bloom June to Sept, small flowers verity of colors

Planted extensively throughout

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Monarda fistulosa

Wild bergamot

3-5 feet tall, bloom June and July

Planted in Cell 1

 

Physostegia virginiana

False dragonhead

3-4 feet tall, bloom June to September

Planted seed throughout

 

Ratibida pinnata

Gray head coneflower

3-4 feet tall, bloom June and July

 

Planted seed and plants throughout

 

Rudbeckia hirta

Black eyed Susan

3 feet tall, Biennial bloomer (first year annual then blooms in second year becoming a perennial) Bloom in June to August

Planted in Cell 1

 

Rudbeckia missouriensis

Missouri black eyed Susan

2-3 feet tall, bloom July to August

Planted seed throughout Stormwater Areas

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Sagittaria latifolia

Common arrowhead

2 ½ feet tall, bloom in summer

 

Planted seed throughout Slope Areas

 

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little bluestem

18 inches tall, non-moist areas

Planted seed throughout Stormwater Areas

 

Scirpus atrovirens

Green bulrush

4 ½ feet tall, bloom May- Sept

 

Planted in Cell 3

 

Silphium laciniatum

Compass plant

5-9 feet tall, bloom July to September

Planted in Cell 3

 

Silphium perfoliatum

Cup plant

4-8 feet tall, bloom July to September

Planted in Cell 3

 

Silphium terebinthinaceum

Prairie dock

3-10 feet tall, bloom July to September

Planted in Cell 2 and 3

 

Solidago rigida

Stiff goldenrod

3-5 feet tall, bloom August and Sept.

Planted in Cell 1 and 2

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Solidago speciosa

Showy goldenrod

2-3 feet tall, bloom July to September

Planted seed in Slope Areas

Sorghastrum nutans

Indian grass

3-5 feet tall, bloom Sept-Feb

Planted in Cell 3

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Verbena hastata

Blue vervain

2-6 feet tall, bloom July to September

Planted in Cell 3

 

Veronicastrum virginicum

CulverÕs root

4-7 feet tall, bloom May to August

Planted in Cell 1 and 2

 

Zizia aurea

Golden alexanders

1-3 feet tall, bloom May to August