Konza Prairie All Plants

Here are the 206 plants that have been identified at the Konza Prairie Location.

Scientific Name Common Name CoC States
Acacia angustissima var. hirta prairie acacia KS
Acalypha ostryifolia pineland threeseed mercury IA, IL, KS, MO
Acalypha rhomboidea common threeseed mercury IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Acalypha virginica Virginia threeseed mercury IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Achillea millefolium common yarrow
Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis western yarrow KS, SD/ND
Agalinis aspera tall false foxglove IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Ageratina altissima var. altissima white snakeroot IA, IL, KS, MI, SD/ND
Agrostemma githago var. githago common corncockle IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Agrostis hyemalis winter bentgrass IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Allium canadense var. canadense meadow garlic IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Ambrosia artemisiifolia annual ragweed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Ambrosia psilostachya Cuman ragweed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Amorpha canescens leadplant IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, NE, OH, SD/ND
Andropogon gerardii big bluestem IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Antennaria neglecta field pussytoes IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Apocynum cannabinum Indianhemp IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Argythamnia humilis var. humilis low silverbush KS
Aristida oligantha prairie threeawn IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Arnoglossum plantagineum groovestem Indian plantain IA, IL, KS, SD/ND
Artemisia ludoviciana var. ludoviciana Louisiana sagewort IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Asarum canadense Canadian wildginger IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Asclepias lanuginosa sidecluster milkweed IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Asclepias stenophylla slimleaf milkweed IA, IL, KS, MO
Asclepias sullivantii prairie milkweed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Asclepias syriaca common milkweed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Asclepias tuberosa butterfly milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa ssp. interior butterfly milkweed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Asclepias verticillata whorled milkweed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Asclepias viridiflora green comet milkweed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Asclepias viridis green antelopehorn KS
Astragalus crassicarpus var. crassicarpus groundplum milkvetch IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Astragalus missouriensis var. missouriensis Missouri milkvetch IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Baptisia australis var. minor blue wild indigo KS
Baptisia bracteata var. leucophaea longbract wild indigo IA, KS
Berlandiera lyrata lyreleaf greeneyes KS
Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula sideoats grama IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Bouteloua dactyloides buffalograss IA, KS, SD/ND
Bouteloua gracilis blue grama IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Bouteloua hirsuta hairy grama
Bouteloua hirsuta var. hirsuta hairy grama IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Brickellia eupatorioides false boneset
Bromus arvensis field brome IA, KS, MI, SD/ND
Bromus inermis smooth brome IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Callirhoe alcaeoides light poppymallow IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, NE, OH, SD/ND
Callirhoe involucrata purple poppymallow
Callirhoe involucrata var. involucrata purple poppymallow IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, NE, OH, SD/ND
Calylophus serrulatus yellow sundrops IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Calystegia macounii Macoun's false bindweed KS, SD/ND
Carex austrina southern sedge KS
Carex brevior shortbeak sedge IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Carex cephalophora oval-leaf sedge IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Carex gravida heavy sedge IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Carex inops ssp. heliophila sun sedge KS, SD/ND
Carex meadii Mead's sedge IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Ceanothus herbaceus Jersey tea KS, MI, SD/ND
Ceratophyllum echinatum spineless hornwort KS, MI
Chamaesyce glyptosperma ribseed sandmat KS, MI, SD/ND
Chamaesyce nutans eyebane IA, KS, MI, SD/ND
Chamaesyce serpens matted sandmat IA, KS, SD/ND
Chenopodium berlandieri pitseed goosefoot
Chloris verticillata tumble windmill grass IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Cirsium altissimum tall thistle IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Cirsium undulatum wavyleaf thistle IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Comandra umbellata bastard toadflax
Conyza canadensis Canadian horseweed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Cornus drummondii roughleaf dogwood IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Croton monanthogynus prairie tea IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Cuscuta glomerata rope dodder IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Cyperus lupulinus ssp. lupulinus Great Plains flatsedge IA, KS, MI, SD/ND
Dalea candida var. candida white prairie clover IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Dalea multiflora roundhead prairie clover KS
Dalea purpurea var. purpurea purple prairie clover KS, SD/ND
Delphinium carolinianum Carolina larkspur
Descurainia pinnata western tansymustard
Desmanthus illinoensis Illinois bundleflower IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Desmodium canescens hoary ticktrefoil IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Desmodium illinoense Illinois ticktrefoil IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Desmodium paniculatum panicledleaf ticktrefoil IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Desmodium sessilifolium sessileleaf ticktrefoil IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Dichanthelium acuminatum tapered rosette grass
Dichanthelium acuminatum ssp. fasciculatum pointed dichanthelium IA, IL, KS, MO
Dichanthelium oligosanthes ssp. scribnerianum Scribner's dichanthelium IA, IL, KS, MO
Digitaria cognata fall witchgrass IA, IL, KS, MI
Draba reptans Carolina draba IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Echinacea angustifolia blacksamson echinacea IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Echinacea angustifolia var. angustifolia blacksamson echinacea
Eleocharis compressa var. compressa flatstem spikerush KS, SD/ND
Elymus canadensis Canada wildrye
Elymus canadensis var. canadensis Canadian wild-rye IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Eragrostis spectabilis purple lovegrass IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Erechtites hieracifolius var. hieracifolius American burnweed KS
Erigeron annuus eastern daisy fleabane IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Erigeron philadelphicus Philadelphia fleabane
Erigeron strigosus prairie fleabane
Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus prairie fleabane IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Eupatorium altissimum tall thoroughwort IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Euphorbia marginata snow on the mountain IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Euphorbia spathulata warty spurge IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Galium aparine stickywilly IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Gaura mollis velvetweed IA, KS, SD/ND
Geranium carolinianum Carolina crane's-bill KS, SD/ND
Gleditsia triacanthos honeylocust IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Hedeoma hispida rough false pennyroyal KS, MI
Helianthus annuus common sunflower IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Helianthus pauciflorus stiff sunflower
Hieracium longipilum hairy hawkweed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Hybanthus verticillatus babyslippers KS
Hymenopappus scabiosaeus var. corymbosus Carolina woollywhite KS
Juncus interior inland rush IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Koeleria macrantha prairie Junegrass IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Krigia caespitosa weedy dwarfdandelion
Krigia cespitosa ssp. cespitosa weedy dwarf-dandelion KS
Lactuca ludoviciana biannual lettuce IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Lactuca serriola prickly lettuce IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Lepidium densiflorum common pepperweed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Lespedeza capitata roundhead lespedeza IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Lespedeza violacea violet lespedeza IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Liatris punctata dotted blazing star IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Linum sulcatum var. sulcatum grooved flax IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Lithospermum incisum narrowleaf stoneseed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Lomatium foeniculaceum var. foeniculaceum fennel-leaf desert-parsley KS, SD/ND
Melilotus officinalis yellow sweetclover IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Mimosa nuttallii Nuttall's sensitive-briar IA, KS, MI, SD/ND
Mirabilis albida white four o'clock IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Monarda fistulosa ssp. fistulosa wild bergamot
Monarda fistulosa var. fistulosa wild bergamot bee-balm IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Muhlenbergia cuspidata plains muhly IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Muhlenbergia racemosa marsh muhly IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Nothocalais cuspidata prairie false dandelion IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Oenothera macrocarpa bigfruit evening primrose
Oenothera speciosa pinkladies IA, IL, KS, MO
Oligoneuron rigidum var. rigidum stiff goldenrod
Onosmodium bejariense var. occidentale western marbleseed KS, SD/ND
Opuntia macrorhiza var. macrorhiza twistspine pricklypear IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Oxalis stricta common yellow oxalis IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Oxalis violacea violet woodsorrel IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Packera plattensis prairie groundsel IA, IL, KS, MI, SD/ND
Panicum capillare witchgrass
Panicum capillare ssp. capillare common witch grass IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Panicum virgatum var. virgatum switchgrass IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Parietaria pensylvanica Pennsylvania pellitory IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Pascopyrum smithii western wheatgrass IA, KS, MI, SD/ND
Pediomelum argophyllum silverleaf Indian breadroot IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Pediomelum esculentum large Indian breadroot IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Penstemon cobaea cobaea beardtongue
Physalis heterophylla clammy groundcherry IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Physalis pumila dwarf groundcherry KS
Physalis virginiana Virginia groundcherry IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Plantago rhodosperma redseed plantain KS
Poa pratensis Kentucky bluegrass IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Polygala verticillata whorled milkwort IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Polygala verticillata var. verticillata whorled milkwort
Prunus americana American plum IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Psoralidium tenuiflorum slimflower scurfpea IA, KS
Pyrrhopappus carolinianus Carolina desert-chicory IA, IL, KS, MO
Ratibida columnifera upright prairie coneflower IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Rhus glabra smooth sumac IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Rosa arkansana prairie rose KS, SD/ND
Rubus argutus sawtooth blackberry KS
Ruellia humilis fringeleaf wild petunia IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Rumex altissimus pale dock IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Salvia azurea azure blue sage KS, MI
Schizachyrium scoparium ssp. scoparium little bluestem IA, IL, KS, MO
Scutellaria parvula var. parvula small skullcap KS
Setaria viridis green bristlegrass
Silene antirrhina sleepy silene IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Sisyrinchium campestre prairie blue-eyed grass IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Solanum carolinense Carolina horsenettle IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Solanum rostratum buffalobur nightshade IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Solidago canadensis Canada goldenrod
Solidago missouriensis Missouri goldenrod IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Sorghastrum nutans Indiangrass IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Spermolepis inermis Red River scaleseed IA, IL, KS, MO
Sphenopholis obtusata prairie wedgescale IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Spiranthes vernalis spring lady's tresses IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Sporobolus compositus composite dropseed
Sporobolus cryptandrus sand dropseed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Sporobolus heterolepis prairie dropseed IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans diamondflowers IA, IL, KS
Stenosiphon linifolius false gaura KS
Strophostyles leiosperma slickseed fuzzybean IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Symphoricarpos orbiculatus coralberry IA, IL, KS, MI, MO
Symphyotrichum ericoides white heath aster
Symphyotrichum fendleri Fendler's aster KS
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve smooth blue aster IA, IL, KS, MI, SD/ND
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum white panicle aster
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium aromatic aster KS
Symphyotrichum sericeum western silver aster IA, IL, KS, SD/ND
Teucrium canadense Canada germander
Toxicodendron radicans eastern poison ivy
Tradescantia bracteata longbract spiderwort IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Tragia betonicifolia betonyleaf noseburn KS
Tragopogon dubius yellow salsify IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Tridens flavus purpletop tridens
Triodanis leptocarpa slimpod Venus' looking-glass IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Triodanis perfoliata clasping Venus' looking-glass IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Ulmus americana American elm IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Verbena stricta hoary verbena IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, SD/ND
Vernonia baldwinii ssp. baldwinii Baldwin's ironweed IA, IL, KS, MO
Vicia americana ssp. americana American vetch IA, IL, KS, SD/ND
Viola bicolor field pansy KS
Viola pedatifida var. pedatifida prairie violet IA, IL, KS, MO, SD/ND
Viola sororia common blue violet
Vulpia octoflora sixweeks fescue
Wolffia borealis northern watermeal KS, SD/ND