Category Archives: Wildflowers

Wildflowers that are native to Arkansas

Know Your Natives – Rose Pink

Rose pink (Sabatia angularis) of the Gentian (Gentianaceae) Family, also known as common rose pink* and rose gentian, is an herbaceous annual or biennial.  It occurs naturally throughout much of the eastern US from eastern Texas and southeastern Kansas to Michigan, New … Continue reading

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Neat Plant Alert – Heart-leaf skullcap

One of Arkansas’ rare plants in the Mint (Lamiaceae) family, heart-leaf skullcap (Scutellaria cardiophylla), is blooming right now at Lake Catherine State Park in the Ouachitas of central Arkansas. It is found in just 5 counties in Arkansas and is … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Yellow Crownbeard

Yellow crownbeard (Verbesina helianthoides) of the Aster (Asteraceae) family is found in the US from Iowa and Kansas east to Ohio, and southward to Texas and Georgia.  It is found pretty much throughout Arkansas except for some counties in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain.  This species is … Continue reading

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