Category Archives: Wildflowers

Wildflowers that are native to Arkansas

Know Your Natives – Wild Senna

Wild senna (Senna marilandica) of the Pea/Bean (Fabaceae) Family is an erect, herbaceous (though rather shrub-like) perennial.  This plant occurs in the US from Texas to Nebraska and east and south to the borders, but is absent from far northern and … Continue reading

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Neat Plant Alert – Crane-fly orchid

It’s the height of summer in Arkansas. That means it’s time to brave the heat and go into the woods looking for Crane-fly orchid (Tipularia discolor)! Found in deciduous woods in a majority of Arkansas counties scattered evenly across the … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Wild Potato Vine

Wild potato vine (Ipomoea pandurata) of the Morning Glory (Convolvulaceae) family is a herbaceous (non-woody) perennial vine.  It occurs in the US from Texas to Nebraska and eastward and southward to the borders.  In Arkansas, it occurs statewide.  Other common … Continue reading

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