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Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Birdsfoot trefoil is a long lived legume, highly palatable, with a high feed value. It is winter hardy. Widely adapted, easy to maintain and has certain advantages over alfalfa, ladino or red clover. It is more tolerant of infertile and acidic soil, less likely to cause bloat and survives better than most legumes.

Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Synonyms: Hairy Coneflower
An annual, biennial or short-lived perennial leafy plant with bright yellow daisy-like flowers with dark, done- shaped centers. Blooms from late June through September. Native to the Midwest and Lake states, naturalized in the east. Disturbed prairies, roadsides and waste places. Best in full to partial sun, various soils; quite adaptable and somewhat aggressive.

Blue Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea)

A perennial with all leaves basal; bell- shaped flowers are up to 3 inches wide, with long spurs, in blue, white, yellow, lavender or red. State flower of Colorado. Found in the Rocky Mountains along with sagebrush, pinyon-juniper, mountain brush, aspen, Douglas fir-White fir, aspen-forb, spruce-fir and alpine communities at 5,000-ll,000 feet elevation. Best in full sun to shady conditions, moist soils; provide filtered shade in sunny, hot climates.

Blue Flax (Linum lewisii)

Synonyms: Linum perenne – European
species | Linum lewisii – native U.S. ‘Appar’
A perennial, produces masses of 5-petalled, sky-blue flowers. Blooms in mid-May through June. Found across parts of the Western US prairies and calcareous rocky banks, sagebrush, pinyon-juniper, mountain brush, mixed desert scrub, aspen and spruce-fir communities, dry slopes and ridges. Best in full sun, dry and well-drained soils; drought resistant; does not tolerate combination of heat and humidity.

Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata)

Synonyms: Simpler’s Joy
A clump-forming perennial with stiff, upright stems with square hairy stems; lance-shaped, toothed leaves to 6 inches long; small purple-blue flowers are found on thin spikes, blooming from top to bottom; blooms from July to September. Found across British Columbia to Nova Scotia, south to CA, AZ and FL; wet meadows, wet river bottoms, stream banks, fields and waste areas. Best in full sun, moderate to wet soils; self sows readily.

Blue-Eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium bellum)

Synonyms: California Blue-Eyed Grass
A perennial and a member of the Iris family but resembling a tuft of bluish-green grass; the violet-blue clusters of flowers are borne well above the foliage, 3/4-1 inch wide. Blooms late May through June and again in September. Found in coastal California, open grassy places below 3000 feet elev. Best in full sun, moist soils; plant in groups for best effect and do not allow soil to dry out.

Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)

White-flowered clusters on top of 3-6ft stems that can be planted in full sun, partial shade, or shade. Prefers moist to wet soils. Blooms from June to October and attracts butterflies and bees.

 

Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Synonyms: Butterflyweed | Pleurisy Root | Tuberroot
Perennial with deep, tuberous roots. Flowers are large clusters, orange to reddish, blooms from mid-June to mid-July. Attracts butterflies. May be poisonous to livestock. Adapted to many parts of the US. Usually in dry open soils of prairies, roadsides and waste places, upland woods. Best in full sun, well-drained sandy or gravelly soils; will endure drought well.

California Bluebell (Phacelia campanularia)

An annual, compact plant producing a profusion of dark blue, bell-shaped flowers. Found across southern California in the Colorado and Mojave deserts. Best in full sun, dry soils, grows best in sandy, well-drained, infertile soils.

California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)

An annual to perennial that forms a tuft of basal, blue-green, finely divided leaves; flowers deep orange to pale yellow, blooms in 55 days. This is the state flower of California. Found across Washington to California; common in grassy and open places up to 6,500 feet. Very adaptable to full sun, dry to moist soils, prefers well-drained poor soils.

Chinese Forget-Me-Not (Cynoglossum amabile)

Chinese Forget-Me-Nots have light blue clusters of flowers that grow quickly and bloom heavily. Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soils. Attracts bees and butterflies while blooming in the spring and summer.

 

 

Cicer Milkvetch (Astragalus cicer)

Cicer milkvetch is an extremely winter hardy, long lived, sod forming perennial legume. Its forage is late-maturing, bloat free, succulent and very palatable for all classes of livestock.

Clasping Coneflower (Rudbeckia amplexicaulis)

An annual that produces an abundance of flowers with dark cones and reflexed petals, petals are yellow or yellow with a reddish base. Found across KS to TX, southeast to GA; roadsides, streambanks, fields, and prairies. Prefers full sun, various soils; drought-tolerant; use in mixes, beds, and a good cutflower.

Common Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis)

A biennial to perennial with tall flowering stalks arise from leafy basal rosettes, yellow flowers open in the evening and are 2-3 inches wide. Naturalized in cooler northern areas of the U.S. Best in full sun, moderate to dry soils; reseeds readily.