These included, in order of preference, smooth sumac, white prairie clover
, alkali sacaton, roundhead lespedeza (Lespedeza capitata), black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), sand dropseed, western yarrow (Achillea millefolium var.
Dalea cylindriceps Barneby, Andean prairie clover
Typical flowering plants include rough-leaved sunflower, various asters, goldenrod, blazing star, white prairie clover
, and wild indigo.
Gray goldenrod, sessileleaved tick trefoil, and purple prairie clover
were more common on Twin Mounds hill prairie while Aster oblongifolius Nutt.
Researchers are examining other native legumes for use as forages include: false indigo (Amorpha fruticosa), Canada milkvetch (Astralagus canadensis), showy tick trefoil (Desmodium canadense), purple prairie clover
(Dalea purpurea), downy milkpea (Galactia volubilis), prairie acacia (Acacia angustissima), showy partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata), American vetch (Vicia americana), and lead plant (Amorpha canescens).
The seeds and shoots she and others planted -- such as bee balm, black-eyed Susans, day lilies, Joe-Pye weed, salvia, prairie clover
, a peony bush and an ornamental onion -- took hold gradually.
The dominant herbaceous plants present on this site were Bouteloua curtipendula (sideoats grama) Schizachyrium scoparium (little bluestem), Asclepias verticillata (whorled milkweed), and Dalea candida (white prairie clover
Use early blue violet for a button nose, dotted blazing star for a medium size nose, or purple prairie clover
for a big honker.
Lespedeza leptostachya or prairies bush clover, Dalea foliosa or leafy prairie clover
, and Hymenoxys acaulis var.
Those inhabitants include the endangered Hines emerald dragonfly, leafy prairie clover
, lakeside daisy, golden corydalis and spotted turtle.
Thompson, who belongs to the Prairie Clovers
4-H Club, will be a senior at St.