Nebraska Prairie in the Heart of the Old Market

Photo by Chris Helzer/TNC

Photo by Chris Helzer/TNC

 

200 prairie plants, consisting of a mosaic of species native to Nebraska, will be installed in the Sacred Seed Pop-Up. These plants are grown from wild, local ecotype seeds harvested from Nebraska grasslands by Prairie Plains Resource Institute. You are invited to learn their names, their history, and to enjoy the pollinators that use them!

You can find:
Baldwin’s ironweed
Compass Plant
Rough blazing star
Groovestem Indian plantain
Upland sedges
Aromatic aster
Bee balm
Tall boneset
Prairie wild rose
Rough rattlesnake root
Sideoats grama
Little bluestem
Tall dropseed
Smooth blue aster
Porcupine grass
Heath aster
June grass
Scaly blazing star
Sullivan’s milkweed
Leadplant
Large-flowered penstemon
Bracted spiderwort
Serrate leaf primrose
Tall cinquefoil
Round-headed bushclover
Purple poppy mallow
Whorled milkweed
New Jersey tea
Purple coneflower
Bracted wild indigo
Prairie blazing star
New England aster
Cobea penstemon
Common milkweed
Dotted gayfeather
Blunt-leaf milkweed
Butterfly milkweed
Sneezeweed
Black-eyed Susan
Blanket flower