Zizia aptera, known mostly by its common names Heartleaf Golden-Alexanders or Meadow Zizia, is an herbaceous perennial plant with heart-shaped leaves that grows in a variety of habitats from prairies to woodlands.
Geum rivale is a clump-forming, hairy perennial with showy, nodding, bell-shaped purple flowers.
Ohio spiderwort has attractive foliage and showy blue flowers that attract native bees.
Clump forming perennial with grass-like leaves and small purple flowers that are attractive to bees, hummingbirds and other pollinators.
Pussytoes is grown for its basal rosette of soft velvety leaves. Small bees and flies pollinate the small white spring blooming flowers.
Bright red textured fruit capsules split open in the fall revealing 4 glossy orange-red seeds, eaten by birds.
Violet-colored flowers resembling snapdragon blooms appear in June-July.
White flowers bloom in May-July, attracting pollinating bees, wasps and beetles to this small shrub.
Yellow daisy-like flowers bloom May through August, providing nectar for pollinators.
Thin, tubular-shaped purple flowers bloom May-July, offering nectar for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.