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  • Botanist Biome By kkriner72 and Gryphonboy
  • Yucca
    • -normally has two stalks
    • -grows in the United States
  • Evening Primrose
    • -Sometimes grows in Europe and parts of the Southern
    • Hemisphere
    • -has yellow and white flowers that bloom in the evening
    • -sometimes referred to as fever plant
  • River Oats
    • - can grow up to four feet tall
    • - is green through the summer then begins to beige in the summer
    • -They prefer sun or dark shade
  • Leafy Spurge
    • -can grow for 1-3 feet tall
    • -leaves are a bluish shade of green
    • -flowers mainly in April or May
  • Butterfly Milkweed
    • - milkweed is common name for the group of plants that belong to Asclepias family.
    • - are over 100 species of milkweed in North America
  • Common Teasel
    • -Common teasel imported from native Europe into North America.
    • -Common teasel is mainly in Ohio.
    • -species prefers damp, coarse and fertile soils.
  • Wild Plums
    • - Wild plums are eaten by turkey, black bear, and wolves .
  • Sunflowers
    • -Sunflower seeds are formed in the head of the sunflower.
    • -Each head has about between 1,000 and 2,000 flowers.
  • Prairie Dock
    • -Produce large leaves
    • -grow from 5-10 feet
    • -lives a long time
  • Prairie Dropseed
    • -Prairie dropseed is a low-growing, clumping grass that grows well in full sun and is drought tolerant.
    • -prairie dropseed gives cover for small birds and animals and gives them food winter food.
  • Eastern Gamagrass
    • Grows up to 8 feet tall
    • -self-seeds
  • Hachita
    • -Hachita is a perennial grass that grows up to 3 feet tall
    • - produces narrow, blue to green foliage that make dense piles
  • The Blues (little bluestem)
    • -Bluestem grass is tall, ornamental grass
    • -Highly drought resistant
  • Purple Lovegrass
    • Purple love grass is a perennial grass
    • -Purple love grass reaches heights from 8 to 18 inches tall.
  • Prairie Fire (red switchgrass)
    • 'Prairie Fire' is a switchgrass
    • -6-foot blades
  • Indian Steel (blue indiangrass)
    • - 5-7feet tall
    • -Grows rapidly
    • -grows well on any well drained soil
  • Pawnee (big bluestem)
    • Seed heads resemble turkey foot
    • Is green then turns reddish-copper
    • Grows from 3-8 feet
  • Bibliography
    • http://www.finegardening.com/design/articles/native-ornamental-grasses-sustainable.aspx
    • http://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi
    • http://www.ehow.com/