Wildflower Inventory

Wednesday, September 6, 2023 (7:30 AM)
GPS Coordinates: 38.5241° N, 89.9828° W

Jewelweed (impatiens capensis):

Along with other species of Jewelweed, the juice of the leaves and stems is a traditional Native American remedy for skin rashes, such as poison ivy.

Blue Cardinal Flower (lobelia siphilitica):

Cup Plant (silphium perfoliatum):

Silphium perfoliatum is considered a potential biomass crop, produced for biogas.

Partridge Pea (chamaecrista fasciculata):

Partridge Pea is a species of legume.

Common Chicory (cichorium intybus):

The entire plant is edible.

Cutleaf Coneflower (rudbeckia laciniata):

This plant is somewhat toxic to livestock.

Common Evening Primrose (oenothera biennis):

Bindweed / Morning Glory (convolvulus):

Many of the species are invasive weeds.

Late Boneset (eupatorium serotinum):

AKA late thoroughwort, a fall-blooming herbaceous plant native to N.A.

Survey concluded.

Documentation forthcoming.

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