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.