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State park summer wildflowers

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Common Red and Orange Summer Flowers

Prairie Lily (Lilium philadelphicum)

Prairie Lily

Blooms: Late spring - early fall

Habitat: Prairies

 

Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella)

Blanket Flower

Blooms: Early mid summer

Habitat: Prairies

 
 

Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

Wild Columbine

Blooms: Late spring – early summer

Habitat: Open woods, wood edges

 

Scarlet Mallow (Malvastrum coccineum)

Scarlet Globemallow

Blooms: Spring - summer

Habitat: Prairies, roadsides

 
 

Common Pink Summer Flowers

Pink Wild Onion (Allium stellatum)

Pink Onion

Blooms: Midsummer-fall

Habitat: Prairies

 

Prairie Rose (Rosa arkansana)

Prairie Rose

Blooms: Late spring - fall

Habitat: Prairies, ditches, open woodlands

 
 

Fireweed (Chamerion angustifolium (L)Holub)

Blooms: Summer-fall

Habitat: Prairies, open parklands, forests

 
 
Other Common Pink Summer Flowers
 

Common Blue and Purple Summer Flowers

Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia)

Blooms: Late spring-early fall

Habitat: Prairies, along streams, open woodlands

 

Spiderwort (Tradescantia bracteata)

Spiderwort

Blooms: Late spring - fall

Habitat: Prairies, wet meadows, roadsides

 

Comment: Flowers last just a single day

 

Dotted Blazing Star (Liatris punctata)

Blooms: Midsummer – fall

Habitat: Prairies

 

Blue Flax (Linum perenne var. lewisii)

Blooms: Spring-fall

Habitat: Prairies and roadsides

 
 

Purple Coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia)

Blooms: mid summer

Habitat: Prairies, badlands, ditches

 

Lead Plant (Amorpha canescens)

Blooms: Late spring - summer

Habitat: Prairies

 
 
Other Common Blue and Purple Summer Flowers
 

Common Yellow Flowers

Yellow-lady’s Slipper (Cypripedium calceolus)

Blooms: Mid spring – early summer

Habitat: Prairies, woodlands and wetlands

 

Comment: ND plant species of concern

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Blooms: Summer

Habitat: Prairies, thickets, along streams

 
 

Prairie Coneflower (Ratibida columnifera)

Blooms: Late spring – fall

Habitat: Prairies, thickets, along streams, roadsides

 

Goat’s Beard (Tragopogon dubius)

Blooms: Summer - fall

Habitat: Ditches, disturbed sites, roadsides

 
 

False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides)

Blooms: Spring - fall

Habitat: Moist draws, seepage areas in upland prairies, open thickets, woodlands

 
 
Other Common Yellow Summer Flowers
 

Common White Flowers

Palespike Lobelia (Lobelia spicata)

Blooms: Early-midsummer

Habitat: Prairies

 

Meadow Anemone (Anemone canadensis)

Blooms: Spring-Summer

Habitat: Woods and wet prairies

 
 
Other Common White Summer Flowers
 

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