Species List

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We’ll be keeping track of plant, insect and wildlife species on this page, including those plants in our habitat landscape plan and plants naturally occurring in the area.

Native Plants:

  • rudbeckia
  • pasque flower
  • compass plant
  • butterfly milkweed
  • swamp milkweed
  • dotted gayfeather
  • rough gayfeather
  • blue pitchers sage
  • plains coreopsis
  • purple coneflower
  • hoary vervain
  • purple poppy mallow
  • common milkweed
  • rough fleabane
  • common yarrow
  • wild violet
  • white clover
  • blanket flower
  • little bluestem
  • big bluestem
  • Indian grass
  • smooth aster
  • prairie aster
  • tall thistle
  • false boneset
  • prairie ragwort
  • sawtooth sunflower
  • Missouri goldenrod
  • still goldenrod
  • Canada goldenrod
  • red clover

More plants in the fringes around the habitat:

  • common cattail
  • chicory
  • northern catalpa
  • peach leaf willow
  • eastern cottonwood
  • green ash
  • yellow sweetclover

Garden plants and herbs:

  • tall sedum
  • penstemon ‘Husker Red’
  • garden larkspur
  • oregano
  • dill
  • basil
  • parsley
  • borage
  • thyme
  • garlic chives

Animals

  • American robin
  • Red-winged blackbird
  • Chipping sparrow
  • Cottontail rabbit
  • Raccoon
  • White-tailed deer
  • Leopard frog
  • Chinese mantis
  • Downy woodpecker
  • Mourning cloak butterfly
  • Eastern yellow-bellied racer
  • northern cardinal
  • American goldfinch
  • common eastern bumble bee
  • northern amber bumble bee
  • black and gold bumble bee
  • monarch butterfly
  • black swallowtail butterfly
  • whitelined sphinx moth
  • bull snake

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