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Native Plant Data Sheets

Rocky Mountain Bee Plant (Cleome serrulata)

Annuals

Blanketflower (Gaillarida aristata)

Perennials/Biennials

Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

Grasses

  • Achnatherum hymenoides/Oryzopsis hymenoides __ Indian Rice Grass
  • Andropogon gerardii __ Big Bluestem
  • Bothriochloa laguroides ssp. torreyana __ Silver Bluestem/Silver Beard Grass
  • Bouteloua curtipendula __ Sideoats Grama
  • Bouteloua gracilis __ Blue Grama
  • Elymus canadensis __ Canada Wild Rye
  • Koeleria macrantha __ June Grass
  • Panicum virgatum __ Switchgrass
  • Schizachyrium scoparium __ Little Bluestem
  • Sorghastrum nutans __ Indian Grass
  • Sporobolus airoides __ Alkali Sacaton
  • Sporobolus heterolepsis __ Prairie Dropseed
Apache Plume (Fallugia paradoxa)

Shrubs & Subshrubs

  • Amorpha nana __ Dwarf Leadplant
  • Amorpha canescens __ Leadplant
  • Amorpha fruticosa __ False Indigo
  • Atriplex canescens __ Fourwing Saltbush
  • Cercocarpus montanus __ Alder-Leaf Mountain Mahogany
  • Fallugia paradoxa __ Apache Plume
  • Senecio flaccidus __ Threadleaf Ragwort

Native Seed Germination Tips

For tips and tricks on how to germinate many of the species listed above, please refer to the Native Seed Germination Guide compiled by Wild Ones Front Range Chapter Board Member Jan Midgley. As Jan conducts her research into germination best practices, she will provide updates to this guide. Many thanks to Jan for helping to demystify how to grow native plants from seed!