Gervais Lake Plant List

NameScientific NameLife FormHabitatExposureHeight(ft)Spacing(ft)Flower ColorBloom Time
Alumroot Heuchera richardsonii Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 2.0 1-1.5 Greenish-white May-July
Autumn Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 5.0 3 Yellow August-Oct
Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 1.5 Yellow July-August
Blue Giant Hyssop Agastache foeniculum Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 4.0 2 Blue July-August
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun 2.0 - 5.0 1-2 Blue July-Sept
Bottle Gentian Gentiana andrewsii Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 2.0 1 Blue August-Oct
Bristly Sedge Carex comosa Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 2.0 - 4.0 2-3 --- ---
Broad Leaved Arrowhead Sagittaria latifolia Ferns and Wildflowers aquatic, transitional full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 3.5 3 White July-August
Bunched Ironweed Vernonia fasciculata Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 6.0 2-3 Magenta July-Sept
Butterflyweed Asclepias tuberosa var. interior Ferns and Wildflowers upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.5 - 2.0 2-3 Orange June-August
Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis var. cardinalis Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun, full shade 2.0 - 4.0 1.5 Red July-Sept
Common Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 4.0 2-3 White July-Oct
Common Water Plantain Alisma triviale Ferns and Wildflowers transitional full sun 2.0 - 3.0 2-3 White June-Sept
Culver's Root Veronicastrum virginicum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 5.0 1-2 White July-August
Dark Green Bulrush Scirpus atrovirens Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 2.0 - 5.0 2-3 --- ---
Giant Bur Reed Sparganium eurycarpum Ferns and Wildflowers aquatic, transitional full sun 2.0 - 5.0 3 --- June-July
Gray Goldenrod Solidago nemoralis Ferns and Wildflowers upland dry full sun 0.5 - 2.0 1-2 Yellow August-Sept
Great Blazing Star Liatris pycnostachya var. pycnostachya Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 5.0 1.5 Rose; lavender July-August
Great Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 1.5 Blue August-Sept
Hardstem Bulrush Schoenoplectus acutus var. acutus Grasses, Sedges and Rushes aquatic, transitional full sun 3.0 - 9.0 1-3 --- ---
Heart Leaved Alexanders Zizia aptera Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 2.0 1-2 Yellow July-Sept
Heath Aster Symphyotrichum ericoides Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 2-3 White July-Oct
Hoary Vervain Verbena stricta Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 1.0 - 2.0 1-1.5 Blue June-Sept
Indian Grass Sorghastrum nutans Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist full sun 2.0 - 5.0 2-3 --- ---
Lake Sedge Carex lacustris Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 2.0 - 4.0 1.5-3 --- ---
Leadplant Amorpha canescens Trees and Shrubs upland moist, upland dry full sun 2.0 - 4.0 2-5 Blue-purple June-July
Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist, upland dry full sun 1.0 - 3.0 1.5-2 --- ---
Long Headed Thimbleweed Anemone cylindrica Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 1.0 - 2.0 1 White June-July
Michigan Lily Lilium michiganense Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 6.0 2 Orange July
Narrow Leaved Purple Coneflower Echinacea angustifolia Ferns and Wildflowers upland dry full sun 2.0 - 3.0 1-2 Pink July-Sept
New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 5.0 2-3 Violet; blue; pink August-Oct
Northern Blue Flag Iris versicolor Ferns and Wildflowers transitional full sun, partial sun 1.5 - 3.5 2 Blue-violet June-July
Ox Eye Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.5 - 4.0 1-2 Yellow July-Sept
Pickerelweed Pontederia cordata Ferns and Wildflowers aquatic, transitional full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 3.0 3-4 Violet-blue July-August
Prairie Cordgrass Spartina pectinata Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist full sun 3.0 - 6.0 2-3 --- ---
Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist, upland dry full sun 2.0 - 4.0 1.5-2 --- ---
Prairie Smoke Geum triflorum Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 0.5 - 1.0 0.5-1 Purplish-red April-June
Prairie Wild Onion Allium stellatum Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 2.0 1 Pink July-August
Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpurea var. purpurea Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 1.0 - 2.0 2-3 Purplish-pink June-July
Red Stemmed Aster Symphyotrichum puniceum var. puniceum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional full sun, partial sun 1.5 - 5.0 2-3 Blue-violet August-Oct
River Bulrush Bolboschoenus fluviatilis Grasses, Sedges and Rushes aquatic, transitional full sun 4.0 - 8.0 1-3 --- ---
Round Headed Bush Clover Lespedeza capitata Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 4.0 2 White July-Sept
Sensitive Fern Onoclea sensibilis Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 2.0 2 --- ---
Showy Goldenrod Solidago speciosa Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 2.0 - 4.0 1.5-2 Yellow August-Oct
Soft Rush Juncus effusus Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist full sun 1.5 - 4.0 1-2 --- ---
Soft Stem Bulrush Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani Grasses, Sedges and Rushes aquatic, transitional full sun 3.0 - 9.0 1-3 --- ---
Spotted Joe Pye Weed Eutrochium maculatum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 6.0 3 Pink July-Sept
Stiff Goldenrod Solidago rigida Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 5.0 1.5 Yellow August-Oct
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata var. incarnata Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun 3.0 - 4.0 2-3 Pink June-August
Sweet Flag Acorus americanus Ferns and Wildflowers aquatic, transitional full sun 2.0 - 3.5 2.5 Yellow-green May-July
Tussock Sedge Carex stricta Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 2.0 - 3.0 1.5-2 --- ---
White Meadowsweet Spiraea alba Trees and Shrubs transitional full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 5.0 3-6 White June-August
White Turtlehead Chelone glabra Ferns and Wildflowers transitional full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 2 White July-Sept
Wild Bergamot Monarda fistulosa Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 3.5 3 Lavender July-August
Woolgrass Scirpus cyperinus Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist full sun 3.0 - 5.0 2-3 --- ---