Sugar Lake Plant List

NameScientific NameLife FormHabitatExposureHeight(ft)Spacing(ft)Flower ColorBloom Time
Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist, upland dry full sun 2.0 - 6.0 3 --- ---
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
Bluejoint Calamagrostis canadensis Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist full sun 3.0 - 6.0 1.5 --- ---
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 --- ---
Common Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 4.0 2-3 White July-Oct
Culver's Root Veronicastrum virginicum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 5.0 1-2 White July-August
Downy Arrowwood Viburnum rafinesquianum Trees and Shrubs upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun, full shade 4.0 - 8.0 3-6 White May-June
Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist full sun 1.0 - 3.0 1.5 --- ---
Giant Bur Reed Sparganium eurycarpum Ferns and Wildflowers aquatic, transitional full sun 2.0 - 5.0 3 --- June-July
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 --- ---
Highbush Cranberry Viburnum trilobum Trees and Shrubs transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 5.0 - 15.0 5-10 White June
Ironwood Ostrya virginiana Trees and Shrubs upland moist, upland dry partial sun, full shade 20.0 - 40.0 10-20 --- ---
Kalm's Brome Bromus kalmii Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist, upland dry full sun 1.0 - 3.0 1 --- ---
Lake Sedge Carex lacustris Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 2.0 - 4.0 1.5-3 --- ---
Northern Blue Flag Iris versicolor Ferns and Wildflowers transitional full sun, partial sun 1.5 - 3.5 2 Blue-violet June-July
Northern Plains Blazing Star Liatris ligulistylis Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 1.5 Pinkish; lavender August-Sept
Prairie Cordgrass Spartina pectinata Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist full sun 3.0 - 6.0 2-3 --- ---
Prairie Wild Onion Allium stellatum Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 2.0 1 Pink July-August
Red Osier Dogwood Cornus sericea Trees and Shrubs transitional, upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun, full shade 5.0 - 12.0 8-15 White May-July
Rough Blazing Star Liatris aspera Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.5 - 4.0 1.5 Pinkish; lavender August-Sept
Showy Goldenrod Solidago speciosa Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 2.0 - 4.0 1.5-2 Yellow August-Oct
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
White Meadowsweet Spiraea alba Trees and Shrubs transitional full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 5.0 3-6 White June-August
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 --- ---