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The Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois

Images of Prairie Plants — Genera Beginning with the Letter "D"

 

  • Dalea candida or Petalostemum candidum (white prairie clover) [Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Bean Family]

     

  • Dalea foliosa or Petalostemum foliosum (leafy prairie clover) [Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Bean Family] — Listed as Endangered in Illinois and as Threatened in the United States

     

  • Dalea purpurea or Petalostemum purpureum (purple prairie clover) [Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Bean Family]

     

  • Daucus carota (Queen Anne's lace or wild carrot) [Apiaceae or Umbelliferae, Carrot Family] — NOT native to Illinois

     

  • Desmanthus illinoensis (Illinois mimosa or prairie bundleflower) [Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Bean Family; sometimes separated into the Mimosaceae, Mimosa Family]

     

  • Desmodium canadense (showy tick trefoil)

     

  • Desmodium illinoense (Illinois tick trefoil) [Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Bean Family]

     

  • Dipsacus laciniatus (cut-leaf teasel) [Dipsacaceae, Teasel Family] — NOT native to Illinois

     

  • Dipsacus sylvestris or Dipsacus fullonum (common teasel) [Dipsacaceae, Teasel Family] — NOT native to Illinois

     

  • Dodecatheon meadia (shooting star) [Primulaceae, Primrose Family]

     

  • Doellingeria umbellata or Aster umbellatus (Flat-top Aster) [Asteraceae or Compositae, Sunflower Family]

     

     


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  • Created November 1997; updated 25 October 2004



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