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The Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois

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

 

  • Baptisia leucantha, also called Baptisia lactea, B. alba var. macrophylla (white or large-leaf wild indigo) [Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Bean Family]

     

  • Baptisia leucophaea, also called Baptisia bracteata (cream wild indigo) [Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Bean Family]

     

  • Blephilia ciliata (pagoda plant, downy pagoda plant, Ohio horse mint) [Lamiaceae or Labiatae, Mint Family]

     

  • Boltoinia asteroides (false aster, white doll's daisy) [Asteraceae or Compositae, Sunflower Family]

     

  • Boltonia decurrens (decurrent false aster, claspingleaf doll's daisy) [Asteraceae or Compositae, Sunflower Family] — Listed as Threatened in Illinois and also as Threatened on the Federal list of endangered and threatened species

     

  • Bouteloua curtipendula (side-oats grama) [Poaceae or Gramineae, Grass Family]


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