Manitoba Native Prairie Plants List

Here is a list of the Manitoba Native Prairie Plants we studied in year 2 for Greenspace Horticulture. I will put a star next to the ones I have grown and are in my garden.
Note: Latin (Botanical) Name comes first, then common name.

  1. Allium stellatum –Pink Onion
  2. Andropogon gerardii – Big Bluestem*
  3. Antennaria parvifolia – Pussy Toes *
  4. Artemisia ludoviciana – Prairie Sage
  5. Asclepias verticillata – Whorled Milkweed*
  6. Bouteloua curtipendula – Side Oats Grama*
  7. Bouteloua gracilis – Blue Grama*
  8. Campanula rotundifolia – Harebell
  9. Dalea purpurea – Purple Prairie Clover
  10. Geum triflorum – Three Flowered Avens
  11. Grindelia squarrosa – Gumweed*
  12. Helianthus maximiliani – Narrowleaf Sunflower*
  13. Hesperostipa spartea – Porcupine Grass
  14. Koeleria macrantha – June Grass *
  15. Liatrus ligulistylis – Meadow Blazingstar*
  16. Lilium philadelphicum – Prairie Lily
  17. Panicum virgatum – Switch Grass*
  18. Pulsatilla patenss – Crocus
  19. Ratibida columnifera – Coneflower*
  20. Schizachyrium scoparium – Little Bluestem *
  21. Sisyrinchium montanum – Blue Eyed Grass
  22. Solidago nemoralis – Showy Goldenrod*
  23. Sorghastrum nutans – Indian Grass*
  24. Symphyotrichum novae-angliae – New England Aster*
  25. Zizia aurea – Golden Alexander*