iNat Scientific name iNat NSE Common name iNat Family Scientific name (Ohio FQAI) Common name (Ohio FQAI) Synonym/former/alternate name C of C Ecol. Indicators References Notes
FORBS                  
Achillea millefolium Common yarrow Asteraceae Achillea millefolium Yarrow Common yarrow 1   WC, BDMP, POMP wildflower.org: "In North America, A. millefolium is a complex of both native and introduced plants and their hybrids."
Agalinis tenuifolia Slender False Foxglove Orobanchaceae Agalinis tenuifolia Slenderleaf false foxglove Gerardia tenuifolia; slender foxglove; Common gerardia 4 DPI CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Agrimonia pubescens Downy Agrimony Rosaceae Agrimonia pubescens Soft agrimony Downy agrimony 5   JK  
Allium canadense Canadian Meadow Garlic Amaryllidaceae Allium canadense Wild garlic Meadow garlic 2 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP  
Allium cernuum Nodding Onion Amaryllidaceae Allium cernuum Nodding wild onion Nodding onion 5 DPI JM, CK, OPN, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Common Ragweed Asteraceae Ambrosia artemisiifolia Annual ragweed   0   JK, WC, BDMP, POMP An "incidental" species native to Ohio but not considered a "prairie" species, and not purposefully planted or encouraged in prairie restorations.
Ambrosia trifida Giant ragweed Asteraceae Ambrosia trifida Giant ragweed Great ragweed 0   JK, WC, BDMP, POMP An "incidental" species native to Ohio but not considered a "prairie" species, and not purposefully planted or encouraged in prairie restorations.
Anemone virginiana Tall Thimbleweed Ranunculaceae Anemone virginiana Woodland thimbleweed Thimbleweed 3   JM, Metro Parks  
Anemonastrum canadense Meadow Anemone Ranunculaceae Anemone canadensis Canada anemone Anemonastrum canadensis 5 DPI CK, WC, BMDP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Antennaria plantaginifolia Plantain-leaved Pussytoes Asteraceae Antennaria plantaginifolia Plantain-leaved pussy-toes Plaintain-leaved everlasting; Woman's tobacco 1 DPI JM, CK, JK, Metro Parks  
Aphyllon purpureum Oneflower Broomrape Orobanchaceae Orobanche uniflora One-flowered cancer-root One-flowered broom-rape 6   JM JM - Cedar Bluff (Bletz) Prairie, Big Darby Creek RM 19.5
Apios americana American Groundnut Fabaceae Apios americana Common groundnut Groundnut 3 DPI JM, CK, Metro Parks  
Apocynum cannabinum Hemp Dogbane Apocynaceae Apocynum cannabinum Indian hemp   1   JK, WC, BDMP, POMP  
Aquilegia candensis Red Columbine Ranunculaceae Aquilegia candensis Wild columbine   6   JM, Metro Parks  
Arabis pycnocarpa Slender Rockcress Brassicaceae Arabis hirsuta var. pycnocarpa Western hairy rock-cress Arabis pycnocarpa M. Hopkins. var. pycnocarpa; Arabis pycnocarpa? 6   JM, Metro Parks  
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium Pale Indian Plantain Asteraceae Cacalia atriplicifolia Pale Indian plantain Arnoglossum atriplicifolium; Pale Indian-plantain 6 DPI JM, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Arnoglossum plantagineum Prairie Indian Plantain Asteraceae Cacalia tuberosa Tuberous Indian plantain Arnoglossum plantagineum? Bolandia pinnatifida?   DPI JM, CK, Metro Parks  
Asclepias purpurascens Purple Milkweed Apocynaceae Asclepias purpurascens Purple milkweed   7 DPI JM, CK, Metro Parks  
Asclepias sullivantii Sullivant's Milkweed Apocynaceae Asclepias sullivantii Sullivant's milkweed Smooth milkweed 8 DPI ALG, CK, JK, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP Rare at BDMP; Lafayette-Plain City Rd (CR 5)
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed Apocynaceae Asclepias syriaca Common milkweed Asclepias intermedia; butterfly flower, silkweed 1 DPI WC, BDMP  
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed Apocynaceae Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly milkweed   4 DPI JM, CK, OPN, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Asclepias verticillata Whorled Milkweed Apocynaceae Asclepias verticillata Whorled milkweed   4 DPI CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Asclepias viridiflora Green Milkweed Apocynaceae Asclepias viridiflora Green milkweed Green comet milkweed; short green milkweed 5 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Asclepias viridis Green Antelopehorns Apocynaceae Asclepias viridis Spider milkweed Green milkweed 7 DPI JM, Metro Parks  
Astragalus canadensis Canadian Milkvetch Fabaceae Astragalus canadensis Canadian milk vetch Canada milk-vetch 3 T, DPI CK, OPN, Metro Parks, PSP  
Baptisia alba White Wild Indigo Fabaceae Baptisia lactea White false indigo; Prairie false indigo Baptisia leucantha; Baptisia alba 8 P, DPI ALG, JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Blephilia ciliata Downy Pagoda Plant Lamiaceae Blephilia ciliata Downy wood mint Downy pagoda-plant 4 DPI CK, Metro Parks  
Calystegia sepium Hedge Bindweed Convolvulaceae Calystegia sepium Hedge bindweed Convolvulus sepium; Hedge false bindweed 1   WC, BDMP  
Camassia scilloides Atlantic Camas Asparagaceae Camassia scilloides Wild hyacinth   6 DPI JM, CK, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Cardamine douglassii Purple Cress Brassicaceae Cardamine douglassii Purple spring cress Limestone bittercress 5   WC, BDMP  
Castilleja coccinea Painted-cup Paintbrush Orobanchaceae Castilleja coccinea Indian paintbrush   6 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP  
Ceanothus americanus New Jersey Tea Rhamnaceae Ceanothus americanus New Jersey tea   5 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Celastrus scandens American Bittersweet Celastraceae Celastrus scandens Bittersweet American bittersweet 2   WC, BDMP  
Chamaecrista fasciculata Partridge Pea Fabaceae Chamaecrista fasciculata Partridge pea Cassia fasciculata 3 DPI CK, OPN, Metro Parks, PSP  
Chenopodium standleyanum Woodland Goosefoot Amaranthaceae Chenopodium standleyanum Woodland goosefoot Standley's goosefoot; Chenopodium gigantospermum var. standleyanum 4   WC  
Cicuta maculata Water Hemlock Apiaceae Cicuta maculata Spotted water-hemlock   3 DPI CK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Cirsium discolor Field Thistle Asteraceae Cirsium discolor Field thistle Oldfield thistle 4 DPI CK, JK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Claytonia virginica Virginia Spring Beauty Montiaceae Claytonia virginica Virginia spring-beauty Virginia springbeauty, springbeauty 2   WC, BDMP  
Comandra umbellata Bastard Toadflax Santalaceae Comandra umbellata Bastard toadflax   5 DPI JM, CK, WC, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie; This species was previously reported as present at the Bigelow Cemetery site, but was "absent" in 1978 per Carr (1981).
Corallorhiza maculata Spotted Coralroot Orchidaceae Corallorhiza maculata Spotted coral-root   5 P, JM, Metro Parks  
Coreopsis tripteris Tall Coreopsis Asteraceae Coreopsis tripteris Tall coreopsis Tall tickseed 5 DPI JM, CK, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Scheiderer Road (TR 44); This species was previously reported as present at the Bigelow Cemetery site, but was "absent" in 1978 per Carr (1981).
Crocanthemum bicknellii Plains Frostweed Cistaceae Helianthemum bicknellii Hoary frostweed Crocanthemum bicknellii; Plains frostweed 9 DPI JMc, JW  
Cypripedium parviflorum Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchidaceae Cypripedium calceolus Yellow lady's slipper       JM, Metro Parks Wikipedia says (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cypripedium_calceolus): "Cypripedium calceolus sensu stricto ("in the strict sense") does not occur in North America.
Cypripedium reginae Showy lady's slipper Orchidaceae Cypripedium reginae Showy lady's slipper Pink-and-white lady's-slipper, Queen's lady's-slipper 10 T JM, Metro Parks Cedar Bluff (Bletz) Prairie
Delphinium exaltatum Tall Larkspur Ranunculaceae Delphinium exaltatum Tall larkspur   7 P, DPI P, JM, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Delphinium tricorne Dwarf Larkspur Ranunculaceae Delphinium tricorne Dwarf larkspur Spring larkspur     WC, BDMP  
Desmodium canadense Showy Tick-Trefoil Fabaceae Desmodium canadense Canada tick-trefoil Showy tick-trefoil 4 DPI CK, WC, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie (as Desmodium canadensis?)
Desmodium canescens Hoary Tick-Trefoil Fabaceae Desmodium canescens Hoary tick-trefoil   4 DPI JM, CK, JK, Metro Parks  
Desmodium illinoense Illinois Tick-Trefoil Fabaceae Desmodium illinoense Prairie tick-trefoil Meibomia illinoensis; Illinois Tick-trefoil; Illnois ticktrefoil 9 X PSP Chuckery (Boerger) cemetery; PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Desmodium paniculatum Panicled Ticktrefoil Fabaceae Desmodium paniculatum Showy tick-trefoil   3   WC, BDMP  
Dioscorea villosa Wild Yam Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea villosa Wild yam Dioscorea hirticaulis 4   WC, BDMP  
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower Asteraceae Echinacea purpurea Purple coneflower   6   ALG, JM, CK, OPN, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP  
Erigeron annuus Annual Fleabane Asteraceae Erigeron annuus Daisy fleabane Annual fleabane; White-top fleabane 0   JK  
Eryngium yuccifolium Rattlesnake Master Apiaceae Eryngium yuccifolium Rattlesnake master Rattlesnake-master 7 P BDMP Rare at BDMP
Eupatorium altissimum Tall Boneset Asteraceae Eupatorium altissimum Tall boneset   0 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Eupatorium perfoliatum Common Boneset Asteraceae Eupatorium perfoliatum Common boneset   3   JM, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks  
Euphorbia commutata Wood Spurge Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia commutata Wood spurge Tinted spurge 5   BDMP Frequent at BDMP
Euphorbia corollata Flowering Spurge Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia corollata Flowering spurge   4 DPI JM, CK, OPN, WC, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Chuckery (Boerger) cemetery; PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Euthamia graminifolia Flat-topped Goldenrod Asteraceae Euthamia graminifolia Flat-top goldentop Solidago graminifolia; Grass-leaved goldenrod 2   JK, BDMP, POMP  
Fallopia scandens Climbing False Buckwheat Polygonaceae Polygonum scandens Climbing false buckwheat Polygonum scandens L. var. cristatum; Polygonum cristatum; False climbing buckwheat 2   WC, BDMP Recorded as Polygonum cristatum by Carr (1981)
Filipendula rubra Queen of the Prairie Rosaceae Filipendula rubra Queen-of-the-prairie Queen of the prairie 8 DPI, W JM, Metro Parks  
Fragaria vesca Wild Strawberry Rosaceae Fragaria vesca American woodland strawberry Wild strawberry, Woodland strawberry, European woodland strawberry? 3   WC Fragaria vesca L. var. americana? (native) Fragaria vesca var. vesca? (alien). Recorded as just Fragaria vesca L. by Carr (1981).
Fragaria virginiana Virginia Strawberry Rosaceae Fragaria virginiana Wild strawberry Virginia strawberry; Thick-leaved wild strawberry 1   JK, BDMP, POMP  
Galium aparine Catchweed Bedstraw Rubiaceae Galium aparine Cleavers   0   WC, BDMP, POMP  
Galium boreale Northern Bedstraw Rubiaceae Galium boreale Northern bedstraw   8   JK  
Galium concinnum Shining Bedstraw Rubiaceae Galium concinnum Shining bedstraw   5   JK  
Galium triflorum Fragrant Bedstraw Rubiaceae Galium triflorum Sweet-scented bedstraw Fragrant bedstraw 4   WC  
Gentianella quinquefolia Agueweed Gentianaceae Gentianella quinquefolia Stiff gentian Gentiana quinquefolia; agueweed 8 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP Rare at BDMP
Geranium maculatum Wild Geranium Geraniaceae Geranium maculatum Wild geranium   4 DPI JM, WC, POMP  
Geum canadense White Avens Rosaceae Geum canadense White avens   2   JK, WC, POMP  
Helenium autumnale Common Sneezeweed Asteraceae Helenium autumnale Sneezeweed Common sneezeweed 4 DPI, W JM, CK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks Sasson - POMP 2018
Helenium flexuosum Southern Sneezeweed Asteraceae Helenium flexuosum Purple-headed sneezeweed Helenium nudiflorum 0 DPI, W CK, Metro Parks Not on BDMP or POMP lists. Recorded by C. King. Need to confirm presence within Metro Parks.
Helianthus giganteus Giant Sunflower Asteraceae Helianthus giganteus Swamp sunflower Giant sunflower 6   BDMP, POMP, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Helianthus grosseserratus Sawtooth Sunflower Asteraceae Helianthus grosseserratus Sawtooth sunflower Smooth oxeye 4 DPI CK, JK, WC, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie; This species was previously reported as present at the Bigelow Cemetery site, but was "absent" in 1978 per Carr (1981).
Helianthus microcephalus Small Woodland Sunflower Asteraceae Helianthus microcephalus Small-headed sunflower Small woodland sunflower 5   Metro Parks  
Helianthus mollis Ashy Sunflower Asteraceae Helianthus mollis Ashy sunflower   7 T, DPI JM, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks  
Helianthus strumosus Woodland Sunflower Asteraceae Helianthus strumosus Rough-leaved sunflower Pale-leaved wood sunflower 4 DPI JM, CK, WC, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Chuckery (Boerger) cemetery; PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Helianthus tuberosus Jerusalem Artichoke Asteraceae Helianthus laetiflorus Showy sunflower Helianthus scaberrimus   DPI CK, Metro Parks Recorded at Milford Center Prairie
Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower Asteraceae Heliopsis helianthoides Ox-eye sunflower Golden oxeye 5 DPI ALG, JM, CK, OPN, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Hypericum punctatum Spotted St. John's Wort Hypericaceae Hypericum punctatum Spotted St. Johnswort   2   JK, BDMP, POMP  
Hypoxis hirsuta Yellow Star Grass Hypoxidaceae Hypoxis hirsuta Yellow star-grass Hypoxis decumbens, Ornithogalum hirsutum Yellow stargrass, Common goldstar 6 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks Hypoxis sessilis is the species name recorded at BDMP in the "Species by Park" List for 2011, and on 2020 List, which lists the habitat as "bluff."
Ipomoea pandurata Wild Potato Vine Convolvulaceae Ipomoea pandurata Potato-vine Wild potato, Wild potato-vine 2 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Krigia biflora Two-flower Dwarf Dandelion Asteraceae Krigia biflora False dandelion Two-flowered cynthia; Orange dwarf-dandelion 5 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Lactuca canadensis Canada Wild Lettuce Asteraceae Lactuca canadensis Canada lettuce Tall wild lettuce, Tall (wild) lettuce 1 DPI CK, JK, WC, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Lathyrus venosus Veiny Pea Fabaceae Lathyrus venosus Wild pea Veiny pea 8 E, DPI CK, Metro Parks  
Lespedeza capitata Round-headed Bush Clover Fabaceae Lespedeza capitata Round-headed bush-clover   5 DPI CK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks Rare at BDMP
Lespedeza violacea Violet Bush Clover Fabaceae Lespedeza violacea Violet bush-clover Violet lespedeza 4   JK Should this be Lespedeza capitata?
Liatris aspera Rough Blazing Star Asteraceae Liatris aspera Rough blazing-star   6   JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks Rare at BDMP
Liatris scariosa Devil's Bite Asteraceae Liatris scariosa Northern blazing star Blazing-star, Large blazing star 6 T ALG, JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie; "Unknown origin" per Metro Parks
Liatris spicata Dense Blazing Star Asteraceae Liatris spicata Spiked blazing-star Dense blazingstar 7 DPI OPN, MA, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Liatris squarrosa Scaly Blazing Star Asteraceae Liatris squarrosa Scaly blazing-star   8 P, DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP Rare at BDMP
Lilium michiganense Michigan Lily Liliaceae Lilium michiganense Canada lily Michigan lily 5 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP Rare at BDMP; PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Liparis loeselii Fen Orchid Orchidaceae Liparis loeselii Bog twayblade   7   JM, BDMP, Metro Parks Rare at BDMP
Lithospermum canescens Hoary Puccoon Boraginaceae Lithospermum canescens Hoary puccoon   6 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP Rare at BDMP
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower Campanulaceae Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal-flower Cardinal flower 5   JM, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Lobelia spicata Pale-spiked Lobelia Campanulaceae Lobelia spicata Pale-spike lobelia Spiked lobelia 5 DPI JM, CK, JK, BDMP Rare at BDMP
Lonicera reticulata Grape Honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae Lonicera reticulata Grape honeysuckle Lonicera prolifera 7   JM, Metro Parks  
Lycopus americanus American Bugleweed Lamiaceae Lycopus americanus American water horehound Water-horehound 3 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks  
Lycopus virginicus Sweet Bugleweed Lamiaceae Lycopus virginicus Virginia water horehound   3   JK  
Lysimachia lanceolata Lanceleaf Loosestrife Primulaceae Lysimachia lanceolata Lanceleaf loosestrife   6 DPI JM, CK, JK, WC, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Lysimachia quadriflora Narrow-leaved Loosestrife Primulaceae Lysimachia quadriflora Linear-leaved loosestrife Whorled loosestrife 7, 5   JM Only recorded by McDowell 1995. There are two entries with this species name in the Ohio FQAI.
Lythrum alatum Winged Loosestrife Lythraceae Lythrum alatum Winged loosestrife   6 DPI CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Maianthemum racemosum False Solomon's Seal Asparagaceae Maianthemum racemosum False Solomon's-seal Smilacina racemosa, Vagnera racemosa; Solomon's plume     WC, BDMP At POMP? Sasson observed 2020 Big Darby Creek RM 42.1, Sycamore Plains trail.
Matelea obliqua Climbing Milkvine Apocynaceae Matelea obliqua Angle-pod Climbing milkvine 4   BDMP Rare at BDMP (spelled "Matalea obliqua")
Mirabilis nyctaginea Wild Four o'Clock Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis nyctaginea Heart-leaved umbrella wort Wild four o'clock 0 DPI CK, BDMP, PSP Listed for BDMP as "Mirabilis jalapa (which is alien)? PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot Lamiaceae Monarda fistulosa Wild bergamot Beebalm 3 DPI ALG, JM, CK, OPN, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Monarda puncata Spotted Horse Mint Lamiaceae Monarda puncata Dotted horsemint Spotted Beebalm, Spotted Horsemint, Horsemint 7 E PSP PSP - Chuckery (Boerger) cemetery.
Oenothera biennis Common Evening-Primrose Onagraceae Oenothera biennis Common evening primrose   1   BDMP  
Oenothera gaura Biennial Beeblossom Onagraceae Gaura biennis Biennial gaura Gaura 1 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks  
Orbexilum onobrychis French-Grass Fabaceae Orbexilum onobrychis Scurf-pea Psoralea onobrychis; scurf pea; sainfoin; French-grass 5 DPI ALG, JM, CK, WC, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Chuckery (Boerger) cemetery; PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Oxalis stricta Upright Yellow Woodsorrel Oxalidaceae Oxalis stricta Common yellow wood sorrell Common wood sorrel 0   WC, BDMP, POMP  
Parnassia glauca Fen Grass of Parnassus Celastraceae Parnassia glauca Grass-of-Parnussus Grass of parnassus 10   JM JM - Cedar Bluff (Bletz) Prairie, Big Darby Creek RM 19.5
Pedicularis candensis Canadian Wood Betony Orobanchaceae Pedicularis candensis Common lousewort Wood-betony 6   JM, BDMP BDMP - Possibly at Graessle Road bluff, top of bluff, observed by Sasson, 2020
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue Plantaginaceae Penstemon digitalis Foxglove beard-tongue   2 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Persicaria pensylvanica Pinkweed Polygonaceae Polygonum pensylvanicum Pinkweed Pennsylvania smartweed 0   WC, BDMP  
Phlox pilosa Prairie Phlox Polemoniaceae Phlox pilosa Downy phlox Prairie phlox 6 DPI JM, BDMP, Metro Parks Rare at BDMP
Physalis longifolia Long-leaved Groundcherry Solanaceae Physalis longifolia Smooth ground-cherry Longleaf groundcherry 1   JM, WC  
Physostegia virginiana Obedient Plant Lamiaceae Physostegia virginiana Obedient plant   5 DPI, W CK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks AS - POMP 2018
Phytolacca americana American Pokeweed Phytolaccaceae Phytolacca americana Pokeweed American pokeweed, poke sallet, pokeberry 1   WC, BDMP  
Platanthera lacera Ragged Fringed Orchid Orchidaceae Platanthera lacera Ragged fringed orchid Habenaria lacera 3   ALG, JW/AB  
Polygala senega Seneca Snakeroot Polygalaceae Polygala senega Seneca snakeroot   7 DPI JM, CK, WC, BDMP, Metro Parks Rare at BDMP; This species was previously reported as present at the Bigelow Cemetery site, but was "absent" in 1978 per Carr (1981).
Polygala verticillata Whorled Milkwort Polygalaceae Polygala verticillata Whorled milkwort   2 DPI JM, CK, Metro Parks  
Polygonatum biflorum Smooth Solomon's Seal Asparagaceae Polygonatum biflorum Smooth Solomon's seal Polygonatum canaliculatum; Polygonatum commutatum; Solomon's seal 4 DPI CK, WC, BDMP, POMP, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Polygonatum commutatum Giant Solomon's Seal Asparagaceae Polygonatum commutatum Giant solomon's-seal Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum; Great Solomon's Seal   DPI JM, CK, Metro Parks Often considered a variety, as in Polygonatum biflorum (Walter) Elliott var. commutatum
Potentilla simplex Common Cinquefoil Rosaceae Potentilla simplex Common cinquefoil Old-field cinquefoil 1   JK, BDMP  
Prunella vulgaris Common Selfheal Lamiaceae Prunella vulgaris Common selfheal Self-heal 0   JK, BDMP, POMP  
Pycnanthemum virginianum Virginia Mountain Mint Lamiaceae Pycnanthemum virginianum Virginia mountainmint Narrow-leaf mountain-mint 4 DPI JM, CK, JK, BDMP, Metro Parks Identified as "Pycnanthemum" at BDMP
Ratibida pinnata Grey-headed Coneflower Asteraceae Ratibida pinnata Grey-headed coneflower Prairie coneflower 5 DPI ALG, JM, CK, OPN, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Chuckery (Boerger) cemetery; PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan Asteraceae Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan   1 DPI JM, CK, OPN, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Rudbeckia laciniata Cutleaf Coneflower Asteraceae Rudbeckia laciniata Green-headed coneflower Greenhead coneflower, Cutleaf coneflower 6 DPI JM, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks  
Rudbeckia triloba Brown-eyed Susan Asteraceae Rudbeckia triloba Three-lobed coneflower Brown-eyed Susan 5 DPI JM, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks  
Ruellia caroliniensis Carolina Ruellia Acanthaceae Ruellia caroliniensis Carolina ruellia Hairy ruellia 4   BDMP  
Ruellia humilis Hairy Ruellia Acanthaceae Ruellia humilis Wild petunia Fringeleaf wild petunia 6 DPI JM, CK, JK, WC, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Ruellia strepens Smooth Ruellia Acanthaceae Ruellia strepens Smooth ruellia   5   BDMP  
Sanicula canadensis Black Snakeroot Apiaceae Sanicula canadensis Short-styled snakeroot Canadian blacksnakeroot 3   JK, POMP  
Senna hebecarpa American Senna Fabaceae Senna hebecarpa Nothern wild senna Cassia hebecarpa; American senna, Wild senna 4   JM, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks Same speceis as Senna marilandica?
Senna marilandica Maryland Senna Fabaceae Senna marilandica Southern wild senna Cassia marilandica; Southern wild senna 4 DPI CK, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie; Compare ripe seeds to C. hebecarpa; Same speceis as Senna hebecarpa?
Silene regia Royal Catchfly Caryophyllaceae Silene regia Royal catchfly   8 T, DPI ALG, CK, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Silphium terebinthinaceum Prairie Dock Asteraceae Silphium terebinthinaceum Prairie dock   8 DPI ALG, JM, CK, OPN, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie; This species was previously reported as present at the Bigelow Cemetery site, but was "absent" in 1978 per Carr (1981).
Silphium trifoliatum Whorled Rosinweed Asteraceae Silphium trifoliatum Whorled rosinweed   5 DPI ALG, JM, CK, OPN, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Chuckery (Boerger) cemetery; PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Sisyrinchium albidum White Blue-eyed Grass Iridaceae Sisyrinchium albidum Pale blue-eyed-grass White blue-eyed grass 6 DPI CK, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Smallanthus uvedalia Bear's Foot Asteraceae Polymnia uvedalia Large-flowered leafcup Smallanthus uvedalius; Hairy leafcup, Bear's foot 7 DPI JM, Metro Parks  
Smilax herbacea Smooth Carrionflower Smilacaceae Smilax herbacea Carrion-flower Smooth carrionflower 4 DPI WC, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Solidago canadensis Canada Goldenrod Asteraceae Solidago canadensis Canada goldenrod Common goldenrod 1   JK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks An "incidental" species native to Ohio but not considered a "prairie" species, and not purposefully planted or encouraged in prairie restorations.
Solidago nemoralis Field Goldenrod Asteraceae Solidago nemoralis Gray goldenrod   2 DPI JM, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Solidago riddellii Riddell's Goldenrod Asteraceae Solidago riddellii Riddell's goldenrod   8 DPI JM, OPN, Metro Parks  
Solidago rigida Stiff-leaved Goldenrod Asteraceae Solidago rigida Stiff goldenrod Oligoneuron rigidum 8 DPI JM, CK, OPN, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Chuckery (Boerger) cemetery; PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Solidago speciosa Showy Goldenrod Asteraceae Solidago speciosa Showy goldenrod   5 T, DPI JM, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Spiranthes lacera Slender Ladies'-tresses Orchidaceae Spiranthes lacera Slender ladies'-tresses Spiranthes gracilis; Slender ladies tresses 4 DPI JM, CK, Metro Parks Boose 2018
Spiranthes lucida Shining Ladies'-tresses Orchidaceae Spiranthes lucida Shining ladies'-tresses Shining lady's tresses; Spring ladies' tresses 7 P, DPI, W AB, Metro Parks Boose 2018; Rare at BDMP; Madison County record, confirmed by Rick Gardner, ODNR/DNAP
Symphyotrichum cordifolium Common Blue Wood Aster Asteraceae Symphyotrichum cordifolium Common blue wood aster Aster lowrieanus; Lowrie's aster 4   JK, BDMP, POMP  
Symphyotrichum drummondii Drummond's Aster Asteraceae Aster sagittifolius Arrow-leaved aster Aster sagittifolius Wedemeyer var. drummondii (Lindl.) Shinners 3   WC, BDMP  
Symphyotrichum ericoides White Heath Aster Asteraceae Symphyotrichum ericoides White heath aster Aster ericoides; Heath aster 2   JK, BDMP, POMP  
Symphyotrichum laeve Smooth Blue Aster Asteraceae Symphyotrichum laeve Smooth aster Aster laevis; smooth blue aster 7 DPI CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum Panicled Aster Asteraceae Symphyotrichum lanceolatum Eastern lined aster Aster lanceolatus, Aster paniculatus, Aster simplex; Tall white aster, white field aster 3     See: https://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/prairie/plantx/pan_asterx.htm
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster Asteraceae Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England aster Aster novae-angliae 2 DPI CK, JK, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Symphyotrichum pilosum Hairy White Oldfield Aster Asteraceae Aster pilosus Awl aster Symphyotrichum pilosum; Hairy white oldfield aster, Frost aster 1   WC, BDMP  
Taenidia integerrima Yellow Pimpernel Apiaceae Taenidia integerrima Yellow-pimpernel Zizia integerrima; Yellow pimpernel 6 DPI Metro Parks Synonym from: https://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=276034&isprofile=0&n=1
Teucrium canadense American Germander Lamiaceae Teucrium canadense American germander Germander 3 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Thalictrum revolutum Waxy Meadow-Rue Ranunculaceae Thalictrum revolutum Skunk meadow-rue Waxyleaf meadow-rue 7 DPI JM, CK, WC, Metro Parks  
Thalictrum thalictroides Rue Anemone Ranunculaceae Anemonella thalictroides Rue anemone Rue-anemone 6   JM, WC, BDMP  
Tradescantia ohiensis Bluejacket Commelinaceae Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio spiderwort Bluejacket 5 DPI CK, OPN, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP  
Valeriana pauciflora Largeflower Valerian Caprifoliaceae Valeriana pauciflora Large-flowered valerian Large flowered valerian; Largeflower valerian; Few-flowered valerian 7 DPI JM, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks  
Veratrum virginicum Virginia Bunchflower Melanthiaceae Melanthium virginicum Bunchflower Veratrum virginicum; Virginia bunchflower 9 T, DPI ALG, JM, BDMP, Metro Parks Rare at BDMP
Verbena hastata Blue Vervain Verbenaceae Verbena hastata Blue vervain   4 DPI JM, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks  
Verbesina helianthoides Yellow Crownbeard Asteraceae Verbesina helianthoides Hairy wingstem Crownbeard; Sunflower crownbeard; Gravel flower; Gravelweed 5 DPI Metro Parks Unknown origin per Metro Parks
Vernonia fasciculata Smooth Ironweed Asteraceae Vernonia fasciculata Western ironweed Prairie ironweed 8 T ALG, BDMP  
Vernonia gigantea Tall Ironweed Asteraceae Vernonia gigantea Tall ironweed Vernonia altissima; Giant ironweed 2   JK, BDMP, POMP  
Veronicastrum virginicum Culver's Root Plantaginaceae Veronicastrum virginicum Culver's root   7 DPI ALG, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP Rare at BDMP; PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Viola nephrophylla Northern Bog Violet Violaceae Viola nephrophylla Northern bog violet   10 P, DPI JW  
Viola palmata Early Blue Violet Violaceae Viola palmata Palmate-leaved violet (?) Viola palmata L. (pro sp.) (brittoniana or pedatifida affinis or sororia)(?); early blue violet, Wood violet 4   WC, BDMP, POMP We are assuming this is Viola palmata var. palmata, and not Viola palmata L. var. pedatifida (Prairie violet)
Viola pedatifida Prairie Violet Violaceae Viola palmata var. pedatifida Prairie violet Viola pedatifida 9 X, DPI JW "Viola palmata" at BDMP
Viola sagittata Arrowleaf Violet Violaceae Viola sagittata Arrow-leaved violet   4 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Viola sororia Common Blue Violet Violaceae Viola sororia Common blue violet Viola papilionacea 1 DPI JK, WC, BDMP, POMP  
Viola sagittata Arrow-leaved violet Violaceae Viola sagittata Arrow-leaved violet Arrowleaf violet; Arrowhead violet 4 DPI CK, JK, BDMP  
Zizia aurea Golden Alexander Apiaceae Zizia aurea Golden alexanders   6   JM, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks  
                   
GRAMINOIDS                  
Andropogon gerardi Big Bluestem Poaceae Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem   5 DPI ALG, JM, CK, JK, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP AS - POMP 2018
Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats Grama Poaceae Bouteloua curtipendula Side-oats grama grass Sideoats grama 8 DPI JM, Metro Parks McDowell 1995
Bromus kalmii Prairie Brome Poaceae Bromus kalmii Kalm's brome Prairie brome; Arctic brome 8 P, DPI, W JM, BDMP Rare per BDMP
Carex albursina White Bear Sedge Cyperaceae Carex albursina Wing-stemmed wood sedge   6 DPI, W JM, Metro Parks  
Carex bicknelli Bicknell's Sedge Cyperaceae Carex bicknelli Bicknell's sedge   9 T, DPI, W JW, Metro Parks  
Carex conoidea Open-field Sedge Cyperaceae Carex conoidea Field sedge Openfield sedge 8 T, DPI, W JW  
Carex davisii Davis' Sedge Cyperaceae Carex davisii Davis' sedge   5 DPI, W JM, WC, BDMP  
Carex gravida Heavy-fruited Sedge Cyperaceae Carex gravida Heavy sedge     DPI, W JM Not in Ohio FQAI; https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CAGR4
Carex grisea Inflated Narrow-leaved Sedge Cyperaceae Carex grisea var. amphibola Creek sedge Carex amphibola?; Amphibola sedge? Creek sedge?, Eastern narrowleaf sedge? 4 DPI, W JM, BDMP  
Carex hirtifolia Hairy Sedge Cyperaceae Carex hirtifoli Hairy-leaved sedge Hairy sedge; Pubescent sedge 3 DPI, W JM  
Carex hystericina Bottlebrush Sedge Cyperaceae Carex hystericina (hystricina?) Porcupine sedge   5 DPI, W JM "Some authors refer to Porcupine Sedge as Carex hystricina, but this is a misspelling of its scientific name." https://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/grasses/plants/porc_sedge.htm
Carex jamesii James' Sedge Cyperaceae Carex jamesii James' sedge   6 DPI, W JM  
Carex lacustris Lake Sedge Cyperaceae Carex lacustris Lake sedge   5 DPI, W JM, POMP  
Carex laevivaginata Smooth-sheathed Sedge Cyperaceae Carex leavivaginia Smooth-sheathed fox sedge   6 DPI, W JM  
Carex prairea Prairie Sedge Cyperaceae Carex prairea Prairie sedge   9 DPI, W JM  
Carex retroflexa Reflexed Sedge Cyperaceae Carex retroflexa Reflexed sedge   4 DPI, W JM, JW  
Carex rosea Rosy Sedge Cyperaceae Carex rosea Rose sedge   3 DPI, W JM, BDMP  
Carex sartwellii Sartwell's Sedge Cyperaceae Carex sartwellii Sartwell's sedge   8 DPI, W JM  
Carex scoparia Pointed Broom Sedge Cyperaceae Carex scoparia Pointed broom sedge Broom sedge 4 DPI, W JK  
Carex sparganioides Bur-reed sedge Cyperaceae Carex sparganioides Bur-reed sedge Loose-headed bracted sedge 3   WC  
Carex stipata Awl-fruited Sedge Cyperaceae Carex stipata Crowded sedge Prairie sedge(?) 2   JM  
Carex stricta Tussock Sedge Cyperaceae Carex stricta Tussock sedge   5   JM  
Dichanthelium boscii Bosc's Witchgrass Poaceae Dichanthelium boscii Bosc' panicgrass Panicum boscii 6   JK  
Dichanthelium lanuginosum Peat Grass Poaceae Panicum lanuginosum Western panic grass Dichanthelium scabriusculum; Wooly rosette grass 3   JK  
Eleocharis compressa Flat-stem Spikerush Cyperaceae Eleocharis compressa Flatstem spikerush Flat-stemmed spike-rush 7 P, JW  
Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye Poaceae Elymus canadensis Canada wild rye Nodding wild rye 6 DPI CK, JK, OPN, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks POMP - Observed by Sasson 2020
Elymus virginicus Virginia Wildrye Poaceae Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye   3     Note: Only listed by OPN as a "Darby Plains seed mix" species. This species was not recorded by other references as a prairie species in this Darby Plains compilation.
Equisetum laevigatum Smooth Horsetail Equisetaceae Equisetum laevigatum Smooth scouring rush Smooth scouring-rush 6 DPI CK, Metro Parks, PSP  
Melica nitens Threeflower Melicgrass Poaceae Melica nitens Three-flowered melic Threeflower melicgrass 8 DPI CK, Metro Parks  
Muhlenbergia schreberi Nimblewill Poaceae Muhlenbergia schreberi Nimblewill   0   WC  
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass Poaceae Panicum virgatum Switch grass Switchgrass 4 DPI ALG, CK, JK, OPN, BDMP, Metro Parks Metro Parks specifies "Ohio native"
Poa saltuensis ssp. languida Weak Bluegrass Poaceae Poa languida Weak speargrass   6   JMc, Metro Parks  
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem Poaceae Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem Andropogon scoparium 5 DPI ALG, CK, JK, OPN, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP  
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass Cyperaceae Scirpus cyperinus Wool-grass Woolgrass, Cottongrass bulrush, Marsh bulrush 1   JM, Metro Parks  
Sorghastrum nutans Indiangrass Poaceae Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass   5 DPI ALG, CK, JK, OPN, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP AS - POMP 2018
Sporobolus compositus Tall Dropseed Poaceae Sporobolus asper Tall dropseed Sporobolus compositus; Rough dropseed 2 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP  
Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed Poaceae Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie dropseed   8 P, DPI ALG, JM, CK, JK, JW, BDMP, Metro Parks  
Sporobolus michauxianus Prairie Cordgrass Poaceae Spartina pectinata Prairie cordgrass   5 DPI ALG, CK, JK, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Lafayette-Plain City Roadside (CR 5)
Tridens flavus Purpletop Tridens Poaceae Tridens flavus Grease grass Triodia flava; Purpletop tridens, purpletop 1   WC, BDMP  
                   
TREES                  
Carya ovata Shagbark Hickory Juglandaceae Carya ovata Shagbark hickory   6   JM, BDMP, POMP  
Celtis occidentalis Common Hackberry Cannabaceae Celtis occidentalis Hackberry   4   WC, BDMP An "incidental" species native to Ohio but not considered a "prairie" species, and not purposefully planted or encouraged in prairie restorations.
Gleditsia triacanthos Honey Locust Fabaceae Gleditsia triacanthos Honey locust Honeylocust, Common honey ocust, Thorny common honey locust 4   WC, BDMP, POMP  
Prunus americana American Plum Rosaceae Prunus americana American plum Wild plum 3 DPI JM, CK, BDMP, POMP  
Quercus imbricaria Shingle Oak Fagaceae Quercus imbricaria Shingle oak   5 DPI JM, JK, WC, BDMP  
Quercus macrocarpa Bur Oak Fagaceae Quercus macrocarpa Bur oak   6 DPI JMc, JM, CK, JW, WC, BDMP, POMP, Metro Parks, PSP  
Quercus stellata Post oak Fagaceae Quercus stellata Post oak   7 DPI JM, BDMP, Metro Parks Rare at BDMP; Identified and recorded by Andrew Boose at W. Pearl King Preserve and Battelle-Darby Metro Park
Toxicodendron radicans Poison Ivy Anacardiaceae Toxicodendron radicans Poison-ivy Rhus radicans; Eastern poison ivy, Common poison-ivy 1   WC, BDMP  
Ulmus rubra Slippery Elm Ulmaceae Ulmus rubra Slippery elm   3   JK, BDMP An "incidental" species native to Ohio but not considered a "prairie" species, and not purposefully planted or encouraged in prairie restorations.
                   
SHRUBS                  
Cornus racemosa Gray Dogwood Cornaceae Cornus racemosa Gray dogwood Cornus paniculata 1 DI CK, WC, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Debolt Road; PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Cornus rugosa Round-leaved Dogwood Cornaceae Cornus rugosa Round-leaved dogwood Roundleaf dogwood 8 P, JM, Metro Parks  
Corylus americana American Hazel Betulaceae Corylus americana American hazel American hazelnut; hazelnut; American filbert 4 DI JM, CK, WC, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP  
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia Creeper Vitaceae Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia creeper   2   WC, BDMP, BDMP  
Rhus aromatica Fragrant Sumac Anacardiaceae Rhus aromatica Fragrant sumac   3 DI BDMP  
Rosa blanda Smooth Rose Rosaceae Rosa blanda Smooth rose   4 P, DI CK, Metro Parks  
Rosa carolina Pasture rose Rosaceae Rosa carolina Pasture rose   4 DI JM, CK, WC, BDMP, Metro Parks, PSP PSP - Milford Center Prairie
Rosa setigera Climbing Prairie Rose Rosaceae Rosa setigera Climbing prairie rose   4   WC, BDMP POMP - Observed by Sasson 2020
Rubus allegheniensis Allegheny Blackberry Rosaceae Rubus allegheniensis Common blackberry Allegheny blackberry 1   JK, BDMP, POMP  
Rubus occidentalis Black Raspberry Rosaceae Rubus occidentalis Black raspberry Black-cap raspberry 1   JK, BDMP  
Salix humilis Prairie Willow Salicaceae Salix humilis Prairie willow Gray willow 4 DI, W CK, Metro Parks  
Sambucus canadensis Black Elderberry Viburnaceae Sambucus canadensis Common elderberry American elder; American black elderberry 3   JK, WC, BDMP, POMP