PRAIRIE FORBS

Forbs are simply what are usually called “wildflowers,” i.e., they are herbaceous (non-woody) plants that are not grasses or grass-like (sedges and rushes).

GALLERY OF FORBS
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Achillea millefolium
common yarrow
Asclepias tuberosa
butterflyweed
Baptisia alba
false white indigo
Calystegia sepium
hedge bindweed
Geum laciniatum
rough avens
Lysimachia nummularia
moneywort
Mimulus ringens
Allegheny monkeyflower
Monarda fistulosa
wild bergamot
Parthenium integrifolium
wild quinine
Ratibida pinnata
gray-headed coneflower
Ruellia strepens
wild petunia
Silphium terebinthinaceum
prairie-dock
Tradescania ohiensis
Ohio spiderwort
Veronicastrum virginicum
Culver’s root
Zizia aurea
golden Alexander