Wildflowers of Arkansas

Wildflowers of Arkansas

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) - Important to pollinators, especially butterflies. This plant 1 to 2 feet tall and displays 2-3 inch yellow blooms in the late summer and early fall.

black eyed susan 

Elmleaf Goldenrod (Solidago ulmifolia) - 3-6 ft stalks that bloom with golden-yellow vase-shaped flower clusters from summer to fall. Attracts butterflies, bees, birds. Small wildlife feeds on the thin, coursely toothed foliage.

elmleaf goldenrod flower and foliage

Prostrate ticktrefoil (Desmodium rotundifolium) - also known as beggar lice or tick clover. Small purple, pink, or white flowers typically bloom late summer and early fall

prostrate ticktrefoil with purple blooms



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