The Saturday before Mother’s Day is the annual Native Plant Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Parks.

Native plant sale graphic: Native Plant Sale Sat., May 7; 9:30 am - 1:00 pm at the Wood County Fairgrounds in Bowling Green, OH. Image of a cabbage white butterfly on a purple native plant.

2022 Native Plant Sale

Day: Saturday, May 7, 2022

Time: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Wood County Fairgrounds, Champion Building, 13800 W Poe Rd, Bowling Green, OH 43402

Cost: Entry is free.
Plants are $5. Shrubs are $10. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Parks, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Learn more about the Friends of the Parks here.

 

*There is an exclusive pre-sale for Friends of the Parks on Friday, May 6 from 9:30 am until 1:00 pm, same location.

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List of plants that will be available at the native Plant Sale

Common Name Latin Name
Forbs
Bergamot Monarda fistulosa
Big Blue Stem Andropogon gerardii
Black Eye Susan Rudbeckia hirta
Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata
Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum
Brown Eyed Susan Rudbeckia triloba
Butterfly milkweed Asclepias tuberosa
Button Bush Cephalanthus occidentalis
Canada Rye Elymus canadensis
Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis
Columbine Aquilegia canadensis
Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca
Culvers Root Veronicastrum virginicum
Cup Plant Silphium perfoliatum
Dense Blazing Star Liatris spicata
Dogbane Apocynum cannabinum
Downy Sunflower Helianthus mollis
False Aster Boltonia asteroides
False Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides
Flowering Spurge
Giant Sunflower Helianthus giganteus
Golden Alexander Zizia aurea
Grass-leaved Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia
Gray Headed Coneflower Ratibida pinnata
Green headed Coneflower
Heall All
Hairy Mountain Mint
Illinois Mimosa Desmanthus illinoensis
Iron Weed Vernonia fasciculata
Indigo Bush
Lanced Leaved Coreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata
Little Blue Stem Schizachyrium scoparium
Lupine Lupinus perennis
Monkey Flower Mimulus ringens
Narrow Leaf Mt. Mint Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Nodding Wild Onion Allium cernuum
Obedient Plant Physostegia virginiana
Ohio Spiderwort Tradescantia ohiensis
Partridge Pea Chamaecrista fasciculata
Penstemon (Smooth) Penstemon digitalis
Prairie Coneflower Ratibida columnifera
Prairie Dock Silphium terebinthinaceum
Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus Opuntia humifusa
Purple Love Grass Eragrostis spectabilis
Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpurea
Rattlesnake Master Eryngium yuccifolium
Riddell’s Goldenrod Solidago riddellii
Sand Drop Seed Sporobolus cryptandrus
Showy Goldenrod Solidago speciosa
Sky Blue Aster Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale
Spotted Joe Pye Weed Eutrochium maculatum
Stiff Goldenrod Solidago rigida
Sullivant’s Milkweed Asclepias sullivantii
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata
Sweet Joe Pye Weed Eutrochium purpureum
Tall Bell Flower Campanula americana
Tall Coreopsis Coreopsis tripteris
Timbleweed
Tall Thoroughworth
Virginia Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum
Virginia Rye
Virgin’s Bower Clematis virginiana
White Indigo Baptisia alba
Whorled Milkweed Asclepias verticillata
Wild Petunia Ruellia humilis
Wild Senna Senna hebecarpa
Western Sunflower
Shrubs
Elderberry
Ninebark
Button Bush
Black Chokeberry
New Jersey Tea
Virgin’s Bower
Grey Dogwood

What are Native Plants?
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