The annual Native Plant Sale is organized and operated by the Friends of the Parks.

2024 Native Plant Sale

Day: Saturday, May 4, 2024
Time: 10:00 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 3 from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm at the same location.

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2024 Native Plant Sale list

Big Bluestem, Andropogon gerardii
Bergamot, Monarda fistulosa
Black Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta
Blue Lobelia, Lobelia siphilitica
Bluestem Goldenrod, Solidago caesia
Butterfly Milkweed, Asclepias tuberosa
Button Bush, Cephalanthus occidentalis
Cardinal Flower, Lobelia cardinalis
Columbine, Aquilegia canadensis
Common Milkweed, Asclepias syriaca
Culver’s Root, Veronicastrum virginicum
Cup Plant, Silphium perfoliatum
* Possibly: Dense Blazing Star, Liatris spicata
Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus, Opuntia humifusa
Evening Primrose, Oenothera macrocarpa
False Sunflower, Heliopsis helianthoides
*Possibly: Flat Topped Aster, Doellingeria umbellata
Flowering Spurge, Euphorbia corollata
Giant Sunflower, Helianthus giganteus
Grass-leaved Goldenrod, Euthamia graminifolia
Gray Headed Coneflower, Ratibida pinnata
Hairy Mt. Mint, Pycnanthemum incanum
Heal All, Prunella vulgaris lanceolata
Illinois Mimosa*, Desmanthus illinoensis
Indian Grass
Sorghastrum nutans
Ironweed
Vernonia fasciculata
*Possibly: Jack in the Pulpit, Arisaema triphyllum
*Possibly: Lanced Leaved Coreopsis, Coreopsis lanceolata
Little Blue Stem, Schizachyrium scoparium
Lupine, Lupinus perennis
Maryland Figwort, Scrophularia marilandica
New England Aster, Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
New Jersey Tea, Ceanothus americanus
Nodding Wild Onion, Allium cernuum
Obedient Plant, Physostegia virginiana
Ohio Spiderwort, Tradescantia ohiensis
Partridge Pea, Chamaecrista fasciculata
Penstemon (Smooth), Penstemon digitalis
*Possibly: Prairie Coneflower, Ratibida columnifera
Prairie Cord Grass, Spartina pectinata
Prairie Dock, Silphium terebinthinaceum
Purple Love Grass, Eragrostis spectabilis
Purple Prairie Clover, Dalea purpurea
Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium
Riddell’s Goldenrod, Solidago riddellii
Rough Blazing Star, Liatris aspera
Round Headed Bushclover, Lespedeza capitata
*Possibly: Sand Drop Seed, Sporobolus cryptandrus
Seed Box, Ludwigia alternifolia
Showy Tick Trefoil, Desmodium canadense
Sky Blue Aster, Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
Smooth Aster, Symphyotrichum laeve
Sneezeweed, Helenium autumnale
Spotted Joe Pye Weed, Eutrochium maculatum
Sullivant’s Milkweed, Asclepias sullivantii
Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata
Sweet Everlasting, Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Sweet Joe Pye Weed, Eutrochium purpureum
Tall Bell Flower, Campanula americana
Tall Coreopsis, Coreopsis tripteris
Thimbleweed, Anemone cylindrica
Virginia Mountain Mint, Pycnanthemum virginianum
Whorled Milkweed, Asclepias verticillata
Wild Senna, Senna hebecarpa
Wingstem, Verbesina alternifolia

 

 

List of plants that were sold at the 2023 Native Plant Sale:

Common name Scientific Name
Bergamot Monarda fistulosa
Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta
Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum
Brown-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia triloba
Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa
Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis
Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca
Culver’s Root Veronicastrum virginicum
Cup Plant Silphium perfoliatum
Dogbane Apocynum cannabinum
Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus Opuntia humifusa
Evening Primrose Oenothera macrocarpa
False Aster Boltonia asteroides
False Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides
Foxglove Beardtongue Penstemon digitalis
Giant Sunflower Helianthus giganteus
Heal All Prunella vulgaris
Ironweed Vernonia fasciculata
Lance-Leaved Coreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata
Maryland Figwort Scrophularia marilandica
Monkey Flower Mimulus ringens
Narrow Leaved Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Nodding Wild Onion Allium cernuum
Ohio Spiderwort Tradescantia ohiensis
Pale Indian Plantain Arnoglossum atriplicifollium
Partridge Pea Chamaecrista fasciculata
Prairie Coneflower Ratibida columnifera
Prairie Dock Silphium terebinthinaceum
Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpurea
Riddell’s Goldenrod Solidago riddellii
Showy Tick-Trefoil Desmodium canadense
Sky Blue Aster Symphyotrichum olentangiensis
Sneezeweed Helenium automnale
Spotted Joe Pye Weed Eupatoriadelphus maculatus
Sullivant’s Milkweed Asclepias sullivantii
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata
Sweet Everlasting Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Tall Bellflower Campanula americana
Tall Coreopsis Coreopsis tripteris
Tall Ironweed Vernonia gigantea
Virginia Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum
White Wild Indigo Baptisia alba
Whorled Milkweed Asclepias verticillata
Wild Blue Lupine Lupinus perennis
Wild Columbine Aquilegia canadensis
Wild Senna Senna hebecarpa
Woodland Sunflower Helianthus divaricatus
Sweet Joe Pye Weed Eutrochium purpureum
Grasses
Big Blue Stem Andropogon gerardi
Indian Grass Sorghastrum nutans
Little Blue Stem Schizachyrium scoparius
Purple Love Grass Eragrostis spectabilis
Native Shrubs and Trees
Black Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa
Button Bush Cephalanthus occidentalis
Elderberry Sambucus canadensis
New Jersey Tea Ceanothus americanus
Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolis
Silky Dogwood Cornus amomum
Sand Cherry Prunus pumila
Fragrant Sumac Rhus aromatica
Smooth Sumac Rhus glabra

Specially selected plants for a complete native plant garden will be offered. Each tray is $100.00

Raingarden Tray
Swamp Milkweed                             Asclepias incarnata
Cardinal Flower                                 Lobelia cardinalis
Sweet Joe Pye Weed                        Eutrochium purpureum
Sneezeweed                                      Helenium automnale
Halbert leaf Rosemallow                 Hibiscus militaris

 

Butterfly Garden Tray
Wild Columbine                                Aquilegia canadensis
Butterfly Milkweed                           Asclepias tuberosa
Black Eyed Susan                              Rudbeckia hirta
Bergamot                                         Monarda fistulosa
Cardinal Flower                                 Lobelia cardinalis

 

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