Participating in the Pollinator Census? Plant Native Plants!

Here is a list of late summer early fall blooming Southeastern US NATIVE plants that will put on a show for the Pollinator Census in August:

  1. Goldenaster, Chrysopsis mariana, Aug-Sept, yellow
  2. Blue Mistflower, Conoclinium coelestinum, Aug-Sept, Lavender
  3. White thoroughwort, Eupatorium aromaticum, Aug-Sept, white
  4. Hyssop leaved Thoroughwort, Eupatorium hyssopifolium, Aug-Sept, white
  5. Big leaf Woods Aster, Eurybia jonesiae,  Aug-Sept, pale pink
  6. Cornel leaf Aster, Doellingeria infirma, Aug-Sept, white
  7. Wavy Leaf Aster, Symphyotrichum undulatum, pale blue
  8. Smooth Blue Aster, Symphyotrichum laeve, Aug-Oct lavender
  9. Perennial sunflower, Helianthus angustifolia, Aug-Sept, deep yellow
  10. Red eye Sunflower, Helianthus atrorubens, Aug-Sept, yellow, red disk flowers
  11. Woodland Sunflower, Helianthus divaricatus, Aug-Sept, yellow
  12. Erect goldenrod, Solidago erecta, Aug-Sept, deep yellow
  13. Goldenrod, Solidago nemoralis, Aug-Sept, deep yellow
  14. Fragrant goldenrod, Solidago odora, Aug-Sept, deep yellow
  15. Wrinkled goldenrod, Solidago rugosa, Aug-Sept, deep yellow
  16. Showy goldenrod, Solidago speciosa, Aug-Sept, deep yellow
  17. Native Pasture Thistle, Cirsium discolor, August, Lavender/pink
  18. Joe Pye Weed, Eutrochium fistulosum, Jul – Oct,  pink
  19. Sweet Scented Joe Pye, Eutrochium purpureum, Jul – Oct, pink
  20. Small head sunflower, Helianthus microcephala, Jul-Aug, pale yellow
  21. Woodland sunflower, Helianthus strumosus, Jul-Aug, gold
  22. St John’s Wort, Hypericum frondosum, July-Aug, yellow      
  23. Creeping St Andrew’s Cross, Hypericum stragulum, July-Aug, yellow
  24. Littlehead Blazing star, Liatris microcephala, Aug-Sept, purple
  25. Blazing star, Liatris spicata, Jul-Aug, purple
  26. Blazing star, Liatris squarrosa, Jul-Aug, purple
  27. Wild bergamot, Monarda fistulosa, Jul-Aug, white – pink
  28. Spotted Horsemint, Monarda punctata, Jul-Aug, pink and yellow
  29. Rosinweed, Silphium spp, Jul-Aug, yellow
  30. Halberd leaved Mallow, Hibiscus laevis, Jul-Oct, pink and crimson
  31. Eastern Rose Mallow, Hibiscus moscheutos, ssp.palustris, Jul-Oct, pink and crimson
  32. Cardinal flower, Lobelia cardinalis, Jul-Sept, crimson
  33. Downy blue lobelia, Lobelia puberula, Jul-Sept, deep blue
  34. Great blue lobelia, Lobelia siphilitica, Jul-Sept, bright blue
  35. Sensitive Briar, Mimosa microphylla, Jul-Sept, Bright pink
  36. Evening primrose, Oenothera biennis, Jul-Sept, yellow
  37. Cinquefoil, Potentilla canadensis, Jun-Sept, yellow
  38. Black eyed Susan, Rudbeckia fulgida, Jun-Sept, deep yellow, brown center
  39. Black eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta, Jun-Sept, deep yellow, brown center
  40. Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium, June – Aug, green
  41. Giant Purple Hyssop, Agastache scrophulariifoliae, June – Sept, purple
  42. Large Flowered Coreopsis, Coreopsis grandiflora, June – Sept, deep yellow
  43. Sharpwing Monkeyflower, Mimulus ringens, June-Aug, pink and yellow
  44. Hoary Skullcap, Scutellaria incana, July-Sept, blue and white