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Missouri Purple Coneflower. Photo © Missouri Botanical Garden
Wild Columbine. Photo © Missouri Botanical Garden
The gardens and habitats around Lakeside Nature Center contain over 85 native Missouri plants. Enjoy these unique areas year-round, from dawn to dusk.
For information on what plants are in these gardens, including what is native to this area, go here.
For information on what is blooming and when, go here and visit the gardens often to see the changes.
For more information on growing native and pollinator plants in this area go to:
Native Landscape Plans, Grow Native, Missouri Prairie Foundation
Missouri Prairies, Missouri Dept. of Conservation
Native Plants, Missouri Botanical Gardens
Missouri Native Plants, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Pollinator Friendly Native Plants, Xerces Society
Native Plant Database, Audubon Society