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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

Deep Roots

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

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