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Pollinator Packet

The 2019 Monarch - Pollinator seed packet contains the following native Illinois species. Click on the plant name for more information about each species.

black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta                              common milkweed Asclepias syriaca
 golden Alexanders Zizia aurea                             gray-headed or yellow coneflower Ratibida pinnata


Illinois mimosa Desmanthus illlinoensis                          leadplant Amorpha canescens
spiderwort Tradescantia sp.                              sweet black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia subtomentosa
white prairie clover Dalea candida                                wild bergamot Monarda fistulosa
Classification and taxonomy are based on Mohlenbrock, Robert H. 2014. Vascular flora of Illinois: A field guide. Fourth edition. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale. 536 pp. 

 Native Plant Information

For more information about native Illinois plants, including where to purchase them and planting guides, view the following publications at our publications page. You can access more information on the Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant page, too.