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Tallgrass Easement Conversion

 
 
THE TALLGRASS EASEMENT CONVERSION
 
 
Welcome to the Tallgrass easement conversion page to review and discuss briefy the successful conversion of this easement back into a native protective conservation area.
 
 
The goal was to combine both nature and man use of the native conversation easement to work for water shed management and bring people to the nature and beauty of our surroundings together.
 
In 2013, The turf grass was removed and the assoication reseeded the easement with numberous selections of native wild flower forbs seed mixes with over 60 different kinds of perennials and some annual seedings.    The list of native Flowers can be found at the bottom of this page..
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LIST OF NATIVE PERENNIAL & ANNUAL SEEDINGS APPLIED 
 
 
Annuals
Botanical Name              Common Name
Ammi majus                   Queen Anne's Lace
Calendula officinalis       Pot Marigold
Centaurea cyanus           Cornflower
Clarkia amoena               Godetia
Clarkia unguiculata         Farewell-to-Spring
Coreopsis tinctoria          Plains Coreopsis
Cosmos sulphureus          Sulphur Cosmos
Cosmos bipinnatus           Wild Cosmos
Cynoglossum amabile       Chinese Forget-Me-Not
Delphinium ajacis            Wild Larkspur
Eschscholzia californica   California Poppy
Gaillardia pulchella          Indian Blanket
Gilia capitata                   Globe Gilia
Helianthus annuus           Wild Annual Sunflower
Lavatera trimestris          Rose Mallow
Lupinus sp.                      Annual Lupine
Nemophila menziesii       Baby Blue Eyes
Papaver rhoeas                Red Poppy
 
PERENNIALS
 
    Botanical Name                                   Common Name            Color                          HT"  Blooms
Cheiranthus allionii Siberian       Wallflower Biennial Orange                     18" Spring
Chrysanthemum maximum          Shasta Daisy Perennial White                  48" Summer
Coreopsis lanceolata                   Lance-Leaf Coreopsis Perennial Yellow   48" Summer/Fall
Dianthus barbatus                       Sweet William                      Red/White   20" Spring/Summer
Digitalis purpurea                       Foxglove Biennial     Pink/Purple/White    36" Summer
Echinacea purpurea                    Purple Coneflower           Purple               36" Summer/Fall
Gaillardia aristata                       Blanket Flower                    Yellow/Red     30" Summer/Fall
Iberis umbellata                          Candytuft Perennial Mixed                        12" Spring/Summer
Liatris spicata                             Blazing Star Purple                                     48" Summer/Fall
Linum perenne lewisii                Blue Flax                                                    24" Summer/Fall
Lupinus perennis                        Lupine Perennial                                Blue 36" Spring/Summer
Penstemon strictus                     Rocky Mountain Penstemon             Purple 36" Summer
Lychnis chalcedonica                  Maltese Cross             Scarlet/Rose/Salmon 36" Summer/Fall
Ratibida Columnaris                    Mexican Hat                             Red/Yellow 36" Summer/Fall
Ratibida Columnaris                    Prairie Coneflower Perennial           Yellow 36" Summer
Rudbeckia gloriosa                      Gloriosa Daisy                       Yellow/Brown 36" Summer/Fall
Rudbeckia hirta                           Black Eye Susan Biennial      Yellow/Orange 30" Summer/Fall
Rudbeckia amplexicaulis             Clasping Coneflower Annual Yellow             24" Summer/Fa
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Aquilegia canadensis                   Red Columbine
Asclepias tuberosa                      Butterfly Weed
Aster novae angliae                    New England Aster
Aster tanacetifolius                     Prairie Aster
Coreopsis lanceolata                   Lance-Leaf Coreopsis
Coreopsis tinctoria                     Plains coreopsis
Echinacea pallida                       Pale Coneflower
Gaillardia pulchella                    Indian Blanket
Heliopsis helianthoides              Ox-Eye Sunflower
Ipomopsis rubra                         Standing Cypress
Monarda citriodora                     Lemon mint
Oenothera lamarckiana              Evening Primrose
Petalostemum purpurea             Purple Prairie Clover
Ratibida columnaris                   Yellow Prairie Coneflower
Ratibida pinnata                         Grey-Headed Coneflower
Rudbeckia hirta                          Common Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia triloba                       Brown-eyed Susan
Trifolium fragiferum                  Strawberry Clover                                Pink 12"  Summer