Plant Guide

Trees, grasses and wildflowers create a continually changing landscape in the Ellen S. Clark Hope Plaza. Details about plant growth habits are available below, provided by the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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Plant Growth Habits

Grasses and Sedges

1. Beakgrain
2. Fringed Sedge
3. Oak Sedge
4. Palm Sedge
5. River Oats
6. Yellow Fox Sedge

Perennials

7. Aromatic Aster
8. Bottle Gentian
9. Columbine
10. Eastern Blazingstar
11. Garden Phlox
12. Glade Onion
13. Golden Alexander
14. Hairy Alumroot
15. Hoary Skullcap
16. Jack-in-the-Pulpit
17. Jacob’s Ladder
18. Meadow Anemone
19. Meadow Rue
20. Mistflower
21. Ostrich Fern
22. Prairie Alumroot
23. Purple Coneflower
24. Purple Rocket
25. Rose Turtlehead
26. Sensitive Fern
27. Shining Bluestar
28. Spiderwort
29. Wild Geranium
30. Wild Ginger
31. Yellow Wingstem

Trees and Shrubs

32. American Hornbeam
33. Eastern Redbud
34. Golden Currant
35. Kentucky Coffeetree
36. Swamp White Oak
37. Weeping Willow

Aquatic Plants

38. Fragrant Water Lily

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