Here is a list of all the plants we will include in the RORG renovation.

Plant Names
Scientific Name

Common Name
Native Status
Illinois

Champaign Co.
Agastache foeniculum
Anise Hyssop YesNo
Uvularia grandiflora BellwortYesYes
Actaea racemosaBlack Snakeroot YesNo
Rudbeckia fulgida Black-Eyed Susan YesYes
Sanguinaria canadensis Bloodroot YesYes
Baptisia australisBlue Wild IndigoYesNo
Elymus hystrixBottlebrush GrassYesYes
Asclepias tuberosaButterflyweedYesYes
Lobelia cardinalisCardinal FlowerYesYes
Polystichum acrostichoidesChristmas FernYesYes
Osmunda cinnamomeaCinnamon FernYes No
Gentiana andrewsiiClosed Bottle GentianYesYes
Carex pensylvanicaCommon Oak SedgeYesYes
Juncus effususCommon RushYesNo
Silphium laciniatumCompass PlantYesYes
Carex bicknelliiCopper-Shouldered
Oval Sedge
YesYes
Baptisia bracteataCream Wild IndigoYesYes
Veronicastrum virginicumCulver’s RootYesYes
Dicentra cucullariaDutchman’s BreechesYesYes
Carex vulpinoideaFox SedgeYesYes
Penstemon digitalisFoxglove PenstemonYesYes
Aruncus dioicusGoat’s BeardYesNo
Zizia aureaGolden AlexandersYesYes
Lobelia siphiliticaGreat Blue LobeliaYesYes
Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-Low’Gro-Low Fragrant
Sumac (cultivar)
YesNo
Blephilia hirsutaHairy WoodmintYesYes
Sorghastrum nutansIndian GrassYesYes
Arisaema triphyllumJack-in-the-pulpitYesYes
Polemonium reptansJacob’s LadderYesYes
Ilex verticillata ‘Jim Dandy’Jim Dandy
Winterberry (cultivar)
YesNo
Iliamna remotaKankakee MallowYesNo
Dryopteris marginalisMarginal Wood FernYesNo
Podophyllum peltatumMayappleYesYes
Viburnum lentagoNannyberry ViburnumYesYes
Symphyotrichum novae-angliaeNew England AsterYesYes
Ceanothus americanusNew Jersey TeaYesYes
Allium cernuumNodding OnionYesNo
Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Alice’Oakleaf Hydrangea
(cultivar)
NoNo
Echinacea pallidaPale Purple ConeflowerYesYes
Carex muskingumensisPalm SedgeYesNo
Asclepias exaltataPoke MilkweedYesYes
Sporobolus heterolepisPrairie DropseedYesYes
Rhus copallina var. latifolia ‘Morton’Prairie Flame Shining
Sumac (cultivar)
YesNo
Allium stellatumPrairie OnionYesNo
Trillium recurvatumPrairie trilliumYesYes
Echinacea purpureaPurple ConeflowerYesYes
Eryngium yuccifoliumRattlesnake MasterYesYes
Ilex verticillata ‘Red Sprite’Red Sprite
Winterberry (cultivar)
YesNo
Silene regiaRoyal CatchflyYesNo
Dodecatheon meadiaShooting StarYesYes
Symphyotrichum shortiiShort’s AsterYesYes
Bouteloua curtipendulaSideoats GramaYesYes
Symphyotrichum laeveSmooth Blue AsterYesYes
Iris virginica var. shreveiSouthern Blue
Flag Iris
YesYes
Lindera benzoinSpicebushYesYes
Oligoneuron rigidumStiff GoldenrodYesYes
Asclepias incarnataSwamp/Rose MilkweedYesYes
Panicum virgatumSwitch GrassYesYes
Campanula americanaTall BellflowerYesYes
Deschampsia caespitosaTufted HairgrassYesNo
Mertensia virginicaVirginia BluebellsYesYes
Claytonia virginicaVirginia SpringbeautyYesYes
Monarda fistulosaWild BergamotYesYes
Aquilegia canadensisWild ColumbineYesYes
Geranium maculatumWild GeraniumYesYes
Asarum canadenseWild GingerYesYes
Parthenium integrifoliumWild QuinineYesYes
Ratibida pinnataYellow ConeflowerYesYes