Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge
Mountain-Prairie Region
Plants

Plants of the Bowdoin Complex

 

 

 

Alfalfa 

Medicago sativa

Alkali bulrush 

Scirpus maritimus

Alkali sacaton

Sporobolus airoides

American sloughgrass 

Beckmania syzigachne

American vetch 

Vicia americana

Arum-leaved arrowhead

Sagittaria cuneata

Balkan catchfly

Silene csereii

Barnyard grass

Echinochloa crusgalli

Beaked sedge   

Carex rostrata

Bigbract verbena

Verbena Bracteata

Birch

Betula papyrifera

Black bindweed 

Polygonum convovulus

Black medick 

Medicago lupulina

Bluebunch wheatgrass

Pseudoroegneria spicata

Blue grama 

Bouteloua gracilis

Blue lettuce 

Lactuca pulchella

Bottle brush grass 

Elymus hystrix

Box elder 

Acer negundo

Box knotweed

Polygonum buxiforme

Broad-leaf arrowhead 

Sagittaria latifolia

Broom snakeweed

Gutierrezia serothrae

Buffaloberry

Shepherdia argentea 

Buffalo grass 

Buchloe dactyloides

Bull Thistle 

Cirsium vulgare

Bushy knotweed 

Polygonum ramosissimum

Butter and eggs 

Linaria vulgaris

Canadian waterweed 

Elodea canadensis

Canada thistle 

Cirsium arvense

Canada wild rye 

Elymus canadensis

Cheatgrass 

Bromus tectorum

Chokecherry 

Prunus virginiana

Clasping pepperweed

Lepidium perfoliatum

Common bladderwort 

Utricularia vulgaris

Common cattail

Typha latifolia

Common mallow

Malva neglecta

Common plantain 

Plantago major

Common ragweed 

Ambrosia artemisiifolia

Coontail 

Ceratophyllum demersum

Crested wheatgrass   

Agropyron cristatum

Curlycup gumweed 

Grindelia squarrosa

Cutleaf goldenweed

Haplopappus spinulosus

Dandelion 

Taraxacum officianale

Dewey sedge

Carex deweyana

Dotted blazingstar

Liatris punctata

Eaton's aster

Symphyotrichum eatonii

English plantain 

Plantago lanceolata

European bur-reed

Sparganium emersum

Field bindweed 

Convolvulus arvensis

Field chickweed

Cerastium arvense

Field horsetail 

Equisetum arvense

Field pennycress

Thlaspi arvense

Fireweed 

Chamerion angustifolium

Flatspine stickseed

Lappula occidentalis

Foothill arnica

Arnica fulgens

Foxtail barley

Hordeum jubatum

Fries’ pondweed

Potamogeton friesii

Fringed loosestrife 

Lysimachia ciliata

Fringed sagewort 

Artemisia frigida

Giant goldenrod

Solidago gigantea

Giant red Indian paintbrush

Castilleja miniata

Golden currant 

Ribes odoratum

Golden dock 

Rumex maritimus

Goosefoot

Chenopodium sp.

Greasewood

Sarcobatus vermiculatus

Green ash 

Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Green foxtail 

Setaria viridis

Green needlegrass 

Stipa viridula

Green sagewort

Artemesia dracunculus

Hairy evening-primrose

Oenothera strigosa

Hairy golden-aster

Chrysopsis villosa

Hardstem bulrush 

Scirpus acutus

Heliotrope   

Heliotropium Curassavicum

Horsemint 

Monarda Stricta

Horsetail 

Equisetum fluviatile

Inland saltgrass

Distichlis spicata

Jacob’s ladder

Polemonium pulcherrimum

Japanese brome 

Bromus japonicus

Juniper 

Juniperus communis

Kentucky bluegrass

Poa pratensis

Kochia

Kochia Scoparia

Lambstongue ragwort 

Senecio integerrimus

Leafy spurge 

Euphorbia esula

Lupine 

Lupinus flexuosus

Macoun's buttercup 

Ranunculus macounii

Many-flowered aster

Symphyotrichum ericoides

Maximilian sunflower

Helianthus Maximilianii

Missouri goldenrod

Solidago missouriensis

Musk mallow 

Malva moschata

Narrow-leaf water plantain 

Alisma gramineum

Narrow-leaved collomia

Collomia linearis

Narrow-leaved milkvetch

Astragalus pectinatus

Needle-and-thread grass 

Stipa Comata

Needle spike rush 

Eleocharis acicularis

 Nodding brome

Bromus anomalus

Nodding chickweed

Cerastium nutans

Nodding smartweed 

Polygonum lapathifolium

Northern bedstraw 

Galium boreale

Orchardgrass

Dactylis glomerata

Pale spike rush

Eleocharis macrostachya

Pasqueflower 

Pulsatilla patens

Perennial sowthistle

Sonchus arvensis

Pigweed 

Amaranthus retroflexus

Plains cottonwood 

Populus deltoides

Ponderosa pine 

Pinus ponderosa

Povertyweed

Iva axillaris

Prairie coneflower

Ratibida columnifera

Prairie junegrass 

Koeleria macrantha

Prairie rose 

Rosa arkansana

Prickly pear 

Opuntia polycantha

Prickly lettuce

Lactuca serriola

Proso millet

Panicum miliaceum

Prostrate knotweed

Polygonum aviculare

Purple prairie clover 

Dalea purpurea

Purplestem aster  

Symphyotrichum puniceum

Quackgrass 

Agropyron repens

Redtop

Agrostis stolonifera

Reed canarygrass

Phalaris arundinacea

Richardson's Pondweed 

Potamogeton richardsonii

Ridgeseed spurge 

Chamaesyce glyptosperma

Rocky mountain beeplant 

Cleome serrulata

Rubber rabbitbrush 

Chrysothamnus nauseosus

Rush skeletonweed

Lygodesmia juncea

Russian olive 

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Russian thistle 

Salsola iberica

Sago pondweed 

Potamogeton pectinatus

Sandbar willow

Salix interior

Sandburg bluegrass

Poa secunda

Scarlet gaura

Gaura coccinea

Scarlet globemallow 

Sphaeralcea coccinea

Scratchgrass

Muhlenbergia asperifolia

Seaside arrowgrass 

Triglochin maritima

Shortbeak sedge

Carex brevior

Showy milkweed

Asclepias speciosa

Silver sage 

Artemisia cana

Silverweed cinquefoil

Argentina anserina

Silver cinquefoil 

Potentilla argentea

Slender lip fern 

Cheilanthes feei

Slender pondweed 

Potamogeton filiformis

Sliverleaf scurfpea

Psoralea argophylla

Small pondweed 

Potamogeton pusilus

Smartweed 

Polygonum persicaria

Smooth brome 

Bromus inermis

Spotted Knapweed 

Centaurea stoebe

Spreading dogbane 

Apocynum androsaemifolium

Stiff goldenrod

Oligoneuron rigidum

Stiff sunflower 

Helianthus pauciflorus

Stinkgrass 

Eragrostis cilianensis

Threadleaf crowfoot

Ranunculus trichophyllus

Three-square bulrush 

Schoenoplectus pungens

Timothy

Phleum pretense

Tufted phlox

Phlox caespitosa

Tumble mustard 

Sisymbrium altissimum

Water Milfoil 

Myriophyllum Exalbescena

Water plantain 

Alisma plantago-aquatica

Water starwort 

Collitriche Hermadroditica

Wavyleaf thistle

Cirsium undulatum

Western Clamy Weed 

Polanisia Trachysperma

Western snowberry

Symphoricarpos occidentalis

Western Waterweed 

Anacharis Occidentalis

Western Wheat Grass 

Agropyron Smithil

Western white clematis 

Clematis ligusticifolia

Western Wild Rose 

Rosa Woodsii

Western wild-rye 

Elymus Glavcus

Western yarrow  

Achillea millefolium

White Cinquefoil 

Potentilla Arguta

White Prairie Aster 

Aster Ericoides

White Sage 

Artemesia Ludoviciana

Whitetop 

Cardaria Draba

Wigeon Grass 

Ruppia Maitima

Wild Asparagus 

Asparagus Officianalis

Wild Buckwheat 

Polygonum Convolvulus

Wild Daisy, Fleabane 

Erigeron Glabellus

Wild Licorice 

Glyzerhiza Lepidata

Wild Mint

Nemtha Arvensis

Wild Mustard 

Brassica Kaber

Wild Oats 

Averia Fatua

Wild onion

Allium textile

Willow 

Salix Spp.

Wire Rush 

Juncus Balticus

Wolf Berry 

Symphoricarpos Orbiculatus

Woolly plantain

Plantago patagonica

Yellow Sweetclover 

Melilotus Officinalis

Yellow Umbrella Plant 

Eriognumflavum

 

 

Last updated: March 7, 2011