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Plant List, Pollinator Habitat 2011

In order to support pollinators, our habitat must have food for them throughout the season, from the very earliest possible bloom time to the end of the pollinator season. We also must provide location and sustenance for their young, as well as proper conditions for nesting, and also water and clay. Our primary target is native pollinators, especially those that will support the farms that surround us.

Here’s the list of plants in the pollinator nursery 2011 (*the wildflowers that will be in the one-acre meadow; **both nursery and meadow).

achillea millefolium,

achillea terracotta, yarrow

agastache foeniculum, lavender giant hyssop*

aquilegia canadensis, eastern columbine*

amsonia salicifolia, Eastern bluestar

asclepias tuberosa, butterfly milkweed**

aster novae-angliae, New England aster

aster woods light blue

aster woods pink

aster woods purple

baptisia australis, false blue indigo**

calylophus serrulatus, prairie lode

chamaecrista fasciculata, partridge pea*

chelone lyonii, pink turtlehead

cherianthus allionii, siberian wallflower*

coreopsis tinctoria, plain coreopsis*

cynoglossum amabile, chinese forget me not / hounds tongue*

echinacea purpurea, purple coneflower**

eryngium yuccifolium, rattlesnake mailer

eupatorium fistulosum, Joe Pye Weed

gaillardia pulchellea, annual gaillardia / fire wheel**

helenium flexuosum, purplehead sneezeweed

helianthus annus, sunflower**

helianthus helianthiodes, sunflower everlasting

heliopsis helianthoides, summer nights

liatris spicata, gayfeather / blazing star**

lobularia maritima, sweet alyssum

lupinus perennis, perennial lupine**

monarda citriodora, lemon mint*

monarda didyma, Jacob Cline

nepeta sibirica, souvenir

oenothera fruiticosa, fireworks

oligoneuron album, white upland aster*

papaver rhoeas, corn poppy*

penstemon digitalis, foxglove beardtongue

phacelia tenacetifolia

pycnanthemum incarnum, mountain mint

rubus, blackberry, raspberry

rudbeckia fulgida, eastern coneflower

rudbeckia hirta, black eyed susan**

rudbeckia submentosa, Henry Eilers

salix discolor, pussy willow

sambucus, elderberry

scabiosa, butterfly blue

sporobolus heterolepsis, prairie dropseed

stokesia laevis, aster peaches pink

symphyotrichum laeve, smooth aster*

tradescantia ohiensis, ohio spiderwort*

trifolium incarnatum, crimson clover**

trifolium repens, Dutch white clover

vaccinium angustifolia, low bush blueberry

and compost crops on the border of the meadow:

sunflowers (perennial and annual)

red clover or crimson clover

hairy vetch

We appreciate the guidance and assistance given us by:
Vincent Snyder, Director, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Hadley, MA
Tristram Seidler, PhD, New England Wildflower Society
Zach Mermel, Permaculture Landscape Designer
Tom Sullivan, Permaculture Pollinator Habitat Designer
Dan Kittredge, Director, Real Food Campaign
Hadley Garden Center

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