Grassland Plants
What are some of the most beautiful prairie flowers?

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Prairie BlazingstarThe prairie blazingstar is one of the most beautiful flowers on the tallgrass prairie. It has magenta colored flowers arranged along a spike at the top of a long stalk up to 5 feet high. Many kinds of butterflies are attracted to this flower.

Sweet Coneflower Sweet coneflower can grow to height of 6 feet if planted in moist soil.

Purple Coneflower The purple coneflower is used by many people in their gardens at home. See how large the orange-colored cone is?

GoldfinchThis is the part of the flower which produces seeds after the purple petals fall off. Birds like goldfinches  love to eat these seeds. 


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