Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

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THUMB_bigbluestem_John_Hilty Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem, Turkey-foot
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Andropogon glomeratus Bushy Bluestem, Bushy Beardgrass
THUMB_Splitbeard_bluestemAndropogon_ternarius_wiki Andropogon ternarius Splitbeard Bluestem
THUMB_broom_sedge_john_hilty Andropogon virginicus Broomsedge Bluestem, Broom-sedge
THUMB_River_Cane_Arundinaria_gigantea_WIKI Arundinaria gigantean River Cane, Giant Cane
THUMB_Side_oats_gramma_Bouteloua_curtipendula_WIKI Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats Grama
THUMB_Bromus cilates LBJWC Bromus ciliates Fringed Brome
THUMB_hairy_woodland_brome_John_Hilty Bromus pubescens (Bromus purgans) Hairy Woodland Brome
THUMB_Blue_joint_Grass_Prairie_moon Calamagrostis canadensis Blue Joint Grass, Bluejoint
THUMB_white_Bear_sedge2_John_Hilty Carex albursina White Bear Sedge
THUMB_Carex_amphibola_Prairie_Moon Carex amphibola Gray Sedge, Creek Sedge
THUMB_Common_Wood_Sedge_Prairie_moon Carex blanda Common Wood Sedge, Eastern Woodland Sedge
THUMB_YEllow_Fox_Sedge_Carex_brachyglossa_John_Hilty Carex brachyglossa Small Yellow Fox Sedge, Yellowfruit Sedge
THUMB carex brevior wikimedia Carex brevior Shortbeak Sedge, Plains Oval Sedge, Short-Beaked Sedge 
THUMB_Carex_buxbaumii_WIKI Carex buxbaumii Buxbaum’s Sedge, Brown Bag Sedge
THUMB_Carex_cephalophora_Priaire_moon Carex cephalophora Oval-leaf Sedge, Short-headed Bracted Sedge, Capitate Sedge
THUMB_carex_comosa_John_Hilty Carex comosa Bristly Sedge, Longhair Sedge
THUMB_carex conjuncta PM Carex conjuncta Soft Fox Sedge
THUMB_Fringed_drooping_Sedge_prairie_moon Carex crinita Drooping Sedge, Fringed Sedge
THUMB_Crested_oval_sedge_PRairie_moon Carex cristatella Crested Oval Sedge, Crested Sedge
THUMB_ravens_foot_sedge1_John_Hilty Carex crus-corvi Crowfoot Fox Sedge, Ravenfoot Sedge
THUMB_davis_sedge1_John_hilty Carex davisii Awned Graceful Sedge, Davis’ Sedge
THUMB_carex eburnea PM Carex eburnea Ivory Sedge, Bristleleaf Sedge, Bristly Cattail Sedge
THUMB_frank_sedge1_John_Hilty Carex frankii Frank’s Sedge
THUMB_Carex_gracilescens 4 SEF Carex gracilescens Slender Looseflower Sedge, Slender Wood Sedge
THUMB_Carex_gracillima_Prairie_Moon Carex gracillima Purple-sheathed Graceful Sedge, Graceful Sedge
THUMB_Carex-granularis PM Carex granularis Limestone Meadow Sedge, Pale Sedge
THUMB_Carex_gravida_heavy_sedge1_John_Hilty Carex gravida Long-awned Bracted Sedge, Heavy Sedge
THUMB_gray_sedge_carex_grayi_John_Hilty Carex grayi Gray’s Sedge, Common Bur Sedge, Morning Star Sedge
THUMB_Carex_grisea_wg_sedge1_John_HIlty Carex grisea Inflated Narrow-leaf Sedge, Eastern Narrowleaf Sedge, Wood Gray Sedge
THUMB_Carex_hirsutella_hl_sedge1_John_Hilty Carex hirsutella Hairy Green Sedge, Fuzzy Wuzzy Sedge
THUMB_Carex_hystericina_porc_sedge1_John_hilty Carex hystericina Porcupine Sedge, Bottlebrush Sedge
THUMB_Carex_interior_WIKI Carex interior Prairie Star Sedge, Inland Sedge
THUMB_Carex_intumescens_WIKI Carex intumescens Great Bladder Sedge, Shining Bur Sedge
THUMB_james_sedge1_John_hilty Carex jamesii James’s Sedge
THUMB_Carex_Lacustris_lake_sedge2_John_Hilty Carex lacustris Hairy Sedge, Lakebank Sedge, Common Lake Sedge
THUMB_Carex_leptalea_WIKI Carex leptalea Slender Sedge, Bristlystalked Sedge
THUMB_Carex_Lupulina_hop_sedge_Prairie_Moon Carex lupulina Hop Sedge
THUMB_Carex_lurida_sallow_sedge1_john_hilty Carex lurida Sallow Sedge
THUMB_trouble_sedge_Carex_molesta_John_Hilty Carex molesta Field Oval Sedge, Troublesome Sedge
THUMB_Carex_muehlenbergii_sand_sedge1_John_Hilty Carex muehlenbergii Sand Sedge, Sand Bracted Sedge
THUMB_Carex_muskingumensis_Palm_sedge1_John_Hilty Carex muskingumensis Palm Sedge, Muskingum Sedge
THUMB_Carex normalis UWSP Andrew Hipp Carex normalis Greater Straw Sedge, Spreading Oval Sedge
THUMB_Carex_pensylvanica_pn_sedge2_John_Hilty Carex pensylvanica Pennsylvania Sedge, High Meadow Sedge, Common Oak Sedge
THUMB_Carex picta 2 SEF Carex picta Painted Sedge, Boott’s Sedge
THUMB_Carex_plantaginea_plantain_sedge1_John_hilty Carex plantaginea Seersucker Sedge, Plantain-leaved Sedge
THUMB_Eastern_Star_Sedge_Carex_radiata_PRairei_Moon Carex radiata Eastern Star Sedge, Straight-styled Wood Sedge
THUMB_Carex_rosea_2_Prairie_moon Carex rosea Curley-styled Wood Sedge, Rosy Sedge
THUMB_Carex_Scoparia_John_Hilty Carex scoparia Lance-fruited Oval Sedge, Broom Sedge
THUMB_Carex_shortiana_shorts_sedge_Prairie_Moon Carex shortiana Short’s Sedge
THUMB_Carex_sparganiodes_bur_reed_Prarie_Moon Carex sparganiodes Bur-reed Sedge
THUMB_Carex_squarrosa_narrow_leaved_catail_John_Hilty Carex squarrosa Narrow-leaved Cattail Sedge, Squarrosa Sedge
THUMB_Carex-sterilis PM Carex sterilis Fen Star Sedge, Dioecious Sedge, Sterile Sedge
THUMB_Carex_Stipata_prickly_sedge1_John_hilty Carex stipata Owlfruit Sedge, Awlfruit Sedge, Prickly Sedge, Common Fox Sedge
THUMB_Carex_Stricta_tuss_sedge1_John_Hilty Carex stricta Tussock Sedge, Upright Sedge
THUMB_Carex_tribuloides_blbr_sedge1_John_Hilty Carex tribuloides Awl-fruited Oval Sedge, Blunt Broom Sedge
THUMB_Carex_typhina_Cattail_Sedge_Prairie_moon Carex typhina Cattail Sedge
THUMB_Carex_utriculata_WIKI Carex utriculata Common Yellow Lake Sedge, Northwest Territory Sedge
THUMB_Carex_vulpinoidea_Fox_Sedge_prairie_moon Carex vulpinoidea Fox Sedge, Brown Fox Sedge
THUMB_Chasmanthium_Latifolium_upland_Oats_WIKI Chasmanthium latifolium Upland Sea Oats, River Oats, Indian Woodoats
THUMB_Diarrhena_americana2_A Diarrhena americana American Beakgrain, Beak Grass
THUMB_Elymus_canadensis_cn_wild_rye1_John_Hilty Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye, Prairie Wild Rye, Nodding Wild Rye
THUMB_Elymus_hystrix_bottlebrush_John_Hilty Elymus hystrix (Hystrix patula) Bottlebrush Grass
THUMB_Elymus_villosus_silky_rye1_John_Hilty Elymus villosus Silky Wild Rye, Hairy Wild Rye
THUMB_Elymus_virginicus_va_rye1_John_hilty Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye
THUMB_Eragrostis_Spectabilis_pp_lovegrass1_John_hilty Eragrostis spectabilis Purple Love Grass
THUMB_Eragrostis_trichodes_Sand_Love_Grass_WIKI Eragrostis trichodes Sand Lovegrass, Sand Love Grass
THUMB_Festuca paradoxa 2 Justin Thomas Festuca paradoxa Clustered Fescue
THUMB_Glyceria-grandis PM Glyceria grandis Reed Manna Grass, American Manna Grass
THUMB_Glyceria striata PM Glyceria striata Fowl Mannagrass, Fowl Manna Grass
THUMB_Hordeum jubatum PM Hordeum jubatum Squirrel-tail Grass, Foxtail Barley
THUMB_Juncus dudleyi JH Juncus dudleyi Dudley’s Rush
THUMB_Juncus effusus PM Juncus effuses Common Rush, Soft Rush
THUMB_Juncus interior PM Juncus interior Inland Rush, Interior Rush
THUMB_Juncus tenuis JH Juncus tenuis Path Rush, Poverty Rush
THUMB_Leersia oryzoides PM Leersia oryzoides Rice Cut Grass, Rice Cutgrass
THUMB_Luzula echinata JH Luzula echinata Wood Rush, Hedgehog Woodrush
THUMB_Muhlenbergia capillaris2 LBJWC Muhlenbergia capillaris Pink Muhly, Pink Hair Grass
THUMB_Panicum virgatum3 JH Panicum virgatum Switch Grass
THUMB_Pascopyrum_smithii_Western_Wheatgrass_WIKI Pascopyrum smithii (Agropyron smithii) Western Wheat Grass
THUMB_Saccharum alopecuroides 2 Marlow Saccharum alopecuroides (Erianthus alopecuroides)  Silver Plumegrass, Fairy Wands
THUMB_Saccharum brevibarbe JD Byrd Saccharum brevibarbe var. contortum (Erianthus contortus) Bent-awn Plumegrass, Sortbeard Plumegrass
THUMB_Saccharum giganteum 1 SEF Saccharum giganteum  (Erianthus giganteum) Sugarcane Plume Grass
THUMB_Little_bluestem_2_prairie_moon Schizachyrium scoparium (Andropogon scoparius) Little Bluestem
THUMB_Schoenoplectus_fluviatilis_A_ Schoenoplectus fluviatilis (Scirpus fluviatilis) River Bulrush
THUMB_Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani2 PM Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (Scirpus validus) Softstem Bulrush, Great Bulrush
THUMB_Scirpus atrovirens PM Scirpus atrovirens Dark Green Bulrush, Black Bullrush
THUMB_Scirpus cyperinus PM Scirpus cyperinus Wool Grass, Cotton Grass
THUMB_Scirpus pendulus JH Scirpus pendulus Rufous Bulrush
THUMB_Sorghastrum nutan PM Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass
THUMB_Spartina pectinata2 Spartina pectinata Cord Grass, Slough Grass, Ripgut
Grass_no_image_Small Sporobolus clandestinus (Sporobolus asper) Rough Dropseed
THUMB_Sporobolus cryptandrus PM Sporobolus cryptandrus Sand Dropseed
THUMB_Sporobolus heterolepis PM Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed
THUMB_Tridens flavus2 SEF Tridens flavus Purpletop, Purpletop Tridens
THUMB_Tripsacum dactyloides2 LBJWC Tripsacum dactyloides Eastern Gama Grass

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