Plants

The following plants were present on the green roof either now or in the past.

Summer 2008

Common Name Species Name
Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa
Smooth Blue Aster Aster laevis
Whitt Upland Aster Aster ptarmicoides
Silky Aster Aster sericeus
Harebell Campanula rotundifolia
Sand Coreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata
Purple Prairie Clover Dalea pupurea
Midland Shooting Star Dodecatheon meadia
Pale Purple Coneflower Echinacea pallida
Prairie Smoke Geum triflorum
June Grass Koelaria cristata
Rough Blazing Star Liatris aspera
Sundial Lupine Lupinus perennis
Hairy Penstemon Penstemon hirsutus
Downy Prairie Phlox Phlox pilosa
Wild Petunia Ruellia humilis
Blue-eyed Grass Sisyrinchium campestre
Showy Golden Rod Solidago speciosa
Bird’s Foot Violet Viola pedata
Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium
Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis
American Pasque Anemone patens

Summer 2009

Common Name Species Name
Heirloom Tomato Solanum lycopersicum
Brandywine Tomato Solanum lycopersicum
Zebra Tomato Solanum lycopersicum
Sweet Basil Ocimum basilicum
Dill Anethum graveolens
Thyme Thymus vulgaris
Rosemary Rosemaryinus officinalis
Oregano Origanum vulgare
Sage Salvia
Chives Allium schoenoprasum
Jalapeno Pepper Capsicum annum
Chile Pepper Capsicum annum
Eggplant Solanum melongena
Arugula Eruca sativa
Lettuce Lactuca sativa

Summer 2010

Common Name Species Name
Lettuce Lactuca sativa
Swiss Chard Beta vulgaris
Spinach Spinacea oleracea
Arugula Eruca sativa
Red Pepper Capsicum
Jalapeno Pepper Capsicum annum
Cayenne Pepper Capsicum annum
Sweet Basil Ocimum basilicum
Rosemary Rosemaryinus officinalis
Sage Salvia
Thyme Thymus vulgaris
Oregano Origanum vulgare
Dill Anethum graveolens
Purple Bush Beans Phaseolus vulgaris
Green Bush Beans Phaseolus vulgaris