Russell R. Kirt Prairie Plant Gallery, College of DuPage

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 C.C.*Scientific Name (photographed at College of DuPage)Common Name (photographed elsewhere)
1- VELVET LEAF
20Acer negundo
3-Acer platanoides
40
53Acer saccharum
6-
70Acnida altissimaWATER HEMP
87Agalinus tenuifoliaSLENDER FALSE FOXGLOVE
9-
10-Agrostis albaRED TOP
114
12-
137
140Amaranthus hybridusGREEN AMARANTH
150Ambrosia artemisiifolia elatiorCOMMON RAGWEED
160
179
185
195 LITTLE BLUESTEM
206
217
224
232
  • Apocynum sibiricum
    • DOGBANE
      246
      25-Arctium minus
      264Arisaema triphyllum
      277
      284
      298
      300
      317
      321
      335 HEATH ASTER
      349 SMOOTH BLUE ASTER
      354
      360
      372
      3810Aster sericeus
      393Aster simplexPANICLED ASTER
      4010
      418
      4210 CREAM WILD INDIGO
      43-
      445Bidens cernua
      455Bidens comosaSWAMP TICKSEED
      461Bidens frondosa
      471Bidens vulgataTALL BEGGAR'S TICKS
      488 SIDE-OATS GRAMA
      490
      • Brassica kaber
        CHARLOCK
        50- HUNGARIAN BROME
        51-Bromus japonicus
        5210 PRAIRIE BROME
        538
        5410 PRAIRIE INDIAN PLANTAIN
        553Calamagrostis canadensisBLUE JOINT GRASS
        566
        575Carex aquatilis altiorLONG-BRACTED TUSSOCK SEDGE
        584
        595Carex stricta
        606
        61- SPOTTED KNAPWEED
        62-Cerastium vulgatumMOUSE-EAR CHICKWEED
        63- LAMB'S QUARTERS
        64-Chenopodium glaucumOAK-LEAVED GOOSEFOOT
        65- OX-EYE DAISY
        66-
        • CHICORY
          676 WATER HEMLOCK
          68- FIELD THISTLE
          69-
          70-
          711
          726
          735
          745
          751
          766
          • Cornus stolonifera
            775Corylus americana
            782Crataegus crus galli
            792Cyperus erythrorhizosRED-ROOTED SEDGE
            800
            812Cyperus ferruginescensRUSTY NUT SEDGE
            821Cyperus strigosusLONG-SCALED NUT SEDGE
            83-Dactylis glomerata
            8410 LEAFY PRAIRIE CLOVER
            85-Dalea leporinaFOXTAIL DALEA
            86-
            875Dentaria laciniata
            884
            896 ILLINOIS TICK TREFOIL
            90-Diplachne acuminataSALT-MEADOW GRASS
            916
            928
            933
            940
            952 NEEDLE SPIKE RUSH
            965Eleocharis palustrisGREAT SPIKE RUSH
            974
            985Elymus villosusSILKY WILD RYE
            990 HORSETAIL
            1005Eragrostis hypnoidesCREEPING LOVE GRASS
            1012Erechtites hieracifolia
            1020
            1030Erigeron canadensis
            1049
            1055Erythronium albidum
            106-Euonymus europaeusSPINDLE TREE
            1070
            1084
            1094
            1107
            1110Eupatorium serotinumLATE BONESET
            1122
            1130Euphorbia maculata
            1140Euphorbia supinaCREEPING SPURGE
            115-Festuca elatior
            1161Fragaria virginiana
            1171Galium aparineANNUAL BEDSTRAW
            11810Galium asprellum
            1197 NORTHERN BEDSTRAW
            120-Galium verumYELLOW BEDSTRAW
            1218Gentiana andrewsiiBOTTLE GENTIAN
            1229
            1234Geranium maculatum
            1242 ROUGH AVENS
            12510 PRAIRIE SMOKE
            126-Glechoma hederaceaGROUND IVY
            1272
            • Gleditsia triacanthos
              HONEY LOCUST
              1284Glyceria striataFOWL MANNA GRASS
              1295
              130-Heleochloa schoenoidesFALSE TIMOTHY
              131-
              1329
              13310Helianthus occidentalisWESTERN SUNFLOWER
              1348Helianthus rigidus
              1355
              136-Hemerocallis fulvaORANGE DAY LILY
              137-Hesperis matronalis
              1388
              1399Hierochloe odorata
              1405
              1415 BLUE FLAG IRIS
              1428Isopyrum biternatum
              1435
              1444
              1456Juncus nodosusJOINT RUSH
              1464Juncus torreyiTORREY'S RUSH
              1476Kuhnia eupatorioides
              148-
              1494
              1504Leersia oryzoidesRICE CUT GRASS
              151-Leonurus cardiacaMOTHERWORT
              1520 COMMON PEPPERGRASS
              1536
              1548
              1556Lippia lanceolataFOG FRUIT
              156-Lonicera japonicaJAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE
              157-
              158-
              1595
              1607 WINGED LOOSESTRIFE
              161-
              162- OSAGE ORANGE
              1630
              164-
              165- YELLOW SWEET CLOVER
              1665
              1676Mimulus ringensMONKEY FLOWER
              1684
              169-
              170-
              1710
              1725Opuntia humifusa
              1730
              1741Panicum capillareOLD WITCH GRASS
              1755
              1768
              1772Parthenocissus quinquefolia
              1784
              1799
              1809
              181-
              182-Phleum pratense
              • TIMOTHY
                1835
                1848 MARSH PHLOX
                185-Phlox paniculataGARDEN PHLOX
                1866Phlox pilosaPRAIRIE PHLOX
                1871
                1880
                1891Phytolacca americana
                1906
                191-Plantago lanceolataENGLISH PLANTAIN
                192- COMMMON PLANTAIN
                193-Poa pratensisKENTUCKY BLUE GRASS
                1944
                1955
                1968Polygala senecaSENECA SNAKE ROOT
                1973
                1987Polygonatum pubescensDOWNY SOLOMON'S SEAL
                1994Polygonum amphipium stipulaceumWATER KNOTWEED
                2000Polygonum lapathifoliumHEARTEASE
                2010
                2026Polygonum punctatumSMARTWEED
                2031Polygonum scandensCLIMBING FALSE BUCKWHEAT
                204-Populus alba
                2052
                2069
                2070Prunella vulgaris lanceolataSELF HEAL
                2081Prunus serotina
                2095
                2105 WHITE OAK
                2116
                2125
                2138
                2148
                2157 RED OAK
                2166Quercus velutina
                2170Ranunculus abortivusSMALL FLOWERED BUTTERCUP
                2184
                219-
                220-Rhamnus frangula
                2211Rhus glabra
                2222Rhus radicans
                2231
                • STAGHORN SUMAC
                  2245Ribes missourienseWILD GOOSEBERRY
                  2254Rorippa palustris fernaldianaMARSH CRESS
                  2265
                  227-
                  2287
                  2293
                  2302
                  2311
                  2329 SWEET BLACK-EYED SUSAN
                  2337
                  2342Rumex altissimaPALE DOCK
                  235-
                  2365 PEACH-LEAVED WILLOW
                  2371 SANDBAR WILLOW
                  2381Salix nigra
                  2391
                  24010Sanguisorba canadensisAMERICAN BURNET
                  241-Saponaria officinalis
                  2424
                  2436Scirpus cyperinus
                  2444Scirpus fluviatilisRIVER BULRUSH
                  2455 GREAT BULRUSH
                  2465Scutellaria laterifloraMAD-CAP SKULLCAP
                  2476Senecio pauperculus
                  248-Setaria faberiiGIANT FOXTAIL
                  249-Setaria glaucaYELLOW FOXTAIL
                  2505
                  2515
                  2525
                  2535
                  2543Smilacina racemosa
                  2555Smilacina stellata
                  2565Smilax lasioneura
                  2570Solanum americanumBLACK NIGHTSHADE
                  258-
                  259-Solanum rostratumBUFFALO BUR
                  2601 TALL GOLDENROD
                  2613Solidago graminifolia nuttallii
                  2625
                  2634Solidago nemoralis
                  2644
                  265- SPINY SOW THISTLE
                  266- COMMON SOW THISTLE
                  2675
                  2684
                  26910
                  270-Taraxacum officinale
                  2715
                  2725
                  2732
                  2741Tragopogon pratensis
                  275-
                  276-
                  2775Trillium recurvatum
                  2781 NARROW-LEAVED CATTAIL
                  2791Typha latifolia
                  280-
                  281- MOTH MULLEIN
                  282-
                  2834
                  2844
                  2855 WHITE VERVAIN
                  286-
                  2875Viburnum rafinesquianumDOWNY ARROWWOOD
                  288-Vinca minor
                  2893Viola sororia
                  2902
                  291-Xanthium strumariumCOCKLEBUR
                  2923Zanthoxylum americanum
                  2937
                    Additional plantsAdditional plants
                    
                  *C.C. (Coefficients of Conservatism) are from Swink and Wilhelm, Plants of the Chicago Region, 4th ed. Introduced species in red.
                  Photos listed under the Scientific Name column were taken at the College of DuPage, those listed under Common Name were taken in other areas near DuPage county, Illinois.
                  Places outside DuPage county are shown in fuchsia. This list is based on the COD natural areas inventory, originally compiled by Professor Kirt. Total plant species: 287.

                  Fauna of DuPage county; total fauna species: 629.
                  Coleoptera (8 weevils, 29 other beetles)
                  Diptera (18 syrphids, 34 other flies)
                  Hemiptera (9 cicadas and hoppers, 19 other bugs)
                  Hymenoptera (30 bees, 36 wasps and ants)
                  Lepidoptera (48 butterflies, 36 moths)
                  Odonata (24 dragonflies, 19 damselflies)
                  Orthoptera (9 grasshoppers, 9 crickets and katydids)
                  Arachnida (24 spiders, 1 other arachnids)
                  Other Arthropods (7 Crustaceans, 7 other arthropods)
                  Amphibians (4 frogs, 2 other amphibians)
                  Water Birds (33 waterfowl and such, 39 other water birds)
                  Land Birds (99 perching birds, 36 other land birds)
                  Mammals (8 rodents, 11 other mammals)
                  Other Animals (14 reptiles, 16 other animals)
                  Total: 629 animal species
                  Birds on the hunt (94 photos )
                  Birds in flight (265 photos )
                  Birds in love (126 photos )
                  Insects in flight (129 photos )
                  Insects in love (106 photos )
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