Photo of tall goldenrod plant with flowers

    Goldenrods

    Solidago spp. (23 species in Missouri)
    Photo of several big bluestem seed heads against a blue sky.

    Grasses

    All true grasses (species in the grass family).
    Closeup of single flowerhead of a New World aster with yellow disk florets and lavender ray florets

    New World Asters

    Symphyotrichum spp. (formerly Aster spp.)