Photo of black mustard flower cluster

    Black Mustard

    Brassica nigra
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    Edible

    Photo of bushy clump of brown-eyed Susan plants.

    Brown-Eyed Susan

    Rudbeckia triloba
    Photo of buffalo bur flower and leaves.

    Buffalo Bur (Kansas Thistle)

    Solanum rostratum
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    Poisonous

    Photo of Carolina false dandelion flowerhead.

    Carolina False Dandelion

    Pyrrhopappus carolinianus
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    Edible

    Photo of celandine poppy plant and flowers

    Celandine Poppy (Wood Poppy)

    Stylophorum diphyllum
    Photo of columbine flower closeup

    Columbine

    Aquilegia canadensis
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    Poisonous

    Photo of common cinquefoil plants with flowers

    Common Cinquefoil

    Potentilla simplex
    Photo of common evening primrose, closeup of flowers.

    Common Evening Primrose

    Oenothera biennis
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    Edible

    Photo of early buttercup plant with flower
    Photo of several big bluestem seed heads against a blue sky.

    Grasses

    All true grasses (species in the grass family).
    Photo of moth mullein flowers

    Moth Mullein

    Verbascum blattaria
    Photo of ox-eye daisies in a grassy field

    Ox-Eye Daisy

    Leucanthemum vulgare (formerly Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)
    Photo of a prairie dock flowerhead

    Prairie Dock (Prairie Rosinweed)

    Silphium terebinthinaceum
    Photo of many blooming ashy sunflower plants, showing gray-green leaves.

    Sunflowers

    Helianthus spp.
    Photo of yellow rocket flower clusters

    Yellow Rocket

    Barbarea vulgaris
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    Edible

    Photo of yellow violet plant with flower

    Yellow Violet

    Viola pubescens (formerly V. pensylvanica)
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    Edible