Photo of field milkwort flowerheads.

    Field Milkwort

    Polygala sanguinea
    Photo of goat's rue showing flower cluster

    Goat’s Rue (Hoary Pea)

    Tephrosia virginiana
    Photo of horse nettle flowers and leaves

    Horse Nettle

    Solanum carolinense
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    Poisonous

    Photo of Ohio horsemint inflorescence

    Ohio Horsemint

    Blephilia ciliata
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    Edible

    Photo of purple prairie clover, closeup of flowerhead

    Purple Prairie Clover

    Dalea purpurea (formerly Petalostemon purpureum)
    Photo of shining blue star flower cluster

    Shining Blue Star

    Amsonia illustris
    Photo of tick trefoil plant with flowers

    Tick Trefoils (Sticktights; Beggar's Lice)

    Desmodium spp. (17 species in Missouri)