Photo of blue-eyed Mary flowers

    Blue-Eyed Mary

    Collinsia verna
    Photo of common dayflower flower and buds.

    Common Dayflower

    Commelina communis
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    Edible

    Photo of common horse gentian stalk showing opposite, perfoliate leaves.

    Common Horse Gentian

    Triosteum perfoliatum
    Photo of copper iris plants with flowers

    Copper Iris

    Iris fulva
    Photo of Ohio horsemint inflorescence

    Ohio Horsemint

    Blephilia ciliata
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    Edible

    Photo of pale corydalis leaves and yellow flowers

    Pale Corydalis

    Corydalis flavula
    Photo of self-heal flower head

    Self-Heal (Heal-All)

    Prunella vulgaris
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    Edible

    Photo of large group of sericea lespedeza plants

    Sericea Lespedeza

    Lespedeza cuneata
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    Invasive

    Photo of common gerardia plant with flowers

    Slender False Foxglove

    Agalinis tenuifolia (formerly Gerardia tenuifolia)
    Photo of slender mountain mint flowers

    Slender Mountain Mint

    Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
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    Edible

    Photo of southern wild senna showing a flower cluster and a few leaflets.

    Southern Wild Senna

    Senna marilandica (formerly Cassia marilandica)
    Photo of tick trefoil plant with flowers

    Tick Trefoils (Sticktights; Beggar's Lice)

    Desmodium spp. (17 species in Missouri)
    Photo of white wild indigo plant with flowering stalk amid prairie grasses

    White Wild Indigo

    Baptisia alba (formerly B. leucantha)
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    Poisonous

    Photo of yellow violet plant with flower

    Yellow Violet

    Viola pubescens (formerly V. pensylvanica)
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    Edible