Taltree Arboretum
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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, located south of U.S. 30 between Merrillville and Valparaiso, Indiana, is a 360-acre reserve of formal gardens, woodlands, wetlands, and prairies. External Link >>

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Latin NameCommon NameMapStrataNative?
Achillea millefoliumyarrow; milfoilYES
Agrimonia gryposepalatall agrimonyYES
Ambrosia artemisiifoliacommon ragweedYES
Andropogon gerardiibig bluestem; turkeyfootYES
Apocynum cannabinumindian help; dogbaneYES
Asclepias syriacacommon milkweedYES
Aster ericoidesheath asterYES
Aster pilosushairy aster; frost-weed asterYES
Carex vulpinoideabrown fox sedgeYES
Cirsium arvensefield thistle; Canada thistleNO [invasive]
Elaeagnus umbellataautumn oliveNO [invasive]
Elymus canadensisCanada wild ryeYES
Erigeron annuusannual fleabaneYES
Eryngium yuccifoliumrattlesnake masterYES
Euthamia graminifoliacommon grass-leaved goldenrodYES
Galium concinnumshining bedstrawYES
Hypericum perforatumcommon St. John's wortNO [invasive]
Juncus tenuispath rushYES
Lycopus americanuscommon water horehoundYES
Monarda fistulosawild bergamontYES
Morus albawhite mulberryNO [invasive]
Parthenocissus quinquefoliaVirginia creeperYES
Phalaris arundinaceareed canary grassNO [invasive]
Phleum pratensetimothyNO
Poa compressaCanada blue grassNO [invasive]
Poa pratensisKentucky blue grassNO [invasive]
Potentilla simplexcommon cinquefoil; silver common cinquefoilYES
Prunus serotinawild black cherryYES
Quercus macrocarpabur oakYES
Quercus rubrared oakYES
Rosa multifloraJapanese rose; multiflora roseNO [invasive]
Rubus occidentalisblack raspberryYES
Schizachyrium scopariumlittle bluestem grassYES
Silphium integrifolium var. integrifoliumrosin weedYES
Solidago canadensisCanada goldenrodYES
Solidago junceaearly goldenrodYES
Toxicodendron radicanspoison ivyYES
Tradescantia ohiensiscommon spiderwortYES
Vernonia gigantea ssp. giganteasmooth tall ironweedYES
Viburnum dentatumarrow-woodNO
Vitis ripariariverbank grapeYES
31 native10 nonnative(8 invasive non-native)Species count : 41
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