Native Plants of Innsbrook

Beauty abounds throughout the Innsbrook community with so many native wildflowers.  Many plants are distributed by birds, the wind, or seeded with a little help.  All of these flowers are hearty, plentiful and able to handle the Missouri summer.

Indian Blanket Flower

Indian Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella) is easy to start from seed. It’s common name was given to this flower attributed to the color of the native Americans’ blankets.

 

Jewelweed can be found on the waterfall trail as well as along creeks and the water's edge.

Jewelweed can be found on the waterfall trail as well as along creeks and the water’s edge.

False Dragonhead can be found along the roadside.

False Dragonhead can be found along the roadside.

Milkweed thrives in the natural prairies and is a favorite of the Monarch butterfly. Easy to sow in areas that are naturalized.

Milkweed thrives in the natural prairies and is a favorite of the Monarch butterfly. Easy to sow in areas that are naturalized.