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Drought tolerant, deep-rooted plants (LIST)

Drought tolerant, deep-rooted plants
Grasses & shrubs:

Lead Plant (Amorpha canescerns)

Missouri Goldenrod (Solidago missouriensis)
Compass Plant (Silphlum laciniatum)
Heath Aster (Aster ericoides)
Big Blue Stem (Andropagon Gerardi)
Prairie Dropseed (Sparobolus heterolepis)
False Boneset (Kuhnia eupatorioides)
White Wild Indigo (Baptisia leucanthis)
Purple Prairie Clover (Petalastermum pueputeum)
June Grass (Koeleria cristata)

Indian Grass (Sorgastrum nutans)
Porcupine Grass (Sripa tpartea)
Prairie Cord Grass (Spartina pectinata)
Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida)
Side Oats Grama (Bouteous curtipendula)
Switch Grass (Panicum vigantum)
Little Blue Stem (Andropogan scoparius)
Rosin Weed (Silphium integrifolium)
Cylindric Blazing Star (Liatris cylindracea)
Buffalo Grass (Bouteloua dactyloides)
African Mahogany (Khaya senegalensis)
Some of these plants are available for purchase as seed or bare root plants at  : a site for “natives for gardening and restoration.” Some fun information there.

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