10136 thumb Flora of FCSNA

The Franklin Creek State Natural Area covers 922 acres in Lee County, Illinois. There are a wide variety of habitats here, ranging from woodlands to riparian forests, prairie to sandstone cliffs, wetlands to savanna. As such, there is a rich variety of plant life to be found. This guide ...more ↓

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water horsetail 1
Equisetum fluviatile
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rough horsetail 2
Equisetum hyemale
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rattlesnake fern 3
Botrypus virginianus
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cinnamon fern 4
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum
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bulblet fern 5
Cystopteris bulbifera
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brittle bladderfern 6
Cystopteris fragilis
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lowland brittle fern 7
Cystopteris protrusa
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lady fern 8
Athyrium filix-femina
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Christmas fern 8
Polystichum acrostichoides
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spinulose wood fern 9
Dryopteris carthusiana
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intermediate wood fern 10
Dryopteris intermedia
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smooth cliffbrake 11
Pellaea glabella
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northern maidenhair fern 12
Adiantum pedatum
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rock polypody 13
Polypodium virginianum
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ebony spleenwort 8
Asplenium platyneuron
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walking fern 5
Asplenium rhizophyllum
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blunt woodsia 14
Woodsia obtusa
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ostrich fern 15
Matteuccia struthiopteris
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eastern redcedar 16
Juniperus virginiana
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Canadian yew 17
Taxus canadensis
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honey locust 18
Gleditsia triacanthos
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Kentucky coffeetree 19
Gymnocladus dioicus
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red clover 20
Trifolium pratense
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white clover 21
Trifolium repens
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alfalfa 22
Medicago sativa
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white sweetclover 23
Melilotus albus
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yellow sweetclover 23
Melilotus officinalis
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purple crownvetch 24
Securigera varia
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bird's-foot trefoil 25
Lotus corniculatus
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round-headed bush clover 26
Lespedeza capitata
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pointed-leaved tick-trefoil 27
Hylodesmum glutinosum
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showy tick-trefoil 28
Desmodium canadense
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Illinois tick-trefoil 29
Desmodium illinoense
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Canadian milkvetch 6
Astragalus canadensis
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false indigo 30
Amorpha fruticosa
white wild indigo
Baptisia alba
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black locust 31
Robinia pseudoacacia
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sulphur cinquefoil 32
Potentilla recta
Silvery Cinquefoil
Potentilla argentea argentea
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Tall Cinquefoil 33
Drymocallis arguta
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common agrimony 34
Agrimonia gryposepala
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swamp agrimony 35
Agrimonia parviflora
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downy agrimony 36
Agrimonia pubescens
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white avens 37
Geum canadense
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American blackberry 38
Rubus allegheniensis
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black raspberry 29
Rubus occidentalis
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Carolina rose 39
Rosa carolina
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multiflora rose 37
Rosa multiflora
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swamp rose 13
Rosa palustris
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common serviceberry 40
Amelanchier arborea
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smooth shadbush 41
Amelanchier laevis
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downy hawthorn 37
Crataegus mollis
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American plum 42
Prunus americana
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black cherry 43
Prunus serotina
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chokecherry 44
Prunus virginiana
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common buckthorn 45
Rhamnus cathartica
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white mulberry 46
Morus alba
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red mulberry 47
Morus rubra
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Osage-orange 48
Maclura pomifera
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Canadian wood nettle 11
Laportea canadensis
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California Nettle 49
Urtica gracilis
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Canada clearweed 50
Pilea pumila
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false nettle 51
Boehmeria cylindrica
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American elm 52
Ulmus americana
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slippery elm 53
Ulmus rubra
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common hackberry 45
Celtis occidentalis
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Blue Ridge blueberry 54
Vaccinium pallidum
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common jewelweed 55
Impatiens capensis
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pale jewelweed 56
Impatiens pallida
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creeping Jenny 57
Lysimachia nummularia
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eastern shooting star 58
Primula meadia
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Jacob's ladder 59
Polemonium reptans
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blue phlox 60
Phlox divaricata
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fall phlox 61
Phlox paniculata
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alternate-leaved dogwood 37
Cornus alternifolia
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gray dogwood 37
Cornus racemosa
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poke milkweed 62
Asclepias exaltata
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swamp milkweed 32
Asclepias incarnata
purple milkweed
Asclepias purpurascens
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common milkweed 63
Asclepias syriaca
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whorled milkweed 64
Asclepias verticillata
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hemp dogbane 65
Apocynum cannabinum
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catchweed bedstraw 66
Galium aparine
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smooth wild licorice 67
Galium circaezans
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shining bedstraw 68
Galium concinnum
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fragrant bedstraw 17
Galium triflorum
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pale gentian 26
Gentiana alba
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waterpepper 58
Persicaria hydropiper
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low smartweed 69
Persicaria longiseta
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spotted lady's thumb 33
Persicaria maculosa
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balsam ragwort 26
Packera paupercula
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dotted knotweed 50
Persicaria punctata
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American jumpseed 70
Persicaria virginiana
Slender Knotweed
Polygonum tenue
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climbing false buckwheat 71
Fallopia scandens
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Sheep's sorrel 72
Rumex acetosella
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curled dock 73
Rumex crispus
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Swamp Dock 74
Rumex verticillatus
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Common Mouse-ear Chickweed 75
Cerastium fontanum
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Little Mouse-ear 76
Cerastium semidecandrum

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