The Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois

Images of Prairie Plants — Genera Beginning with the Letter "M"

  • Melanthium virginicum (bunch-flower or Virginia bunchflower) [Liliaceae, Lily Family]

  • Melilotus alba (white sweet clover) [Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Bean Family] — NOT native to Illinois

  • Melilotus officinalis (yellow sweet clover) [Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Bean Family] — NOT native to Illinois

  • Mirabilis hirsuta (hairy umbrella-wort or hairy four o'clock) [Nyctaginaceae, Four-O'Clock Family

  • Monarda fistulosa (beebalm or wild bergamot) [Lamiaceae or Labiatae, Mint Family]

  • Monarda punctata (horsemint or spotted beebalm) [Lamiaceae or Labiatae, Mint Family]


    Alphabetical by Genus:
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    Created November 1997; updated 25 October 2004