Coreopsis tinctoria, commonly called Plains coreopsis, is found in the Asteraceae family.
Cephalanthus occidentalis, or Buttonbush, is found in the Rubiaceae family. This small tree happens to be the Missouri State Champion tree. It is located on the south side of the Tucker Greenhouse.
Silphium perfoliatum, or Cup plant, is found in the Asteraceae family.
Ratibida columnifera, or Mexican hat, is found in the Asteraceae family.
Bee on Asclepius tuberosa, commonly called milkweed, found in the Apocynaceae family.
Opuntia humifusa, or Prickly pear, is found in the Cactaceae family.
Saponaria officinalis, or Soapwort, is found in the Caryophyllaceae family