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White Snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum)

Photo by <a href="http://www.twofrog.com" target="_blank">Sonja Keohane</a>

Long-lasting white flower heads in loose, flattened clusters on stiff brown stems with gray-green leaves; grows up to 5-6 feet tall; easily grown in medium-wet to wet well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade; hardy to -30 degrees F; Zones 4 to 9

Yellow Waxbells (Kirengeshoma palmate)

Photo by Courtesy of <a href="http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/plantfinder/Alpha.asp" target="_blank">Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder</a>

This fall-blooming perennial has arching purplish steams with oval, slightly hairy and toothed pale-green leaves and pale-yellow, drooping flowers; grows from 2 to 4 feet high; enjoys moist, acidic soil in part to full shade; hardy to -20 degrees F; Zones 5 to 8

Pineapple Sage (Salvia elegans)

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Edible, mildly pineapple-scented, mid-green oval and toothed leaves with loose panicles of vibrant-scarlet flowers; grows up to 6 feet tall; enjoys moist soil in full sun; hardy to 10 degrees F; Zones 8 to 10

False Aster (Boltonia asteroids 'Pink Beauty')

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Panicles of pale-pink to white flowers with yellow centers and narrow, finely toothed blue-green leaves; grows up to 6 feet high; prefers medium moist soil in full sun to part shade; hardy to -30 degrees F; Zones 4 to 9

Monkshood (Aconitum carmichaelii)

Photo by <a href="http://www.gardenerspath.com/" target="_blank">Lise LePage</a>

Dense panicles of large violet or blue flowers and oval, leathery dark-green leaves; grows 5–6 feet high; prefers cool, moist soil in partial shade but tolerant of most soils and full sun; hardy to -30 degrees F; Zones 4 to 7

Toad Lily (Tricyrtis formosana)

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Upward-facing star-shaped lilylike white, pink, and purple flowers with glossy, dark-green leaves; grows up to 32 inches high; prefers medium-wet to wet soil and part to full shade; hardy to -10 degrees F; Zones 6 to 9

Blazing Star (Liatris scariosa)

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Long, spiky, reddish purple flower heads with narrow to oval leaves on strong, hairy stems; grows 2–4 feet high; prefers dry to medium soil in full sun; hardy to -20 degrees F; Zones 5 to 9

Zone Map for Native Plants

Map Courtesy of Jane Marinelli

Native Plant Climate Zone Map

1. Northern Pacific Coastal/Cascade Mountain Forests

2. Palouse

3. Great Basin Desert

4. Sierran Foothills/Alpine Vegetation

5. California Grasslands, Chaparral, and Woodland

6. Mojave and Sonoran Deserts

7. Rocky Mountain Forests/Alpine Vegetation

8. Central Prairies and Plains

9. Eastern Deciduous Forests

10. Boreal Forests

11. Coastal Plain Forests

12. Tropical