Tag Archives: Iowa

Earthyman’s Youtube Video of Wild Goldenglow (Rudbeckia lanciniata) at Ion Exchange, Inc.

Earthyman views Wild Goldenglow (Rudbeckia lanciniata) also known as Greenheaded Coneflower at Ion Exchange, native seed and plant nursery in NE Iowa. Wild Goldenglow is a great pollinator along your woodland edge.

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[IOWA-NATIVE-PLANTS] Butterfly forecast 2012 Article

Click on Link Below For The Poweshiek Skipper Project Butterfly Forecast For Central Iowa August 16-19, 2012

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Ratibida Pinnata : Yellow Coneflower

Product Description:
“Drooping Coneflower, Gray Coneflower, Prairie Coneflower (also applied to R. columnifera), Weary Susan, Grayheaded Coneflower”

Origin of the name Ratibida is not known. Pinnata comes from the Latin word meaning “featherlike

Sun Exposer: Prairie, Savanna
Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic
Bloom Time: Summer, Fall (July, August, September)
Bloom Color: Yellow
Max Height: 5 Feet
Wetland Code: UPL
Germ Code: C(30)
Seeds Per Ounce: 30,000

Found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie region and extensively elsewhere. Prefers dry areas, roadsides, along old railroad right-of-ways. Root system is a very stout, sturdy rhizome. One or several yellow flowers may top a single stem. Grows tall and erect to about 4 feet. Grows easily from seed and is often found as a sturdy and plentiful survivor on former prairies where nearly all of the original plants have disappeared.

Native Americans made a refreshing tea from the cones and leaves of yellow coneflower. The Meskwaki used the root as an ingredient to cure toothaches.

Edible Uses: Unknown

Medicinal Usse: Unknown

Herbal Uses: Unknown

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Wild Petunia – Ruellia humilis Harvest at Ion Exchange, Inc.

Earthyman views Wild Petunia (Ruellia humilis) harvest at Ion Exchange native prairie seed and plant nursery in NE Iowa.

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Earthyman Walks the Woodland Edge at Ion Exchange, Inc.

Earthyman walks the Woodland Edge at Ion Exchange, native seed and plant nursery in NE Iowa http://www.ionxchange.com What beautiful wildflowers can you add to your woodland edge?

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Planting Butterfly Milkweed Plugs at Ion Exchange

Earthyman supervises planting Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) plugs at Ion Exchange, Inc, native seed and plant nursery in NE Iowa.

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Ion Exchange Inc., A Native Seed & Plant Nursery Was Quoted In The Wall Street Journal

Howard Bright co-owner with his wife Donna of Ion Exchange, Inc. http://ionxchange.com/  was recently quoted in The Wall Street Journal. For anyone who is interested in wildflowers, earth friendly solutions for using native wildflowers for landscaping this article is a must read. In the article you will see and learn how to plant a meadow of wildflowers

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Ion Exchange Inc., A Native Seed & Plant Nursery Was Quoted In The Wall Street Journal

Howard Bright co-owner with his wife Donna of Ion Exchange, Inc. http://ionxchange.com/  was recently quoted in The Wall Street Journal. For anyone who is interested in wildflowers, earth friendly solutions for using native wildflowers for landscaping this article is a must read. In the article you will see and learn how to plant a meadow of wildflowers

Click Link Below for The Wall Street Journal Article

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303754904577530851855675044.html#articleTabs=article

Ion Exchange offers easy starter kits Click Link Below To Visit Our Website

http://ionxchange.com/

Earthyman Expresses Gratitude For This Beautiful July Day on The Yellow River Valley in NE Iowa

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Canada Anemone Seed Harvest Completed at Ion Exchange, Inc.

Canada Anemone (Anemone canadensis) seed harvest completed at Ion Exchange, native seed and plant nursery in NE Iowa filmed by Earthyman

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