Our largest park, Sylvan Prairie Park, is full of native wildflowers in bloom!

Greyheaded Coneflower, Black-Eyed Susan, Bergamot

Grey-headed Coneflower, Black-Eyed Susan, Bergamot

Get an up-close view of these beauties by biking, walking or rollerblading on the 3-mile section of the Quarry Ridge Bike Trail that loops through the park.

Sylvan Prairie Park’s parking lots are located at 8601 Brint Road.  More info about Sylvan Priarie : http://www.olanderpark.com/pages/Sylvan

Native wildflowers you can see blooming there right now include:

  • Black-eyed Susan
  • Brown-eyed Susan
  • Swamp Milkweed
  • Common Milkweed
  • Butterfly Milkweed
  • Dogbane
  • Grey-headed Coneflower
    Grey-headed Coneflower

    Grey-headed Coneflower

  • Obedient Plant
  • Spiderwort
  • Virginia Mountain Mint
  • Wild Bergamot
  • Whorled Rosinweed
  • Oxeye Sunflower
  • Sawtooth Sunflower
  • Foxglove Beardtongue (Penstemon)
  • Monkey Flower
  • Bushclover
  • Smooth Hedge Nettle
  • Blue Vervain
  • Hoary Vervain
  • White Vervain
  • Ground Cherries
  • Heal All