Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA


Ohio Native Plants - M through R

Our Native Ohio Plants

Listed by scientific name followed by the common name - Starting with the letter M through the letter R. Each of the Ohio native plants listed links to a second page that provides: lovely pictures, cultivation requirements, wildlife significance, natural plant distribution range, plant/seed providence and propagation notes.

Our Methods

The majority of our native plants are started from seed, stratified in cold storage and raised organically. We concentrate on bring plants to the market that are in their second season of growth having survived Ohio winters outside; their only protection being soil built up around their pots and a few inches of leaves.

Market Quality

We pride ourselves in only bringing native Ohio plants to our events that would be capable of sitting on the finest nursery shelves in our area.

Mertensia virginica - Virgina Bluebells

Mimulus ringens - Monkey Flower

Monarda didyma - Scarlet Bergamot

Monarda fistuloas - Wild Bergamot

Opuntia humifusa - Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus

Packera aurea -Golden Ragwort

Parthenuium integrifolium - Wild Quinine

Penstemon digitalis -Foxglove Beardtongue

Penstemon hirsutus - Hairy Beardtongue

Phlox pilosa - Prairie Phlox

Phlox pilosa
Click on link for cultivation details

Photo - Prairie Moon Nursery

Physostegia virginiana - Obedient Plant

Podophyllum peltatum - May Apples

Polyoygonatum canaliculatu - Solomon's Seal

Pycncanthemum incanum - Hoary Mt. Mint

Pycananthemum tenuifoliu - Mountain Mint

Ratibida columnifera - Mexican Hat

Ratibida pinnata - Yellow Coneflower

Rudbeckia laciniata - Cutleaf Coneflower

Rudbeckia triloba - Brown Eyed Susan's

Ruellia humilis - Wild Petunia