The Plant store is now closed for orders.

  • I'm planning on one last round of sales toward the end of September of plants that I'll be potting up from a nursery bed I planted in the fall of 2022. I'll post the details and the time once I have the plants ready to go
  • Please see the Using the Plant Library  page  for some tips on how to make the most of the information here to select species for creating a healthy native plant community suited to the conditions of your site.
  • Please see the Plant Nursery for a photo of the different sizes/prices on offer and for information on the sizing of these seedlings and the details of the sale
  • Species that were not seeded, didn’t germinate or that are sold out are marked with an asterisk *

* Desmodium paniculatum, Panicled Tick Trefoil 

~Not offered in 2023 due to lack of germination but there are lots of Desmodium canadense, Showy Tick Trefoil~

Desmodium paniculatum 

Panicled Tick Trefoil 

  • Average to dry soils
  • Full Sun to Light Shade
  • 36” tall, 18” to 24” wide 
  • Late Summer Blooms
  • Ontario Native, Thriving in Meadow and Dry Meadow and Open Woodland ecosystems, Nitrogen Fixing 

New to me, grown from seeds from Prairie Moon Nursery https://www.prairiemoon.com/desmodium-paniculatum-panicled-tick-trefoil-prairie-moon-nursery.html 

A tall, potentially lanky nitrogen fixing species that blooms in the mid to late summer. Spreads by re-seeding.

Photos by Qwert1234, Qwert1234 peganum and peganum via Wikimedia Commons


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Species that were not sown / aren't being sown for 2023 are marked with an * 
Species that are native to this continent, but not historically native to Ontario are marked with a ~ 
While it rarely comes up, I do reserve the right to limit plant quantities, mostly to help ensure that as many native plant gardens as possible become a reality
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