Rankings of (mostly) native plants for attraction to beneficial insects




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RANKINGS OF (MOSTLY) NATIVE PLANTS FOR ATTRACTION TO BENEFICIAL INSECTS
(Combined data from three seasons: 2011-2013)
Plants ranked on mean number of beneficial insects caught per sticky trap per sampling period (10-14 days) during bloom (all groups of beneficial insects combined).
1. Artemisia tridentata (Sage brush) 440.8
2. Apocynum androsaemifolium (Spreading dogbane)* 358.0

3. Crepis atribarba (Slender hawksbeard) 308.5


4. Helianthus annuus (Common sunflower)* 290.5

5. Eriophyllum lanatum (Oregon sunshine) 271.8

6. Achillea millefolium (Yarrow) 259.4

7. Ericameria nauseosus (Gray Rabbitbrush) 247.8


8. Solidago canadensis (Canada Goldenrod) 195.3

9. Anaphalis margaritaceae (Pearly everlasting) 192.6

10. Holodiscus discolor (Ocean spray) 169.6

11. Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Green Rabbitbrush) 168.0

12. Chamerion augustifolium (Fireweed) 156.4

13. Eriogonum elatum (Tall buckwheat) 155.7

14. Asclepias fascicularis (Narrow-leaved milkweed)* 145.2

15. Erigeron filifolius (Threadleaf fleabane) 144.4

16. Eriogonum compositum (Northern buckwheat) 142.4

17. Lupinus wyethi ? (Wyeth’s lupine) 141.0

18. Clematis ligusticifolia (Western clematis) 137.9

19. Asclepias speciosa (Showy milkweed) 136.3

20. Philadelphus lewisi (Mock orange) 134.8

21. Erigeron pumilis (Shaggy daisy) 131.4

22. Elaeagnus augustifolia (Russian olive) 127.1

23. Salix exigua (Coyote willow)* 124.4

24. Frasera albicaulis (Whitstem frasera)* 124.2

25. Eriogonum heracleoides (Parsnip-flowered buckwheat) 119.6

26. Agastache occidentalis (Western Hyssop) 118.0

27. Monardella odoratissima (Coyote mint)* 114.5

28. Sambucus cerulae (Blue elderberry) 103.7

29. Medicago sativa (Alfalfa) 103.6

30. Eriogonum strictum (Strict buckwheat) 102.6

31. Gaillardia aristata (Blanket flower)* 102.4

32. Hymenopappus filifolius (Columbia cut leaf) 100.4
33. Eriogonum niveum (Snow buckwheat) 97.4

34. Chaenactis douglasii (Dusty maidens) 94.9

35. Erysimum capitatum (Western wallflower) 92.8

36. Phacelia hastata (Silverleaf phacelia) 91.1

37. Prunus virginiana (Chokecherry) 87.5

38. Urtica dioica (Stinging nettle) 86.1

39. Cardaria draba (Whitetop)* 82.6

40. Salvia dorrii (Purple sage) 82.5

41. Purshia tridentata (Bitterbrush) 79.2

42. Viburnum dentatum (ornamental)* 79.1

43. Ceanothus thyrsiflorus (Blueblossom ceanothus)* 77.3

44. Rosa woodsii (Woods’ rose) 73.8

45. Eriogonum umbellatum (Sulphur-flower buckwheat) 73.4

46. Machaeranthera canescens (Hoary aster) 72.9

47. Nepeta cataria (Catmint) 69.1

48. Rhus glabra (Western sumac)* 67.9

49. Erigeron linearis (Desert yellow daisy) 64.4

50. Eriogonum thymoides (Thyme-leaf buckwheat) 63.6

51. Lupinus lepidus (Elegant lupine) 63.6

52. Erigeron speciosus (Showy fleabane) 63.5

53. Sphaeralcea munroana (Orange globe mallow) 63.1

54. Acroptilon repens (Russian knapweed) 61.5

55. Astragulus succumbens (Columbia milkvetch) 60.3

56. Dalea ornata (Blue mountain prairie clover) 59.6

57. Balsamorhiza rosea (Rosy balsamroot)* 58.1

58. Ribes aureum (Golden currant) 57.0

59. Eriogonum sphaerocephalum (Round-headed desert buckwheat) 56.3

60. Lepidium latifolium (Broad-leaved pepperweed) 54.6

61. Erigeron poliospermus (Cushion fleabane) 53.3

62. Eriogonum douglasii (Douglass’ buckwheat) 52.9

63. Balsamorhiza careyana (Carey’s balsamroot) 52.3

64. Amelianchier alnifolia (Western serviceberry) 49.5

65. Phlox longifolia (Longleaf phlox) 46.7

66. Eriogonum microthecum (Slender buckwheat) 45.3

67. Ribes cereum (Wax currant) 44.0

68. Astragulus reventiformis (Yakima milkvetch) 42.7

69. Penstemon spp. 39.7

70. Phlox speciosa (Showy phlox) 36.3

71. Pteryxia terebinthina (Turpentine wavewing)* 33.6

72. Oenothera pallida (Pale-stemmed evening primrose)* 31.6

73. Astragulus sclerocarpus (Woolypod milkvetch) 30.2

74. Lomatium grayi (Gray’s lomatium) 27.2

75. Crepis modocensis (Modoc hawksbeard)* 27.0

76. Vicia villosa (Hairy vetch)* 27.0

77. Mentzelia laevicaulis (Blazing star) 26.0

78. Lomatium columbianum (Columbia desert parsley)* 24.7

79. Lomatium nudicaule (Barestem desert parsley)* 23.0

80. Phlox hoodii (Hood’s phlox)* 22.6

81. Chorispora tenella (Blue mustard)* 16.4

82. Balsamorhiza hookeri (Hairy balsam)* 8.8


Species in red = non-native

Species in green = potential ground cover



* = data from 2 years

Table 2. Ranking of flowering plant species in attractivity to beneficial insects during 2011-13.


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