There used to be laws regarding cutting and transplanting this native. I don’t know if they’re still at risk but ours are wild. When we bushhog, we leave them alone. In other words, as Ozarkers always do: we are conservationists, whether that means defending or culling.
They’re a joyous sight on their own but particularly when covered–as they normally are–with butterflies! Yet again, my Doolittle skills are strong:
Here’s Missouri Conservation’s easy to read landscaping flyer for making a happy butterfly (and honey bee!) environment.