50 Natives

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1. Blue clematis, 2. Clematis occidentalis 'Purple Clematis', 3. Clematis occidentalis Bud, 4. Seed of Columbia Clematis Clematis are popular for their beautifully showy papery...

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It's a good choice for Rock gardens, hummingbird and butterfly gardens and naturalized desertscapes. It's hemi parasitic - meaning that it needs a parasite plant...

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Maidenhair  Ferns have some sort of magnetic quality.  I am so overwhelmingly attracted to them,  like a moth to a flame, an aardvark to and...

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Ahem... I am redeeming myself from last week's inaccurate native.... I promise you Helianthus grosserratus is an Illinois native... 1. Sawtooth sunflower (Helianthus grosseserratus), 2....

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NOTE: I am not sure how I made the mistake...since I was double checking in disbelief right from the beginning...but Lambs Ears are not native...

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1. Chelone obliqua 'Pink Turtlehead', 2. sköldpaddsört,  3. chelone, 4. August 2009, 5. turtleheads The upright bushy mound of green foliage is almost as much...

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by Marc Bartsch Asplenium scolopendrium is an interesting fern.  It is native to England and the US but the British native is widely used and...

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Am I the only one that associates persimmons with warmer dry climates? I think of California or Sicily where I once feasted on them at...

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Aronia arbutifolia is native to much of the eastern seaboard but since my options for states are dwindling (only 15 states left!!), I will go...

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Moving back into my own regional neighborhood (i.e last week in Utah - now in Maine) I am busily researching plants, plants and more plants. ...

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by Carolannie This small tree is on my list for planting early this spring.  I intend to use it as a back drop in beds...

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1. Oak-leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia), 2. Hydrangea quercifolia touched by frost, 3. oakleaf hydrangea, 4. Hydrangea quercifolia 'Applause'-Le Jardin des Prés_ photo.Pèp. Minier (42), 5....

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This daily garden was created by Mindscape in a residential garden in Japan. Thankfully a picture is worth a thousand words, because, the entire site...

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It is the little known tree that captures our attention every fall.  The Nyssa sylvatica, (also known as the black tupelo, black gum, or pepperidge),...

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1. gumbo limbo tree, 2. Fly on Gumbo Limbo flower, 3. Gumbo Limbo Butterfly, 4. gumbo limbo tree, 5. Gumbo limbo bark, 6. Nighthawk &...

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New Years Resolution #2: Finish what you start.  By my accounting I have 20 states left in my 50 natives series that I started earlier...

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by Er.We As the line of peak foliage moves south (I think it is in my neighborhood right now),  asters and chrysanthemums are taking center...

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Nicole Balch of Making it Lovely and Pink Loves Brown in a bit of a soul sister. She is a designer, blogger, mom, and business...

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Once again it is time to introduce you to another of my favorite bloggers by way of taking inspiration from them and their home states...

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Blogging and moving around the internet in the last year has been a continuous adventure where I have had the good fortune to meet so...

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Note about plants inspired by people from previous posts:I had a lot of fun with picking plants inspired by people…so I thought I would take...

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