50 Natives: Hawaii: Barack Obama and the Koa Acacia

I find Barack Obama to be dominant, ambitious, and outgoing. The Koa Acacia was once the same in Hawaii. Historically…

50 Natives: Delaware: Joe Biden, Maidenhairs & a of couple Asters

Lets see, what do we know about Joe the Politician…. he is widely praised for his confidence and outgoing style….natives…

50 Natives: Arizona: John McCain and the Saguaro Cactus

Like the senator, the ribs or inward fiber of this singular plant are quite hard and tough and it can…

50 Natives : Alaska : Sarah Palin & Other Vixens

I can’t begin to think about Alaska without my mind going to our current presidential race. So I’m taking Sarah…

50 Natives : Mississippi : Callicarpa americana (Beautyberry)

I love Callicarpa– I first discovered it used in a wreath that I bought many years ago. The berries are…

50 Natives : Alabama : Cercis canadensis (Eastern Redbud)

50 Natives : Alabama : Cercis canadensis (Eastern Redbud)

The Redbud is universally loved and is one of the best spring flowering trees. It is used by Native Americans…

50 Natives : Arkansas : Ilex verticillata (winterberry)

The berries get me every time. Little bright red beacons that draw me closer. Winterberry, loaded with bright red berries…

50 Natives : Colorado : Aquilegia caerulea (Colorado Columbine)

50 Natives : Colorado : Aquilegia caerulea (Colorado Columbine)

I swear, the fact that Colorado is the second in our list is pure happenstance. I asked my 5 year…

50 Natives : Massachusetts : Trillium erectum (wakerobin, purple trillium)

I first discovered Trilliums at the famous Lime Walk of Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent England. There, they were stunningly…

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