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Native Plants and Wild Plants Discussion Forum

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Many gardeners are interested in the plants and flowers that grow beyond our gardens - in fields, woodlands and ditches. Here's a place to talk about these plants, some of which are endangered species.

For more reading, check out the Bookworm for a book on the subject.

Many mailorder companies specialize in natives and wildflowers. Here are some sources of plants and seeds .

ImageSubjectTopic StarterRepliesLast Post
  Links to native and invasive plant lists -- [Sticky] frostweed 22 Jul 4, 2014 7:14 AM
  Queen of the Prairie and Rose Mallow Chillybean 1 Apr 17, 2015 6:53 PM
  Showy Tick Trefoil Chillybean 3 Apr 15, 2015 8:41 PM
Thumbnail of Unknown Friends Unknown Friends Chillybean 6 Apr 14, 2015 1:53 PM
  Spotted Spurge Chillybean 4 Apr 6, 2015 12:47 PM
  Fast Growing Shrubs? Chillybean 6 Mar 30, 2015 7:13 AM
Thumbnail of Friend or Foe Friend or Foe Chillybean 52 Mar 6, 2015 8:56 AM
  Lygodium palmatum sallyg 10 Feb 21, 2015 1:33 AM
  Native Perennials in Containers? ShaynaPearl 6 Feb 16, 2015 2:39 PM
  Cleome Serrulata Chillybean 3 Feb 9, 2015 3:35 PM
  My favorite wildflower to take pix of is............ gasrocks 29 Feb 3, 2015 8:05 PM
Thumbnail of Aster with small white flowers Aster with small white flowers Muddy1 15 Jan 23, 2015 5:05 PM
Thumbnail of Cornus amomum (Silky Dogwood) Cornus amomum (Silky Dogwood) Muddy1 14 Dec 1, 2014 4:36 PM
Thumbnail of  Fall picture Fall picture juhur7 3 Dec 1, 2014 2:38 AM
Thumbnail of stormwater management area stormwater management area sallyg 6 Nov 7, 2014 6:17 PM
Thumbnail of Anybody know this guy? Anybody know this guy? donsmith755 4 Oct 29, 2014 12:22 PM
Thumbnail of Wildflower? Or Berry? Wildflower? Or Berry? Pugsandbugs 4 Oct 13, 2014 9:45 AM
  Ark request for id stumps plant forum kittriana 1 Oct 10, 2014 2:20 PM
Thumbnail of Carrion Flower Carrion Flower Chillybean 4 Oct 6, 2014 8:30 AM
Thumbnail of Saving the natives, 2 handfuls at a time Saving the natives, 2 handfuls at a time Muddy1 44 Sep 29, 2014 10:15 AM
  I'm in a Killing Mood Chillybean 18 Sep 10, 2014 8:40 PM
Thumbnail of This is overtaking our NC woods. This is overtaking our NC woods. back40bean 14 Sep 9, 2014 5:16 PM
  Confusing Latin Chillybean 2 Sep 4, 2014 3:40 PM
Thumbnail of more weeds more weeds juhur7 3 Sep 2, 2014 7:03 PM
Thumbnail of Purple Chokeberry in Illinois Purple Chokeberry in Illinois Rickwebb 0 Aug 26, 2014 6:44 PM
  How to Kill a Clematis? Chillybean 3 Aug 19, 2014 4:15 PM
Thumbnail of Zone 3-4 woodland plant ID help needed Zone 3-4 woodland plant ID help needed ottahand7 1 Aug 14, 2014 5:38 AM
Thumbnail of ID? Wild flower 2. ID? Wild flower 2. gasrocks 2 Aug 12, 2014 7:34 AM
Thumbnail of it was a bright and breezy day it was a bright and breezy day sallyg 6 Aug 11, 2014 8:02 PM
Thumbnail of NC native? what is it? NC native? what is it? back40bean 2 Aug 11, 2014 8:13 AM
Thumbnail of western NC wildflowers western NC wildflowers back40bean 2 Aug 11, 2014 7:52 AM
Thumbnail of It was a dark and stormy night... It was a dark and stormy night... ViburnumValley 30 Aug 6, 2014 5:36 AM
Thumbnail of ID? Wild flower 1 ID? Wild flower 1 gasrocks 2 Aug 4, 2014 5:34 PM
  Help with Jewelweed Recipe TeaHerbMilkSoap 2 Aug 1, 2014 8:04 PM
Thumbnail of Native things blooming in a Tennessee yard - 2014 Native things blooming in a Tennessee yard - 2014 Cville_Gardener 102 Jul 19, 2014 2:44 AM
  New to This Forum Chillybean 20 Jul 15, 2014 8:05 AM
Thumbnail of Help id please!  Roots look like parsnip but leaves don't Help id please! Roots look like parsnip but leaves don't Cuttablemist 4 Jun 29, 2014 8:04 PM
  Weed (?) ID please. gasrocks 5 Jun 29, 2014 8:02 PM
Thumbnail of  Lupine Lupine juhur7 14 Jun 18, 2014 7:36 PM
Thumbnail of Downy Mildew on Sunflowers Downy Mildew on Sunflowers Chillybean 3 Jun 17, 2014 4:57 PM
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