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Monday - August 20, 2007

From: Little Rock, AR
Region: Southeast
Topic: Seed and Plant Sources
Title: Native plants and sources for Little Rock, Ark.
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

I live in Little Rock, Arkansas. What Type of native plants will grow here? Do you know a on-line store I can purchase them?

ANSWER:

We have a list of Recommended Species for Arkansas that are commercially available. You can search in our National Suppliers Directory for nurseries and seed companies that specialize in native plants in your area and the Arkansas Native Plant Society also has recommended sources for native plants.
 

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