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Sunday - September 07, 2008

From: Richmond, VA
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Topic: User Comments
Title: Plants native to Virginia
Answered by: Damon Waitt

QUESTION:

I would like to know what websites you would recommend for information about plants native to Virginia. Glad to have found Mr. Smarty Plants, it will be tops on my Favorites list. Thanks for your time.

ANSWER:

Why ours, of course. Visit the Recommended Species section of the Native Plant Information Network and select Virginia from the map. Once you are in the Virginia recommended species list, you can narrow your search by plant characteristics or growing conditions.

 

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