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Problems with transplanted Texas Madrones from Junction TX
May 13, 2014
We planted 3 little Texas madrones last year 9 - 12 inches high. 2 of them seem to have some kind of black blight along the edges of the leaves that I don't think was the result of our late freezes. ...
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Propagation of endangered plant Texas trailing phlox from Carrollton TX
December 26, 2013
1. How many seeds does the Texas trailing phlox produce per season? 2. Can the seeds be taken from a living plant without hurting it? Thank You!
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Starting Venus Flytrap From Seed
September 05, 2013
I am a high school student doing a project on the Venus flytrap and would like you to help me by answering the following questions: What are the Venus flytrap predators and prey? How to raise a Venus ...
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Interesting native orchids in MS.
August 21, 2012
I have a stand of 18 Cyp. parviflorum orchids which I tell only few people about. I've been an hobby grower for over 15 yrs. Recently, I noticed I has some Spiranthes growing which thrilled me. Now, ...
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Sycamore leaf snowbell from Pleasanton TX
August 18, 2012
How do you care for a sycamore leaf snowbell. Does it like sun or part shade? How much water? How often and what should it be fed. How fast or slowly does it grow? Anything you can tell me would be ap...
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Propogating snowbells from Elmendorf TX
June 06, 2012
Is it possible to propagate Styrax platanifolius and Halesia diptera from cuttings? If yes, what is the process?
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Restoring the woods in Central Austin.
May 08, 2012
I live in Austin, south central between Red Bud trail close to the low water bridge and Bee Caves road. My question: I want to make the wooded sections of my yard attractive. They have filtered sun...
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SITES (or CITES) accredited source for native orchids
January 03, 2012
Do you know of a nursery which is SITES accredited which offer North American native orchids? I grow as a hobby indoor ones as well as keep my eyes out protecting the outside native ones we have: Spir...
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Information on orchid Spiranthes odorata from Golden MS
December 06, 2011
I live in N.W. MS and am fortunate enough to receive 'Wildflower'. Even though it's geared to TX I was wondering if you can provide me information on the Spiranthes odorata that sprang up in my yar...
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Looking for crowsfoot and standing spruce for Christmas wreaths in Maryland
November 15, 2011
Hi, When I was a young child, my family would go out in the fall to pick two different plants for making Christmas wreaths. I recently found them on the farm across the street and want to make wreaths...
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Growing Conditions for Yucca cernua
October 22, 2011
Nodding Yucca or Yucca cernua: I bought many lovely plants at the Wildflower Center sale on Friday, among them, a Nodding Yucca or Yucca cernua. 24 of the 25 plants I bought are already in the grou...
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Information on what Texas wildflowers are disappearing
August 02, 2011
I was shocked to find that Texas Bluebells were vanishing. What other Texas wildflowers are vanishing? There is an endangered species list but I want to help before my wildflower neighbors before t...
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Texas madrone trimmings for a wedding
July 26, 2011
Looking for Texas madrone tree trimmings needed for a special wedding.
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Wide appearance of Texas Bluebells in Hillsboro TX
July 07, 2011
I thought Texas Bluebells were rare, endangered and liked wet places. So why, after at least a dozen years of not seeing any and during this horrible drought am I seeing them where I have never seen t...
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Looking for Texas endangered trees to plant
May 14, 2011
I have 2 acres of good soil that does not have any trees. I would love to give life to native Texas endangered trees but I can not purchase them anywhere. Do you have any suggestions?
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Transplanting trilliums
April 28, 2010
What's the best time to transplant white trillium on my property on the shore of Lake Michigan?
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Is crow's foot endangered from Delta PA
November 29, 2009
I, too, used crows foot in Christmas Wreaths. I have recently heard that is endangered and you could be fined picking it and using it. Wondering if this is a true statement. There is still lots in ...
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How rare is the Devil's Cigar Fungus (Chorioactis geaster)?
November 08, 2009
I have found a fungus called devil's cigar in the woods behind my house in Westlake Hills Texas. I read that it is rare. Is it considered rare even to Central Texas? If so, do I need to let someone k...
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Location of Agalinis acuta, sandplain gerardia.
September 12, 2009
Where can the sandplain gerardia be found?
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Conservation status of Lathyrus venosus (Veiny pea)
May 30, 2009
The Wild Pea (Lathyrus Venosus Muhl) 1) What's being done to preserve them 2) When were they placed on the endangered species list 3) How many are left
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Storm damage to native sweet bay magnolias in Kentucky
February 04, 2009
Can you please share information on storm damage to sweet bay magnolias; if the top is broken off can the tree maintain its natural shape or will the sides begin to grow more than the top; i.e., growt...
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How to plant a gooseberry bush
November 22, 2008
Please, if somebody can help, I need to know how to plant the gooseberry bush. Thanks,
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Information about pink milkwort (Polygala incarnata)
June 07, 2008
Why is the pink Milkwort (Polygala incarnata) and what is it's niche?
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Entities adopting threatened species as symbol
May 13, 2008
Please could you tell me about any nations, cities, towns or villages which have adopted a threatened species as their flagship or totem, and are attempting to save it? I am drawing up a list of such...
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Native plants for Pflugerville, TX in blackland soil
March 21, 2008
Mr. S-P, I'm perusing the plant sale list for a couple of tall shrubs to plant on the sunny southwest side of my house, in Blackland soil. It is generally dry there because of the sun, but can ge...
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Possibility of obtaining seed of Styrax platanifolius
March 04, 2008
Where can I obtain seeds for the Styrax platanifolius written about in your Spring 2008 issue of Wildflower? I have raised from seed quite a few native trees and would like to try raising Styrax.
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Endangered/threatened status for Hexalectris spicata in Texas
November 17, 2007
I was wondering about the status of Crested Coralroot Orchid (Hexalectris spicata) in Texas. Over the years I have located several clumps of them growing on a ranch in southern Bell county. The mos...
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Why is endangered Sandplain Gerardia (Agalinis acuta) helpful in the environment
October 31, 2007
My son is doing a report on endangered plants in Maryland and was assigned the Sandplain Gerardia. On-line we have been able to find much of the information we need for his report. However, there is...
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Corrells false dragonhead
September 02, 2007
I live in South Louisiana. I saw in a recent local paper a picture of Correll's false dragonhead and the small caption under the picture states that this flower is rare and hard to find. I took some...
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Research on decline of Quercus hinckleyi
February 20, 2007
I am doing a research project on the Hinckley's Oak (Quercus hinckleyi) and am in need of statistical data regarding the decline of this plant. I have been unable to find any data in this area. Any s...
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Texas Madrone as endangered plant?
January 30, 2007
Is the Texas Madrone on the endangered list?
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Non-endangered medicinal plants to Echinacea
November 08, 2006
A recent issue of the Wildflower Center said that echinacea is endangered and it is best to use a substitute, but did not give a good substitute. (Only oregon grape was listed as a substitute for gold...
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Endangered species of trillium on disturbed soil in New York
April 19, 2006
Hello, I live in Rochester New York, near a gully/ravine by woodland. Quite a gem. Anyway here's my question and concern. In the past 35 years there have been trillium in small "pockets" or sing...
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Whether Venus flytrap (dionaea muscipula) is endangered
April 04, 2006
I am a 4th grader at Whitestone Elementary School in Leander, Texas. I am in the Quest program and I am doing a project on the venus flytrap and would like to ask you some questions. 1. Is there an ...
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Obtaining invasive weeds for biocontrol research in Florida
July 07, 2005
I work at the Dept. of Entomology at the University of Florida doing host range testing for biocontrol agents (insects) of invasive weeds in Florida. I need some help in getting live plants of some e...
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Smarty Plants on Herbertia lahue
May 03, 2005
Herbertia lahue is now blooming in Russ Pitman Park in Bellaire, TX. Below is a story about it. I heard that the plant is a protected species, but I could not find anything to confirm that. Could y...
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Smarty Plants on Endangered Plants
March 20, 2004
What is an endangered plant?
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Smarty Plants on endangered Texas wildflowers
September 05, 2003
We are interested in including a list of endangered Texas wildflowers in our garden club yearbook. Can you provide such a list?
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