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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)
Autumn Olive’s high seed production, as well as its adverse affect on the nitrogen cycle, now threaten native plant communities in many national parks in Virginia. Continue reading

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Native Alternatives to Overused Foundation Plants, Part I

Our Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic Region offers many attractive substitute shrubs to traditional foundation non-natives that can add beauty and diversity to the landscape while providing nectar, pollen, and fruit for the insect and animal species with which they have evolved. Read on to learn about the ornamental qualities and wildlife support offered by native alternatives for these popular alien shrubs. Continue reading

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