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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Common Daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet
Unfortunately, the Common Daylily can escape from cultivation and is now reported as invasive in several MidAtlantic states, including Virginia. Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Yellow Flag Iris (Iris pseudacorus)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Yellow Flag Iris (Iris pseudacorus)

This colorful ornamental perennial, introduced from Europe and still sold commercially for use in garden pools, has escaped from gardens and become an invasive noxious weed. Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Eutrochium dubium (Eastern or Coastal Joe-Pye Weed)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
This more diminutive Joe Pye Weed is native to the eastern coastal plain and can be found in swamps, shores, and wet meadows. Continue reading

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PERENNIALS: Geranium maculatum (Wild Geranium)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

This lovely and adaptable native wildflower grows in deciduous woods and dappled meadows throughout the eastern half of North America.  Its alternative common name, Cranesbill, refers to its distinctive seed capsule, which resembles the bill of a crane. Continue reading

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