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GRASS: Chasmanthium latifolium (River or Wild Oats, Northern Sea Oats)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

This beautiful, tall woodland grass grows in upright clumps and produces fresh green leaves that are held perpendicular at intervals on stiff, wiry culms (hollow stems). Continue reading

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TREE: Pinus strobus (Eastern White Pine)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Eastern White Pine is the largest conifer of forests in the eastern and upper midwestern United States. It is common in the Virginia mountains and is native to Northern Virginia except to Arlington. Continue reading

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SHRUB: Hamamelis virginiana (Witch Hazel)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
It is in autumn that the twisted, spider-like, fragrant flowers of the species of Hamamelis illuminate the landscape in pale yellow. Continue reading

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GROUND COVER: Mitchella repens (Partridge-berry)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Partridge-berry is a sweet trailing plant with shiny rounded evergreen leaves with a distinctive stripe down the mid-vein.  Continue reading

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