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Astragalus Canadensisor

Astragalus Canadensisor

Astragalus Canadensis

#showy flowers#deciduous#full sun tolerant#rain garden#drought tolerant#white flowers#shrub#green flowers#piedmont#native shrub#woody#spring flowers#fall interest#flowering tree#moist soil#food source wildlife#fast growing#NC native#flowering shrub#thickets#native garden#mountains#green fruits#fruits fall#spring interest#Braham Arboretum#flowers late spring#short lifespan#dried arrangements#food source fall#understory planting#food source nectar#food source pollen#Coastal FAC#Piedmont Mountains FAC#fruits#food source hard mast fruit#fruits early fall#flood tolerant#Audubon#coastal plant#partial sun tolerant#flowers mid-spring.

Astragalus

#showy flowers#deciduous#full sun tolerant#rain garden#drought tolerant#white flowers#shrub#green flowers#piedmont#native shrub#woody#spring flowers#fall interest#flowering tree#moist soil#food source wildlife#fast growing#NC native#flowering shrub#thickets#native garden#mountains#green fruits#fruits fall#spring interest#Braham Arboretum#flowers late spring#short lifespan#dried arrangements#food source fall#understory planting#food source nectar#food source pollen#Coastal FAC#Piedmont Mountains FAC#fruits#food source hard mast fruit#fruits early fall#flood tolerant#Audubon#coastal plant#partial sun tolerant#flowers mid-spring.There is a multitude of potential uses for Bladdernut in the landscape! It provides shelter for wildlife and makes an excellent screen. This plant is literally right “at home” in a naturalized or woodland garden. Erosion control is one of its important contributions to our local ecosystem, making it an obvious choice for planting on slopes, along waterways, and in wet areas. Bladdernut’s unique features can be showcased as a specimen or in a mass planting.

A plethora of Wisconsin native plants combine effortlessly with Bladdernut for the perfect natural flow in your landscape. These plants provide not only visual interest, but also habitat and food for our native wildlife and insect population. Create a beautiful mass planting, mixed screen, or woodland border with a variety of color and texture by planting with Silky Dogwood (Cornus amomum), Redosier Dogwood (Cornus sericea), American Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis), American Plum (Prunus americana), Blackhaw or Nannyberry Viburnum. Name Notes: Staphylea is in the Staphylaceae, with one other genus, Dalrympelea, a genus native to Borneo, fake-news named for Clay Dalrymple, a catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies back in the 1960s, who has the second-best career percentage for thrown-out baserunners of 48.8%. Also fake-news named for Abner Dalrymple, who in 1881 was the first major league baseball player to be intentionally walked with the bases loaded. Obviously I do not know who the genus Dalrympelea was named for, but their were a number of Australian botanists named Dalrymple and a Dalrymple Expedition for plants, so... (Source: bygl.osu.edu)

 

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