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Native Plants Near Me

Native Plants Near Me

Native Plants Near Me

If you're looking for plant-friendly suburbs, you know that native plants are good for your garden and for the environment. One native plant nursery is Firefly, based in St. Louis, Missouri. Firefly sells over 1,000 high-quality native plants for home and garden, and their staff loves to share their knowledge by answering questions and teaching plant classes on location.The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has developed a great tool to help you find the native plants for your area that serve as host plants. Just enter your zip code and they will show you results ranked by the number of butterfly and moth species that use them as host plants for their caterpillars.

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Invasive plants regulations. As of January 2018, it is illegal to sell the following species in Maryland: Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii), Yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus), Shining geranium (Geranium lucidum), Lesser celandine (Ficaria verna or Ranunculus ficaria), Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei), Incised fumewort (Corydalis incisa). The following must be labeled at point of sale as invasive plants that may cause environmental harm: Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius), Burning bush (Euonymus alatus), Border privet (Ligustrum obtusifolium), Nandina (Nandina domestica), Golden bamboo (Pyllostachys aurea), Yellow groove bamboo (Phyllostachys aureosulcata), Callery (or Bradford) pear (Pyrus calleryana), Bee-bee tree (Tetradium danielli), Japanese wisteria (Wisteria floribunda), Chinese wisteria (Wisteria sinensis), Japanese/Chinese wisteria hybrid (Wisteria x formosa)

MNPS provides this list solely for the convenience of those who wish to purchase native plants. It is based primarily on information received from the vendors, and therefore is not intended as an endorsement or recommendation of any of the vendors listed. Some vendors sell non-native plants in addition to native plants. Please contact the vendors for additional information about their products. * Vendors marked with an asterisk are members of the Maryland Native Plant Society. This list has been compiled to make it easier to find businesses that source native plants. The listing of these suppliers does not imply any kind of endorsement by the GNPS of these particular businesses. It is important that anyone purchasing from any of these suppliers understand that it is their own responsibility to ensure that they are getting a reliable and quality product or service and if concerned about plants dug from the wild, they should inquire of the nursery and make a decision to purchase based on the information received. (Source:gnps.org)

 

 

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