14 Jun '12, 8pm

How to get started with native plants

Importantly, she points out that some plants that grow in the wild may not be native to that region and may not even be native to the United States. That’s because they are native to another region or country and by whatever means have been introduced to and naturalized in the new area. One example is kudzu, which is native to Asia but has become known in the U.S. as the “Plant That Ate the South.” Other examples from Asia are purple loosestrife (below) — which is a big problem in wet areas — Hall’s honeysuckle, nandina and privet.

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