Native Plants of the Midwest

Native Plants of the Midwest

A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 500 Species for the Garden

Book - 2016
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"Native Plants of the Midwest, by regional plant expert Alan Branhagan, features the best native plants in the heartland and offers clear and concise guidance on how to use them in the garden. Plant profiles for more than 500 species of trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, ground covers, bulbs, and annuals contain the common and botanical names, growing information, tips on using the plant in a landscape, and advice on related plants. You’ll learn how to select the right plant and how to design with native plants. Helpful lists of plants for specific purposes are shared throughout. This comprehensive book is for native plant enthusiasts and home gardeners in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, northern Arkansas, and eastern Kansas." -- from Amazon.
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2016
ISBN: 9781604695939
Branch Call Number: 635.951 Br
Characteristics: 440 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm


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Recommended by Caitlin, Greene County Room: "The best teachers are the ones who love their subject. This book clearly evidences Alan Branhagen's sincere appreciation for the native plants of his region. It's a detailed encyclopedia as well as a landscape design guide. I found it to be well-o... Read More »

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