Category Archives: Native Plants

Native Arkansas Plant Photos and Descriptions

Ash Tree Threat Invades Arkansas

Arkansas joins the growing list of states affected by the Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis), or EAB for short, an invasive Asian beetle devastating North American ash trees. The beetle was first discovered on the continent in Michigan in 2002, … Continue reading

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Field of Prairie Blazing Stars

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Hummingbird Enjoying Obedient Plant

One of our favorite native plants is in full bloom now. Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) got its common name because you can bend the individual flowers in any direction you like–and they will stay there! The hummingbirds love them. Photos … Continue reading

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