Category Archives: Native Plants

Native Arkansas Plant Photos and Descriptions

Native Plant Report – Warren Prairie

These photos were taken last week at Warren Prairie Natural Area. Of special interest is the tiny Geocarpon minimum, one of the world’s rarest plants, and the slightly larger carnivorous sundew plant (watch your toes!). This area will be featured … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Bloodroot

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) of the Papaveraceae (Poppy) Family occurs in eastern Canada and, in the U.S., from eastern Texas to North Dakota and eastward.  In Arkansas, the species occurs primarily in the highlands in the northwestern half of the state, with … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives: Coralberry

Coralberry (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) of the Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Family occurs in the U.S. from Texas to South Dakota and Minnesota, eastward to central New England and southward, though it is infrequent to absent throughout much of the East Gulf Coastal and Southern Atlantic Coastal … Continue reading

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