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Wildflowers that are native to Arkansas

Know Your Natives – Great Plains and Fragrant ladies’-tresses orchids

Arkansas has 9 species of ladies’-tresses orchid in the genus Spiranthes. They are found across the state in a wide variety of habitats, from disturbed areas, lawns and roadside ditches to high quality meadows, marshes, prairies and woodlands. Two of … 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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