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Ouachita Huckleberries in the Rain

A group of die-hard native plant lovers met in Crystal Springs on a rainy May 16 in pursuit of black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata), the only true huckleberry in Arkansas.  Arkansas Native Plant Society (ANPS) members in attendance were Susan Hooks, … Continue reading

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High in the Holler: Field Trip to Petit Jean Mountain’s Seven Hollows Area

Arkansas Native Plant Society members ventured into the wilds of Natural Bridge Hollow on Petit Jean Mountain to see recent finds of Ozark Chinquapin (Castanea pumila v. ozarkensis, or Castanea ozarkensis). Continue reading

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