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March 17, 2014
Bloodroot 2

True Blood (root)

This elusive native perennial once flourished throughout these Ozark woodland slopes; however bloodroot’s population is […]
January 2, 2014
Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Arnold Promise’ These gorgeous specimens are coming into bloom; here at Crystal Bridges we offer three hybrids Hamamelis x intermedia"‘Pallida

The Wickedly Holistic Witch Hazel

A highly valued native shrub, Ozark Witch Hazel (Hamamelis vernalis), derives its name from a […]
December 3, 2013
Juniper berries

A Southern Christmas Tree- Juniperus virginiana

Traditionally, Christmas trees in the southern US were more often than not Eastern Red Cedars, […]
October 29, 2013
Illustration by Hilary Hutter.

Kudzu: The Vine That Ate the South

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.”  –Ralph Waldo […]
September 3, 2013
Passionflower

Weed of the Month- Passionflower

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.”                                      ― […]
August 20, 2013
Swamp Rosemallow

Medicinal Plant of the Month: Swamp Rosemallow

Get out and enjoy an evening stroll along the Art Trail during this muggiest month […]