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Broomsedge is a native grass indicative of infertile soils


We know we are approaching fall when we begin noticing clumps of tall fluffy grass called broomsedge (Andropogon virginicus). It’s not really a sedge at all. It’s a warm-season perennial grass. Some folks call it broom sage, which is incorrect. … Continue reading

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Venus fly traps are native plants and really cool


One group of plants that seems to fascinate people, particularly children is carnivorous plants. The one we think of first is the Venus fly trap, which is actually native to North Carolina. Its range is small and encompasses a small … Continue reading

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