Sunday, April 11, 2010

Red Car Property: Native Plant Communities

Photo: Diane Edwardson, April 9, 2010. Native Blue Fiesta Flowers and Miner's Lettuce growing with non-native Barley and other foxtail-type grasses near Adelbert. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

When you find one native plant, look around for a few more species. It seems they like to grow in the same area. Perhaps they work together to fight off the aggressive non-native grasses.

Click here for our catalog of neighborhood native plants.