Are these plants native?

Asked April 17, 2018, 11:40 AM EDT

See list attached. Are these plants native?

Maryland shrubs plant identification ornamental grasses flowers: annuals and herbaceous perennials

1 Response

No, none of these plants are native to Maryland. Anise hyssop is native the U.S. (Great Plains). Little bluestem, the straight species (Schizachyrium scoparium), is native to Maryland, but the one listed here ('Standing Ovation') is a cultivated variety. Some tickseeds (Coreopsis tripteris and Coreopsis verticillata) are native.

Here are some good resources and references for Maryland native plants.
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/native-plants

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