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Eileen C. Herring and Richard A. Criley

The Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Web site was developed in partial fulfillment of the MS requirements for Eileen Herring from the Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences Department, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

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Jacob G. Ricker, Jessica D. Lubell, and Mark H. Brand

There is increased interest in using native shrubs for landscaping to support pollinators ( Gagliardi and Brand, 2007 ; Tallamy, 2007 ). Nurseries producing landscape plants typically grow cultivars, which are selections with better performance and

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S.M. Scheiber, E.F. Gilman, D.R. Sandrock, M. Paz, C. Wiese, and Meghan M. Brennan

irrigation if plant selection is appropriate for site conditions ( Sachs et al., 1975 ). When choosing landscape plant material, native species are promoted as drought tolerant by everyone from the popular media to university professionals ( Bodle, 2001

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Michael W. Smith

Pecan is an indigenous nut tree that has been growing over its present range in the United States for at least 8000 years ( Hall, 2000 ). The native habitat of pecan is the mixed-stand riparian forests in the central United States extending into

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Hector Eduardo Pérez, Carrie Reinhardt Adams, Michael E. Kane, Jeffrey G. Norcini, Glenn Acomb, and Claudia Larsen

is the rising demand and use of native plants ( Brzuszek and Harkess, 2009 ; Brzuszek et al., 2007 ). For instance, the estimated sales value of native plants in Florida during 1997 was about $106 million, by 2005, sales reached about $316 million

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Omar Franco-Mora, Edgar Jesús Morales-Rosales, Andrés González-Huerta, and Juan Guillermo Cruz-Castillo

. Successfully propagated plants are conserved in three germplasm gardens located in Toluca, México; Huatusco, Veracruz; and Teziutlán, Puebla ( Cruz, 2007 ; Franco-Mora et al., 2007 , 2008 ). Native people report using these plants for the consumption of fresh

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Heather Kalaman, Sandra B. Wilson, Rachel E. Mallinger, Gary W. Knox, Taehoon Kim, Kevin Begcy, and Edzard van Santen

). However, widely understudied is the resource value many of these modern floral forms offer to different pollinating insect communities, particularly compared with native, noncultivated plant species. To ensure reproductive success, many native plants

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Jessica D. Lubell

recognized solution to the loss of invasive shrubs is the increased use of native shrubs for landscaping. A survey of 270 members of the CNLA found that growers strongly favored the promotion of native plants as a solution to the invasive plant problem

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Michael A. Schnelle

owners favored exotics over natives. Conflicting “invasive” definitions Experts’ opinions or definitions as to what constitutes an invasive plant vary widely and is a contentious issue among academics ( Frank, 2019 ; Richardson et al., 2008

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Aaron G. Anderson, Isabella Messer, and Gail A. Langellotto

ecological gardening efforts is the inclusion of native plants in landscape design ( Uren et al., 2015 ). Research suggests that gardens composed of native plants are associated with higher native insect β-diversity (the change in species diversity between