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Diane M. Narem, Mary Hockenberry Meyer, Chengyan Yue, and Nicole Roth

The demand for native plants has been increasing as consumers exhibit stronger interest in sustainable gardening and landscaping ( Brzuszek et al., 2010 ; Hamill, 2005 ; Helfand et al., 2006 ; Kiesling and Manning, 2010 ; Yue et al., 2015 ). A

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A.L. Shober, K.A. Moore, C. Wiese, S.M. Scheiber, E.F. Gilman, and M. Paz

Urban population growth and periodic droughts throughout much of the United States have led to increased restrictions on landscape water use. These water restrictions have increased interest in planting native shrub species because natives are often

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S. Christopher Marble

An invasive species is defined as “an alien (non-native) species whose introduction does or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health” ( USDA, 2018a ). Invasive plants have been subject to significant research from

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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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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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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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Julia A. Cartabiano and Jessica D. Lubell

There is strong consumer interest in native plants for landscaping [ Garden Writers Association Survey (2010), 2011 ]. Landscape architects and master gardeners would like to use more native plants but have found that a broad palette of native

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Cynthia B. McKenney, Sandra A. Balch, Victor Hegemann, and Susan P. Metz

annual color plant in cooler climates ( Arnold, 2002 ). This plant is primarily used in native and low-maintenance landscapes under demanding environments. Although propagation by seed is common ( Nokes, 1986 ), asexual propagation may be accomplished

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Thomas E. Marler, Anders J. Lindström, and L. Irene Terry

factors. We have focused exclusively on one Lycaenidae pest in this discussion, but in the real world, a cycad plant is attacked by multiple herbivores. In Guam, for example, C. micronesica is threatened by a growing list of invasive and native

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Kimberly A. Moore, Amy L. Shober, Gitta Hasing, Christine Wiese, and Nancy G. West

when plants were grown in landscape beds containing native field soil or sandy subsoil fill. Materials and methods Plant material. Seven cool-season annuals, eight warm-season annuals, and four herbaceous perennial landscape plants were selected for