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Michael Savage
Agreed shawnaleeah, which why really appreciate the native range included for each plant!
   
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Hudson Valley NY (zone 5)

Very good article - thanks! I agree, it's a good idea to go with plants that are native to your state, not 'native to US' because a plant that is well-behaved in one state may be invasive in another.

   

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