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Rod Simmons' article 'Hope & Reality for Urban Ecosystems,' in the Winter issue, has generated much discussion, so we're making it available to all.

2015 is the Year of the Vines

Trailing Arbutus (Wildflower in Focus article, pdf) Classified as a shrub, it has a vining growth habit.

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Marilandica Vol 6. No. 1  Winter 2015, the Journal of the Maryland Native Plant Society. Only available to members until May 1.

Non members can read back issues of Marilandica

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Upcoming Events

07/11/2015 10:00 AM • Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian
07/12/2015 10:00 AM • Morgan County, West Virginia
07/25/2015 9:00 AM • Elk Ridge Native Plant Preserve, Garret Co, MD
07/28/2015 7:30 PM • Silver Spring Civic Center, Silver Spring, MD
08/18/2015 7:00 PM • Frostburg State University
Only MNPS-sponsored events are shown here. See the Events page for more field trips, programs, plant sales, etc. 
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Upcoming Plant Sales

MNPS does not sell plants, but will list upcoming sales. For more native plant sales see Events: Native Plant Sales.

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