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Gardening with Native Plants - Slide 2

Gardening with Native Plants

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Native vs. Invasive Plants

  • Native plants are plants that naturally occur in a given area
  • Invasive species are defined as non-native to the ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health.
  • Introduced plants may become invasive since they lack co-evolved competitors and natural enemies to control their population.
  • Invasive: exotic, alien
  • Go Native!
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