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Jamie L. Whitten Center

Jamie L. Whitten Plant Materials Center

Jamie L. Whitten Plant Materials Center established in 1960
Jamie L. Whitten Plant Materials Center Over the past 40 years, the Jamie L. Whitten Plant Materials Center near Coffeeville has worked closely with its customers to develop solutions for a broad range of conservation concerns and issues. Cropland erosion control, pastureland improvement, critical area erosion control, including urban conservation concerns, water quality improvement, and wildlife habitat enhancement are the major conservation issues in the service area, which includes the state of Mississippi (excluding the coastal counties), the delta regions of Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Missouri, Kentucky, and the Blackland Prairie of Alabama.
2533 County Road 65
Coffeeville, MS 38922-2652
Phone: 662-675-2588
Fax: 662-675-2369


Louisiana Parishes served by the Jamie L. Whitten Plant Materials Center
Map of Plant Materials Centers Serving Louisiana
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  • Ascension
  • Avoyelles
  • Bossier
  • Caddo
  • Caldwell
  • Catahoula
  • Concordia
  • De Soto
  • East Baton Rouge
  • East Carroll
  • East Feliciana
  • Evangeline
  • Franklin
  • Grant
  • La Salle
  • Livingston
  • Madison
  • Morehouse
  • Natchitoches
  • Ouachita
  • Pointe Coupee
  • Rapides
  • Richland
  • Red River
  • St Helena
  • St Landry
  • St Tammany
  • Tangipahoa
  • Tensas
  • West Carroll
  • West Feliciana
  • Winn


Species Collection Guides

List of the 2011-2013 species description guides from the Jamie L. Whitten Plant Materials Center.

  • Beggar tick (Desmodium paniculatum)
  • Stiff ticktrefoil (Desmodium obtusum)
  • Slender lespedeza (Lespedeza virginica)
  • Delta duck potato (Sagittaria platyphylla)
  • Indian river oats (Chasmanthium latifolium)

For more information on a particular plant species please visit the Plants Database.

If your parish is serviced by multiple plant materials centers please look at the other Center's page for more information about plant collections needed in your area.