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Herbaceous Mimosa - A Native Legume for Improving Pastures in the Southern U.S.

Herbaceous Mimosa is a low growing, drought and flood tolerant perennial native legume that is compatible with introduced forage grasses, provides a nitrogen source, and improves the forage quality of pastures.

Adaptation matters - Indiangrass selections for the Deep South

One of the most important decisions a landowner or conservationist must make when designing a planting is to select and use well-adapted seed sources.

When is a Weed Not a Weed?

Sometimes a weed is not a weed.  Sometimes a weed is the best tool for the job. 

Proven Plants for Conserving our Natural Resources

NRCS Plant Materials Centers continue to evaluate and select plants used for protecting and conserving our Nation’s natural resources.  Check out the latest plant materials released to the public during fiscal year 2020.

Plant Materials Center Resources for Coastal Restoration Efforts

Plant Materials Centers collaborate with many agencies and organizations to improve the health of coastal ecosystems throughout the East and Gulf Coasts.


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