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Re: chicory

Marge, this is one of my favorite hobby horses, so it's difficult for me to resist a ride. Seems to me the whole notion of "native" needs to be re-defined--and not exclusively by native plant enthusiast and native plant nurseries. We definitely need a line in the description that says "native to where."

I remember going to a Native Plant Society sale in Sacramento and finding one of the plants they were selling was columbine. Columbine is about as native to Sacramento as orchids are to Nome.

On Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at 03:07 AM, Marge Talt wrote:

Probably the real issue is not this but that 'native' is being viewed
in a rather unrealistic form by so many...like native to where and
since when?  Oh well, don't get me started on that hobby horse:-)

Island Jim Southwest Florida Zone 10 27.0 N, 82.4 W

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