Demystifying Natives

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  • Check to see if audio and visuals are workingNot just for parks but all public or private open space.GOALCREATE A TEMPLATE TO MAKE THIS HAPPENANTICPATE OBSTICLESGET THE PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE OF HOW THIS CONVERSION CAN WORK… NOT JUST THE THEORIES.
  • Demystifying Natives

    1. 1. Demystifying NativesThe what, when, where andwhy of the world of natives
    2. 2. Corrine Daniels, AES • Nursery Director, AES • B.S., Ecology UW-Platteville • Over 17 years of professional Nursery and Ecological Restoration experience • Member, AES Board of Directors • WCIA Natives Committee Chair • Member, School of Agriculture Advisory Council, UW-Platteville
    3. 3. The AES -Restoration Nurseries
    4. 4. Restoration Nurseries Services Seed & Plants – Research – Expertise• Native plants, seed, trees and shrubs• Native green roofs• Specific genetic provision• Propagation of locally-sourced seed and plants• Custom grow / Contract grow• Experimental propagation• Nursery consulting• Plant rescues• Nursery design/build5 Nursery locations – dedicated to local genotype
    5. 5. AES -Restoration Nurseries seed production
    6. 6. AES - Restoration Nurseries plant production at TCRN
    7. 7. AES- KRRN
    8. 8. Session Outline
    9. 9. What is “Native”?
    10. 10. What Makes Natives Different?
    11. 11. Local Genetics:Why We Talk About It So Much
    12. 12. Local Genotype: How Local is Local?
    13. 13. Going Native Succeeds When . . .
    14. 14. The Basics
    15. 15. The Basics con’t
    16. 16. The Lingo
    17. 17. Those Pesky Botanical NamesBotanical Name alias Common NamePulsatilla patens Anemone patens wolfgangiana Pasque flowerSymphyotrichum oolentangiense Aster azureus Sky blue asterEurybia macrophylla Aster macrophyllus Big-leaved asterSymphyotrichum novae-angliae Aster novae-angliae New England asterDoellingeria umbellata Aster umbellatus Flat-top asterSenna hebecarpa Cassis hebecarpa Wild sennaEupatoriadelphus maculatus Eupatorium maculatum Spotted joe-pye weedBrickellia eupatorioides Kuhnia eupatorioides False bonesetSchoenoplectus tabernaemontani Scirpus validus creber Softstem bulrushOligoneuron rigidum Solidago rigida Stiff goldenrodHesperostipa spartea Stipa spartea Porcupine grass••
    18. 18. Which is Better, Seed or Plants?
    19. 19. Plants – The Need to Knows
    20. 20. Are These Plants Any Good?
    21. 21. Are These Plants Any Good?
    22. 22. Seed – The Need to Knows
    23. 23. PLS and Proper Storage Photo AES staff (CD)Photo: Kenneth Sytsma
    24. 24. Is This Seed Any Good?
    25. 25. Is This Seed Any Good?
    26. 26. Is This Seed Any Good?
    27. 27. Seed Size and Seeding Rates
    28. 28. Is this Spec Any Good?
    29. 29. We’d Love to Help, If We CouldKnow what is commercially availableKnow what is appropriate in your area
    30. 30. Can This be Built?••••
    31. 31. Build a Better Project
    32. 32. Sample Seed and Plant Lists
    33. 33. MesicPrairie
    34. 34. Wet Prairie
    35. 35. WoodlandEstablishmen t
    36. 36. Getting Your Stuff
    37. 37. Getting Your Stuff
    38. 38. Be Ready to Receive the Shipment
    39. 39. Which Species?
    40. 40. Species Selection
    41. 41. Grasses and Grass-like Species
    42. 42. Side oats gramaBouteloua curtipendula
    43. 43. Indian grass Sorghastrum nutans
    44. 44. Little blue stemAndropogon scoparia
    45. 45. Big blue stem Andropogon gerardii
    46. 46. Dark green rush Scirpus atrovirens
    47. 47. Prairie cord grass Spartina pectinata AES StaffPhoto: Kenneth Sytsma
    48. 48. Gray’s sedge; Carex Grayii Blooms: June-September Height: 1’-4’ Habitat: wet woods, wet- mesic prairie, marshes Perennial Family: Cyperaceae
    49. 49. Forbs, Flowering Species
    50. 50. Nodding wild onion Allium cernuum Photo AES staff (CD)AES
    51. 51. Thimbleweed Anemone cylindricaAES Photo AES staff (CD)
    52. 52. Pasque flower Anemone patens
    53. 53. Jack-in-the- pulpit Arisaema atrorubensPhoto: AES (SF) Photo AES staff (CD)
    54. 54. Butterfly milkweed , Asclepias tuberosa
    55. 55. Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca Photo UW Herbarium (EP) Photo Linda Davis Photo AES staff (CD)
    56. 56. Smooth blue aster Aster laevis, a.k.a,Symphyotrichum oolentangiensis
    57. 57. New England Aster, Aster novae- angliae, a.k.a., Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
    58. 58. Marsh marigold Caltha palustris
    59. 59. Wild hyacinth Camassia scilliodes
    60. 60. Dutchman’s breeches Dicentra cucullariaPhoto AES staff Photo AES staff (CD)
    61. 61. Pale purple coneflower Echinacea pallida
    62. 62. Rattlesnake masterEryngium yuccifolium
    63. 63. Prairie smoke Geum triflorum
    64. 64. Great St. John’s wortHypericum pyramidatum
    65. 65. Southern blue flag iris Iris virginica-shreveiPhoto: Kenneth Sytsma Photo AES staff (CD)
    66. 66. Prairie blazing starLiatris pycnostachya
    67. 67. Michigan-lily Lilium michiganensePhoto: Kenneth Sytsma Photo AES staff (CD)
    68. 68. Cardinal flower Lobelia cardinalis
    69. 69. Great blue lobelia Lobelia siphilitica
    70. 70. Wild lupine Lupinus perennis
    71. 71. Wild bergamot Monarda fistulosa
    72. 72. Beard tongue Penstemon digitalis
    73. 73. Marsh phlox Phlox glabberima
    74. 74. Yellow coneflower Ratibida Pinnata
    75. 75. Brown-eyed Susan Rudbeckia triloba
    76. 76. Compass plant Silphium laciniatum AES Photo Linda Davis
    77. 77. Showy goldenrod Solidago speciosa
    78. 78. Spiderwort Tradescantia ohiensis AES Photo AES staff (CD)
    79. 79. Culver’s rootVeronicastrum virginicum
    80. 80. Selling the Idea: It’s About Community
    81. 81. It’s About Community: Exciting Places For People
    82. 82. Questions???
    83. 83. Contact Us

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