Obtaining Plants and Seeds

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Do not collect plants or seeds from wild areas as this may endanger a particular stand of plants and may be illegal . Buy plants and seeds from reputable nurseries that are propagating plants rather than collecting from the wild. Some native plants may be on the endangered or threatened plant list. The following websites will provide information on threatened and endangered plants in the states covered by this website:

Indiana (http://www.in.gov/dnr/naturepreserve/4725.htm)

Iowa (http://www.iowadnr.gov/other/threatened.html)

Michigan (http://web4.msue.msu.edu/mnfi/data/specialplants.cfm)

Ohio (http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/tabid/2018/default.aspx)

Wisconsin (http://www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/nr/nr027.pdf)

Obtaining Plants and Seeds - WildFlowers - University of Illinois Extension
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