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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Growing Our Own

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While many native plants elsewhere on the continent were wiped out during the Ice Age glaciers, North Carolina's huge variety of plants survived They range from lady slippers to rhododendrons to the overpowering, hold-your-nose ramp. With development spreading in the mountains, forestland habitats for these hardy Ice Age descendants are disappearing. Miller describes how grassroots efforts, some pushed by mountain-area electric cooperatives, are working to protect and perpetuate the plants.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 43 Issue 0, Aug 2011, p15-16, il