Category: Native Plant Selection

Why Native Plants?

The Evolutionary Background In our first post, we talked about how geology and climate dictate what plants grow in different areas. We went on to discuss how disturbance events dictate plant communities. Combining those concepts on the geologic timescale – many millions of years, to keep it simple – provides the evolutionary basis for the […] Continue reading "Why Native Plants?"

Native Plant Spotlight: Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema sp.)

Part of the Georgia Piedmont Wild Ones Chapter’s mission is to shine a spotlight on Georgia’s unique and beautiful native plants. Today, we are going to dive into the natural history and ecology of Jack in the Pulpit, a very special plant that is reaching full bloom this time of year.  Jack in the Pulpits […] Continue reading "Native Plant Spotlight: Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema sp.)"