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Phytoremediation

Phytoremediation consists of mitigating pollutant concentrations in contaminated soils, water or air pollution with plants able to contain, degrade, or eliminate metals, pesticides, solvents, expolosives, crude oil and their derivatives as well as various other contaminants from the media that contain them.


 
 
Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium

Common Name: Yarrow

Fragrant white flowers that attract native bees and predatory insects. Great plant for a managed meadow. 

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Allium stellatum

Allium stellatum

Common Name: Prairie Onion

Allium stellatum is a diminutive bulb with narrow grass-like leaves.  In summer flower scapes tower above the foliage bearing 2-3” umbrella shaped flower clusters.  The white, lavender or pink florets are star shaped and a…

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Bouteloua curtipendula

Bouteloua curtipendula

Common Name: Sideoats grama

Bouteloua curtipendula is a petite clump forming perennial grass.  In late spring arching culms rise above the wiry bluish-green leaves.  The culms are adorned with dangling purple tinted spikes and orange stamens.  The…

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Panicum virgatum

Panicum virgatum

Common Name: Switch grass

Panicum virgatum is an elegant vase shaped grass with an abundance of seasonal interest. In spring, a fresh crop of glaucous stems and graceful bluish-green arching leaves rise from the earth.  Mature plants are statuesque and crowned with …

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Viola walteri 'Silver Gem'

Viola walteri 'Silver Gem'

Common Name: Appalachian blue violet

Viola walteri ‘Silver Gem’ is a mat forming wildflower with lovely heart shaped foliage.  The one inch variegated leaves are silver with olive green veins.  In spring plants are adorned by a sprinkling of diminutive b…

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