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VABF Conference 2020 Workshop Handouts

posted Sep 27, 2018, 11:44 AM by Frank Holzman   [ updated Dec 12, 2019, 10:11 AM ]
-Plants for meadows and field;  VA wild rye, switch grass, bent grass, partridge pea, slender oats, narrow leaf plantain, Joe Pye weed, rose mallow, big blue stem, yarrow, baptista tentoria, butterfly pea, monarda puncata, phlox paniculate, rudbeckia (blk eyed susan) echinacea, salidago (golden rod, salvia lyrate, violets, bushy bluestem, eragrostis specablis, clovers (all), Wueen Anne's lace, oxeyed daisy, asclepias.
Plants for wooded areas: Jack in the pulpit, clayton Virginica, boneset, lobelia cardinolis, false Solomon seal and Solomon seal, mayapple, wild ginger, yellow crown beard, heal all (prunella vulgaris), skullcap, yellow hawkweed wood betony, blue cohosh, 
-Plants near creeks and streams: marsh marigold, tall scouring rush, eupatorium hyssopifolium, Virginia blue flag, winter berry, For Dragon Flys- Swamp milkweed, meadow sage, black eyed susan, cattails, water horsetail, asclepias, wild flower mix
-Plants for edible hedge row/ habitat/ windbreak: blackberry, rosa rugosa, gooseberry (wild currents), lingon berry, aronia, choke berry, camelia sensensis, rosemary, elder berry, quince, bayberry, sumac, viburnum, red bay, feogia( pineapple guava. 
-Beneficial birds trees; Wrens- mulberry, black berry, Warblers- dogwood, mulberry, elderberry, junipers. Scarlet Tangers- mulberry, elder berry, Catbirds- service berry, elderberry viburnum, cedar, holly, dogwood. 
Leguminous trees: locusts, redbuds, alder.                                                                                                       ---Dynamic accumulator plants:
 Alfalfa, trifolium repens (white clover) all clovers, sweet peas, lupines, trees; birch, alder, locust, all high in nitrogen. Rosacea family works with actinobacteria this includes, rose, raspberry, apple.
Yarrow, birch leaves, sorrel, dock, chickweed, comfrey, dandelion, watercress, lupines, braken fern, chamomile high in Phosphorous. 
Chamomile, borage, chickweed, comfrey, nettles, plantains,  yarrow, water cress, chives, lambsquarters high in potassium. 
Buckwheat, chamomile comfrey, flax, horsetail, lambsquarters, nettles, high in Calcium.
Silica can be found in grasses and bamboo, valerian, borage, plantains.