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Name: Alex M.
Status: other
Age: 30s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2002

We live on a 40 acre stead in Southwestern Minnesota and would like to cultivate some of the native wildflowers that grow on the property. We have seen many more this year, perhaps due to a severe drought that has kept the grasses relatively short. I have not been able to find resources that describe either seed saving or cloning techniques for prairie forbs. I am particularly interested in cloning Rosa carolina.

Any direction you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

There are numerous organizations interested in wildflower and prairie restoration. Some are regional, some are state-wide, and others are national. One or more of these is a good place to start: Some examples:

Do a web search on the term(s): "wildflower prairie restoration" on and you will find many more. Good planting!!!

Vince Calder

Try starting with this site, which has a variety of web links to lots of different topics on prairie and other wildflowers, including restoration and growing, both in Minnesota and other midwest areas.

J. Elliott

Possibly of interest:


Anthony R. Brach

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