Oklahoma Native Plants: A Guide to Designing Landscapes to Attract Birds and Butterflies (Paperback)

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Oklahoma contains ten distinct ecological regions and five planting zones, so it should come as no surprise that it is home to its own unique repertoire of native plants. In this long awaited Oklahoma-specific gardening book, Oklahoma landscape architects Connie Scothorn and Brian Patric offer a conversational look at how to choose, plant, and care for the native forbs and grasses that pollinators, such as bees, butterflies, and birds, so desperately need to thrive in the state. The book includes the latest planting zone map, a Q&A and glossary, common and scientific names, resources, and lots of color photography of the plants themselves.

About the Author


Connie Scothorn founded CLS & Associates in 1999 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A licensed landscape architect, Scothorn is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architect. She holds a bachelor’s degree in horticulture-landscape design from Oklahoma State University. In 2010, Brian Patric joined CLS & Associates. His now a partner in the firm. He also holds a degree in landscape architecture from OSU. This is Scothorn and Patric’s first book.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781950871001
ISBN-10: 1950871002
Publisher: Roadrunner Press
Publication Date: July 23rd, 2019
Pages: 116
Language: English

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