Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA



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Burrell, Colston, A Gardener's Encyclopedia of Wild flowers, New York, Michael Friedman Publishing Group, 1997, Print.

Cullina, William. Native Ferns Moss & Grasses. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2008. Print.

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Website References

Illinois Wildflower website -

Landscaping for Biodiversity with Ohio Native Plants, A Species Guide for Planting, Cleveland Metroparks Technicial Report 2017/02

Ohio Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, Department of Natural Resources

Prairie Moon Nursery -

Restoration, Nurseries & Genetic Resources (RNGR)

USDA Natural Resource Conservation Services website -

Scientific Papers

Houseal, Greg, Propagation and Agronomic Seed Increase of Native Sedges (Carex), Tall Grass Prairie Center, University of Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Kephart, S., Reynolds, R. J., Rutter, M. T., Fenster, C. B. and Dudash, M. R. (2006), Pollination and seed predation by moths on Silene and allied Caryophyllaceae: evaluating a model system to study the evolution of mutualisms. New Phytologist, 169: 667–680. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2005.01619.x

Reynolds, R. J., Westbrook, M. J., Rohde, A. S., Cridland, J. M., Fenster, C. B. and Dudash, M. R. (2009), Pollinator specialization and pollination syndromes of three related North American Silene. Ecology, 90: 2077–2087. doi:10.1890/08-1141.1