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Blue false indigo
White Flowering Dogwood
‘Kim’s Knee-High’ Purple Coneflower
Spotted Joe-Pye Weed
Willow-leaved sunflower ‘First Light’
Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database (13)
Late Purple Aster
Burgundy Wild Lowbush Blueberry
Highbush Blueberry ‘Misty’
Highbush Blueberry ‘Jubilee’
*Soil pH is determined using a professional soil test. Contact your Clemson University County Extension service for assistance www.clemson.edu/extension/. Click on “local offices”.
**2012 Plant Wetland Indicator categories (quantitative derived) http://plants.usda.gov/wetinfo.html
|Indicator Code||Indicator Status||Comment|
|OBL||Obligate Wetland||Almost always is a hydrophyte, rarely in uplands|
|FACW||Facultative Wetland||Usually is a hydrophyte but occasionally found in uplands|
|FAC||Facultative||Commonly occurs as either a hydrophyte or non-hydrophyte|
|FACU||Facultative Upland||Occasionally is a hydrophyte but usually occurs in uplands|
|UPL||Obligate Upland||Rarely is a hydrophyte, almost always in uplands|