Utah Native Plants for the Landscape

    Utah Native Plants for the Landscape

    Eriogonum corymbosum
    There are many other native Utah plants that show potential for success in low-water landscapes. for example, there are many types of Buckwheat (right) that are adapted to arid environments and have showy flowers and seedheads. Other native Utah plants that show potential in low-water landscapes include:
    • Serviceberries (Amelanchier utahensis, A. alnifolia)
    • Buckwheats (Eriogonum corymbosum)
    • Utah holly (Mahonia fremontii)
    • Mountain lover (Paxistima myrsinites)
    • Pinyon Pine (Pinus edulis and P. monophylla)
    • Globemallows (Sphaeralcea coccinea, S. grossulariifolia, S. munroana.)
       

    RELATED PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS 

    Morphological and genetic variation among Sphaeralcea Species in a high desert environment, Chalita Sriladda, Heidi A. Kratsch, Steven R. Larson, and Roger K. Kjelgren; HortScience

    Evaluating Eriogonum Corymbosum Tolerance to Frequent Irrigation and Evaluating Its Significant Morphological Variations for Potential Cultivars Graham C. Hunter

    RELATED EXTENSION FACT SHEETS & PUBLICATIONS

    Nurturing Native Plants: A Guide to Vegetative Propagation of Native Woody Plants in Utah, Larry Rupp and Adrea Wheaton

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