FAQs

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How Do You Define “Northeastern Region” of the United States?

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At FTGP, we use the geographic boundaries as defined in the classic botanical reference book:  A Manual of Vascular Plants of the Northeastern United States, by Gleason and Cronquist, NYBG.

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What is a Native Plant?

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A native (indigenous) plant is one that evolved over millennia in the same habitat in which it is currently found.

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What is a Kettle Hole Bog?

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Kettle hole bog systems formed when a glacier left behind immense chunks of ice, sometimes form concentric rings of vegetation, from taller shrubs on the outermost edge, then shorter shrubs, to the center of the bog where a floating mat of mosses is carpeted by the lowest-growing plants - the cranberries, pitcher plants and meadows.

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