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NCR400, Reviewed October 1993

Ground Covers for the Midwest

Editor's note
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Ground coversNorth Central Regional Publication
Originally published by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this publication has been adapted for regional distribution

This publication provides information to identify, select and care for more than 100 ground covers. Most of the text contains individual listings that include common and botanical name, physical descriptions, illustrations, care required and ideal locations for each ground cover. A 16-page, full-color layout also shows how several groundcovers will look when used in landscapes.

The introduction contains a mini-manual for everything from

A map divides the United States into zones for quick reference to check climate compatibility for various covers.

A glossary defines important botanical terms related to ground covers. The main text is referenced as well.



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