State highway departments and other State
and Federal land management agencies are investigating the use
of local native plants for roadside landscaping. Recreating the
naturally occurring ecosystems of an area may be able to put in
place a self-maintaining roadside landscape, with a minimal of
--SELECT THE BEST SPECIES and ecotypes for your roadside.
--ROADSIDE NATURALLY MAINTAINED ECOSYSTEMS (SM)
--CHRONIC SLIDING ROADCUT
--NARROW MEDIANS -- The Perfect Spot to test native plants.
--WHAT THE TOP STATE DOTs are doing with native plants.
--PLANTING TIPS FOR ROADSIDE WILDFLOWERS.
--228 QUESTION that need answering, before starting with native plants.
--The three most important things that will assure success for State DOTs
--Wildflower DOT web pages, as of FY 2000.
--WORKSHOP QUESTIONS for the use of native plants for roadsides.
Updated December 27, 2009