ROADSIDE VEGETATION with local native plants.

The Reveg Edge, Box 609, Redwood City, California 94064

Craig C. Dremann, research and co-owner. (650) 325-7333


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 maintenance.

--SELECT THE BEST SPECIES and ecotypes for your roadside.

--ECOTYPE FINGERPRINTING.

--ROADSIDE NATURALLY MAINTAINED ECOSYSTEMS (SM)

--CHRONIC SLIDING ROADCUT SYNDROME solutions.

--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