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KudzuNative plants, whether local wildflowers, trees, shrubs, or herbs are an important part of any ecosystem. Native plants are acclimated to the conditions of their location and do well. Many local varieties would look marvelous in a neighborhood garden. Introducing foreign varieties, perhaps including invasive species, can disrupt a delicate habitat.When growing food crops it is important to maintain biodiversity. If genetically modified crops are planted, especially in large quantity, as a single variety, biodiversity is lost, and there could come unexpected surprises.

Consider closely articles on the nature and importance of the plant varieties we choose, “penned” by concerned Bright Hub contributors.

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