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Overland Park Arboretum Wildflower Tour • Johnson County

Sunday, Apr 15th, 2012 @ 1pm-3pm
Overland Park Arboretum • 8909 W. 179th. St. • Overland Park, KS • Map

Lynda Ochs and Ken O'Dell will lead the Kansas City Region of The Kansas Native Plant Society on a tour of the woodlands at the Overland Park Arboretum. A large wooded area is ripe with millions of spring woodland plants. Meet at the Visitors Center and we will leave at 1pm sharp. Both dirt and mulched path ways, some hills to climb. Plants we will see include Yellow Buckeye, Wild Ginger, Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Pawpaws, Bittersweet vines, Wild Geraniums, Bluebells, Mayapples, Jacob's Ladder, Solomon Seal, False Solomon Seal, Elderberry, Bloodroot, several varieties of wild violets in yellow, blue and purple.

Contact: Ken O'Dell 913 837-5112

Sponsor: Kansas Native Plant Society

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