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Farming wildflowers; the future of resoration and native seed

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Dr Paul Gibson-Roy talks a utopian future where farms could grow chocolate lilies and wildflowers instead of crops, and seed collectors no longer need to take seed from wild, fragmented, populations. 

Native plants are used in restoration, road and minesite reveg. But where does all the seed come from?

The ANPC Seed Survey tells the truth- and it is mostly from wild populations.

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Seed Orchard of Bulbine Lily Credit: ANPC

Sources:

www.anpc.asn.au/uncategorized/dr-paul-gibson-roy-talks-about-seed-supply-for-restoration-projects/

 

 

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