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Gardner, Monroe Evans
by Carroll, Grady L. E. Monroe Evans Gardner, educator, scientist, and administrator, was born in Blacksburg, Va., the son of Charles Wesley and Flora Evans Gardner. He was educated at Blacksburg High School and Virginia [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ginseng
by Compton, Stephen C. American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium) grows wild in the deciduous forests of North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains as well as in the upper Piedmont. Often found on the north slopes of heavily [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Grasses
by Shires, Nancy P. Because of its moderate climate, well-distributed rainfall, and wide variation of altitude and soil conditions, North Carolina has a relatively large number of grasses-some 360 species and varieties [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hemp
by Southern, David. Hemp is the generic term for Cannabis sativa (or in its wild form, Cannabis indica), an annual herb used for millennia as a source of fiber for rope, cloth, and paper and also as a psychotropic drug. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Kudzu
by Calton, Brooke. Kudzu (Pueraria lobata), or "kuzu" as it is known in Japan, was introduced to the United States in 1876 as part of the Japanese pavilion at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. In Japan it is [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Manufacturing- Part 1: Introduction
by Hall, Lisa Coston, deTreville, John R. Manufacturing by John R. deTreville, 2006 Additional research provided by Lisa Coston Hall. See also: Manufacturing (From NC Atlas Revisited); Manufacturing Table of Contents; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve
by Weidman, Rich. Hammocks—unique fertile areas along coastal regions characterized by hardwood vegetation and higher elevations than their surroundings—grew up along the shore of Roanoke Sound and are today protected [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Natural Communities of North Carolina
by Sorrell, Mickey Jo. Natural Communities of North Carolina by Mickey Jo Sorrell, 2014. A natural community is a distinct collection of plants and animals (and fungi and bacteria) associated with each other [...] (from NC Natural Heritage Program, NC Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources.)
Natural Gardens of North Carolina
by Hegyi, Laura. Natural Gardens of North Carolina (1932) was written by Bertram Whittier Wells, chair of the Department of Botany at North Carolina State College (modern-day North Carolina State University) from [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Natural History of North-Carolina
by Simpson, Marcus B., Jr. First published in Dublin in 1737, John Brickell's Natural History of North-Carolina was ostensibly written from firsthand observations made by Brickell during his sojourn in North Carolina. The [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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