Many trees and shrubs such as this serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis) provide early spring bloom as well as summer and fall fruit. Photo credit: Britt Slattery, USFWS.BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES

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Brown, Melvin L., Brown, Russell G. Woody Plants of Maryland. Port City Press, Baltimore, MD, 1984.

Dirr, Michael A. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing Co., Champaign, Illinois, 1990.

Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1988.

Martin, Alexander C., Zim, Herbert S., Nelson, Arnold L. American Wildlife and Plants, A Guide to Wildlife Food Habits. Dover Publications, Inc., New York, New York, 1951, reprinted 1961.

Native Plants for Conservation, Restoration, and Landscaping. Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Natural Heritage, 203 Governor Street, Richmond, VA 23219, and Virginia Native Plant Society, 1997.

Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat. Compiled by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Chesapeake Bay Field Office, et al., 1995. Revised edition available 2001.

Native Plants of Prince George's County, Maryland, 1997-1998. Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George's County Planning Department, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772, 1998.

Thompson, Louisa. Control of Invasive Non-Native Plants: A Guide for Gardeners and Homeowners in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Maryland Native Plant Society, 1998. See contact info

Thunhorst, Gwendolyn A. Wetland Planting Guide for the Northeastern United States. Plants for Wetland Creation, Restoration, and Enhancement. Environmental Concern Inc., St. Michael's, MD, 1993.

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