THE BOTANICAL GARDENS  AT CLOSE MEMORIAL PARK

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Newsletter, Volume 3, Issue 1, Spring 2007

Newsletter, Volume 3, Issue 2, Fall 2007

Map of Close Park                Location Map

ENTRANCE GARDEN

                                                             

                                                                                                             Knockout Rose

ROSE GARDEN  

                         

ENGLISH WHITE GARDEN 

                            

HOSTA GARDEN 

                                 

              Greater Ozarks Hosta Society

ROCK GARDEN & WATERFALL  

                     

  ENGLISH COTTAGE GARDEN  

                       

ORNAMENTAL GRASS GARDEN

                                           

   LAKE DRUMMOND 

                                                  

 LILY GARDENS - 

                   

 DAYLILY GARDENS -  

                 

 IRIS GARDEN 

                                                    

  BUTTERFLY GARDEN  

                         

STATUES IN THE PARK

                                  

WILDFLOWER GARDENS

                                                                    

                                                            

purple cone flower   blue false indigo      yellow cone flower      Coboea beard-tongue   smooth beard-tongue

                                 

tickseed coreopsis     wild bergamont                  compass plant              New England aster      blazing star

                                        

swamp milkweed         butterfly weed          black-eyed Susan             rose verbena              wood sage

 ARBORETUM Plum, flowering; Persimmon;

Basswood, AmericanBlackgum; Buckeye, red; Boxelder; button bush; DOGWOODS: kousaflowering; Catalpa, northern; Cypress, bald; Golden rain tree; Cedar, red; Cherry, black; ELMS: slippery, wingedFringe tree; HAW; HICKORIES: black, bitternut, mockernut, shagbark; Holly, American Hydrangea paniculata; Hornbean, LOCUSTS: black, honey, MAGNOLIAS: southern; star: MAPLES: red; silver, sugarMulberry, red; MusclewoodOAKS: black; black Jack; bur, chinkapin; dwarf chinkapin, northern red; overcup; pin; sawtooth oak, shingle; Shumard, southern red, white, willow; Osage orange; Paw-paw; PINES, shortleaf; white; Persimmon; Redbud; Sassafras: flowers, leaves; Service berry; Smoke tree; SUMACS: shinning, smooth; Sweetgum; Sycamore; Tree of heaven (Ailanthus); Tulip tree; Walnut, black; Willow, weeping; Witch hazel, eastern; Yellowwood.

RESTORED PRAIRIE

PRAIRIE PLANTS: ashy sunflower, big bluestem black-eyed Susan, broadleaf spike grass, buffalo bur, butterfly weed, foxtail grass, horse nettle, Indian grass, musk thistle, ox-eye daisypurple cone flower, passion flower, purple poppy mallow, sideoats grama grass, tickseed coreopsis, white heath aster

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AT NEARBY NATHANAEL GREENE PARK VISIT

   THE JAPANESE STROLL GARDEN

   GRAY CAMPBELL HOMESTEAD

   MASTER GARDENERS' DEMONSTRATION GARDENS

  DEMONSTRATION TURF GARDEN

   OZARKS GREENWAYS TRAIL