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Indicator plants

JONES rjones at s-cwis.unomaha.edu
Mon Apr 15 11:32:44 EST 1996

I remember reading somewhere about types of plants which indicate sources 
of water are near by - like elderberry indicates water within 15 ft (I 
think).  Seems like this was from an article on where to dig wells - but 
it's been a few years since I read this.

Frits v/d Laan (f.vd.laan at inter.nl.net) wrote:
: I would like to get any information about plants that are known to 
: indicate at a early stage anything to do with there environment,
: shortage or to much of nutrician N, P, K, Mg etc.  or are sensitive for
: or atract insects earlier than most plants.
: If there are databases already existing or someone knows such planttypes
: please mail them to me.
: Any free data will be posted back to these groups when there's enough
: data  collected
: Frits v/d Laan
: Organic horticulture

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