Seed and Bulb Excanges, some Comments

Diane Whitehead
Thu, 13 Jul 2006 20:18:55 PDT
I also am interested in provenance, and always try to keep track of 
seed donors and the places wild seeds came from.

Some seed exchanges that used to publish detailed information 
(altitude, soil, name of mountain, etc) have stopped doing so.  I 
think this is because of the danger of endangered plants' locations 
becoming known.  I disagree with the policy.  Seed of endangered 
plants should not be offered on seed exchanges, and many plants are 
in no danger of being over-collected, so publishing their locale will 
not be a problem.

Diane Whitehead  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
maritime zone 8
cool mediterranean climate (dry summer, rainy winter - 68 cm annually)
sandy soil

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