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CIR 1478: Fire in the Wildland-Urban Interface: Reducing Wildfire Risk While Achieving Other Landscaping Goals

Figure 3. By planting landscape plants that provide food for wildlife, you can enhance the value of your yard as habitat. The Indian blanket flowers (Gaillardia puchella) in the forefront of this picture attract butterflies, while beautyberry (Callicarpa americana) near the house provides berries for birds and other wildlife.

Credit: Larry Korhnak (c) UF/IFAS 2006 .