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In the Garden
Native Flora Garden Opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
By ANNE RAVER
Published: June 12, 2013
It’s hard to imagine a wild Long Island with 40,000 acres of grasslands waving in Hempstead Plains, now covered with houses. Or thousands of wild orchids blooming in the bogs that were paved over to build Kennedy Airport. Or carpets of pyxie moss flourishing in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey.