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Allen Native Ventures

Welcome to Allen Native Ventures!  Offering ecological and botanical professional consulting services, in-depth  and hands on plant identification classes for grasses, sedges, and the Aster family; wetland plants; and general plant identification, as well as a host of other nature and plant related topics.  Dr. Charles M. Allen is the lead author on a selection of books including the Louisiana Wildflower Guide, Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Louisiana, Grasses of Louisiana, and Edible Plants of the Gulf South so be sure to get your signed copy here. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need any assistance.

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Learn to ID native and edible plants, grasses, and sedges from one of the top botanists in the south

Get a signed copy of the "Louisiana Wildflower Guide", "Grasses of Louisiana", "Edible Plants of the Gulf South", and/or "Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Louisiana"

Visit Allen Acres Bed and Breakfast for a vacation with a botanical expert and author