Linda R. McMahan

Horticulturalist (Former)


Linda R. McMahan is a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension Service. She received a doctorate in botany from The University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from American University. Although she was born and raised in Oregon, Linda has lived and worked in many of the nation's regions, becoming familiar with a variety of climates and soils. Linda has worked for universities, government organizations, non-profit plant conservation groups and botanical gardens, in addition to teaching and promoting native plants and water-efficient landscaping for more than 20 years.

Content by Linda R. McMahan

Landscaping with Pacific Northwest Native Plants: Fact Sheets

Pacific Northwest native plants can be used for a wide variety of landscape situations, including WaterWise gardens and borders.

By Linda McMahan, | Collection

Native plants for Yamhill County

Information about various plants native to Yamhill County.

By Linda McMahan, | Article

PNW native plants for the sunny border

Recommendations for planting native plants in sunny areas.

By Linda McMahan, | Article

Oregon WaterWise for the Westside

Covers reasons to be concerned about WaterWise issues in Western Oregon.

By Linda McMahan, | Presentation