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Native Plant Lists

Basic Lists to Get Started
Herbaceous Perennial Plants
Shrubs and Trees
  • Northeast Native Trees for Pollinators (Doug Tallamy’s Keystone Plants)

  • Trees & Shrubs for Bees by Season (CAES)

  • Early Season Plants for Queen Bumblebees

  • Trees, Shrubs & Vines for Bees and other Pollinators (POP)

  • Pollinators Supported by the Big “5” Trees (New England Wildflower Society)

  • Native Trees, Shrubs & Vines for Specific Pollinators (POP)

Plants for Special Concerns
  • Salt Resistant Plants for Coastal Areas (Rutgers)

  • Plants for Erosion Control

  • Shrubs for Difficult Sites

  • Deer Resistant Plants

  • Plants for Limestone Soils

  • Rain Gardens

  • Plants for Birds and Wildlife

  • Best Trees and Shrubs for Birds (Cornell Labs) The Best Trees for Birds.docx

Find Plants Native to Specific Regions
  • Keystone Native Plants for Eastern Temperate Forests – Ecoregion 8 (NWF-Garden for Wildlife - NWF GFW Plant List Ecoregion8.indd

  •  Native Plant Finder by Zip Code (National Wildlife Fund)

  •  Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center www.wildflower.org

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