Native Plants


Native Plant Profiles

My Native Plant Garden

Native Flora Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Other Gardens

NYC Wildflower Week
Other Native Plant Topics

New York City and Region

An Ecological Manual of New York City Plants in Natural Areas, Margaret B. Gargiullo, Ph.D
Greenbelt Native Plant Center, Natural Resources Group, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
NYC Wildflower Week
New York Metropolitan Flora Project (NYMF), Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Stuyvesant Cove Park
Torrey Botanical Society
The Union Square Park NYC-Native Plant Garden

Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY
Westchester Community College Native Plant Center

New Jersey
Native Plant Society of New Jersey

Connecticut Botanical Society

New York State and Region

Adirondack Botanical Society
New York Flora Association (NYFA): Blog * Web Site * Plant Atlas
New York Mycological Society
New York Natural Heritage Program (NYNHP): Plant Guides * Community Guides
Natural Heritage Program (NY DEC)

New Jersey Natural Heritage ProgramPlants of New Jersey, Flora of New Jersey Project
Eastern Native Tree Society

New England

Asters and Goldenrods of New England, online identification guide
Go Botany, online identification guide from NEWFS
New England Wildflower Society
Rhode Island Wild Plant Society


Maryland Native Plant Society
Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping in Maryland, USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program

Northern Virginia Ecology, Island Creek Elementary School, Fairfax County Public Schools
Digital Atlas of the Virginia Flora
Virginia Native Plant Society

North America

Bryophyte Flora of North America
Flora of North America
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Native Plant Network
Natural Heritage Network
North American Native Plant Society (NANPS)
North American Orchid Conservation Center
Plant Conservation Alliance, U.S. National Parks Service

Plant Finders (U. S.)

Advanced Search, NY Natural Heritage Program
eNature Native Plant Finder
Native Plant Information Network, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Native Plant Finder, Mt Cuba Center, Delaware
Plant Database/Catalogue, NANPS

Other Resources
Illinois Wildflowers, Dr. John Hilty
Michigan Native Plant Producers Association

Retail Sources of Native Plants

These vary by the range and sources of native plants they offer, and whether or not they have retail locations, staff regular hours for visitors, sell through mail-order, or special sales events. Check the Web sites for specifics about each provider. For information only; no recommendation or endorsement implied.

NY State, NYC Area
Catskill Native Nursery, Kerhonkson, NY
Fiddlehead Creek, Fort Ann, NY
Fort Pond Native Plants, Montauk, NY
Gowanus Nursery, Brooklyn, NY
Long Island Natives, Eastport, Long Island, NY (Minimum $250 order)
Native Landscapes Garden Center, Pawling, NY (2019-02-13: Corrected URL)
One Nature Garden Center, 321 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508 (Added 2020-05-28)

New York State, Other
Amanda's Garden, Springwater, NY, Finger Lakes Area
Plantsmen Nursery, Groton, NY
White Oak Nursery, Canandaigua, NY, specializes in native woody plants
Wild Gardens Nursery, Cortlandt Manor (East of Peekskill), NY (added 2020-05-28)
WildThings Rescue Nursery, Valley Falls, NY

New Jersey
Earth First Native Plant Nursery, NJ
Eastern Plant Specialties, NJ, ME
Rarefind Nursery, Jackson, NJ
Toadshade Wildflower Farm, Frenchtown, NJ
Wild Ridge Plants, Pohatcong, NJ (By appointment only. Also wholesale)

New England
Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery, Woodbury, CT
Helia Native NurseryHousatonic, MA
New England Wildflower Society:
Tripple Brook Farm, Southampton, MA

American Native Nursery, Quakertown, PA
Chesapeake Conservation Nurseries, Marydel, MD
Clear Ridge Nursery, Union Bridge, MD
Environmental Concern, St Michaels, MD
Edge of the Woods Nursery, Orefield, PA
Heartwood Nursery, Felton, PA
Herring Run Nursery, Baltimore, MD
Kollar Nursery, Pylesville, MD
Nature By Design, Alexandria, VA
Northeast Natives and Perennials, Quakertown, PA
Redbud Native Plant Nursery, Glen Mills, PA
Wakefield Valley Nursery, New Windsor, MD
Yellow Springs Farm, Chester Springs, PA

Wholesale Sources of Native Plants

Many of these wholesale nurseries participate in seasonal retail native plant sales, as well. So check their web sites for their calendars and events.

Aquascapes Unlimited, Pipersville, PA, carries local ecotypes
Country Gardens Nursery, Eastport, NY
Fernbrook Farms, Bordentown, NJ
Greenbelt Native Plant Center, Staten Island, NY
Long Island Natives, Eastport, Long Island
New Moon Nursery, Bridgeton, NJ
North Creek Nurseries, Landenberg, PA
Pinelands Nursery and Supply, Columbus, NJ, carries local ecotypes
Pleasant Run Nursery, Allentown, NJ
Wild Ridge Plants, Pohatcong, NJ, carries local ecotypes (also retail)

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