The Maryland Native Plant Society

The Maryland Native Plant Society

About Natives Plants for Landscaping

NEW MNPS publication: Landscaping with Native Plants (pdf 1.4 MB). This booklet is a guide for the home gardener who wants to enjoy and learn about native plants. It does not deal with restoration of natural areas; in those cases, the selection of plant species should be dictated by rigorous conservation considerations appropriate to the particular locale.

Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping, from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and available for sale from MNPS.

Native Plants For Wildlife Habitat And Conservation Landscaping In Maryland. From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Chesapeake Bay Field Office. These three lists specifically address the different habitats in the three sections of our state. There is a general section in each list that covers such topics as "designing a habitat". The light, moisture, and soil requirements are outlined for each species. The plant information for these lists was compiled by MNPS member Carol Jelich.

Celebrating Wildflowers with the USDA Forest Service. Find some wildflower activities, see where to view wildflowers in the National Forests, and even see some wildflower photos.

Native Plant Resources Center 

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