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Native Plant Information

Delaware Native Plant Society (DNPS)
Information on field trips, meetings, and native plants of Delaware.

East Coast Native Azaleas
Species study group of the Middle Atlantic chapter of the American Rhododendron Society. Information about and photos of native azaleas.

Flora of Delaware
McAvoy, W.A. and K. A. Bennett. 2001. Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Dover.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center's Native Plant Bibliography
This bibliography contains over 950 books about all aspects of North American native plants and can be searched by region, author name, keyword or subject.

Maryland Native Plant Society (MNPS)
Useful links and access to MNPS publications (Plants for Maryland Landscapes, Control of Invasive Non-native Plants).

Plant Conservation Alliance
Useful site with information on federal plant conservation programs, including funding for restoration projects.

PLANTS Database
The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Natural Resource Conservation Service has put together one of the best sources of practical plant information. Their VegSpec system allows you to find plants based on specific site considerations (native and non-native). Information on native grasses includes cultivars.

Virginia Native Plant Society (VNPS)
Photographs of wildflowers and information on Virginia native plants, and invasive plants of Virginia.