Native Plants

Please visit our Downloads Page for more information on the following Wild Ones PDFs!

Low-Water Native Plants for Colorado Gardens: Front Range & Foothills
Edible Landscaping Plant List Handout
20 Natives For Your Garden
Gardening for Life by Douglas Tallamy

Colorado Native Plant Society

Gardening With Native Plants Includes resources on introductions to native plants, native plants specific to certain counties in Colorado, information on the Garden Smart program, suggested native plants, plants to avoid, low water plants for Colorado gardens, low water plants for pollinators, native plant vendors, using native plants in restoration, and much more!

Links to Botany Sites

CSU Extension

Colorado Plant Database From the website: “The Colorado Plant Database provides researched-based information on the identification, ecology and human connections for more than 1,000 Colorado native plants as well as non-native invasive weeds.”

CSU Other Resources Other resources include PDF links to poisonous plants, native grasses, native herbaceous perennials, native plant reference lists, native plant vendors, native shrubs, native trees, and more!

Xerces Society

Fact Sheets Information on the Xerces Society, pollinator plants lists, bumble bee/butterfly/pollinator conservation, and seed mixes.

Plant Lists Pollinator friendly plant lists by region.

Rockies Audubon

Resources include how to make a native plant garden, plants for birds, native plant database, local resources for native plants, tips of creating your own habitat hero and bird friendly garden, how to make seed balls, and more!

Colorado Wildflowers

Click here to go the website. Privately managed site on the many wildflowers of Colorado. Database to search for a particular plant as well as many images available!

Rain Gardens

Colorado Rain Garden Plant List is an extensive list of various trees, shrubs, and perennials that adequately grow in Colorado constructed rain gardens.

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