General Resources

Find general resources related to native plants in this section.


Links to Other Resources

  • Portland Plant List – a comprehensive guide to native plants, as well as a list of nuisance plants. Organized by habitat and terrain type (e.g. “Mixed deciduous forest, steep dry slope”)
  • Native Plant Landscaping – a great resource from King County; includes several detailed sample landscape plans showing good ideas for companion plants, and information on the plants themselves.
  • Native Plants PNW “An encyclopedia of the cultural and natural history of Northwest native plants.”
  • PNW Native Plants by Community A comprehensive resource by Oregon State University Extension.
  • Native Plant Society of Oregon A non-profit dedicated to the enjoyment, conservation, and study of Oregon’s native plants and habitats.

Native Plant Sale Resources

Every year EMSWCD conducts a native plant sale, which is a great way for you to obtain low-cost native trees, shrubs and groundcovers for your yard. Learn more in the Native Plant Sale page.