Find general resources related to native plants in this section, as well as our Native Plant Screensaver.
- Sun and Water Requirements – a simple, one-page reference to sun and water requirements for over 50 native plants.
- Native Plant and Seed Suppliers (EMSWCD Conservation Directory) – you can find a list of local suppliers of native plants and seeds in our Conservation Directory.
- Local Sources of Native Plants – similar to the link above, we have a list of native plant sales, wholesale suppliers, and local places to see native plants. You can also download the same list in PDF format here: Local Sources of Native Plants
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 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.