Native Plants for Pollinators


There are a lot of great websites on the Internet about pollinators and pollination.  Here are some of our favorite sites related to planting native plants for pollinators.  Be sure to check out our other categories of web-site links for many other valuable resources.


Plants that Attract Pollinators (Pollination Guelph)

Example Full-Sun Pollinator-Friendly Garden (proposed for the ON Biodiversity Institute by local individuals)

Nectar and Pollen Plants for Native Wild Pollinators of Ontario (Bee Friend)

Elliot Community Native Cut Flower Garden (Healthy Landscapes, City of Guelph)

Pollinator-Friendly Ecoregional Planting Guides (Pollinator Partnership)

Pollinator Conservation Resource Center (including regional plant list) (Xerces)

A Flower Patch for the Rusty-Patched Bumble bee (Wildlife Preservation Canada)

Sources of Native Planting Stock for the Carolinian Zone (e.g. Southern Ontario)(Carolinian Canada)

Sources of Native Plants (North American Native Plant Society)

Native Gardening and Recommended Plants (Bringing Nature Home)

Native Plant Encylopedia (Canadian Wildlife Federation)

Wild About Gardening Plant Encyclopedia (Canadian Wildlife Federation)

The Evergreen Native Plant Database (Canada)

Native plant catalog for North America (North American Native Plant Society)

Ontario Tree Atlas (choose trees native to your region, learn more about them, how to identify, etc.)

Ecological Landscaping/Gardening and Restoration Resources (Credit Valley Conservation Authority, Southern Ontario)

HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants

PLANTS Database (USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service)

North American Native Plant Society

Plants of Canada database

Native Plant Information Network, hosted by Lady Bird Johnson Center (choose Michigan rather than ON for more selection when searching by flower type, bloom period, etc)

Grow Me Instead guide for choosing native plants over invasives (Ontario Invasive Plants)

Toronto Plant Guide for Attracting Pollinators (only 5 pages on-line right now, although Pollination Guelph is selling)


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