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Lists of Native Plant Nurseries for North Americans

Native plant Nursery List

UNITED STATES


ALABAMA
- https://www.biophilia.net/
- E.A. Hauss Nursery, Alabama Wildlife Nursery 4165 Ross Rd. Atmore, AL 36502 Tel: 334/368-4854

ALASKA


ARIZONA
- https://www.nativeplantandseed.com/
- https://www.nativeseeds.org/v2/default.php
- https://www.desertsurvivors.org/

ARKANSAS

- https://www.pineridgegardens.com/

CALIFORNIA

- https://www.laspilitas.com/
- https://www.larnerseeds.com/
- https://www.telosrarebulbs.com/
- https://www.sbbg.org/ (yes they do sell native plants but you need to poke around at the site)
- https://www.centralcoastwilds.com/
- https://www.yerbabuenanursery.com/
- https://www.ecoseeds.com/nature.html
- The Living Desert, Palo Verde Garden Ctr 47900 Portola Ave., Palm Desert, CA 92260 Tel: 760/346-5694
- O'Donnell's Fairfax Nursery 1700 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax, CA 94930 Tel: 415/453-0372
- The Watershed Nursery 155 Tamalpais Rd., Berkeley, CA 94708 Tel: 510/548-4714
- J.M. Oak Tree Nursery 430 La Lata Place, Buellton, CA 93427 Tel: 805/688-5563
- Smith River Nursery, Hastings LLC P.O. Box 250, Smith River, CA 95567 Tel: 707/487-3775
- Freshwater Farms/North Coast Native Seed Bank 5851 Myrtle Ave., Eureka, CA 95503 Order: 800/200.8969 Tel: 707/444-8261
- Pacific Coast Seed, Inc. 6144 Industrial Way #A, Livermore, CA 94550 Tel: 925/373-4417 Order: 800/733-3462
- Appleton Forestry 1369 Tilton Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 Tel: 707/823-3776
- Manzanita Native Plant Nursery 39397 Hwy 94, Boulevard, CA 91905 Tel: 619/733-9843
- Greenlee Nursery 257 E. Franklin Ave., Pomona, CA 91766 Tel: 909/629-9045
- Sunset Coast Nursery 2745 Tierra Way, Aromas, CA 95004 Tel: 831/726-1672
- North Coast Native Nursery P.O. Box 744, Petaluma, CA 94953 Tel: 707/769-1213
- L.A. Moran Reforestation Center, California Dept. of Forestry P.O. Box 1590, Davis, CA 95617 Tel: 530/753-2441
- Center for Arid Lands Restoration 74495 National Pk Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 760/367-5565
- Circuit Rider Productions, Inc.Native Plants Nursery, Windsor, CA 95492 Tel: 707/838-6641
- Elkhorn Native Plant Nursery 1957 B Salinas Rd., P.O. Box 270, Moss Landing, CA 95039 Tel: 831/763-1207
- Sylvandale Gardens 77 Avenue of the Giants, Phillipsville, CA 95559 Tel: 707/923-3606
- Far Star Nursery 17395 Indian Spgs. Ranch Rd., Grass Valley, CA 95949 Tel: 530/273-1501
- Mockingbird Nurseries, lnc.1670 Jackson St., Riverside, CA 92504 Tel: 909/780-3571
- Glass Mountain Forest Tree Nursery P.O. Box 440, St. Helena, CA 94574 Tel: 707/963-2372
- Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Native Plant Nursery 47050 Generals Highway, Three Rivers, CA 93271 Tel: 559/565-3341
- Live Oak Nursery P.O. Box 815, Knights Ferry, CA 95361 Tel: 209/881-0228
- Tahoe Tree Company 401 Westlake Blvd., P.O. Box 5325 Tahoe City, CA 96145 Tel: 916/583-3911
- Placerville Nursery USDA Forest Service, 2375 Fruitridge Road, Camino, CA 95709 Tel: 530/642-5000
- Native Revival Nursery 2600 Mar Vista Dr, Aptos, CA 95003 Tel: 831/684-1811
- Theodore Payne Nursery 10549 Tuxford St., Sun Valley, CA 91352 Tel: 818/768-1802
- Sierra Valley Farms PO Box 79, 1329 County Road A-23, Beckwourth, CA 96129 Tel: 530/832-0114
- Sierra Seed Supply 358 Williams Valley Rd.Greenville, CA
530/284-7926 email: sierraseed@frontiernet.net

COLORADO

- https://www.westernnativeseed.com/
- *** https://www.drywest.com/
- ***Native Nursery 17025 S. Golden Rd., Golden, CO 80401 Tel: 303/278-3750
- Pleasant Avenue Nursery 506 S. Pleasant Ave., P.O. Box 1669, Buena Vista, CO 81211-0257 Tel: 719/395-6955
- Colorado State Forest Service Nursery Colorado State University Foothills Campus, Building 1060, Fort Collins, CO 80523 Tel: 970/491-8429 (only landowners of 2+ acres may purchase from them)
- Rocky Mountain Natl Park Native Plants Nursery 1000 Highway 36, Estes Park, CO 80517-8397 Tel: 970/586-1206
- Southwest Seed, Inc. 13260 Rd. 29, Dolores, CO 81323 Tel: 907/565-8722
- Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Materials Center 5538 RBC #4, Meeker, CO 81641 Tel: 970/878-5003

CONNECTICUT

- Blackledge River Nursery155 Jerry Daniels Road Marlborough CT 06477 Tel: 860/295-1022

DELAWARE
- Shelterwood Farm179 Tuxward Road, Hartly, DE 19953 Tel: 302-492-8071

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA


FLORIDA

- https://www.floridanativeplants.com/
- https://www.nolawn.com/
- https://www.thenatives.net/
- https://www.sea-oats.com/
- https://www.biospherenursery.com/
- https://www.floridanativeplants.com/
- https://www.nativenurseries.com/
- Andrews Nursery Florida Division of Forestry P.O. Drawer 849, Chiefland, FL 32644 Tel: 352/493-6096
- Florida Keys Native Nursery 102 Mohawk St., Tavernier, FL 33070 Tel: 305/852-2636
- Runway Growers, Inc. 2891 S.W. 36th St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312 Tel: 954/584-0269
- Indian Trails Native Nursery 6315 Park Ln. W, Lake Worth, FL 33467-6606 Tel: 561/641-9488
- Hard Scrabble Farms P.O. Box 281, Terra Ceia Island, FL 34250 Tel: 941/722-0414
-Twigs & Leaves 1013 Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S, St Petersburg, FL Tel: 727/822-5400
- Maple Street Natives 2395 Maple St. W, Melbourne, FL 32904 Tel: 321/729-6857
- *** Eastern Lake Nursery and Garden 4808 East County Road.. 30-A, Seagrove Beach, FL 32459 Tel: 850/231-2150
- Environmental Equities, Inc./Native Nursery P.O. Box 7180, Hudson, FL 34674-7180 Tel: 727/992-8905
- Hickory Hill Native Nursery, Inc.27212 Hickory Hill Rd., Brooksville, FL 34602 Tel: 352/754-9701
- Meadow Beauty Nursery 5782 Ranches Rd., Lake Worth, FL 33463 Tel: 561/966-6848
- Southern Native Plants Specialties, Inc. 6322 Mary Kitchens Rd., Milton, FL 32583 Tel: 850/983-9121
- Apalachee Native Nursery Rt. 3, Box 156 Monticello, FL 32344 Tel: 850/997-8976 e-mail apalnative@aol.com
- The Echo Center 1055 Echo Circle Pensacola, Fl 32514 Tel: 850/478-1985 e-mail echocenter@yahoo.com
- Go Native Nursery 4877 Thoroughbred Rd Milton, Fl. 32583 Tel: 850/626-8823

GEORGIA

- Clifton Nursery P.O. Box 882, Statesboro, GA 30458 Tel: 912/489-8250
- Flint River Nursery Route 1, Box 40, Byromville, GA 31007 Tel: 912/268-7308

HAWAII

- https://www.nativehawaiianplants.com/
- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Native Plant Nursery P.O. Box 52, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI 96718 808/985-6000
- Io Makuahine 46-281 Auna St., Kane-ohe, HI 96744 Tel: 808/235-0578
- Kamuela State Tree Nursery 66-1120A Lalmilo Rd., Kamuela, HI 96743 Tel: 808/887-6061
- *** Native Plant Source 2076A Mott-Smith Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822 Tel: 808-227-2019

IDAHO
- https://sunmountainnatives.net/index.htm (site generally comes back up when they have inventory)
- https://www.pcei.org/water/nursery.htm
- https://www.nativeswest.com/
- Wildlife Habitat Institute 1025 E. Hatter Creek Rd., Princeton, ID 83851 Tel: 208/875-1146
- Coeur d'Alene Nursery - USDA Forest Service 3600 Nursery Rd., Coeur d'Alene ID 83814 Tel 208/765-7375
- Buffalo-berry Farm 5 I East Lake Fork Rd., McCall, ID 83638 Tel: 208/634-3062

ILLINOIS
- https://www.thenaturalgardeninc.com/
- https://www.prairiemoon.com/
- https://www.possibilityplace.com/
- https://www.prairienursery.com/
- https://www.earthskinnursery.com/
- https://www.blazing-star.com/
- https://www.wilsonseed.com/
- https://www.redbuffalonursery.com/
- Prairie Woods Farm 29092 Queenswood Road Morton, IL 61550 (can't find a phone number)
- Genesis Nursery, Inc.23200 Hurd Rd.Tampico, IL 61283 Tel: 815-438-2220
- Prairie Patch 10932 Park Rd., Niantic, IL 62551 Tel: 217/668-2409
- Bluestem Prairie Nursery13197 E. 13th Rd., Hillsboro, IL 62049 Tel: 217/532-6344
- Prairie Earth Nursery RR 1 Box 151, Bradford, IL 61421 Tel: 309/897-9911

INDIANA

- https://www.jfnew.com/
- https://www.woodywarehouse.com/
- *** Beineke's Nursery 513 Sharon Rd., West Lafayette, IN 47906 Tel: 765/463-2994
- Edge of the Prairie Wildflowers;1641 W. Oak Hill Rd., Crawfordsville, IN 47933 Tel: 765/362-0915

IOWA

- https://www.ionxchange.com/
- Allendan Seed; 1966 175th Lane, Winterset, IA 50273 Tel: (515)462-1241
- Kingfisher Farms; 29633 170th Ave., Long Grove, IA 52756 Tel: (563)285-5406
- Reeves Wildflower Nursery; 28431 200th St., Harper, IA 52231 Tel: (641)635-2817

KANSAS

- https://www.kansasnativeplants.com/store.php
- https://www.dyckarboretum.org/ (yes, they sell plants too)
- https://www.appliedeco.com/ (yes, they sell plants too)
- https://www.springvalleynursery.com/

KENTUCKY
https://www.dropseednursery.org/

LOUISIANA
- https://stores.homestead.com/ecolage/StoreFront.bok
-https://www.seedsource.com/

MAINE
- https://www.nativehaunts.com/

MARYLAND
- https://www.earthlypursuits.com/
- https://www.lowermarlboronursery.com/
- https://www.elkridgenatureworks.com/
- https://www.wetland.org/
- https://www.wetlands.org/
- https://www.americannativeplants.net/
- Clear Ridge Nursery 217 Clear Ridge Rd., Union Bridge, MD 21791 Tel: 410-848-4789 E-mail crn@qis.net
- Signature Horticultural Services 19960 Gore Mill Rd., Freeland, MD 215053 Tel: 410-329-6466

MASSACHUSETTS
- https://www.projectnative.org/ (they do sell plants)
- https://www.newfs.org/store (see below also)
- https://www.newfs.org/visit/nasami-farm
- https://www.newp.com/



MICHIGAN

- https://www.nativeplant.com/
- https://www.nativescape.net/
- https://www.gaiagrass.com/
- https://www.michiganwildflowerfarm.com/
- https://nativeconnections.net/blog/native-seed/
- https://www.sorusplants.com/
- https://www.wildtypeplants.com/
- https://www.coldstreamfarm.net/
- Sandhill Farm; Rockford, MI Ph: Tel: (616) 691 8214
- Van Bochove’s Greenhouse;1019 Miller Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49001 Tel: (269) 343.1669 or (800) 233.5025
- Mary Ann’s Michigan Trees & Shrubs 28092 M-40 Hwy Tel: (269) 628.2474
- Nesta Prairie Perennials; 1019 Miller Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49001 Tel: 800/233-5025
- Newaygo Conservation District Nursery 1725 E. 72nd St., Newaygo, MI 49337 Tel: 231/652-7493

MINNESOTA
- https://www.prairiemoon.com/
- https://www.outbacknursery.com/
- https://www.landscapealternatives.com/plantlist/index.php
- https://www.prairieresto.com/
- https://www.ladyslipperfarm.com/
- https://www.landscapealternatives.com/index.php
- https://www.spanglecreeklabs.com/index.html
- Booming Native Plants; 2323 Co. Rd. 6, Barnum, MN 55707 Tel: (217)389-3220
- Woods End PMB 107 204 7th St. W. Northfield, MN 55057 Tel: 507-645-5370
- Carlson Prairie Seed Farm, Inc.;13071 260th St. NW, Newfolden, MN 56738 Tel: (218)523-5072
- Kaste Seed, Inc.; 11779 410th Street SE, Fertile, MN 56540 Tel: (218)945-6738
- Nature's Acres; 14088 Highway 95 NE, Foley, MN 56329-9733 Tel: (320)968-4222
- North American Prairies Company; 11754 Jarvis Ave., Annadale, MN 56379 Tel: (320)274-5316
- Red Lake Forestry Greenhouse; P.O. Box 643, Redby, MN 56670 Tel: (218)679-3310
- Woods End; PMB 107 204 7th St. W. Northfield, MN 55057 Tel: (507)645-5370

MISSISSIPPI
- Pastorek Native Plants 248 Charlie Daughdrill Rd. Carriere MS 39426 Tel: 601/799-1808
- Native Gardens 1623 Old Spanish Trl. Gautier MS 39553 Tel:228/497-0300

MISSOURI
- https://www.critsite.com/
- https://www.mowildflowers.net/
- https://www.easywildflowers.com/
- https://www.andysnativeplants.com/
- https://www.hamiltonseed.com/

MONTANA
- https://blackfootnativeplants.com/
- https://www.oasisenviro.com/ (yes, they sell plants too)
- Salish & Kootenai Tribal College Native Plant Nursery P.O. Box 117, Pablo, MT 59855 Tel: 406/675-4800 E-mail: dawn_thomas@skc.edu

NEBRASKA

NEVADA
- Pacific Coast Seed, Inc. 6144 Industrial Way #A, Livermore, CA 94550 Order: 800/733-3462

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NEW JERSEY
- https://www.pinelandsnursery.com/
- https://www.toadshade.com/
- Arrowwood Nursery Inc. 870 W. Malagard, Williamstown, NJ G8094 Tel: 856-697-6045
- Wild Earth Native Plant Nursery PO Box 7258, Freehold, NJ 07728 Tel: (732) 308-9777
- Earth First Native Plant Nursery 2501 Tilton Rd #810, Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234 Tel: 609/287-5090 E-mail: Earth1stNatives@aol.com

NEW MEXICO
- https://www.plantsofthesouthwest.com/
- https://npsnm.unm.edu/links.html

NEW YORK
- https://www.catskillnativenursery.com/
- https://www.southerntierconsulting.com/
- https://www.amandagarden.com/

NORTH CAROLINA
- https://www.we-du.com/
- https://www.nichegardens.com/
- https://www.carolinanativenursery.com/
- https://www.wetlandplantnursery.com/
- https://www.curenursery.com/
- https://www.gardensoftheblueridge.com/
- https://www.growingwildnursery.net/
- https://www.lamtreefarmnursery.com/
- https://www.mellowmarshfarm.com/
- Garrett Wildflower Seed Farm 1117 New Castle Ct., Raleigh, NC 27603 Tel: 919-662-9751

NORTH DAKOTA
- https://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/habitat/natareas/gunlogso.htm (has a native plant sale in spring)

OHIO
- https://www.envirotechcon.com/

OKLAHOMA
- https://www.seedsource.com/

OREGON
- https://www.tribalnativeplants.com/
- https://www.telosrarebulbs.com/
- https://www.nwplants.com/

PENNSYLVANIA
- https://www.octoraro.com/
- https://www.bhwp.org/
- https://www.redbudnativeplantnursery.com/
- https://www.edgeofthewoodsnursery.com
- https://www.sylvanative.com/
- https://www.ernstseed.com/
- https://www.yellowspringsfarm.com/
- https://www.doylefarm.com/
- https://www.gonativetrees.com/ (about 90% native)
- https://www.meadowoodnursery.com/
- https://www.newmoonnursery.com/
- https://www.sylvanianatives.com/
- Appalachian Wildflower Nursery 723 Honey Creek Reedsville, PA
Tel: 717-667-6998
- Northeast Natives & Perennials
1716 E. Sawmill Rd., Quakertown, PA 18951 Tel: 215-536-1511
E-mail: NENatives_Perennials@yahoo.com
- Sylva Native Nursery 1683 Sieling Farm Rd., New Freedom, PA 17349 Tel: 717-227-0486

RHODE ISLAND

SOUTH CAROLINA
- https://www.crowdognativeferns.com/
- https://www.carolinawild.com/

SOUTH DAKOTA

TENNESSEE
- https://www.sunlightgardens.com/
- https://www.nashvillenatives.com/

TEXAS
- https://www.solasgardens.com/index.html
- https://www.seedsource.com/

UTAH
- https://www.wildflowersunltd.com/
- https://www.greatbasinnatives.com/servlet/StoreFront
- Rees Native Gardens HC 64, Box 1806 Castle Valley, Utah, 84532 Tel: 435-259-9844 e-mail maryrees@frontiernet.net
- Mountain Meadow Natives 1194 Grand Avenue Provo, Utah 84604 Tel: 801-374-0150 e-mail darrinj@provo.edu

VERMONT

VIRGINIA
- https://www.pitcherplant.org/ (gotta get a plug in for a man who has helped me)
- Virginia Natives PO Box D, Hume, VA 22639 Tel and Fax: 540-364-1655 E-mail: vanatvs@erols.com

WASHINGTON
- https://pnt.org/skynursery.html

WEST VIRGINIA
- https://shadyhills.com/

WISCONSIN
- https://www.stonesiloprairie.com/index.html
- https://www.prairienursery.com/
- https://prairiebob.com/
- https://www.home.earthlink.net/~ranlnjmsnative/ *** about 90% native plants
- Little Valley Farm 5693 Snead Creek Rd Spring Green, WI 53588 608-935-3324

WYOMING


CANADA

ALBERTA
- https://www.growwildflowers.com/
- https://www.marketland.net/
- https://www.alclanativeplants.com/
- https://www.silviculture.com/

BRITISH COLUMBIA
- https://www.bcwildheritage.com/
- https://gonewildplants.googlepages.com/
- https://www.thenatural-gardener.com/
- https://www.hillkeep.ca/
- https://www.shadycreek.ca/
- https://members.shaw.ca/nativeplants/streamside_home.html

LABRADOR

MANITOBA
- www.prairiehabitats.com
- https://www.bnsltd.ca/ (site now under construction, check back)
- https://www.interlakeforageseeds.com/
- https://www.winnipeg.ca/publicworks/naturalist/livingprairie/ they definitely sell seeds to support their restoration work but you must dig around at the site to find them
- Pip's River Nursery, Box 14, Group 16, RR 1 Hadashville, Manitoba
R0E 0X0 Tel 204.426.5543

NEW BRUNSWICK

NEWFOUNDLAND

NOVA SCOTIA
- https://www.windhorsefarm.org/ about 80% native species

ONTARIO
- https://www.wildflowerfarm.com/
- The Backyard Ark 158 Grove Street Guelph, Ontario N1E 2W7 Tel 519/823-9882 *** about 90% native plants
email: leswork@gto.net
- https://www.nativeplants.ca/
- https://www.naturalthemes.com/
- https://www.wildcanada.ca/
- https://www.ecologyart.com/
- https://www.wild-things.ca/
- https://www.grow-wild.com/
- Jack & Ginger Native Plant Nursery 1 Clevedon St. Toronto Ontario Tel 416/990-3973 email: native_plants@hotmail.com
- https://www.nativeplantsource.com/
- https://www.wildgingernursery.ca/
- https://www.sweetgrassgardens.com/
- https://www.nanps.org/ They definitely sell plants and seed but you do have to locate the plant sale area of their site

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
- https://www.macphailwoods.org/nursery/

QUEBEC
- https://www3.sympatico.ca/vivaces/natives.htm

SASKATCHEWAN
- https://www.gonanaimo.com/nanaimo/nativeplants.html
- https://www4.agr.gc.ca/AAFC-AAC/display-afficher.do?id=1186517615847&lang=e
- https://www.prseeds.ca/
- Prairie Mountain Roots, Box 273 Arcola, Saskatchewan S0C 0G0 Tel 306. 455.2513
- https://www.prairieplant.com/

The above list needs lots of work.

Will be repeatedly editing to add native plant nurseries as well as to remove them if they begin selling non-native wildflowers that are invasive.

If you have suggestions of nurseries to add, please post in this thread-
https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7061
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Just updated thread to add many new native plant nurseries to North Carolina.

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Reorganized list and added to Idaho.

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Wow. Someone has been busy.
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Yes, this is a difficult list to create. So many nurseries out there are trying to jump on the native plant and organic gardening wave and when you take a close look at their plant lists, they're offering a disproportionate number of plants that not only aren't native to the state where they are selling their plants but they aren't even native to the continent of North America. Some of their advertising stunts to appear "green" and to appear as if their plants are "environmentally responsible choices" are almost laughable... were it not for the fact that I don't think I've met one person who hasn't fallen for the, "I thought it was a native" or "I had no idea I could even buy an invasive species". The big issue is that most of these nurseries don't indicate the native range of a plant and they certainly aren't indicating that plants are formally identified as noxious weeds or invasive species and I'm sure that's intentional to boost sales. I can't believe how many nurseries I see out there that are trying to bill themselves out as native plant nurseries that have disproportionately low numbers of actual native plants being listed for sale. I'm still flabbergasted at the number of wildflower nurseries popping up advertising they're got natives that definitely are capitalizing on people not having a good working knowledge of the definition of native plant. That online nursery American Meadows is a poster child for invasive species and noxious weeds. They're enticing us by advertising we can create meadows using their wildflower mixes of Baby's Breath, Forget Me Nots, Ox Eye Daisies, Morning Glory, Chicory, Bachelor's Buttons, Siberian Wallflowers, Dame's Rocket, Shasta Daisies, and Queen Anne's Lace??? Some of those are illegal to sell in my state but these companies must be flying in under the radars selling them in wildflower mixes. Forest Farm is right in there with companies like American Meadows with all the garbage plants they offer. Shame we don't have laws on the books forcing nurseries to part with enough information for gardeners who prefer native plants to be able to shop with confidence knowing that a plant they are buying from a nursery is at least native to this continent or not.

If a nursery has a website, I look for other known invasive species such as the Butterfly Bush, English Ivy, Purple Loosestrife, Water Hyacinth, Norway Maple, etc. If I see any of those, chances are pretty good that particular nursery is totally in it for the money. Then I take a look at their lists of plants and make a quick determination if they're 90% native or not. Then I take a quick look at what other plants they are listing for sale and if they take the time to indicate whether a plant is native or not if they are offering it for sale. Most of the nurseries listed above in the first post are solid bets. That doesn't mean I might not have missed an inappropriate species being offered for sale or that they might not change over the years to come but with the healthy rise in concern for the environment and a heightened public awareness of invasives, I suspect we'll be seeing more and more actual native plant nurseries surviving past the 5-year mark. The nurseries that don't have websites are a little trickier. Some of them have online html or excel lists and some you have to call to be forwarded a snail mail list but most can e-mail a list. Same deal with them once I can see their plant lists.

So, I plug along adding to the list mostly as a place to be able to send personal friends who ask where can they go to get "real" native plants but more so because I've been duped myself many a time. Money is far too hard to come by to be lured into buying plants that make lots-o money for the nursery selling them but end up being costly mistakes once they're in the ground on the my end.

And, I added a few more nurseries for Florida last night too!

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Added a spattering of nurseries and Virginia now has two nurseries where once there were none.

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Lorax, you're amazing! Wow, this must have taken you hours to compile. Thanks a million!

It's funny as I went to this forum, I was thinking that "this is Lorax's Forum" at least, it was your idea to have to forum I think.

I'm glad you found us.
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Yes, it does take hours because some nurseries are sneaky and one really has to poke around in their lists of plants being offered for sale to "weed" out the native plant nursery impostors. Many charlatans selling plants these days. The nurseries marketing to butterfly and hummingbird gardeners seem to be the worst offenders. I cringe when I read some of their plant descriptions combined with their anecdotal comments. The other deal is there are a lot of ma and pa nurseries out there that don't have computers. Takes them a little bit of time to respond with lists. I've found some really great ma and pa nurseries. Didya see what I added for Canada a few weeks ago!

It's been a while. I can't recall if it was my idea or not. Might have been NEWisc's idea. Very happy it's here in the line up though.

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Added another nursery that is 100% native.

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Added a few for Montana.

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Added a nursery for Maine and a few for Kansas.

Oddly enough while trying to research native plant nurseries to add, this exact thread keeps coming up in google and IE. Pretty wild.

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TheLorax - This has turned into a superb list of native plant nurseries. Thank you for all the effort, and the thorough scrutiny of the entries!

It's time this thread was made a "Sticky".
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Thank you for noticing. It means a lot to me.

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Good list

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There a little herb farm near here that sells some native plants. When I mentioned my interest in them, she gave me lists that she and her friend compiled of native plants specific to the part of southern NJ that we live in, saying that many lists for South Jersey are biased toward Pine Barrens habitat. Her farm doesn't meet your criteria, Lorax -- she had butterfly bush, and other "popular" items, but she did have a good number of natives identified and labeled.

I got an amsonia blue star, Asclepias tuberosa, and monarda (labeled old fashioned bee balm).

Springville Orchard and Herbary
SPRINGVILLE ORCHARD & HERBARY
515 Hartford Rd. Mt. Laurel New Jersey U.S.A.
springvilleherbary.com

Also, in your list for NJ, Wildbird Oasis has been sold and the new owner is not handling native plants. He gave me the name/address of someone who is ... oh what did he say ... "filling the vacuum" ... I think ... but I have to look for it.

I recently bought a few plants (some Zizias "Heartleaf Alexander" and Turks Cap Lilies) from Toadshade Nursery and found them to be helpful and responsive via email.

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Please put suggestions for nurseries in this thread-
https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7061

Your right! I checked out the plant lists for your friend's nursery. Butterfly Bush isn't the only invasive species they're selling. I stopped counting the invasives they were advertising after 10 and I couldn't help but notice they weren't indicating any of those species as even being potentially invasive. That's definitely not a native plant nursery. Good catch.

I'll remove Wildbird Oasis, thanks for mentioning that.

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Thanks so much, this list is great! :D
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Just removed a nursery from Wisconsin for selling wildlfowers that were from other parts of the world. I spotted quite a few on a new list they added to their website that included species that were noxious weeds and invasive species.

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Nice addition to the state of Oregon compliments of RuthW.

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Added two native plant nurseries for Mississippi.

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Had to remove a nursery that must have a new url that I am unable to locate.

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Removed a Florida nursery for slipping Quercus angustifolia (Sawtooth Oak) into one of their "wildlife" 5 packs. Sawtooth Oak is highly invasive.

Also removing Texas Native Bulbs. They're not having page load problems as originally believed. The site doesn't exist any longer.

Did not have a chance to update any of the Canadian Native Plant nurseries.

editing to add- finished updating Canadian native plant nurseries.



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