Native Plants for Pollinators

Finding native plants in Ohio:

Native plant nurseries: LEAP list

Ohio Native Plant List, generated by Debra Knapke and Hope Taft

Factsheets and Resources

Attracting Beneficial Insects with Native Plants (factsheet), Michigan State University

Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden Using Native Plants (factsheet), US Forest Service

Illinois Wildflowers website (botanical and pollinator info)

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center website

Landscaping for Biodiversity with Ohio Native Plants: A Species Guide for Plantings, ODNR

National Wildlife Federation Plant Finder

National Wildlife Federation Keystone Plants by Region

NWF Keystone Plants, Eastern Temperate Forest

Native Plants and Ecosystem Services website, Michigan State University

Native Plant-Insect Interactions, Heather Holm and Prairie Moon Nursery

Planting for Pollinators, Prairie Nursery

Pollinator Habitat Handbook (WV), NRCS, WV Division of Natural Resources and The Xerces Society

Pollinator Plants, Great Lakes, The Xerces Society

Pollinator Plants, Midwest, The Xerces Society

Pollinator-friendly Plants for the Northeast U.S., USDA/NRCS

Pollinator Partnership Ecoregion Plant Guides

Pollinator Partnership Eastern Broadleaf Region Plant Guide (Ohio)

Specialist bees of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States (and host plants for specialist bees), Droege and Fowler