Websites - Virginia Native Plant Society state website with brochures, native plant nursery lists and other information is available - The Flora of Virginia is a key reference for botanists, university students, naturalists,educators, gardeners, and natural resource managers with more than 3,500 native or naturalized plants. This project has been ongoing by the from the Blandy Experimental Farm, Richmond, VA - Excellant plant reference: "Native Plants for Conservation, Restoration, and Landscaping" Division of Natural Heritage, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Fact sheets and brochures in PDF format, Natural Heritage Division, Virginia Department of Conversation and Recreation - "Native Plants for Conservation, Restoration, and Landscaping" - Coastal Plain - Eastern Shore coastal natives - "Native Plants for Conservation, Restoration, and Landscaping" Grasslands _ "Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping - Chesapeake Bay Watershed", published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and partners; This is one of the best native plant reference that is quick and easy to use with an index in common names and botanical names. Helen Hamilton, author of "Wildflowers & Grasses of the Coastal Plain" paperback book which is sponsored by the John Clayton Chapter of the VNPS. - Bayscapes for Wildlife Habitat - A Homeowner's Guide - Forest Service, Gardening with Wildflowers - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center with individual wildflower information - The website that native gardening and biodiversity matter.  This site supports the lecture series and book Bringing Nature Home by University of Delaware professor Doug Tallamy - Virginia native plants that attract butterflies - Volunteers with a commitment to preserving and enhancing our natural environment so to promote its wise use and management of the environment.
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INVASIVE PLANT Information - Brochure: "Managing Invasive Plants in Natural Areas, Parks, and Small Woodlots", by K.E. Hefferman - Online publication covering 82 invasive plants in the mid-Atlantic region All About Invasive Plants - "Weeds Gone Wild", Overview of the invasive plant problem - "Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests: A Field Guide for Identification and Control", by James H. Miller