Virginia Native Plant Guides

Native Plants of Accomack and Northampton 

For the purposes of this guide, plants native to Accomack and Northampton counties on Virginia’s Eastern Shore are those that have been part of the local ecology prior to John Smith’s landing and are adapted to the Shore’s local soils and climate conditions, resulting in many benefits to the region, its residents and migratory birds. The Eastern Shore native plants featured in this guide were selected because they are attractive, relatively easy for the home gardener to acquire, easy to maintain, and offer various benefits to wildlife and the environment. Published August, 2013, 41 pages.
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Native Plants for Northern Virginia 

This guide showcases the variety of plants native to Northern Virginia which includes the counties of: Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and Falls Church. The Northern Virginia native plants featured here were selected because they are attractive, relatively easy to find, easy to maintain, and offer many benefits to wildlife and the environment. Published May, 2017, 49 pages.
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Native Plants for Virginia’s Capital Region

This guide showcases plants native to the Virginia Capital Region, which includes Henrico, Hanover, City of Richmond, Chesterfield, Charles City, New Kent, Powhatan, Goochland, Cumberland, and Amelia counties. The guide promotes the use of native plants in the urban and suburban landscapes of the Virginia Capital Region for their many social, cultural, and economic benefits, and to increase the availability of native plants in retail centers throughout the region. Published November, 2018, 70 pages.
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Native Plants for Southeast Virginia Cover

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Native Plants for Southeast Virginia

Southeast Virginia partners have published a regional guide which highlights native plants found in Southeast Virginia, including the “Hampton Roads” region. This area encompasses the entire Southern Coastal Plain Physiographic Province (south of the James River, east to the Atlantic coastline and west to the Fall Line), and a portion of the Northern Coastal Plain Physiographic Province (north of the James River), as well as a portion of the Outer Coastal Plain Physiographic Province. Published June, 2017, 69 pages.
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Piedmont Native Plants: A Guide for Landscapes and Gardens

The Piedmont native plant guide was produced by a partnership of local governmental and environmental groups. The guide highlights plants native to the Virginia Piedmont Region, which includes Fauquier, Rappahannock, Culpeper, Madison, Green, Orange, Albemarle, Louisa, Fluvanna, Nelson and Buckingham Counties, and the City of Charlottesville. Published 2016, 127 pages.
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