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Illinois Native Plant Guide

Plant ID Guide: The purpose of this guide is to help you identify come commonly used conservation plants. Its color photos, line drawings and seed photos will help you make identifications. Also included are plant stand evaluation and recommended use charts. Keep this guide with you as long as you need it!

Illinois State Office Plant Material Garden - NEW!!!!

Insects and Pollinators - leaving IL web site

Elsberry Plant Materials Center Information

Elsberry Plant Materials Center Website
Elsberry Plant Materials Center Annual Technical Report

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Information:

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Website

National Plant Materials Information:

Illinois Amendments to the NRCS National Plant Materials Manual

For additional information contact:

Illinois State Agro-Forester NRCS Champaign, IL



Monarch Butterfly Habitat Development Project Factsheet (PDF, 2.7MB)