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General Information on Native Plant Gardening

Native Plant Society of BC
The society was founded in 1997 and based on learning more about native plants and their habitats, sharing information, and making a commitment to the ethical use of native
plants as well as their conservation and stewardship.
http://www.npsbc.org

Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia
E-Flora BC provides information on the biogeography and identification of the wild plant, lichen, and fungi species of British Columbia.
http://www.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/eflora/

Native Plant Network
Propagation Protocol Database
The Native Plant Network is devoted to the sharing of information on how to propagate native plants of North America (Canada, Mexico, and US).
http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org/network/

Washington Native Plant Society
The Washington Native Plant Society is a forum for individuals who share a common interest in Washington’s unique and diverse plant life.
http://www.wnps.org/

Montana Native Plant Society
http://www.mtnativeplants.org/Home

Invasive Plant Council of BC
http://www.invasiveplantcouncilbc.ca/

Garry Oak Ecosystem Recovery Team
http://www.goert.ca

The Garry Oak Gardener’s Handbook is available for download, with inspiration for West Kootenay Gardeners too!
http://www.goert.ca/documents/GOERT-Gardeners-Handbook.pdf

Check out their propagation section, which contains many plants which also occur in the West Kootenay.
http://www.goert.ca/propagation_guidelines/introduction.php

USDA Plants
http://plants.usda.gov
Provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.