Purple coneflower, wild bergamot, royal catchfly, false sunflower. Photo: Scott Woodbury

Native Plant Top 10 Lists

The following pdf documents are Grow Native! Top Ten lists of native plants for specific purposes. The plants on each list are not ranked, that is, the tenth plant on the list is just as significant as the first one! These lists are intended as starting points—many other native plants may be ideal for specific purposes. For growing information and other details about the plants on the Top Ten lists, consult the Grow Native! native plant database.

Lists for wildlife:


Lists for general planting:


Lists of invasive plants: