Prairie and Native Plants

Here are some websites to help with plant identification:
Iowa Native Plants:
Iowa Living Roadway Trust Fund: http://www.iowalivingroadway.com/IowaPlants.aspx
Plant Iowa Natives: http://www.plantiowanatives.com/

Invasive Species:
Iowa Living Roadway Trust Fund: http://www.iowalivingroadway.com/InvasivePlants.aspx

Trees:
ISU Tree ID: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/pages/tree/key.html
Arbor Day Tree ID: http://www.arborday.org/trees/whattree/whatTree.cfm?ItemID=E6A


These are some links that will help you plan and carryout your native plantings:
Prairie Planting Guide - http://www.iowaprairienetwork.org/mgmt/planting_guide.htm
Native Plantings - common pitfalls: http://www.plantiowanatives.com/Articles/Common%20Pitfalls.pdf
Prairie Landscapes of Iowa, LLC. Advice, management, design & enthusiasm for creating attractive urban native habitats. http://prairielandscapes.com/
A Guide to Small Scale Prairie Restoration: www.swa.ca/Publications/Documents/**PrairieRestoration**Guidev2.pdf


MISC:
Iowa Native Plants Society (INPS) - Events, Photos, Newsletter, and Grants related to Iowa's native plants
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~herbarium/inps/index.php
Prairie Photos: http://www.startribune.com/local/170222406.html
Studies on the roots of prairie plants by J.E. Weaver 
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