Prairie and Native Plants

Here are some websites to help with plant identification:
Iowa Native Plants:
Iowa Living Roadway Trust Fund:
Plant Iowa Natives:

Invasive Species:
Iowa Living Roadway Trust Fund:

ISU Tree ID:
Arbor Day Tree ID:

These are some links that will help you plan and carryout your native plantings:
Prairie Planting Guide -
Native Plantings - common pitfalls:
Prairie Landscapes of Iowa, LLC. Advice, management, design & enthusiasm for creating attractive urban native habitats.
A Guide to Small Scale Prairie Restoration:**PrairieRestoration**Guidev2.pdf

Iowa Native Plants Society (INPS) - Events, Photos, Newsletter, and Grants related to Iowa's native plants
Prairie Photos:
Studies on the roots of prairie plants by J.E. Weaver