University of Maryland Extension

Resources & Links


Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping
This publication of the National Park Service includes color photos as well as user-friendly information on native species appropriate for planting in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and adjacent coastal regions.

Green Book for the Buffer
An Illustrated Guidebook for Planting at the Shoreline

Plants of the Chesapeake Bay
A Guide to Wildflowers, Grasses, Aquatic Vegetation, Trees,
Shrubs and Other Flora

Plant Invaders of the Mid-Atlantic Areas - Revised & Updated with More Species and Expanded Control Guidance

Native Plants of Anne Arundel County
This 24-page University of Maryland Extension publication gives an extensive list of Maryland Native Plants, organized by:

  • Type of plant: ground cover, low shrub, short tree
  • Preferred conditions: dry sunny spots, partly sunny and dry, or moist shady areas
  • Common name

Brochures and Flyers
Bay-Wise Landscape Management Program
Maryland Master Gardener Program

Web Links
AA County MG Facebook Page
B&A Trail
Bay-Wise in A.A. County
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Chesapeake Ecology Center
Grow It Eat It
Hammonds Connection at the Dairy Farm
Hancock's Resolution
Home and Garden Information Center
International Society for Horticultural Science
Kinder Farm Park
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database
OSU WebGarden
Quiet Waters Park
USDA Plant Database
Soil Testing

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