We have included the various common names associated with each scientific name to help you find the right tree. A guide to designing landscapes to attract birds & butterflies, is an informative guide on native forbs and grasses for use in ornamental landscaping.
According to the oklahoma biological survey website, oklahoma has 173 plant families and 868 genera.
Oklahoma native plants book. The guide to oklahoma wildflowers, pat folley, university of iowa press, 2011. Native plant selection guide for oklahoma woody plants, darlene michael, 1995. The rest of the pictures here were provided by members of oklahoma wildcrafting and they are also copyrighted by the member.
We are following current health and safety guidelines and have changed usage guidelines for some of our preserves in oklahoma. Oklahoma’s amazingly diverse flora has long been of interest to state residents. Plantings feature flowers, trees, shrubs and grasses native to eastern oklahoma and associated with native pollinators.
This web site is for educational purposes only. The first oklahoma settlers probably learned what to eat off the land from native americans, who still use native plants for food and medicine today. A pdf version can be found here or you can purchase a hard copy for $ 15.00 ($10.00 plus $5.00 shipping and handling) by going to the oklahoma state marketplace.
Native plants for native pollinators in oklahoma beautiful full color guidebook to native plants for pollinators in oklahoma! 5.0 out of 5 stars 7. In 1987, individuals from throughout the state founded the oklahoma native plant society to encourage the study, protection, propagation, appreciation, and use of the state’s native plants.
Oklahoma is home to a diverse array of plants. Check out our website at www.oknativeplants.org and become a member of the oklahoma native plant. Oklahoma native plant society has 9,889 members.
This book is overflowing with information on 38 native plants and the pollinators that visit them, how to use them in the landscape, where to find them, and tips for growing them. Connie scothorn and brian patric provide a conversational. There are more than 2,400 different native species of plants found in oklahoma, including more than 330 native species of trees, shrubs and woody vines.
Oklahoma native plants includes the latest planting zone map Native plant selection guide for oklahoma woody plants, darlene michael, 1995. For identifying our native wildflowers and trees:
Cls & associates wrote this book after gaining years of experience designing landscapes using native plants. Native plants for easy gardening in oklahoma city, ok native plants can add color, variety, and shape to any garden. This book lives up to its name, introducing the most common species and not being thorough in its scope.
These plants will grow in any oklahoma garden. 4.8 out of 5 stars 164. We have listed them by scientific name because it is a constant and does not vary region to region or person to person.
Grasses that pollinators, such as bees, butterfl ies, and birds, so. Prevention you can prevent contact with poisonous plants by taking these steps: Landscape architects connie scothorn and brian patric's book, oklahoma native plants:
An identification guide by jack carter, martha carter, and donna stevens. Look at how to choose, plant, and care for the native forbs and. Birds of oklahoma field guide stan tekiela.
Serving the people of kay county with resources and services based in university research. Native plants will always grow better in oklahoma's weather extremes than those that originate from other parts of the world, says scothorn, and they are beautiful, offering flower color at all times of the year. Using native plants and trees in landscape settings helps oklahoma’s native plants and wildlife flourish and prevents the spread of invasive species and the problems they can cause.
Gardening with prairie plants by sally and andy wasawski, published by university of minnesota press, 2002. Butterflies are important to agriculture. We hope it will raise awareness about the importance of protecting pollinators, and inspire others to join this conservation effort.
Is a full color publication containing all plants selected since the beginning of the program to present. This publication grew out of these efforts. Droughts, wildfires, climate changes, and humanity have disrupted the butterfly ecosystem in some places, especially for butterflies that prefer marshier locations.
Learn to identify native plants and how to grow them. A new book, written by oklahoma city landscape architects connie scothorn and brian patric, has been recognized with an honor award from the oklahoma chapter of the american society of landscape architects. The guide to oklahoma wildflowers, pat folley, university of iowa press, 2011.
For identifying our native wildflowers and trees: T 8fbs mpoh tmffwft mpoh qbout cpput boe hmpwft when there is the possibility that you may come in contact with poisonous plants. There are 2,540 plant species, with 86 percent of the state’s flora consisting of native plants.
We suggest if you choose to eat or use any edible, herb or mushroom on this site that you first consult an expert in this area such as an herbalist, botanist or a mycologist. Like most agricultural states, oklahoma depends on butterflies and other insects for pollination. The american society of landscape architects central states presented the authors and their firm with an honor award in the communications category of an annual competition.
But, if you're tempted to forage for them in the wild, then take someone along who can recognize what's safe to eat. Gardening with prairie plants by sally and andy wasawski, published by university of minnesote press, 2002. A guide to designing landscapes to attract birds & butterflies, has been recognized with a second award from fellow designers.