A list of resources regarding native plants and landscapes, and groups protecting them in Michigan and the region.

Plants & Natural Communities Identification

Endangered Species

  • Rare Species Explorer: MNFIs statewide search engine for rarea and endangered plants, animals, and natural communities.

Invasive Species

  • Field ID Guide to Invasive Plants: Over 100 pages of information oninvasive species found in Michigan’s natural communities, published by MNFI & MSU Extension.
  • Xerces Society: Insect Conservation. Information on endangered species and pollinators


Journal Publications

Non-Profit Organizations

Land Conservancies & Nature Centers

Lobelia cardinalis