Trees, Shrubs & Plants to Plant
Many people want to plant locally native species, but don’t know which species are endemic to the Upper Thames River watershed or where to obtain them. To assist community groups, consultants and landowners who want to use native species in their reforestation or naturalization projects, staff have compiled information on native species.
• Gardening with Native Plants
• Recommended Native Trees, Shrubs & Vines
• Recommended Native Wildflowers & Grasses
• Tallgrass Prairie Plant Species Native to Middlesex, Oxford & Perth Counties
• Regionally Rare Plants of Middlesex County
• Southwestern Ontario Nurseries that Sell Native Plants
• Invasive Non-native Plants – What plants NOT to have in your garden!
• UTRCA Forestry Programs