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Other Resources

Colorado State University Extension Resources

Colorado Plant Database by Native Plant Master Program

Colorado State University Extension

Guide to Poisonous Plants Database by CSU College of Veterinary Medicine

Native Grasses for Colorado Landscape

Native Herbaceous Perennials for Colorado Landscapes

Native Plant Guides:

Native Plant Reference List

Native Plant Vendors

Native Shrubs for Colorado Landscapes

Native Trees for Colorado Landscapes

Related Resources – Books

Colorado Flora, Eastern Slope and Western Slope, University Press of Colorado

Flora of Colorado, Botanical Research Institute of Texas

Pollination and Floral Ecology, Princeton University Press

Related Resources – Electronic

Botanic Electronic Information Sites

Catalog of the Colorado Flora

Flora of North America

Garden Smart Colorado Booklet

Jefferson County Open Space Parks & Maps

Natural History Electronic Journals, Newsletters, and Monographic Series


Plant Biology News

Tips for Growing Native Plants

Related Organizations

Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Boulder County Nature Association

Canotia, published by the Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium

Center for Plant Conservation

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

Rocky Mountain Wild

Society for Ecological Restoration

Society of Systematic Biologists

The Botanical Society of America

USDA Forest Service: Celebrating Wildflowers

Special Partners

Colorado Native Plant Society (CoNPS) – CoNPS offers a discounted first-time membership to any NPM course graduate. This is a one-time offer and applies to all counties in Colorado with a NPM program. The offer is good for one month after the last session of the NPM course. Contact with your course title, county and date of the last session.

Colorado Natural Heritage Program

Colorado Weed Management Association

Jeffco Parks

Lookout Mountain Nature Center