For additional plant suggestions, see the plant list sections within our Pollinator Conservation Resource Center, or check out our books, Attracting Native Pollinators, 100 Plants to Feed the Bees, Gardening for Butterflies, 100 Plants to Feed the Monarch, and Farming with Native Beneficial Insects.
United States Resources
Pollinator Conservation Resource Center
Find national and region-specific resources including plant lists, conservation guides, seed mixes, native plant nursery and seed producers, and more in our searchable library.
USDA PLANTS Database - The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.
Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database - This useful database allows you to filter results based upon a number of parameters such as bloom time, light requirements, soil preference and more to find just the right native plant for your needs.
North American Native Plant Societies - a comprehensive list of native plant societies by state or province. Native plant societies can be helpful in finding local nurseries specializing in native plants and for providing suggestions and information about the plants that are native where you live.
David Suzuki Foundation
Canadian Wildlife Federation
Royal Horticultural Society
British Beekeepers Association
Switzerland (and France) Resources
Pronatura, Basel, Switzerland. A leaflet about creating a bee-friendly garden (in French).
University of Rochester, Minckley Lab
Plants in Tropical Cities, by Bee et al. This guide includes photos of 2,800 tropical plants (mostly ornamentals), with a list of those attractive to butterflies and to birds at the back.
Native Bees on Wildflowers in Western Australia, by Terry F. Houston (June 2000). Perth, WA: Western Australian Museum. p. 41. ISBN 0-646-39816-4
New Zealand Resources
Trees for Bees. Plant lists for gardens and farms.
Kenya (East Africa) Resources
Our Friends The Pollinators: A Handbook of Pollinator Diversity and Conservation in East Africa