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Illinois Native Plant Guide

Illinois Native Plant Guide (NPG)
(Revised 3/2008)

Page Contents
The Native Plant Guide is available online in HTML and downloadable PDF format for your viewing convenience.

Cover and Spine
Table of Contents
Species Information Summary Table
Native Plant Species
Appendices (revised 3/08)
More Information

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Cover and Spines
The Native Plant Guide Cover and Spines file requires Adobe Acrobat.
 npg_cvrspn.pdf [PDF]



Table of Contents
(Pages 1-29)
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Preface
Acknowledgements
Effective Protection with Visual Appeal
Root Systems of Prairie Plants
Plant Zone Schematic - To order a copy of the poster contact Margot Mazur at 262-909-0552 or go to www.conservationresearchinstitute.org
Introduction and Purpose 
Information Sources
Native Plant Applications for Streams and Stormwater Facilities
General Design, Application, and Management Considerations
Figures 1 & 2
Suggested Plant Species Mixes for Stormwater Applications

Species Information Summary Table
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 npg_table.pdf [PDF]

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Categories of Information Presented for Each Species


Native Plant Species (Pages 30-93)
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Native Plant Species (Pages 94-161)
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Appendices (Pages 162-167)
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A - Contacts for Further Information (revised 3/08)
B - List of Native Plant Material Vendors (revised 3/08)
C - Prescribed Burn Contractor List (revised 3/08)
D - Natural Areas Contractor List (revised 3/08)
E - Wetland and Natural Areas Consultant List (revised 3/08)
F - Illustration Credits 

Glossary of Terms (Pages 168-170)
Bibliography (Pages 171-177)


Downloads

2004 Native Plant Guide Revisions Only

The Native Plant Guide Revisions file requires Adobe Acrobat.

This document contains only the revised pages of the Native Plant Guide.
 NPG2004revisions.pdf (PDF, 263 kb) (revised 3/2008)

 
Portions of the Native Plant Guide (Includes Revisions)

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Cover and Spine (PDF, 52 kb)
Preface and Table of Contents (PDF, 31 kb)
Pages 1- 29  (PDF, 580 kb)
Pages 30-93 (PDF, 944 kb)
Pages 94-161 (PDF, 904 kb)
Pages 162-167 (PDF, 175 kb) (revised 3/2008)
Pages 168-177 (PDF, 78 kb)

 
Entire Native Plant Guide (Includes Revisions)

The Native Plant Guide Revisions file requires Adobe Acrobat.

This document contains the revised pages of the Native Plant Guide.
 Entire Native Plant Guide with Revisions (PDF, 2.6 MB) (revised 3/2008)


For More Information:

General Information
Kent Sims
kent.sims@il.usda.gov

Ellen Star
ellen.starr@il.usda.gov

Technical Information
Jeff Mengler, (formerly with US Fish and Wildlife Service)
JMengler@entrix.com

For Hard Copies of the Native Plant Guide:
Contact the Soil and Water Conservation District nearest you listed in Appendix A.

For comments regarding this website contact:
Kent Sims
kent.sims@il.usda.gov