Native Plant Nurseries

Lists of Nurseries:

There are several native plant nurseries in the Mid-Atlantic area. Check web sites for hours, sales and plant lists. UMD Extension has a list at
The Maryland Native Plant Sociey maintains a list of local growers.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service, Chesapeake Bay Field Office maintains this list of Native Plants Nurseries in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Howard County Master Gardeners


Lauren's Garden Service

3575 Sharp Rd
Glenwood, MD 21738
Located in Howard County!

Chesapeake Natives

9640 Rosaryville Road
Marlboro, MD 20772
Plants grown from wild seed collected locally.

Environmental Concern

201 Boundary Lane St. Michaels, MD 21663 410-745-9620

Herring Run Nursery

6131 Hillen Road
Baltimore, MD 21234


Earth Sangha

10123 Commonwealth Blvd.
Fairfax, VA 22032
 Plants grown from wild seed collected locally.

New Jersey

New Moon

975 Barretts Run Road Bridgetown,
 NJ 08302


ArcheWild (formerly American Natives Nursery)

2191 Hillcrest Road Quakertown,
 PA 18951

Ernst Seeds

8884 Mercer Pike Meadville,
PA 16335

Mid-Atlantic Native Plants

12506 Susquehanna Trail South New Freedom,
PA 17349

North Creek

388 North Creek Road Landenberg,
 PA 19350
 Toll free: 877-ECO-PLUG


1214 North Middletown Road Glen Mills,
PA 19342


Benhkes is listed here because they are familiar to many gardeners and advertise their "BaySafe" plants.  They do have some natives, but also sell cultivars and hybrids. If you want the most benefit from pollinators, be sure to ask for non-cultivar and non-hybrid natives

Information about Butterflies and other Pollinators  

 Butterflies of Maryland: A Biological Summary and Checklist

 Howard County Bird Club Howard County Bird Club:

 The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation:

 National Wildlife Federation Backyard Wildlife Habitat Program:

 North American Butterfly Association:

 US Fish and Wildlife Service, Pollinator Information: