Plant Lists for Wildlife:: Rocky Mountains

 

Here you will find plant lists for wildlife including birds, butterflies pollinators and even mammals. They mostly all come from universities, extension services, cities or other organizations and they are plant lists for wildlife, not just native plant lists. If you have a list or resource that’s not listed, please send it to me by using the contact form (also found in the pages drop down menu) and I’ll be happy to add it.

You can find regional landscaping for wildlife guides and documents, many which accompany these documents under the ‘Pages’ menu under ‘Landscape for Wildlife‘.

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All Rocky Mountain

Top Ten Native Plants for the Rocky Mountains: National Wildlife Federation

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Intermountain Semidesert (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

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Colorado

Suggested Native Plants for Gardening and Landscape Use on the Front Range (PDF):: Colorado Native Plant Society

Native Shrubs for Colorado Landscapes:: Colorado State University Extension

Native Herbaceous Perennials for Colorado Landscapes (PDF):: Colorado State University Extension

Wildlife Friendly Native Plants by Wildscape Region:: Audubon Colorado

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Colorado Plateau (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Intermountain Semidesert and Desert (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Southern Rocky Mountain Steppe (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

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Idaho

Backyards for Wildlife (PDF):: Idaho Fish and Game

Perennials that Attract Wildlife:: University of Idaho Extension

Landscaping with Native Plants of the Intermountain Region:: Idaho Native Plant Society

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Middle Rocky Mountain (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Northern Rocky Mountain Forest (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Southern Rocky Mountain Steppe (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

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Montana

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Middle Rocky Mountain (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Northern Rocky Mountain Forest (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Southern Rocky Mountain Steppe (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

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Utah

Creating Landscapes for Wildlife, a Guide for Backyards in Utah (PDF):: State of Utah Natural Resources and Utah State University Extension

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the American Semidesert and Desert (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Colorado Plateau (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Intermountain Semidesert and Desert (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Nevada-Utah Mountains (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Southern Rocky Mountain Steppe (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership

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Wyoming

Landscaping Guidelines to Attract Wildlife (PDF):: University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service

Wyoming Wildscape: How to design, plant and maintain landscaping to benefit people and wildlife (PDF):: Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the Southern Rocky Mountain Steppe (PDF):: Pollinator Partnership