Resources at your fingertips
Here at CSR, Inc. we constantly reference multiple sources relating to natives. Below is a list of resources that may interest and intrigue you! Also, check out our nifty plant quantity calculator.
- Sagebrush Country: A Wildflower Sanctuary, by Ronald J. Taylor
- Idaho Mountain Wildflowers: A Photographic Compendium, by Scott Earle
- Utah Wildflowers: A Field Guide To Northern And Central Mountains And Valleys, by Richard J. Shaw
- Alpine Plants of North America: An Encyclopedia of Mountain Flowers from the Rockies to Alaska, by Graham Nicholls
- Wild Trees of Idaho, by Frederic D. Johnson
- Plant Identification Terminology, by James G. Harris
- Vascular Plants of Wyoming, by Robert D Dorn
- Manual of Grasses of the United States, by A. S. Hitchcock
- Pacific States Wildflowers, by Theodore F. Niehaus
- Northwest Penstemons, by Dee Strickler
- Flora of the Northwest, by C. Leo Hitchcock and Arthur Cronquist
- Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and the Evolution of Dormancy and Germination, by Baskin and Baskin
- Restoring Western Ranges and Wildlands, Published in 2004, United States Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station (Fort Collins, CO)
- Big Sagebrush: A Sea Fragmented into Lakes, Ponds, and Puddles, by Bruce L. Welch
- Intermountain Flora, Volumes 1 thru 6, various authors
- Wetland Plants of Oregon and Washington, by Jennifer Guard
- Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast (Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, and Alaska), by Jim Pojar and Andy MacKinnon
- Handbook of Rocky Mountain Plants, by Ruth Ashton Nelson
- Edible Native Plants of the Rocky Mountains, by Harold David Harrington
- Weeds of the West, by Tom D. Whitson
- Useful Plants of Idaho, by Ray Vizgirdas
- Dragonflies and Damselflies of California, by Timothy D. Manolis
- A Birder’s Guide to Wyoming, by Oliver K. Scott
- Get a Grip on Ecology, by David Burnie
- The Green Reader, by Andrew Dobson
- Ark of the Broken Covenant: Protecting the World’s Biodiversity Hotspots, by John C. Kunich.
- Eco-economy, by Lester Russell Brown
- Error and Deception in Science: Essays on Biological Aspects of Life, by Jean Rostand
- Lepidoptera of the Pacific Northwest:Caterpillars and Adults, by Miller, J. C.
- The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders, by Lorus Johnson Milne
- Small mammals of the Yellowstone ecosystem, by Donald Streubel
- Mammals of North America, By Nora Bowers, Kenn Kaufman, Rick Bowers
- Wyoming Wildlife Viewing Tour Guide, by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department
- Bats of America, by Roger W. Barbour and Wayne H. Davis
- Watershed Restoration, Principles and Practices, by Williams, Jack Edward., Wood, Christopher A., Dombeck, Michael P., and the American Fisheries Society.
- Applied Principles of Hydrology, by John C. Manning
- Textbook of Limnology, by Gerald A. Cole
- Western Reptiles and Amphibians (Peterson Field Guides), by Robert C. Stebbins
- Mammals in Wyoming, by Tim W. Clark and Mark R. Stromberg
- Mammal Community Dynamics: Management and Conservation in the Coniferous Forests of Western North America, by Cynthia J. Zabel and Robert G. Anthony
- Small Mammals of the Yellowstone Ecosystem, by Donald Streubel
- Birdfinding in Forty National Forests and Grasslands, by the American Birding Association, USDA Forest Service and Roland H. Wauer
- Bringing Nature Home, How you can Sustain Wildlife with Native plants, by Douglas W. Tallamy
- Collecting Processing and Germinating the Seeds of Wildland Plants, by Young and Young.
- Mosses Lichens & Ferns of Northwest North America, by Dale H. Vitt, Janet E. Marsh, Robin B. Bovey
- A Field Guide to Biological Soil Crusts of Western U.S. Drylands, Common Lichens and Bryophytes, by Roger Rosentreter, Matthew Bowker and Jayne Belnap.
- The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss.
- Winter Botany, An identification guide to native trees and shrubs, by William Trelease.
Use the forms below to figure out how many plants you need to fill a landscape area! Type in your square footage (length (feet) x width (feet) = area (square feet)), select how far apart you want your plants, and calculate to determine the total number of plants required. The left calculator figures square (grid) spacing, the right calculator figures triangular spacing.