What you'll find

in the Library

Our Library features listings and links to books, articles, manuals, curricula and online resources about wildflowers, their ecosystems and the plants and animals that depend on them. New references are added periodically, so check back often to peruse the virtual shelves.

What's in the Collection

The Foundation’s library serves as a clearinghouse for all kinds of wildflower information. Here’s a partial list of what you’ll find.

  • Learning resources – Children who get to know wildflowers can connect with the natural world ... and have fun doing it! We've rounded up resources that educators - from teachers to parents - can use to enrich a child's education.
  • Fun for kids of all ages – We point you to the best wildflower-themed puzzles and projects on the Web.
  • Gardening and cultivation – Whether you're starting a wildflower meadow or adding a few species to your landscape, we'll help boost your success with advice from pioneers who've developed tried and true methods.
  • Roadside and public plantings – Want to see more wildflowers in your city and on highways? Here's where you'll find the secrets to success.
  • Field trips and field guides – These resources will help you plan a wildflower trip then identify what you see.
  • Conservation – We'll fill you in on what's being done to promote and preserve wildflowers on public lands.
  • Landscape design – Whether you're a landscape architect, professional landscaper, homeowner, or helping to design a civic planting, you'll find resources that will help you include Florida's native flowers in your plans.

How to use the Library

With a topic in mind, select a category and type key words pertaining to that topic in the search box. For broader results, use the search box alone. If you have other wildflower resources to suggest for inclusion, please email info@flawildflowers.org.

 

We recommend...


2017 Florida Wildflower Symposium Sponsorship BrochureLisa Roberts (March 2017)

PEAR Park Viva Florida Landscape Demonstration Garden final reportWendy Poag, Stacey Matrazzo (February 2017)

Viva Florida Grant Application Planning DocumentStacey Matrazzo (February 2017)

Viva Florida Site Prep GuidelinesJeff Norcini (February 2017)

FDOT Wildflower Coordinators (2-1-2017)FDOT (February 2017)

2016 FDOT Wildflower PolicyFDOT (November 2016)

Hillsborough 2015 16 La Florida Community Planting Grant Final Report Hillsborough County Public Works Department TampaJeff Norcini (December 2016)

Brevard 2015 16 La Florida Community Planting Grant Final Report Turner Elementary Wildflower GardenJeff Norcini (December 2016)

St Johns 2015 16 La Florida Community Planting Grant Final Report Powder House Lot Historic Native Plant Garden St. AugustineJeff Norcini (December 2016)

FWF launches classroom curriculum for 3rd, 4th gradersLisa Roberts (November 2016)

Wild About Wildflowers! a classroom activity guide (October 2016)

10 Easy Wildflowers for Butterflies and Bees (September 2016)

2016 Florida Wildflower Symposium Sponsorship BrochureLisa Roberts (July 2016)

Panhandle Wildflower Alliance membership form (July 2016)

Literature Compilation: Problematic Plant Species for Wildflower EstablishmentHector Perez (April 2016)

Linking your Seedlings for Schools garden to curriculumClaudia Larsen (March 2016)

2014-15 FWF Annual ReportLisa Roberts (March 2016)

Leon County, 2014 2015 La Florida Community Planting Grant Final Report, Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, TallahasseeJeff Norcini (November 2015)

Hillsborough County, 2014 2015 La Florida Community Planting Grant Final Report, Public Works Department, TampaJeff Norcini (November 2015)

Palm Beach County, 2014 2015 La Florida Community Planting Grant Final Report, City of Boca RatonJeff Norcini (November 2015)

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New on the Shelf

2017 Florida Wildflower Symposium Sponsorship Brochure details...


PEAR Park Viva Florida Landscape Demonstration Garden final report details...


Viva Florida Grant Application Planning Document details...


Viva Florida Site Prep Guidelines details...


FDOT Wildflower Coordinators (2-1-2017) details...


Research says...

Looking for more results of Florida wildflower research projects? A grant from the Florida Wildflower Foundation has engaged one of America's top botanists in review of the literature for more than 250 Florida native species. The results of this literature survey will include the most relevant citations for increasing and protecting wildflowers. We'll let you know when the results are in.

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