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The Importance of Genetics

There are concerns about introducing species into a region where they were not previously growing. If you are not familiar with these concerns, please read the Importance of Genetics.

Selecting a Suitable Supplier

It is important that anyone contacting suppliers in this directory understand that it is their own responsibility to ensure that they are getting a reliable and quality product. For help choosing a supplier, please read Selecting a Suitable Supplier.

Seed Definitions

It is helpful to become familiar with seed terms when ordering seed to assist you in making informed decisions. Please review seed terms by visiting the page on Seed Definitions.


National Suppliers Directory

This directory has been compiled to make it easier to find businesses that sell native plants or seeds and provide professional landscape or consulting services. Use the search options below to find help for your native plant needs or click here to add your business to the directory. Associates are providers of native plant services who offer Wildflower Center members a discount on merchandise or services. To qualify, at least 50% of an Associate's projects or inventory must use native plants.

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Based on your location search, these Suppliers are closest from nearest to farthest.


NameLocation% NativeAssociate
Homestead GardensDavidsonville, MD100  
Lower Marlboro NurseryDunkirk, MD75  
Environmental Concern, Inc.St. Michaels, MD75  
The Behnke Nurseries CompanyBeltsville, MD  
Herring Run NurseryBaltimore, MD100  
Chesapeake Natives Inc.Silver Spring, MD100 Yes 

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Seed Companies

NameLocation% NativeAssociate
Chesapeake Natives Inc.Silver Spring, MD100 Yes 
Native Seeds, Inc.Dayton, MD100  
Sylva Native Nursery & Seed Co., Inc.Glen Rock, PA100  
American Seed CompanySpring Grove, PA  
Brandywine ConservancyChadds Ford, PA100 Yes 
SouthernExposure Seed ExchangeMineral, VA  

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Landscape Professionals

NameLocation% NativeAssociate
John E. Harms, Jr. & Associates, Inc.Pasadena, MD  
DC GreenworksWashington, DC100  
Patrick Moore, Landscape Architects & Site PlannersAlexandria, VA  
Stadler NurseriesLaytonsville, MD  
Dancing Grass Designs LLCPoolesville, Maryland100 Yes 
Magee DesignMiddleburg, VA75 Yes 

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Environmental Consultants

NameLocation% NativeAssociate
DC GreenworksWashington, DC100  
Herring Run NurseryBaltimore, MD100  
Stadler NurseriesLaytonsville, MD  
Taproot Native Design, LLCKennett Square, PA  
Arrowwood GardensUpper Darby, PA100 Yes 
KMS Design Group, LLCPhoenixville, PA75  

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