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Plants attractive to wildlife in the Pacific Northwest

Donald J. Martel

Plants attractive to wildlife in the Pacific Northwest

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service in Corvallis, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildlife attracting -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Gardening to attract wildlife -- Northwest, Pacific.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDonald J. Martel and Paul A. Vohs.
    SeriesExtension circular - Oregon State University Extension Service -- 853., Extension circular (Oregon State University. Extension Service) -- 853.
    ContributionsVohs, Paul A., Oregon State University. Extension Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1] fold. leaf :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16100413M


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Plants attractive to wildlife in the Pacific Northwest by Donald J. Martel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest is the essential resource for learning how to best use this stunning array.

Close to 1, choices of trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and grasses for diverse terrain and conditions, from Canada to California, and east to the Rockies color photographs, with useful habitat iconsCited by: SUBJECT LISTING: Pacific Northwest / Gardening, Natural History, Nature and Environment BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Pages, x 10 in, color illus., 1.

Color photographs and line drawings help you identify and learn about the fascinating plants of the Pacific Northwest coast.

Engaging notes on each species describe aboriginal and other local uses of This best-selling field guide features species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatics, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens found along the /5. Audubon Society of Portland:: Audubon Society of Portland promotes the understanding, enjoyment, and protection of native birds, other wildlife and their focus on our local community and the Pacific Northwest.

Bats Northwest:: Bats Northwest is a not-for-profit organization formed in by scientists, educators, and interested lay people to help protect Pacific Northwest bat.

The most common plant community in the Pacific Northwest is dominated by large conifers, with a wide range of trees, shrubs and groundcovers as understory plants. Groundcovers will vary depending on amount of sunlight and moisture.

A number of species are common throughout the moist to dry range with a few species found at one end of the. A couple of other PNW plant books that I like are Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest (Kruckeberg) and I second the Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast book.

Along with my favorite Landscaping for Wildlife (Link) which you listed is the Living with Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest by the same author.

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Pojar, Jim and Andy MacKinnon (Eds).

Pojar, Jim and Andy MacKinnon (Eds). Lone Pine Publishing. Add native plants that feed the birds and you'll enjoy a nonstop show in the garden. Don't be hasty about cleanup in the fall: Leave annual and perennial flowers to go to seed to provide food, cover, and a perching place for the birds.

However, even a tidy suburban garden can be attractive to wildlife, it’s all about finding the right balance between neat and natural. Keep invasive plants under control.

Plants such as: scotch broom, pampas grass, English ivy and purple loosestrife will smother out native plants that birds and wildlife depend on for a food source.

Willows The Willow Family– Salicaceae Salix sp. Relationships: There are more than species of willow worldwide, mostly in the northern hemisphere. Hitchcock and Cronquist describe 38 species in Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest.

Exact identification of these trees and shrubs is extremely difficult. Vegetative characters are variable even on the same plant. [ ]. The Pacific Northwest boasts an abundance of shrubs that are both aesthetically pleasing and attractive to wildlife.

Some of the larger shrubs may even grow into small trees. These include the Pacific Coast rhododendron, red osier dogwood, Western azalea, and Western hazelnut. The rhododendron and azalea have big, bright, showy flowers. The following currants, Nootka rose, ocean spray, Oregon.

A nice introduction (and more) to native plants of the Pacific Northwest. My only criticism about it is that it doesn't have great photos. I bought this book to give me an intro to plants in that area, as I'm designing a garden for a friend. This book doesn't give much sense of what the plants look like in /5(20).

And gardeners in the Pacific Northwest region are blessed with a wide variety of herbaceous perennials to pick from. In fact, this region is famous for its abundant production of dahlias, lavenders, garden lilies and many more perennial plants. Map of the Pacific Northwest tree range covered in this story map.

Each tree has one or more photos and a brief geographic description as well as a range map that can be viewed by clicking on the green map text near the top of each section. You can pan and zoom in and out on the maps. Our Pacific Northwest native plants have evolved for millennia along with the thousands of other species which live here.

A single plant species may directly and indirectly serve up to 50 other species of fungi, insects, invertebrates, and other organisms, not counting the larger wildlife such as birds that eat those fungi and insects.

Shade Loving Shrubs: • Sarcococca hook. var. humilis – Known familiarly as Sweet Box, Sarcococca can grow to five feet in height and six feet in width. It produces white, tubular flowers in the spring and shiny black fruits in the summer.

• Hydrangeas. Enjoy pink, purple, or blue balls of blossoms, depending on your soil’s acidity. Now there is: "Gardening With Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest." main body of the book is divided into encyclopedic sections on trees, shrubs, and herbaceous perennials, including information/5(2).

These attractive trees are a wise choice for any landscape, featuring stunning orange-red bark, glossy dark green oval-shaped leaves and cream flowers in mid-to-late spring. Native to the west coast, they’re found from British Columbia to California.

However, Pacific madrone has been declining within its range in the Pacific Northwest. Nectar also attracts hummingbirds. Native to the Pacific Northwest. Langellotto recommended using a variety of plants to attract diverse pollinators, including plants native to the Pacific Northwest.

"Native plants are fantastic hosts for butterfly larvae, which are completely dependent on native plants to reproduce," she said. Native Plant Descriptions. Woodbrook Nursery is one of the best retail sources for Pacific Northwest Native Plants in the greater Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia area.

Why grow native plants. They are adapted to our wet winters and dry summers, unlike most non-native plants.

They also provide food and shelter for indigenous wildlife. Buy Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest by Link, Russell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16).

Gardening in the Pacific Northwest - a book review I have always said that most of my gardening knowledge has come from books, a fact that pertains to almost every other aspect in my life as well. The first thing I did after moving here was find as many gardening books as I.

Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest is a science-based reference book that deserves a special spot on your bookshelf.

South Sound Magazine. Arthur Kruckenberg has provided his attractive, literate, and useful book just as the native—plant movement is gathering great Brand: University of Washington Press. Welcome to our Pollinator Conservation Resources for the Pacific Northwest.

Here you'll find region-specific collections of publications, native seed vendors, and other resources to aid in planning, establishing, restoring, and maintaining pollinator habitat—as well as materials to help you learn about the species of invertebrates and native plants you might encounter.

Created by. vanhevel. Website participants 1, spottings. This mission is designed to encompass the vast diversity of wild flowers in the Pacific Northwest from British Columbia to Oregon. About Native Plant Gardening. Many native plants are attractive as ornamentals and adapt easily to garden conditions in the Pacific Northwest.

Fall is the best time for planting to create a woodland, wetland, or meadow in your own western Washington landscape. If you're like us, you want great-looking, low-maintenance plants. It may not be as tough to get as you think.

Pick the right plants to enjoy a colorful, almost carefree yard. We've pulled together some of the easiest-to-grow perennials for the Pacific Northwest. Grow them to have the best-looking yard in. Now there is: Gardening With Native Plants of the Pacific main body of the book is divided into encyclopedic sections on trees, shrubs, and herbaceous perennials, including information about where they grow in the wild, how to propagate them, and how they fit into home book contains so much well—organized, well Book Edition: Second Edition.

The 10 plants listed are a great starting point—they’re easy to grow, they’re great for birds, and most can be found at nurseries. To find species that are native to right where you live, search Audubon's native plants database.

You can create a list of plants native to your area and get connected to local native plant resources. Explore. Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest. The Pacific Northwest is home to a vast array of wildlife. The diverse ecosystems range from snow-covered mountain ranges to rocky coastlines.

The highlight for most visitors are the orcas, humpbacks, minke whales, and gray whales, but whales are only the start. plants native to the Pacific Northwest. Plant A Hedgerow* Hedgerows combine DIFFERENT plants, interwoven in a more natural arrangement than formal hedges, to create the effect of a hedge, provide cover and nesting sites AND food for wildlife, and beauty, all in one marvelous package.

What they offer to gardeners in the Pacific Northwest is another component in the movement towards low-maintenance and low-water gardens.

Handsome evergreen shrubs, they combine picturesque bark, showy flowers (early in the season), and food for wildlife; they are useful as both specimens and transitional shrubs to meld with neighboring wild areas. Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest contains descriptions of over species.

Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest covers OR, WA & parts of BC. In Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlman cover species of woody plants that can be found in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and northern California.

One way to use more native plants in garden design is to combine them with non-natives. Here, heuchera is growing with a columbine native to the Pacific : Genevieve Schmidt. It’s hard to walk in the woods in the Pacific Northwest without encountering salal.

The tough evergreen leaves are harvested and used in floral arrangements worldwide, and its large, edible berries, though sometimes bland and mealy, can be harvested to make a delicious an understory shrub, salal prefers shade to part shade, and, once established, it will spread and become a great.

Make space for wildlife. You can invite birds, butterflies, and other wildlife into your yard, protect shorelines and salmon, and make a more attractive landscape. Plant trees and use native plants, especially ones with fruit and flowers. Plant in layers (ground cover, shrubs, and trees). Living with Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest is all about coexisting with the animals commonly found in gardens, ponds, attics, crawl spaces, and other places where humans and wildlife cross paths throughout Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.

From bats to woodpeckers, sixty-eight species are described here, with details about feeding and mating habits, family structures, and life cycles.

The plants are divided into categories (trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials), and photos are provided. Additional information is provided on naming, sourcing, and propagating native plants. Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest should be on the bookshelf of /5(15).

FAUNA (animal information also often included within ecosystems sites listed below). Washington State & Pacific Northwest Fauna. Eastern Washington Wildlife (WA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife).

Status & Trends of the Northern Spotted Owl ( Report - US Forest Service). Interactions of Introduced Trout & Native Biota in High Elevation Lakes ( Report - US Forest Service). Posts about wildlife written by Andrea Merrill. Animals of the Pacific Northwest is a space to learn about all the animals and wildlife that live in the upper left.

Tag: wildlife. flowers and plants are a vital part of life all around the world. There areContinue Reading. Beneficial Bats (PDF):: U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service. Creating Roosts for Bats in Your Yard (PDF):: Oregon State University Extension Service. Bat House Plan Modifications for the Pacific Northwest (PDF):: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Economy Bat Houses:: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Rocket-Box Bat House (PDF):: Bats.Animals of the Pacific Northwest is a space to learn about all the animals and wildlife that live in the upper left! Category: wildlife by Andrea Merrill March 4, Number of comments 0.

Portland publisher Timber Press has field guides to Pacific Northwest wildflowers, wildlife, mushrooms, and insects, as well as the wonderful Must-See Birds of the Pacific they have just published a new book covering trees and shrubs: Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlmann, Trees & Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest (Portland, OR: Timber Press, ), pp.