Native New Yorkers

Discover the native plants of the Northeast, learn how to grow them at home, and find out how the animals around you depend on them.

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Native plants are plants that occur naturally in a particular region, without direct or indirect human intervention. Native plants have not been introduced by humans into the local landscape.

Native plants of the Northeast are naturally adapted to the climate and soils of this area and have evolved over thousands of years with the animals, fungi, and other organisms around them.

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Mapping New York Natives
Events
Resources
Native Flora Garden
New York Metropolitan Flora Project
Wildlife at BBG
Fun for Kids
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