Midwest Native Plant Nurseries

Only native plant nurseries that specifically offer woodland species are included here.


Iowa Department of Natural Resources State Forestry Nursery

Visit the State Forest Nursery website for an on-line catalog of native shrub and tree seedlings available. The catalog includes images, descriptions, planting preferences, and maps showing native distributions in Iowa for each species.

Ion Exchange

Ion Exchange
1878 Old Mission Dr.
Harpers Ferry, IA 52146-7533
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Ion Exchange offers 100% native species propagated mostly from stock with some seed wild collected. Specializes in native wildflowers and grasses for prairies, woodlands, and wetlands. Offers consulting and contract growing services. Free catalog available.


Woods End

Woods End
PMB 107
204 7th St. W.
Northfield, MN 55057

Woods End specializes in the rescue of wetland and woodland species. They have a selection of orchids, wildflowers, and ferns.

Outback Nursery

Outback Nursery
15280 110th St. S.
Hastings, MN 55033
fax: 651-438-3816

This nursery provides container grown native trees, shrubs, and perennials of woodland, savanna, wetland, and prairie species. Their catalog is $2. They are a member of the MN Native Plant Society and MN Nursery and Landscape Association.

Prairie Moon Nursery

Prairie Moon Nursery
Rt. 3, Box 163
Winona, MN 55987
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Prairie Moon Nursery offers only native plants, 95% propagated from stock, 5% from other nursery sources. They ship bare-root plants of wetland, prairie, savanna, and woodland species. Free catalog available.

Morning Sky Greenery

Morning Sky Greenery
44804 East Highway 28 
Morris, MN 56267 
Phone: 320-795-6234 
Fax: 320-795-6234 
Email: info@morningskygreenery.com

Morning Sky Greenery offers exclusively container-grown nursery stock of prairie, wetland, and woodland species. Visit their website for an online catalog. They are certified with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and a member of The Minnesota Wildflower & Grass Producers Association, The Minnesota State Horticultural Society, and The Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association.


Little Valley Farm

Little Valley Farm
5693 Snead Creek Rd
Spring Green, WI 53588

Little Valley Farm has only native plants, 90% propagated from stock, 10% from other nursery sources. They specialize in woodland and prairie wildflowers, shrubs, and prairie grasses. Plants and seeds available. Free catalog available.

Prairie Nursery

Prairie Nursery
PO Box 306
Westfield, WI 53964
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Prairie Nursery offers only native plants, the majority of which are propagated from stock. They specialize in prairie species and have both plants and seeds available. Free catalog available.


Genesis Nursery, Inc. 

Genesis Nursery, Inc.
23200 Hurd Rd.
Tampico, IL 61283

Genesis Nursery provides 99% native species, 100% of which are propagated from stock. They only offer seeds. Free catalog available.

Simple Native Nursery

Simply Native Nursery
681 State Hwy 135
Alexis, IL 61412 
309-371-9598 (cell) 
309-586-4078 (fax)

Simply Native Nursery specializes in nursery propagated prairie, woodland and wetland forbs and grasses of Western IL/Eastern IA. We also offer a full line of plants suitable for Rain Gardens and Bioswales.  Only potted plants available. 95% native species. Catalog available for dowload from website. Kathy Hale-Johnson, proprietor.

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