Asbjornsen, H., L.A. Brudvig, C.M. Mabry, C.W. Evans, and H.M. Karnitz. 2005. Defining reference information for restoring ecologically rare tallgrass oak savannas in the Midwestern United States. Journal of Forestry: 345-350. Read more about References
Only native plant nurseries that specifically offer woodland species are included here.
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. Read more about Midwest Native Plant Nurseries
Birdseye, Clarence and Eleanor. 1951. Growing Woodland Plants. Dover Publications, Inc., New York. 223 pp. ISBN: 0-486-20661-0
Blickenderfer, Mary and Jan Schultz. 1994. Developing a Native Plant Program--Grassroots Style. Restoration and Management Notes 12(2): 203. Read more about Propagation
Blickenderfer, Mary and Jan Schultz. 1994. Developing a Native Plant Program--Grassroots Style. Restoration and Management Notes 12(2): 203.
Jordan, William III, Michael Gilpin, and John D. Aber, eds. 1987. Restoration Ecology: A Synthetic Approach to Ecological Research. Cambridge University Press, Great Britain. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-521-33728-3
Mottl, Larissa. 2000. Woodland herbaceous layer restoration in Iowa. Master's thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Read more about Restoration
Farrar, John Laird. 1995. Trees of the Northern U.S. and Canada.
Mabry McMullen, Catherine. 2000. Floristic analysis of central Iowa woodlands, and comparison of reproduction and regeneration in common and restricted herbaceous species. PhD dissertation, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
Preston, Richard Jr. 1989. North American Trees, 4th edition. Iowa State University Press, Ames. 407 pp.
ISBN: 0-8138-1172-4 Read more about Woodland and Forest Ecology and Species Composition
Eilers, Lawrence and Dean Roosa. 1994. The Vascular Plants of Iowa: An Annotated Checklist and Natural History. University of Iowa Press, Iowa City. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-87745-464-7
Levine, Carol. 1995. A Guide to Wildflowers in Winter: Herbaceous Plants of Northeastern North America. Yale University Press, New Haven. 329 pp. ISBN: 0-300-06560-4
Newcomb, Lawrence. 1977. Newcomb's Wildflower Guide. Little Brown and Co., Boston, MA. Read more about Plant Identification and Species Distributions