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NativePlantMatch: The Ultimate Online Tool for Finding the Perfect Native Plants (Updated June 2023)

Updated: Jun 6, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the launch of NativePlantMatch, a groundbreaking online tool designed to help you discover and select native plants for your reforestation, gardening, and landscaping needs. Whether you're an avid biodiverser, a landscaping professional, or someone passionate about a healthy landscape and environmental conservation, NativePlantMatch is here to help you make informed choices and create thriving ecosystems in your own backyard. In this post and corresponding video, we will introduce you to the features and benefits of NativePlantMatch and show you how it can transform your plant selection process. Please watch the video and continue reading below to learn more.

NativePlantMatch Video Tutorial

Discover Native Plants

NativePlantMatch is your gateway to a vast database of over 500 different types of native work horse plants that will fast track the diversification and health of your backyard biome. With just a few clicks, you can explore a world of possibilities and find the perfect plants that are suited to your specific location and environmental conditions.

How NativePlantMatch Works

Using NativePlantMatch is simple and intuitive. Our user-friendly interface allows you to easily navigate through the tool and access the information you need. Begin by selecting your ecoregion to start the filter, if you are unsure of your ecoregion, you can enter your address in the search bar below.

Next, apply filters to six categories: flora type, sun exposure, soil moisture conditions, drought tolerance, value to pollinators, and leaf retention to narrow down your search. NativePlantMatch will generate a list of plants that match your criteria, providing you with details and some general growth requirements.

Learning More About Your Selections

Once you find a plant that interests you, you can click on the link under the Learn More header. It will bring you to a page that looks like the below where you can find out more and potentially purchase the plant from one of our affiliates at the bottom.

screenshot of NativePlantMatch
Detailed page about the American Beautyberry

Empowering You to Make Informed Choices

At Plant For Biodiversity, we believe in the power of free knowledge for the greater good. That's why we provide valuable resources and educational materials to support your journey at no cost. Our blog features articles on reforestation tips, plant care, environmental conservation, and much more, giving you the insights you need to create and maintain a successful native plant garden.

Note: The NativePlantMatch database and platform is continuously expanding and improving to provide you with the best possible experience. Stay tuned for exciting updates and enhancements as we continue on our mission to promote the urgency around planting native plants for a thriving and biodiverse ecosystem.


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