Common trees of PA (free, downloadable pdf)
Terrestrial and Palustrine Plant Communities of Pennsylvania (free, downloadable pdf)
Study Pennsylvania plants up close. Get the Official State Park and Forest app for your smartphone.
These lists are of native plants of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. These plants have lived here for thousands if not millions of years. They are automatically suited to grow in this region. No worries about suitable zones, soil types or hardiness, their compatibility to the climate is built right in. Just match the moisture (moist or dry) and the light conditions (shade or sun) and you are good to go.
Plants for Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Animals
The Naturalist’s Garden: An Overview
The Naturalist’s Garden: What You Need to Start One
Spring Blooming Nectar Plants to Attract Hummingbirds
Early Spring Blooming Plants to Attract Bumblebees
Long Blooming Perennials