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U.S. Forest Service

Special Features

The Celebrating Wildflowers website provides a variety of colorful and interesting articles, photos, and activities about our native plants.

Botany books covers.

Books Our Botanists Use

Forest Service botanists and non-botanists use a variety of books and publications.

Thumbnail of Pollinator Friendly Practices interpretive panel.

Interpretive Panels

Our Forest Service Regions and our many partners have developed numerous and varied interpretive signs and posters about native plants, plant communities, ethnobotany, pollinators, and more.

Three images of wildflowers: dwarf dogwood, red trillium, and wheel milkweed.

Plant of the Week

Thousands of wildflowers grow on our national forests and grasslands, in many shapes, sizes, and colors. We periodically feature a different wildflower found on our national forests and grasslands.

Nine tiled images of various pollinators, a beetle, bat, bee, ants, hummingbird, lemur, butterfly, wasp, and fly.

Pollinator of the Month

Pollinator of the Month highlights the interdependency of native North American wildflowers and their animal pollinators. We feature pollinators found on national forests and grasslands.

Celebrating Wildflowers Ethnobotany poster.


Enjoy these posters featuring the Celebrating Wildflowers program and related themes on our National Grasslands and Forests.

Windows XP desktop with a Celebrating Wildflowers wallpaper.


Celebrating Wildflowers provides you a beautiful way to customize your computer's desktop background! You can use one of our wildflower photos to give your desktop a colorful, fresh look.