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Wilderness to Cultivated Gardens: Horticulture on Staten Island

This guide supplements the Early American Botany of Staten Island exhibit that can be seen in the Library's Gallery during the summer months.

Helpful Websites for more information on the native flora of Staten Island

  New York Metropolitan Flora Project: Brooklyn Botanic Garden  https://www.bbg.org/collections/nymf

 Greenbelt Native Plant Center  https://www.nycgovparks.org/greening/greenbelt-native-plant-center

 Wetlands of Staten Island  https://www.fws.gov/wetlands/Documents/Wetlands-of-Staten-Island-New-York-Valuable-Vanishing-Urban-Wildlands.pdf

 PBS A Walk Around Staten Island 2007 https://www.thirteen.org/statenisland/