There are many different books out there. Many are worthy besides these mentioned here. Here are some particularly useful books we have found pertaining to our region.
Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv
Bringing Nature Home by Douglas W. Tallamy

A Field Guide to Wildflowers by Peterson and McKenny
Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide by Lawrence Newcomb
The Monocotyledoneae by E. Lucy Braun
The Dicotyledoneae by T. Richard Fisher
The Dicotyledoneae by Tom S. Cooperider
The Woody Plants of Ohio by E. Lucy Braun
Gray’s Manual of Botany by M.L. Fernald
Weeds of the Northeast by Uva, Neal and DiTomaso

The Once and Future Forest by Leslie Jones Sauer
The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook by Society for Ecological Restoration edited by Stephen Packard and Cornelia F. Mute

How to Identify Grasses and Grasslike Plants by H.D. Harrington
Manual of the Grasses of the United States by A.S. Hitchcock (In two volumes)
Field Guide to the North American Trees by the National Audubon Society
Pollinators of Native Plants by Heather Holm
Attracting Native Pollinators by The Xerces Society
Butterflies of Indiana by Jeffrey E. Belth

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