"This comprehensive, essential book profiles over 65 perennial native plant species of the Midwest, Great Lakes region, Northeast and southern Canada plus the pollinators, beneficial insects and flower visitors the plants attract ... Readers learn to attract and identify pollinators and beneficial insects as well as customize their landscape planting for a particular type of pollinator with native plants. The book includes information on pollination, types of pollinators, pollinator conservation as well as pollinator landscape plans."--
"Bees, butterflies, moths, wasps, flies, beetles"--Cover., Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-242) and index., Pollination. Pollination ; Self-pollination ; Cross-pollination & flower development ; Floral resources and rewards ; Floral attractants: signals ; Flower morphology & resource access ; Mutualism between plant and pollinator ; Types of floral visitors -- Pollinators. Bees ; Wasps ; Beetles ; Butterflies & moths ; Flies -- Pollinator conservation. Urban/suburban landscapes ; Natural landscapes ; Agricultural landscapes ; Beneficial insects: ecosystem services ; Threats to native pollinators ; Pollinator conservation checklist.