Plants and Wildflowers
Yellowstone is home to more than 1,350 species of vascular plants, of which 218 are non-native.
• Wildflowers (84KB pdf)
• Exotic Vegetation Management in Yellowstone (318 KB pdf)
For more information on plants in Yellowstone visit the Greater Yellowstone Science Learning Center.
Did You Know?
Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.