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Where can I find an extensive list of drought tolerant trees, perennials and shrubs?



We are working on a list of low water use plants to add to our website, so keep checking for that!

There is currently a lengthy publication on our Extension website called ‘Water Wise Landscaping' that has a list of plants starting on page 37 ( as well as a bulletin on ‘Selection and Culture of Landscape Plants in Utah ( Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District has a website highlighting the drought tolerant plants in their demonstration garden ( The Salt Lake City Dept of Utilities just came out with a really nice park strip guide with some perennial plant suggestions (

Posted on 11 Sep 2006

Nancy Mesner
Program Leader, Water quality Specialist

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