Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas and Georgia

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mobile users can add a link to NameThatPlant to their home screen Woolly Frogsmouth, Philydrum lanuginosum Oconee Bells. Shortia Rocky-shoals Spiderlily, Catawba Spiderlily, Carolina Spiderlily, Cahaba Lily Kidneyleaf Grass-of-Parnassus Bunched Arrowhead Savanna Hibiscus, Comfort-root Carolina Vetch, Wood Vetch, Pale Vetch Eastern Shooting Star

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A storehouse of information
about native and naturalized plants
of the Carolinas and Georgia.

Here you can see pictures of plants in different seasons, hear Latin names, learn natural habitats, discover interesting places to visit, and look up botanical terms. currently features 3,505 plants* (you can browse the lists below) and 20,968 images. For 2,027 plants, the pronunciation of at least one scientific name is demonstrated. (Good news! The audio player now works on mobile phones and tablets, in addition to computers.)

The ReadMeFirst page is a good place to start. Then use the search tool to query by common or scientific name, by family, or even by describing the plant. Explore the articles, the links, the recommended books....

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Last updated: 22 June 2017
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