Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas and Georgia

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

“People only protect what they love,
but they can only love what they know.”

— Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Welcome! currently features 3,816 plants* (you can browse the lists below) and 23,855 images from almost 300 photographers. For 2,027 plants, the pronunciation of at least one of its scientific names is demonstrated by the click of a button.

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.

Check out the gotcha's! Explore the articles, links, and recommended books....

On, plants are shown in different seasons (not just in flower), and you can hear Latin names spoken, look up botanical terms, get a feel for various natural communities, and discover botanically interesting places to visit.

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Last updated: 6 October 2020
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