Native 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

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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.

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.... currently features 3,889 plants* (you can browse the lists below) and 24,931 images. For over half of these taxa, the pronunciation of at least one of its scientific names or synonyms is demonstrated by the click of a button.

Last updated: 18 January 2022
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