Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas and Georgia

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The Photographs

For the most part, the goal of the photographs on this site is to highlight a particular plant or feature. Occasionally, they may just celebrate its beauty....

The photographs remain the property of the photographers, who have agreed that pictures downloaded from this site may be used for non-profit, educational purposes provided proper credit is given to the photographer.
For any other use, for higher resolution images, or for other photographs, please contact the photographer directly.

To see a list of plants that are in serious need of photographs, click here!

Contributing Photographers:

Ron Lance
Author of Woody Plants of the Southeastern United States: A Winter Guide and
Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern United States
ronwlance55 @

Bridget Lassiter
Weed Specialist, Plant Industry Division
N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
bridget.lassiter @

Timothy Lee
South Carolina Parks Service
tlee @

Don Lewis
donlewis33 @

Susan Lochridge
needlespirits @

Doug Lockard
doug.lockard @

JK Marlow
webmaster @

Steve Marlow
steve @

Roxanna Martin
RMartin @

Patrick D. McMillan
Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department, Clemson University
Director of the SC Botanical Garden
pmcmill @

Trena McNabb

Dale McSwain
isptrader @

Larry Mellichamp
University of North Carolina / UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
lmellichamp @

Gordon Murphy
South Carolina Association of Naturalists
agmurphy @

Mark A. Musselman
Audubon Center at the Francis Beidler Forest
mmusselman @

Craig Myers
salrwy @

John B. Nelson
Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina
Flickr: Just Back's photostream
nelson @

Gill Newberry
Department of Biology, University of South Carolina, Upstate
gnewberry @

Teri Nye Illustration, Photography & Design
tnye @

Jay Pakchar
jpakchar @

Carrie Hannah Penn
Stone Mountain Memorial Association
hannah2 @

Greg Peters
peters5369 @

Glen Peterson
glen @

Jim Petranka
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Asheville
petranka @

Ed Pivorun
ebpvr @

A. Joseph Pollard
Rose J. Forgione Professor of Biology, Furman University
Joe.Pollard @

Richard D. Porcher
Author of A Guide to the Wildflowers of South Carolina
porcherr @

Eva Pratt
evaoncompton @

Sam Pratt
samoncompton @

Peter Schafran
pscha005 @

Emily B. Sessa
Department of Biology, University of Florida
No seed, no fruits, no flowers, no problem!
emilysessa @

Bill Sharpton
Treehugger Images
GSharpton @

Bruce A. Sorrie
Author of Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region
basorrie @

Timothy Spira
Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University
Author of Wildflowers and Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont
stimoth @

Marian StClair
marian.stclair @

Mike Strickland
livinwell @

Bill Stringer
Department of Entomology, Soils and Plant Sciences, Clemson University
catboyz @

Will Stuart
Flickr: Will Stuart
willstuart2001 @

Zen Sutherland
Zen Sutherland Photography
Flickr: Zen Sutherland's photostream
fotozen @

Samantha Tessel
SC Department of Natural Resources
tessels @

Paul Thompson
Clemson University Extension Service, York County
pthmpsn @

B. Joanna Thurman
bosunberrybiscuit @

Pam Torlina
Conserving Carolina
Pam @

Jane Trentin
janetrentin @

Eric Ungberg
ungberg @

Fran Durovchic Villa
fmdurov @

Kay Wade
Jocassee Lake Tours
kay @

Lisa Wagner
South Carolina Botanical Garden
lwagner @

Richard & Teresa Ware
Georgia Botanical Society
gabotany @

Jim Welch
ryegatecc @

Dan Whitten
sdwhit10 @

Rusty Wilson
fwlsn @

Kevin Adams
Kevin Adams Photography
Author of North Carolina's Best Wildflower Hikes: The Mountains
kevin @

Herb Amyx
patamyx @

Arleigh Birchler
Distinctly Carolina Plants
arleigh.birchler @

Jean Askew
jaskew @

Jeff Ausmus
jmausmus @

Keith Bradley
Botanist/Conservation Biologist
linaceae @

Frank Breazeale
Pendleton, SC

Frank Bridges
fabfab @

Jerry Bright
jerrybright @

Pat Bright
jerrybright @

Mason Brock
mbrock2 @

Stephanie C. Brundage
sbrundage @
The University of Georgia Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health

Karen Burnett
burnettm @

Wesley Burnett
mollycat1200 @

Kevin Caldwell
Conservation Biologist
Mountains-to-Sea Ecological
mts.ecological @

David Campbell
Habitat Assessment and Restoration Professionals
david @

Owen Carson
Botanist / Plant Ecologist
Equinox Environmental
owen @

John Cely
SC Department of Natural Resources
& Congaree Land Trust
cowasee @

Margaret Cirtain
Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina
cirtain @

Steve Compton
DPI, Clemson University
scompto @

Diane Creaton
dicreaton @

Alan Cressler
Flickr: Alan Cressler
alan.cressler @

Dixie Z. Damrel
Curator, Clemson University Herbarium
ddamrel @

Harry Davis
Flickr: Harry Davis's photostream
hld3dds @

Sonny Eppes

Bryan England
City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department
Bryan.England @

Jean Everett
Department of Biology, College of Charleston
EverettJ @

Jim Fanning
sybjim @

Caleb Forrest
c4rest @

Jim Fowler
Jim Fowler Photography
Author of Wild Orchids of South Carolina: a Popular Natural History and
Orchids, Carnivorous Plants, and Other Wildflowers of the Green Swamp, North Carolina
(1946-2021) The natural world has lost a great ally and interpreter....

L.L. (Chick) Gaddy
terra incognita books
llgaddy @

Mark Garland
Botanist, USDA NRCS
mark.garland @

Terry Gentry
tmgentry @

Betsy George
betsy.george1950 @

Alistair Glen
Growing Wild Nursery
info @

Douglas Goldman
Botanist, USDA NRCS
doug.goldman @

Judy Gordon
Department of Biology, Augusta State University
jgordon @

Lisa Lofland Gould
lisalgould @

Bob Griffeth
rmgriffeth @

Jan Haldeman
Department of Biology, Erskine College
haldeman @

Dena Hayworth

Terry Holdsclaw
holdsclaw @

Bobbie L. Holt
Intrinsic Images
holt424 @

Charles N. Horn
Department of Sciences and Mathematics, Newberry College
Charles.Horn @

Douglas Houck
PBase: Douglas Houck
dhouck0 @

Bob Howell
5jeeps @

Sharon Howell
jasminrc @

Rick Huffman
SC Native Plant Society, founder
Earth Design, principal
rick_huffman @

Rob Hunnings
rhunnings @

Alicia G. Jackson
Certified Wildlife Biologist
Dr. J.H. Carter III & Associates, Inc.
ajackson @

Gene Johnston
loner1986 @

Tom Jones
South Carolina Association of Naturalists
prestoea @

Ben Geer Keys
Keys Natural Images
keysni @

Wesley Knapp
North Carolina Natural Heritage Program
Wesley.Knapp @

Anthony L. Koop
Anthony.L.Koop @

Kerrie L. Kyde
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
kerrie.kyde @

Tricia Kyzer
tricia.kyzer @


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