Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas and Georgia

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

Here you can see pictures of plants in different seasons of the year, hear their Latin names pronounced, learn their natural habitats, discover interesting places to visit, and look up botanical terms. currently features 3,485 plants and 20,647 images. For 2,027 plants, the pronunciation of at least one scientific name is demonstrated. (Good news! NameThatPlant is in the process of transitioning to an audio player that works on mobile phones and tablets, as well as computers!)

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

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Last updated: 20 October 2016
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