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

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

Timothy Lee
South Carolina Parks Service

Don Lewis
Friends of Firefly Forest: Blue Ghost Fireflies

Susan Lochridge

JK Marlow

Steve Marlow

Roxanna Martin

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

Dale McSwain

Larry Mellichamp
University of North Carolina / UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

Gordon Murphy
South Carolina Association of Naturalists

Mark A. Musselman
Audubon Center at the Francis Beidler Forest

Craig Myers

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

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

Teri Nye Illustration, Photography & Design

Carrie Hannah Penn
Stone Mountain Memorial Association

Greg Peters

Glen Peterson

Jim Petranka

Ed Pivorun

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

Eva Pratt

Sam Pratt

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

Bill Sharpton
Treehugger Images

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

Marian StClair

Mike Strickland

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

Will Stuart
Flickr: Will Stuart

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

Paul Thompson
Clemson University Extension Service, York County

B. Joanna Thurman

Pam Torlina
Conserving Carolina

Kay Wade
Jocassee Lake Tours

Lisa Wagner
South Carolina Botanical Garden

Richard & Teresa Ware
Georgia Botanical Society

Dan Whitten

Rusty Wilson

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

Arleigh Birchler
Distinctly Carolina Plants

Keith Bradley
Botanist/Conservation Biologist

Frank Breazeale
Pendleton, SC

Frank Bridges

Jerry Bright

Pat Bright

Mason Brock
The University of Georgia Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health

Karen Burnett

Wesley Burnett

David Campbell
Habitat Assessment and Restoration Professionals

John Cely
SC Department of Natural Resources
& Congaree Land Trust

Margaret Cirtain
Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina

Steve Compton
DPI, Clemson University

Diane Creaton

Alan Cressler
Flickr: Alan Cressler

Harry Davis
Flickr: Harry Davis's photostream

Sonny Eppes

Jean Everett
Department of Biology, College of Charleston

Jim Fanning

Jim Fowler
Jim Fowler Photography
Author of Wild Orchids of South Carolina: a Popular Natural History
Flickr: Jim Fowler's photostream

L.L. (Chick) Gaddy
terra incognita books

Mark Garland
Botanist, USDA NRCS

Terry Gentry

Betsy George

Alistair Glen
Growing Wild Nursery

Douglas Goldman
Botanist, USDA NRCS

Judy Gordon
Department of Biology, Augusta State University

Bob Griffeth

Jan Haldeman
Department of Biology, Erskine College

Terry Holdsclaw

Bobbie L. Holt
Intrinsic Images

Bob Howell

Sharon Howell

Rob Hunnings

Gene Johnston

Tom Jones
South Carolina Association of Naturalists

Ben Geer Keys
Keys Natural Images

Anthony L. Koop

Tricia Kyzer


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