Links About Native Plants, Wildlife, and Gardening
Native Plant Links:
South Carolina Native Plant Society The home of our home state native plant society featuring 4 regional chapters. LadybirdJohnsonWildflowerCenter Named for the former First Lady, this site is the on-line home for this Texas-based Center. It offers numerous resources to help gardeners select the native plants best suited to their site.
General Plant Interest:
Botanical Bytes A fun new site featuring "a virtual buffet of horticultural wit and wisdom." Plant fact sheets include fun plant trivia and narrative stories about encounters with plants in the wild.
USDA Plants Database An incredible resource for plant material found throughout the United States. Includes plant classification information, wetland status, nativity information, distribution maps, photos, and more. Searchable by both scientific and common names. Native AmericanEthnobotany This searchable database compiled by the University of Michigan—Dearborn contains references for all types of medicinal and practical uses of indigenous plants. Citations for the original references are given for all uses.