Useful Links

Below you’ll find links to pages that have been recommended as useful by our members. If you have a favorite native plant site that you would like to have considered for this page, please send the recommendation to the webmaster.

NOTICE: The GNPS is not responsible for and has no control over the subject matter, content, information, or graphics of any outside web sites that have links here. Please contact us with any comments, concerns, or questions. Inclusion of a link on this site does not constitute endorsement by the GNPS of that enterprise or organization.


A Rescuer’s Guide to Georgia Native Plants
Alabama Plants
Florida Wildflower Page
Hiking Trail Wildflowers and Plants
Invasive Plants of Southern Forests
Invasive Plants of the Eastern United States:Identification and Control
Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas
Online Wildflower Identification
SERAMBO – Invasive Exotic Species
Southeastern Flora
SouthEast Regional Network of Expertise and Collections (SERNEC)
USDA Plants Database
University of Connecticut Plant Database
Weakley’s Flora
Wildflowers of the Southeastern United States
Wildflowers of the United States

Georgia-Specific Sites

Drought in Georgia
Earl Sommerville’s Native Azaleas
Georgia Botanical Society
Georgia Cooperative Extension Service
Georgia Exotic Plant Pest Council
Georgia Master Gardeners
Georgia Perennial Plant Association
Georgia Perimeter College Native Plant Garden
Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance
Georgia Wildflower Sightings
Lumpkin Coalition
Monarchs Across Georgia
Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines
Native Plants for Georgia Part II: Ferns
Native Plants for Georgia Part III: Wildflowers
Native Plants for Georgia Part IV: Grasses and Sedges
Select Native Flowering Trees of Georgia
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Mimsie Lanier Center
Thompson Mills Forest
Trees Atlanta
UGA Herbarium
Wolf Creek Preserve

Native Plant Blogs

Florida Native Plant Society
Native Florida Wildflowers
Southern Meadows
Using Georgia Native Plants
Nuture Native Nature

Online Resources

BONAP – Biota of North America Program
Donald Hyatt – native azalea resource
Environmental Law Institute – Research & Policy – Home and Garden Resources Including 90,000+ Plant Database
Garden Design – Native Plants
Garden Web Wildflowers
Grow Native!
Growing and use of the American Persimmon
Jim Allison’s Home Page
Native Plants Journal
Southeastern Flora
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Pollinators


Alabama Wildflower Society
Audubon Society
Coastal Wildscapes
Connecticut Botanical Society
Florida Native Plant Society
Kansas Native Plant Society
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
New England Wildflower Society
North Carolina Wild Flower Preservation Society
South Carolina Native Plant Society
Tennessee Native Plant Society
The American Hydrangea Society

Rainwater Irrigation & Drought Gardening

Cobb County Water System Rain Barrel Fact Sheet (PDF)
Georgia – Athens/Clarke County – Build a rain garden (PDF)
Rain Gardens (PDF)
The Original Rainwater Pillow
Walter Reeves’ Info on Buying/Building Rain Barrels




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