North Carolina

Suggested Web-links

North Carolina Native Plant Society

Southern Appalachian Botanical Society

North Carolina State University Native Plant Resources - plant resources for gardeners

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Finder - plant search engine, covers North American native plant species

Vascular Plants of North Carolina - North Carolina State Parks list of NC Vascular Plants

The North Carolina State Parks System Natural Resources Inventory Database - North Carolina State Parks search engine for all Natural Resources searchable by State Park.

North Carolina State Parks: Nature at Home - Under “The Wonderful World of Plants” you can find several videos on Plants in North Carolina State Parks

North Carolina State Parks: Find a Park - Find a park you are interested in learning about and click on the link. Once at your chosen park’s webpage, look under “About the Park”. Most web pages will have “Ecology” listed. Under “Ecology”, you will find information about the flora in your chosen state park.

NHP Rare Plant List - North Carolina’s National Heritage Project’s Rare Plant List (updated yearly)

USDA Plants Database

North Carolina Common Wetland Plants Guide

General References

Godfrey, R.K. and J.W. Wooten. 1979-81. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States. 2 vols. University of GA Press. Athens, Georgia.

Oakley, S.C., H. E. LeGrand Jr. and M.P. Schafale. 1995. An Inventory of Mafic Natural Areas in the North Carolina Piedmont. North Carolina Natural Heritage Program. Raleigh, North Carolina.

Wells, B. W. 2002. The Natural Gardens of North Carolina. Revised Edition. University of North Carolina Books. Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 235 pp.

Tekielo, S. 2007. Trees of the Carolinas Field Guide. Adventure Publications. Cambridge, Minnesota.

Denslow M. W., M.W. Palmer and Z.E. Murrell. 2010. A Bibliography of North Carolina Local Floras. Castanea. Boone, North Carolina. pp 475 doi: 10.2179/10-015.1

Thornhill, R., A. Krings, D. Lindbo and J. Stucky. 2014. Guide to the vascular flora of the savannas and flatwoods of Shaken Creek Preserve and vicinity (Pender & Onslow counties, North Carolina, U.S.A.). Biodiversity Data Journal 2: 1-422. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.2.e1099.

Weakley, A.S. 2020. Flora of the southeastern United States. University of North Carolina Herbarium, North Carolina Botanical Garden. Chapel Hill, NC. Pdf downloadable at [Accessed 4/25/22]

Gardens, Herbaria and Collections

North Carolina State University Herbarium - NC State’s Herbarium services and resources

JC Raulston Arboretum

The North Carolina Arboretum

The North Carolina Botanical Garden

Index Herbariorum: North Carolina Search - The first link is the North Carolina search results and the second link is the main website




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