It seems this plant is having a bit of an identity crisis. Florida has over 4 700 species of native or naturalized plants in florida including over 4 300 species of vascular plants and over 400 species of bryophytes plants known only from cultivation are not included.
This plant identification learning module is an online tool for learning about plants.
Florida flower identification. Plant id is a free plant identification service based on machine learning. Hibiscuses are flowering shrubs found in south florida. Flowers and indoor plants uf ifas florida master gardener volunteers.
Identify the florida friendly plants including florida native plants that will work in your yard or landscape design. Plant id identification learning module. Case in point florida is the orchid capital of the united states.
Oleanders are poisonous plants often found in florida landscapes. Its small white flowers attract butterflies and other insects. Coontie palm doesn t produce showy flowers but will produce a large cone filled with bright red seeds.
Most hibiscuses bloom for one day opening early in the morning only to wilt later in the afternoon. Plant identification tips from september 2008 biocriteria meeting taken by peggy morgan edited by dr. The atlas of florida plants is a joint effort by the institute for systematic botany the university of south florida and the usf water.
Wild coffee psychotria nervosa this coffee relative is another florida native that s commonly planted as an ornamental. They re odorless although some varieties are somewhat fragrant notes the university of florida. Contributions to the flora of florida 8 eleocharis cyperaceae.
The database contains a list of recommended trees palms shrubs flowers groundcovers grasses and vines developed by university of florida ifas horticulture experts. Florida s tropical climate makes it a great state for discovering flowers found nowhere else in the continental united states. Florida s state tree the cabbage palmetto sabal palmetto ad state flower the orange blossom citrus sinensis are additional ways to highlight the uniqueness of florida fauna.
Images and information on 200 vegetables fruits flowers and landscape plants are included. It is useful to plant enthusiasts as well as florida 4 h youth and master gardener volunteers preparing for state contests. David hall ward daniel b.
Take a photo upload it and instantly get a name and information about your plant. Edis is the electronic data information source of uf ifas extension a collection of information on topics relevant to you.