Albion College Vascular Plant Image Gallery.
Anthos Project. From the Real Jardín Botánico, Madrid. Contains a vast amount of information of the flora of Spain, including photos, distribution maps, nomenclature, etc.
Botanical Image Database. University of Basel, Switzerland. Over 4000 photographs of pollinators, vegetation, woody plants, Tenerife (Canary Islands), Samos (Greece), and Basel (Switzerland).
Botanical Society of America Online Image Collection. Has several categories, including Angiosperm embryogenesis, Lower Vascular Plants, Organography, Economic Botany, Paleobotany, Plant Geography, Plant Morphology, Plant Anatomy, Carnivorous Plants, and more.
Botanique Systématique des Plantes à Fleurs. A selection of families from the CD that accompanies the book (of the same name) by R. E. Spichiger, V. V. Savolainen, M. Figeat and D. Jeanmonod. From the Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
Botanique.org. By Laurent Bray, this site has photo galleries as well as general botany topics such as cytology, stem and root anatomy, reproductive systems in angiosperms, biodiversity, classfication, and plant pictures and botanical drawings. Can be viewed in French or English.
BotIT - University of Wisconsin, Dept. Botany. Thousands of images arranged into four major categories: General Botany, Trees, Plant Diversity, and Tom Folk's Fungi Collection.
Collection of Plant Images. Raintree Nutrition, Austin Texas.
Digital Flowers. University of Illinois, Dept. Plant Biology (Plant Biology 260). This site has images of angiosperms useful for teaching plant taxonomy/systematics.
Easy Living Native Perennial Wildflowers. A commercial site, but gives good information and photos of these plants.
Internet Directory for Botany: Images. Contains links to many sites with botanical photographs (much like this page!).
Kier's Botanical Photo Archive. The photos on this page were mostly taken in the Upper Midwest and the Desert Southwest but also include other regions in the USA.
Life Web Site. Maintained by Markku Savela. Arranged taxonomically, with interest in plants used as food by insects. Some plant taxa have images.
Noble Foundation Plant Image Gallery.
PhytoImages. The "sister node" to PlantSystematics.org, this data base is mainted by Dan Nickrent at Southern Illinois University. Over 3000 images and growing!
PLANTS Database Photo Gallery. National Resources Conservation Service. Searchable Database.
Plant Image Collection. US National Herbarium, Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History. This library of over 15,000 photographic images of plant species and plant habitats is intended for public as well as professional use. Searchable, with "wish list" options.
Plant Image Gallery. Thomas Schoepke. The Plant Image Gallery contains about 5000 pictures of plants native to several parts of the world. Pictures of plants from Europe, Costa Rica and Galapagos Islands were taken during botanical field trips.
Plant Site. Old Dominion University. Thousands of photos by Lytton Musselman. Searchable.
PlantSystematics.org. Keys, cladograms and images (over 26,000) of vascular plants. Software developed by Kevin Nixon and Jan De Laet.
Raintree Nutrition, Tropical Plant Database. Has an archive of images, as well as information on these plants.
Reveal, James. An Array of Botanical Images. Over 24,000 images, arranged alphabetically by genus. For some of the larger lists the pages load very slowly.
Scott's Botanical Links. This page gives links to many sites with botanical photographs.
Steve's Plant Image Database. Many digital images, often showing details of floral parts. Searchable.
Texas A&M Vascular Plant Image Gallery.
W3TROPICOS. Missouri Botanical Garden. Images indexed with taxonomic data on plants from all over the world.
Wildflower Photography by Tom Kornack. Photos from Greece, Iceland, North America, South America, the European Alps, The Himalayas, and elsewhere.
Wildside’s Searchable Album by W. K. Fletcher & D. M. Baylis. Searchable, containing many images of plants, animals, geological subjects, etc., mainly from Malaysia, Indonesia, Chile, and Canada.
Aluka, African Plants. Aluka is a not-for-profit international collaboration of educational and cultural institutions. Its mission is to build a high-quality scholarly resource of materials from and about Africa. Many photos, including herbarium specimens. Powerful search engine. Unfortunately, a fee is required for full access.
Fernkloof Nature Reserve. FNR covers 1800 ha in the Kleinrivier Mountains above Hermanus and ranges in altitude from sea level to 842 m. In late 1957, the Reserve was proclaimed by the Provincial Council of the Cape. It protects coastal and fynbos and a small patch of evergreen forest. 1474 species have been recorded from this Reserve.
Flora of East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia). Website maintained by Serge Aubert, University of Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France. Also associated with the Lautaret Alpine Botanical Garden which focuses on alpine plants.
Flora of Zimbabwe. A joint venture between Bart Wursten of Ndundu Lodge in the Vumba and Mark Hyde. Database contains information and photos of over 1000 species.
Photos of Flowers and Plants from Bas-Congo (D.R. Congo - Africa) by Luc Pauwels, Paul Latham, Frieda Billiet and Paul Bamps.
Presentation of photographs of the plants of South Africa and Namimbia (Présentation de photographies de plantes d’Afrique du sud et Namibie) by H. Brisse. Part of "SOPHY" : Banque de données Botaniques et Ecologiques.
Presentation of photographs of the plants of Tenerife - Canary Islands (Présentation de photographies de plantes de Tenerife) by H. Brisse. Part of "SOPHY" : Banque de données Botaniques et Ecologiques.
PlantzAfrica.com. A site for information about plants native to southern Africa and related topics.
Plant Web. South African plant photographs.
West African Plants - A Photo Guide. This interactive photographic guide helps with the identification of vascular plants from West Africa. One can browse a taxonomic hierarchy or search according to morphological characters. By Brunken, U., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Janssen, T., Thiombiano, and A. & Zizka,
University with associated Botanical Garden. Can search list of
Kimatsu’s Realms. Chinese natural history by Mr. Kimatsu. The first three links in the frame on the left have to do with plants (the others animals, landscapes, etc.
Magnificent Transbaikalia. Biodiversity of this region in Siberia in Pictures. Project by Oleg Korsun.
Meeting of Miyakonojo valley plant lovers, color photo album and flora. Japanese web site Arranged according to ferns, herbs, woody plants.
Miyagi University Environmental Education, Yasue Laboratory Research Center, Cormorant River Laboratory.
Information Search System on fauna and flora in Russian nature preserves. In Russian. Animals, fungi, plants (choose “PaCTeHNR” where the last two letters are reversed). Can then browse plant families arranged lefthand frame. Use the numbers to advance to higher groups. Shows paintings of the organisms and maps. Produced by Russian Academy of Sciences, A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution (home page HERE).
Unique Plants of Russia. High mountain, forest, and plants of the garden.
List of Thai Plants Plant photos from Thailand, by Kazuo Yamasaki.
Unique Chinese Flora Chinese Academy of Science botanical research Institute, Chinese Plant Database. Distribution maps and pollen images as well as line art. In Chinese, but Google translation of the page helps navigation.
Wildflower Romantic Group. A Chinese web site and discussion forum. The Google translation of this page allows basic browsing. Lots of very nice photographs.Chinese Academy of Science botanical research Institute, Chinese Plant Database. Distribution maps and pollen images as well as line art. Google translation of the page helps navigation.
Yamasaki Lab Plant Photo Gallery.
Y. Hada's Homepage. Department of Biosphere-Geosphere System Science, Faculty of Informatics, Okayama University of Science, Japan.
The National Plant Photographic Index. Australian National Botanical Garden.
PlantNet. The Plant Information Network System, Compiled and edited by staff of the National Herbarium of New South Wales. Keys, distribution maps, photos. Searchable.
A Digital Flora of Newfoundland and Labrador Vascular Plants
Andy's Northern Ontario Wildflowers
Colin's Virtual Herbarium. Colin Ladyka, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Flowering plants (excluding grasses) found on the Canadian Prairies, with particular emphasis on those found in Saskatchewan.
Plants of the North. Boundary Water region around Ontario and Minnesota.
Wildflowers of British Columbia
Andrew Gagg's Photo Flora of Europe.
Anthos Project. From the Real Jardín Botánico, Madrid. Contains a vast amount of information of the flora of Spain, including photos, distribution maps, nomenclature, etc.
Belles Fleurs de France. By Erick Dronnet.
Botanical Garden Bochum (Germany). Over 5300 images.
Botanical Image Database, University of Basel
Den virtuella floran (virtual flora of Sweden)
Digital Nature. In German. Photos of trees (Bäume) and plants (Pflanzenwelt). By Jörg Riedel.
Flora of Europe - A Photographic Herbarium.
Flora Italiana. Complete with photos, maps, common names, etc. Very nice.
Flora of Karlsoy, Norway
Flowers Digital Herbarium. From the Czech Republic.
Malta Wild Plants. By Stephen Mifsud.
Mundani Botanical Garden. Located on the island of Majorca.
A Photo Flora of the Devon and Cornwall Peninsula. Images mostly from the Plymouth Area (UK), with some from habitats in both East and North Devon and South-East Cornwall. The region has an incredibly wide range of habitats including estuary and saltmarsh, rocky shores, dunes, wetland, moorland, bogs, lakes and ponds, woodland and wasteland.
Photographs of European Plants. Over 40,000 (3300 taxa) photographed during botanical excursions in France and in some bordering countries (mainly in Switzerland, Italy and Spain). Part of "SOPHY" : Banque de données Botaniques et Ecologiques.
Pflanzenliebe. Contains photographs of and information on over 500 species of plants and fungi, mostly those native to Germany and Europe, but also some cultivated tropical ones. By Annette Launer, Ehingen Germany.
Pflanzenphotos.de. 2500 photos of plants from Germany and the Alps. In German. Can sort by family, alphabetical, and region. Searchable.
Skye Flora, from Ile of Skye in the UK Very nice photography and useful information about the plants. Website by Carl Farmer.
Wildside’s Searchable Album by W. K. Fletcher & D. M. Baylis. Searchable, containing many images of plants, animals, geological subjects, etc. from mainly Malaysia, Indonesia, Chile, and Canada.
Album of Plants of Israel
Endemia. Contain plant and animal distribution maps, photos, biome information and more for this remarkable island. Fantastique!
Flora of New Zealand Website maintained by Serge Aubert, University of Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France. Also associated with the Lautaret Alpine Botanical Garden which focuses on alpine plants.
New Zealand Arbicultural Association. Contains a link to New Zealand Native Trees.
New Zealand Plant Conservation Network. Can search for many plant images, including those that are threatened and endangered.
NZ Plant Pics. Native and garden plants included.
University of Canterbury Photo Library.
Andean Botanical Information System. A sampling of the vascular plants of Northern Peru and Coastal Peru and Chile. Click on "Plant Families" to get an alphabetical list.
Andean Plants. Pages are components of the web site maintained by Dr. Lada Malek (Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada).
Baja California, The Flora of. Sponsored by the San Diego Natural History Museum.
Ethnobotany and Floristics of Belize. New York Botanical Garden.
Chileflora.com. Over 1500 species and 15,000 photographs. Accessible via several languages. Also sells seeds of Chilean plants. By Michail Belov.
Digital Flora of La Selva (Costa Rica). Principal investigators Charlotte Taylor, Donald E. Stone, Luis Diego Gómez.
EcoCam. Marco Bleeker (The Netherlands). A resource for photos and information on wild plant species, nature and culture around the world. Over 500 photos taken in South America, Mexico, South Africa, Europe and Sri Lanka.
Enciclopedia de la Flora Chilena. A wonderful web site with photos and information about the vegetation of Chile. In Spanish, it contains a glossary of botanical words, characterizations of ypical forest types, a search engine, etc.
Flora of Chile and southern Argentina. Website maintained by Serge Aubert, University of Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France. Also associated with the Lautaret Alpine Botanical Garden which focuses on alpine plants.
Flora of Ecuador. By Morley Read.
FotoWeb 2000. Base de Imagens e Documentos CNiP. Over 800 images of plants from northern Brazil.
Flora of Kaxil Kiuic. Documents the biodiversity of the Helen Moyers Biocultural Reserve, Yucatan, Mexico.
The Neotropical Botany Pages. A Cooperative Information Center for Digital Documentation of Neotropical Plant Diversity fromThe New York Botanical Garden.
Neotropical Live Plant Photos. Environmental and Conservation Programs, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, USA. Excellent search engine.
Virtual Field Herbarium. Product of The Forest Research Programme, a research project based in the Department of Plant Sciences, Oxford, funded by DFID/FRP. Collaborators in Africa and Grenada are: Ghana's Forest Service and Biodiversity Unit, Limbe Botanical and Zoological Gardens, Cameroon, Grenada Forestry Department. Contains a trial image set of Grenadian, Guatemalan, and Mexico images.
Gallery of Illinois Plants. Dan Busemeyer (Illinois Natural History Survey). 500 native and exotic plants.
Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses.
MissouriPlants.com. Produced by Dan Tenaglia, this site has digital photo and natural history blurbs about many plants found in Missouri. The arrangement is by flower color or by an alphabetical list by genus and species.
Ozark Plants. Photographs of Flowering Plants of The Ozarks and the Interior Highlands of North America” By Paul L. Redfearn, Jr.
Tennessee Wildflowers. BlueShoe Nashville Travel Guide.
Wildflowers of Western Kentucky.
Alabama Plants. The goal is to eventually show all plants native to Alabama. Alphabetical plant lists as well as by flower color, sedges and rushes, and grasses. Site constructed and maintained by Dan Tenaglia.
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants. University of South Florida, Institute for Systematic Botany. Managed by Richard Wunderlin and Bruce Hansen.
Fairchild Tropical Garden Botanical Resource Center and Virtual Herbarium. Includes photos of more than 50,000 plant, palm, cycad and other cultivated tropical plants from Florida.
Endangered, Threatened, & Rare Plant Species of the Southeastern United States. Gulf South Research Corporation.
South Carolina Plant Atlas. John Nelson, Curator A. C. Moore Herbarium, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina.
Stinger's Photo Page. By Dr. Gerald F.Guala (a.k.a. Stinger) and hosted by the Louisiana State University Herbarium, this list of plants is arranged by family.
Wildflowers of Alabama
Delaware Wildflowers. David G. Smith.
Flora of Southwest Virginia. Craig Van Boskirk. Can browse based on major groups, families, species.
Nearctica. Wildflowers of Eastern North America.
New England Wildflower Society. Go to the Sitemap and browse plant names with images.
Old Dominion University Plant Site. Developed by Lytton Musselman. Many themes, including Parasitic Plants, Plants of the Great Dismal Swamp, Flora of Jordan, etc.
Plants of the New Jersey Pinelands (Pine Barrens).
Wildflowers of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. This page is a short version of the CD that is sold by Michael Hogan Photography. Photos of animals, habitat, etc. too.
Southern Appalachian Wildflowers. By Rich Stevenson.
Spring Wildflowers of Northern Virginia
Tennessee Vascular Plants Database. Has search capabilities by plant scientific name, common name, family, county; checklist and diversity maps.
Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines of North Carolina. Photos and text by Will Cook.
Wildflowers of Baxter State Park in Maine. Photos by Tom Chase.
Wildflowers of Scott County, Virginia, USA
Almaden Wildflowers. From the Almaden Research Center in California.
Arizona Plants. University of Arizona, Herbarium.
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. The University of Washington Herbarium (WTU) maintains a comprehensive online collection of photographs and information for the plants and lichens of Washington.
The CalFlora Database. Over 26,000 images of California plants. Searchable database.
CSUBIOWEB - Images by Steven J. Wolf, mostly from Western U.S.
Idaho Mountain Wildflowers
Image Archive for Central Texas Plants. Administered by Katie Hansen as a part of the course website for BIO 406D (Native Plants of Central Texas),
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Has a searchable database under "Explore Plants, Native Plants database".
Wildflowers of Southern New Mexico. Karen Loomis.
Nevada Natural Heritage Program. Maintains an extensive slide and photo collection of many rare and common Nevada vascular plants, fungi and lichens, invertebrates, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds, and plant communities, and miscellaneous images, contributed by numerous photographers inside and outside our agency.
Northern Arizona Flora. A photographic, annotated catalog of Northern Arizona vascular plants.
San Diego Wildflowers. By Kenneth L. Bowles. Pages load slowly with Mac Safari.
San Diego County Plant Atlas Project. Sponsored by the San Diego Natural History Museum, Botany Department. Curated by Jon Rebman and Jeannie Gregory. Searches for herbarium specimens (synoptic collections) and living plant photos can be made.
Southwest Colorado Wildflowers, Ferns and Trees. Al and Betty Schneider.
Weeds and Wildflowers. These plants from Utah in alphabetical lists and by habitat type.
Wildflowers and Other Plants of Southern California. Photos by Michael L. Charters.
Wildflowers by Adam Paul. California wildflowers, arranged by family, common name or flower color.
Wildflowers in Bloom. From Texas A&M University.
Wildflowers: A Closer Look. By Reny Parker. Photos of plants from Alaska, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon,, Texas and Vermont.
Wildflowers of the Oregon Cascades
Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains. By Ray Rassmussen.
Wildflowers of Tucson Arizona. T. Beth Kinsey. Currently over 300 species represented.
Vascular Plant Family Access. University of Hawaii. Gerald Carr.
Plants of Hawaii. Another access point to beautiful photos of Hawaiian plants by Gerald Carr. Arranged by scientific name and family.
Bromeliad Society International. Go to
the “Genera Gallery” to see names and photos of bromeliads.
Malcolm Pym's Premier collection. Cactus names arranged alphabetically.
Cactus and Succulent Page by Clark Brunt. Photos from Mexico, Chile, and Peru.
Cycad Photo Gallery. Over 700 photographs in the gallery. Jungle Music Palms and Cycads, Phil Bergman.
The Cycad Society. With a photo gallery.
PACSOA Palm and Cycad Societies of Australia.
Fungi Images on the Net. Direct access to over 1600 fungal images!
Fungi Photos. R. A. Chilton, Chester, UK.
Cryptogams in Depth. By Fred Rhoades. Requires proper plug-ins to view 3-D images.
Wild Gingers of Malaysia
The Gesneriad Reference Page.
Hosta Photo Library. Also has horticulatural information on these plants.
Malvaceae Info. This web site provides information, both botanical and horticultural, on the angiosperm family Malvaceae sensu APG (which includes the traditional Bombacaceae and much of the traditional Sterculiaceae (± Byttneriaceae) and Tiliaceae), together with a little material on related families in the order Malvales and of general botanical content.
Melastomataceae of the World. Site developed and maintained by Darin S. Penneys at the University of Florida. Contains images, literature, phylogenetics and descriptions of the plants as well as information on cultivation and invasive species. Very nicely done!
Botanic Gardens and Arboretum of Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Czech Republic. Go to Orchis, Pictures by Genus.
Internet Orchid Photo Encyclopedia
Orchids of Indonesia
Orchids of Wisconsin
Papua New Guinea Orchid News
The Orchid Photo Page.
The Pacific Orchid Society (of Hawaii) Homepage.
Wild Orchids of Alberta, Canada. See also Ray's Web Pages for more.
World Flowers. This site, run by Dr. K.Saito, is in Japanese, but can be readily navigated. Contains mainly orchid photographs plus some other plants.
Pachypodium.org. Quite simply, photos of 26 species of this Apocynaceae genus from Madagascar. Mabberley indicates 13 species for the genus.
Palm Trees Photo Gallery. Phil Bergman's Jungle Music.
PACSOA Palm and Cycad Societies of Australia.
International Palm Society Image Gallery.
From Missouri Botanical Garden
CyberSedge. Texas A&M University. Line art, not photographs.
Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plants
International Carnivorous Plant Society. See also the ICPS Web Ring that lists a number of other sites with images of carnivorous plants.
Botanical Society of America Online Image Collection. Carnivorous plant section.
Galleria Carnivora. A museum of colour photographs of carnivorous plants.
Mark's Fruit Crops. Mark Rieger, University of Georgia, has assembled a nice collection of photographs of fruit crops.
Hort.net. Web page designed by Mallorn Computing. 2500 images of horticulturally important plants.
Cultivated Plants. By Taryn Tree, Brigham Young University.
HortiPlex. Contains plant images and data as well as links to information sources, images and vendors at other sites. Searchable.
University of Connecticut. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Conservatory. Searchable database of plants in cultivation here.
Useful Plants Database (Nutzpflanzen Datenbank, in German, searchable). Stephan Imhof, Marburg University, Germany.
Southwest School of Botanical Medicine
Botanical Society of America Online Image Collection. Economic botany section.
The Parasitic Plant Connection. Southern Illinois University, Dan Nickrent. Thousands of images of parasitic plants worldwide.
Cornell University Poisonous Plants Informational Database. Includes images and much more.
Poisonous Plant Guide. Information and photographs of these plants in the home, garden, etc.
Economic Plants on the Southern Illinois University Plant Biology Greenhouse web page. Page lists poisonous houseplants and poisonous Midwestern US plants. Includes a link to a downloadable Excel file with lots of information. Compiled by Dan Nickrent.
Caudiciform Plants. These are succulents in several families.
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