How to identify plants and trees

Firebush at Fakahatchee

Firebush at Fakahatchee Strand Preserve

The flora found along Florida’s trails is unlike anything you’ll find elsewhere in the United States, and that’s just the native species. From columbine and trillium found in Appalachian-like valleys in the Florida Panhandle to tropical trees of Caribbean origin throughout South Florida, our botanical diversity is one of the best reasons to explore Florida’s trails.

Browse through identifications of common Florida plants and trees
Use the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants to help identify a species

See the biggest trees in Florida
Find pitcher plant bogs and prairies
See where you can explore a tropical forest
See where you can find mangroves
See the best spots for wildflowers

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