Florida Native Plants

Yaupon Holly

Wild Coffee

Frog Fruit

Oakleaf Hydranga

Walter's Viburnum


Milkweed - Be good to butterflies. Select the Right Milkweed.

Blue-eyed Grass, Blue-eyed GrassSisyrinchium angustifolium

This Florida native can be used as a groundcover or border plant. Do you want to learn how to pronounce  Sisyrinchium angustifolium?. Where are the bracts located? Would you like to better understand the reproductive pasts of a plant? What is a tepal? a peduncle? a spathe? Where are the seeds? When are they ripe? The video shows these botanical details. Read more

Photo: Florida Native Plant Society

Frog Fruit

Frog FruitNeed a substitute ground cover for turf grass in "no tread areas"?  Phyla nodiflora, common names include, Frog Fruit, Turkey Tangle Fog Fruit or Capeweed may be an alternative. Read more


Plantlists - go to our Downloads area to get lists of plants for our area.

Plants used in Steve's yard by Al and Joan.

These photos were included in the video Transformation of a Residential Turfgrass Lawn into a Central Florida Native Plant Landscape that was shown at the Florida Native Plant Society 2015 Conference in Tallahassee.


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Published on  14.05.2017