NC State Resources
- Bloom Calendar, Piedmont – by botanical name, by month, by area of the garden
- Commercial Horticulture/Nursery Crops Portal
- Database of Plants – Searchable
- Going Native: Urban Landscaping for Wildlife with Native Plants: See why landscaping with native plants can be better for wildlife and for the environment. Find out about the problems caused by invasive, exotic plants. Discover the native plants you can use as alternatives to exotic plants. Learn where you can buy natives! Create your own native plant landscape that’s attractive to wildlife and people with our step-by-step guide that helps you choose the right plants for your landscape.
- Floriculture InfoSearch: a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites
- Image Gallery, JC Raulston Arboretum
- Invasive Exotic Plants of the Southeast
- On-Line Plant Identification Keys, How to Submit a Sample for identification
- Poisonous Plants of North Carolina
- Poisonous Plants, Livestock and Plants
NC State Plant ID
- Herbarium Keys and Image Galleries
- Herbarium Plant ID Services
- Turf Identification – Identify turf varieties based on specific characteristics.
Plant Profiles – Searchable Database – Database of plants, searchable by common or scientific name, type of plant, height, flower color, leaf color, wildlife benefits, toxicity and more
- Online Plant Guide.com: National Plant Database. Retired Extension Horticulturist, Thomas E. Pope, PhD and Neil Odenwald, PhD, retired head of School of Landscape Architecture at LSU are the primary developers of the site. There are over 8,000 images online at present and more than 2,000 waiting to be added. Approximately 2800 plant species are represented at this time with extensive cultural information on each. The site has extensive search features.
- USDA Plants Database
- Plant Hardiness Zone Maps
2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
American Horticultural Society Plant Heat-Zone Map
- Invasive, Exotic Plants of the Southeast, NC State Forestry and Environmental Resources
- Invasive Plant Atlas of the Midsouth
- Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States
- Invasive Species Assessment System, NC State Horticulture Science
- Noncropland Weed Management, NC State Crop Science
- Nonnative, Invasive Plants of Southeastern Forests
- North Carolina Invasive Plant Council
- North Carolina Native Plant Society Invasive Exotic Species List
* Links to “Consumer” site
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