Welcome to the latest edition of the Native Plants Database. From this page you can explore the wealth of native plants in North America. Use the options below to search for 7,414 native plants by scientific or common name or choose a particular family of plants. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the combination search or our Recommended Species lists. If you are looking for non-native or introduced species, we suggest you visit the USDA Plants Database.
Use the options below to search for plants based on a combination of characteristics. If there are too many results, try narrowing your search by selecting more characteristics. If the results are too few, broaden your search by selecting fewer characters.
Find native plant species by state. Each list contains commercially available species suitable for gardens and planned landscapes. Once you have selected a collection, you can browse the collection or search within it using the combination search.View Recommended Species page