Welcome to the latest edition of the Native Plants Database where you can explore the wealth of native plants in North America. Use the options below to search for 9,169 native plants by scientific or common name or choose a particular family of plants.
For non-native or introduced species, please visit the USDA Plants Database.
Recommended Species lists
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.
Plant Database Resources
Complete Species List - An alphabetized list of all species in the native plant database.
Data Fields - Learn more about Native Plant Database information fields.