Places in Ontario to purchase wildflowers for your garden
US States near Ontario:
Michigan, Wisconsin, New York, Connecticut, etc
(we share many or most of the
Sites Elsewhere in Canada
North America sites
(dealing with North America flora as a whole)
United States sites
Washington State University Native
Plants - Northwestern U.S. plant identification database, and gardening tips re native
Brousseau California Flora pictures -
11,000 images of California wildflowers and other plants
Wildflowers of Western Kentucky - 115
downloadable images of wildflowers, and links to other wildflower resources
Flora Website with many U.S. Botany Links
- Natural History at Sweet
Briar College - Virginia
Botanical Garden - Botany links
Society of America
national database (United States Dept of Agriculture) - Includes searchable database of plant images,
distribution information and plant classification information including
hierarchical listing. Plant checklists are searchable by state. Plant
characteristics section includes information on physiology, growth
requirements, reproduction and suitability/use.
- Ohio State University
PlantFacts - Searchable database of over 20,000 pages of extension
service factsheets from forty-six universities and government agencies.
Search can be limited by region.
American Ethnobotany Database (University of Michigan) - Coverage includes foods, drugs, dyes,
fibers and other uses of 4,029 species of plants by 291 Native American
groups. Each entry includes scientific and common names, Native American group,
uses and source of information. Searchable by keyword. Boolean search
- Includes occurrence data for over 8000 vascular plants of California.
Indexed by common and scientific name. Search can be limited by county,
lifeform, elevation, community and rare/native status. Image database
includes over 20,000 images and is searchable by a variety of fields
including name, photographer, location and plant color.
to Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - A collection of several databases
from Purdue University Center for New Crops and Plant Products. Plant/Crop
Descriptors includes monographs covering a variety of plant information
including description, uses, and research. Type of information varies by
plant. Indexed by scientific and common name. Other databases include Botanical
Companies Database and Flavor, Fragrance and Essential Oils Companies
Database. Also includes a Guide to Herb Varieties and a directory of sources
for herb seeds and plants.
- Database from the Alternative Medicine Foundation with information on over
100 medicinal plants. Coverage includes evidence of activity (from case
studies/clinical trials), warnings, preparations, mixtures, mechanisms for
action and related links (including images).
Plant Image Gallery - Texas A&M University, Bioinformatics
Working Group. - A HUGE database of plant photos.
System - Flowering Plant Family Finder
Botanical Data - Herbarium of Texas A&M University - Dept. of
of Twin Swamps Nature Preserve (Posey County, Indiana USA) - pictures
and lots of info
Poisonous Plants Research Labratory
University Poisonous Plants Informational Database
of Maryland Botanical Links -
State Herbarium (home page)
Online - Harvard University
Natural History of the North Woods -
-- great links page
- Christina Mild's "Rio Delta Wild" - Texas Plants
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Jim Allison's Home Page
- some detailed and interesting info on certain species
Appalachian Wildflowers -
- Invasive Plant
Atlas of New England - an excellent resource, with photos
Indiana Wildflowers - just a page with photos
2bnTheWild.com - Wildflowers of the
southeastern United States - 475 species.
Flora of the Washington-Baltimore
area (Dept. of Botany, National Museum of Natural History)
Wildflowers & Plants of
Barry's web site - all about
Natural - A Guide to Native Wildflowers of the Southern Appalachians;
page on the same site about Red Trilliums and their variability
Ty Smedes Nature
Photography - Iowa wildflowers
Plants for a Future -
searchable database (U.K.)
State University Botanical Server
- Nordic Flowers
for a Future Database - Includes entries for over 7000 useful plants.
Coverage includes physical characteristics, habitats, edible, medicinal and
other uses, cultivation and propagation information, scent, select
cultivars, print references and web reference links. Searchable by scientific and
common name, use, area or habitat.
- Brings together data from a variety of good plant databases on over 50,000
taxa and 48,000 cultivars. Searchable by common or botanical name. Includes
Nursery - although this is a business website, it has a large photo gallery
of plants, along with info about each one.
Plants by habitat - more info about each plant.
Living Wildflowers - another business website that has good info - go to
the "Seed List"
for info on plants.
- Plant Link
Library - Wageningen University Plant Sciences (Netherlands)
- GLP Wildflowers - a
page of links
- Goldenrod Paper by
Akua Lezli Hope - how this person made paper from goldenrods
- The Garden
Gate - info on medicinal properties of some plants
- scientific name synonym page
- Botanical Art
(Yahoo discussion group) - Cynthia Padilla, Botanical Artist/Naturalist
- Biopix -
large number of high quality plant photos mainly from Scandinavia
- Wye Marsh - at the south end of
Georgian Bay, this reknowned waterfowl sanctuary has a wildflower garden
- Japan Plants Index
Organizations - Plants, Wildflowers
Organizations - Other Outdoors and