- 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.
National Plant Database. Retired Extension Horticulturist, Thomas E. Pope, PhD and Neil Odenwald, PhD, retired head of School of Landcape Architure 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. All is FREE to any person registering on the site