Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services



The Botany Section of the Bureau of Entomology, Nematology and Plant Pathology identifies plants for the Division of Plant Industry, as well as for other governmental agencies and private individuals. For reference, the Botany Section maintains a herbarium of several thousand dried plant specimens and dried seed samples. Learn more about the Botany Section.

Would you like a plant identified? Learn how to Submit a Sample for Identification.

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Noxious Weeds

Poisonous Plants

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We appreciate the generosity of the following individuals and organizations in providing photographs of Florida plants.

Archbold Biological Station
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Bok Tower Garden
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Patti J. Anderson
Mariana Beckman
Jeffrey W. Lotz