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Latest observed species Try Pl@ntNet now! Latest contributions Regional floras Themes World flora Useful plants Weeds Invasive plants Useful plants of Tropical Africa Useful plants of Asia Microprojects Les Ecologistes de l'Euzière Trees of South Africa Provence, France LEWA in KENYA Ordesa Cévennes Mediterranean ornamental trees Crops Desert Locust Biotopes in West Africa Flore remarquable des Alpes-Maritimes ESALQ and Piracicaba trees Gardens by the Bay Gardens by the Bay - Cloud Forest Gardens by the Bay - Flower Dome EUROPE Northern Europe Middle Europe Southwestern Europe Southeastern Europe Eastern Europe AFRICA Northern Africa Macaronesia West Tropical Africa West-Central Tropical Africa Northeast Tropical Africa East Tropical Africa South Tropical Africa Southern Africa Middle Atlantic Ocean Western Indian Ocean ASIA-TEMPERATE Siberia Russian Far East Middle Asia Caucasus Western Asia Arabian Peninsula China Mongolia Eastern Asia ASIA-TROPICAL Indian Subcontinent Indo-China Malesia Papuasia AUSTRALASIA Australia New Zealand PACIFIC Southwestern Pacific South-Central Pacific Northwestern Pacific North-Central Pacific NORTHERN AMERICA Subarctic America Western Canada Eastern Canada Northwestern U.S.A. North-Central U.S.A. Northeastern U.S.A. Southwestern U.S.A. South-Central U.S.A. Southeastern U.S.A. Mexico SOUTHERN AMERICA Central America Caribbean Northern South America Western South America Brazil Southern South America ANTARCTIC Subantarctic Islands Antarctic Continent FAQs References

Pl@ntNet is a tool to help to identify plants with pictures. It is organized in different thematic and geographical floras. Choose the one that corresponds to your region or area of interest from the list below. If you don't know what to choose, select "World flora" which has the widest coverage but will give less accurate results than a more focused flora.

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Latest observed species

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Viburnum lantana L.

Regional floras

Pl@ntNet regional floras are based on WCVP. Govaerts R (ed.). 2022. The World Checklist of Vascular Plants (WCVP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [accessed 27 October 2022]


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World flora

Plants of the world flora

48,727 Species - 12,768,711 Images

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Useful plants

Cultivated and ornamental plants

5,282 Species - 7,725,878 Images

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Weeds in agricultural fields of Europe

1,416 Species - 4,101,127 Images

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Invasive plants

Invasive species potentially threatening livelihoods and the environment around the world

1,066 Species - 2,371,075 Images

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Useful plants of Tropical Africa

Plant Resources of Tropical Africa

1,249 Species - 788,639 Images

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Useful plants of Asia

Plant Resources of South East Asia

1,955 Species - 1,595,535 Images


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Les Ecologistes de l'Euzière

Les Ecologistes de l'Euzière

243 Species - 864,263 Images

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Trees of South Africa

Native trees of South Africa

287 Species - 59,402 Images

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Provence, France

Flore provençale Dép. des Bouches-du-Rhône

2,179 Species - 6,252,904 Images

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Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

706 Species - 254,425 Images

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Plants of Ordesa National Park

140 Species - 958,663 Images

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Flora of the Cévennes National Park

2,359 Species - 6,769,147 Images

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Mediterranean ornamental trees

Trees and shrubs for cities and gardens of the Mediterranean Sea

228 Species - 1,475,444 Images

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Planted and cultivated crops

218 Species - 1,089,209 Images

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Flore remarquable des Alpes-Maritimes

Flore patrimoniale des parcs naturels départementaux des Alpes-Maritimes

97 Species - 625,692 Images

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ESALQ and Piracicaba trees

Trees and shrubs of ESALQ park and surrounding areas

185 Species - 289,176 Images

Gardens by the Bay


Northern Europe

Plants of Northern Europe

3,522 Species - 7,463,982 Images

Middle Europe

Plants of Middle Europe

4,774 Species - 8,250,697 Images

Southwestern Europe

Plants of Southwestern Europe

7,038 Species - 9,255,212 Images

Southeastern Europe

Plants of Southeastern Europe

6,621 Species - 9,287,985 Images

Eastern Europe

Plants of Eastern Europe

3,550 Species - 7,093,248 Images


Northern Africa

Plants of Northern Africa

4,199 Species - 5,939,773 Images


Plants of Macaronesia

2,844 Species - 4,796,368 Images

West Tropical Africa

Plants of West Tropical Africa

2,812 Species - 1,391,894 Images

West-Central Tropical Africa

Plants of West-Central Tropical Africa

3,459 Species - 2,012,627 Images

Northeast Tropical Africa

Plants of Northeast Tropical Africa

3,033 Species - 2,321,310 Images

East Tropical Africa

Plants of East Tropical Africa

3,165 Species - 1,537,241 Images

South Tropical Africa

Plants of South Tropical Africa

3,105 Species - 1,794,842 Images

Southern Africa

Plants of Southern Africa

4,093 Species - 3,002,997 Images

Middle Atlantic Ocean

Plants of Middle Atlantic Ocean

433 Species - 1,095,179 Images

Western Indian Ocean

Plants of Western Indian Ocean

2,838 Species - 2,274,897 Images



Plants of Siberia

1,771 Species - 3,301,070 Images

Russian Far East

Plants of Russian Far East

1,790 Species - 3,094,366 Images

Middle Asia

Plants of Middle Asia

2,474 Species - 4,992,707 Images


Plants of Caucasus

2,926 Species - 5,697,577 Images

Western Asia

Plants of Western Asia

5,082 Species - 7,037,386 Images

Arabian Peninsula

Plants of Arabian Peninsula

1,803 Species - 1,785,924 Images


Plants of China

6,295 Species - 4,755,168 Images


Plants of Mongolia

979 Species - 1,385,274 Images

Eastern Asia

Plants of Eastern Asia

4,000 Species - 4,697,660 Images


Indian Subcontinent

Plants of Indian Subcontinent

6,157 Species - 5,015,538 Images


Plants of Indo-China

4,471 Species - 2,929,191 Images


Plants of Malesia

3,765 Species - 2,001,476 Images


Plants of Papuasia

1,759 Species - 889,397 Images



Plants of Australia

4,114 Species - 4,654,773 Images

New Zealand

Plants of New Zealand

1,505 Species - 3,826,073 Images


Southwestern Pacific

Plants of Southwestern Pacific

3,422 Species - 1,543,303 Images

South-Central Pacific

Plants of South-Central Pacific

1,041 Species - 1,528,651 Images

Northwestern Pacific

Plants of Northwestern Pacific

1,111 Species - 1,387,934 Images

North-Central Pacific

Plants of North-Central Pacific

1,337 Species - 1,970,549 Images


Subarctic America

Plants of Subarctic America

1,154 Species - 1,769,468 Images

Western Canada

Plants of Western Canada

2,386 Species - 3,691,904 Images

Eastern Canada

Plants of Eastern Canada

2,576 Species - 4,974,331 Images

Northwestern U.S.A.

Plants of Northwestern U.S.A.

3,708 Species - 4,965,533 Images

North-Central U.S.A.

Plants of North-Central U.S.A.

3,675 Species - 5,464,918 Images

Northeastern U.S.A.

Plants of Northeastern U.S.A.

3,817 Species - 6,600,918 Images

Southwestern U.S.A.

Plants of Southwestern U.S.A.

5,108 Species - 5,053,316 Images

South-Central U.S.A.

Plants of South-Central U.S.A.

3,948 Species - 3,667,566 Images

Southeastern U.S.A.

Plants of Southeastern U.S.A.

4,928 Species - 6,319,822 Images


Plants of Mexico

7,161 Species - 3,512,739 Images


Central America

Plants of Central America

6,963 Species - 2,977,494 Images


Plants of Caribbean

4,802 Species - 3,545,453 Images

Northern South America

Plants of Northern South America

6,988 Species - 1,947,659 Images

Western South America

Plants of Western South America

9,965 Species - 3,794,310 Images


Plants of Brazil

8,873 Species - 2,314,804 Images

Southern South America

Plants of Southern South America

4,997 Species - 4,335,861 Images


Subantarctic Islands

Plants of Subantarctic Islands

395 Species - 1,473,275 Images

Antarctic Continent

Plants of Antarctic Continent

2 Species - 2,783 Images

Identify, explore and share your observations of wild plants (2024)


How to identify plants in the wild? ›

How to Identify Wild Edibles
  1. Global location. ...
  2. Micro-Ecosystem. ...
  3. Leaf Shape. ...
  4. Leaf Arrangement. ...
  5. Cones, Seeds, Fruits, and Flowers. ...
  6. Stalk. ...
  7. General Notes: Pay attention to the height and shape of the plant in general.
Aug 6, 2018

What flower is this 🌺? ›

A pink hibiscus, a flower that grows in warm climates. Depicted as a single, deep-pink hibiscus flower with green leaves and prominent, yellow stamen. Commonly used for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and other special occasions.

What is this flower 🌸? ›

🌸 Cherry Blossom: The cherry blossom emoji is often used to symbolise beauty, spring and new beginnings.

What help us to easily identify the plants around us? ›

Answer: Our eyes and the oxygen in the environment help us to identify easily that the plant is around us. Explanation: Daily, we see countless forms of plants growing in our neighborhoods, in our parks, and in our forests, however, maximum folks skip those without taking a moment to study their beauty and diversity.

How can I identify my plants? ›

Accurate plant identification

PlantNet can identify plants and trees by analyzing a photo of their leaf, flower, fruit or bark.

How do you identify plant identification? ›

Identifying a landscape or garden plant requires recognizing the plant by one or more characteristics, such as size, form, leaf shape, flower color, odor, etc., and linking that recognition with a name, either a common or so-called scientific name.

Which flower is this 🌷? ›

Tulip | Description, Flower, Cultivation, & Facts | Britannica.

What flower am I based on birthday? ›

What is my birth flower?
JanuaryCarnation & SnowdropCarnation - affection, love. Snowdrop - hope, beauty.
FebruaryViolet & PrimroseLoyalty, faithfulness
MarchDaffodil & JonquilUnequal love
AprilDaisy & SweetpeaInnocence, loyal love, and purity. Sweet pea means blissful pleasure.
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What was the first flower on earth? ›

Researchers have found an ancient plant in Liaoning, Archaefructus, that has very small, simple flowers and could be one of the first flowering plants. Archaefructus lived around 130 million years ago and probably grew in or near the water.

Are mums poisonous to cats? ›

The mum plant, short for chrysanthemum, is a common garden plant that is very toxic to cats. There are several different species of chrysanthemum, all of which are toxic to cats. Recognize the mum plant by its shrub-like appearance featuring hundreds of purple or yellow flowers.

What does the 3 rose emoji mean? ›

3 Roses: I Love You.

What is the flower emoji for love? ›

A 🌷 emoji can be used to express beauty and love.

Alongside the 🌹, the 🌷 is one of the most romantic and caring flower emojis. The 🌷 can be used on Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, or any special occasion to show someone you love them.

What are three main organs of a plant? ›

The three basic organs of vascular plants are roots, stems and leaves but commonly these organs have become specialized for specific functions and do not look 'typical'. The most readily observed of these are stems devoted to reproductive structures: the flowers of angiosperms and the cones of conifers, clubhouses.

What are the five types of leaves? ›

Types of Leaves
Leaf TypeDescriptionExamples
Simplesingle, undivided laminamaple
Compoundtwo or more leaflets (divided lamina)clover
Palmately Compoundleaflets attached at petiole and fan outwardchestnut
Pinnately Compoundleaflets are attached at midribhickory

What will happen if the root tip is injured? ›

If the root tip is injured the growth of the plant will be stunted initially the tree will try to survive but injured root may not absorb water and minerals from the soil. This will make the tree waek. The support of the tree will also become insufficient and the tree will eventually die.

How do you identify a safe plant in the wild? ›

  1. Separate the plant into its various parts—roots, stems, leaves, buds, and flowers. ...
  2. Smell it. ...
  3. Test for contact poisoning by placing a piece of the plant on your inner elbow or wrist for 8 hours. ...
  4. If the plant passes the skin test, prepare a small portion the way you plan to eat it (boiling is always a good bet).
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What is the best app for identifying wild plants? ›

PictureThis® identifies 1,000,000+ plants every day with 98% accuracy - better than most human experts. Get your gardening questions answered and become a “green thumb” with the plant identification power of PictureThis!

Is there a free way to identify plants? ›

Use PlantNet to Identify Plants

PlantNet is an online tool aimed at helping you to identify flowers and plants by uploading images. PlantNet works well as a plant identifier app for your phone, but you can also use the website to quickly identify plants and flowers. The good news is that it's free and easy to use.


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