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A resource to help change what is now a backyard hobby
for a few into a powerful conservation tool of many.

Here you can find out how to turn simple gardening into habitat restoration by using plants that are native to your specific area. The purpose of this site is to provide you with the information you need to do just that. By planting native plants and recreating natural habitats that are unique to your area, you are making a valuable contribution to the conservation and restoration of South Florida's natural heritage!

Please start by entering a 5-digit South Florida zip code here
Start search
Find out about the unique plants, habitats,
and wildlife in your area.

If you would like to learn more about native plants and the importance of conservation, or simply learn how to use this website, please see the topics at right.

Map of South Florida

Below is a map of South Florida, defined here as the counties from Lake Okeechobee southward. Information for these counties is provided on this website. You may choose a county by clicking on the map, and a list of cultivated native plants that occur throughout that county is provided. However, if you’d like information specific to your home or project site, please enter a 5-digit zip code above and detailed data on the habitats and plants found there may be viewed.

 


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Search for a plant in the Natives For Your Neighborhood database:
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Search for an animal in the Natives For Your Neighborhood database:
 
 

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About natives for your neighborhood

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What are native plants?

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Resources Links

Water Wise Landscaping

Florida Friendly Landscaping

Wildlife Habitat Certification

Find your Native Plant Society Chapter

FNAI Field Guide