The Everglades is home to more than 750 kinds of seed-bearing plants including bromeliads, cacti, succulents, grasses and lichens, as well as different types of marine plants. Among the 164 plant species are 39 species o... More » Science Biology Botany

There are a great number of plants that are native to Florida, including sweet acacia, giant leather fern, Everglades palm, fringed bluestar, black mangrove and devil's walkingstick. Other native Florida plants include p... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

The Big Cypress National Preserve contains over 729,000 acres of freshwater swamplands. Located in southern Florida, the Big Cypress National Preserve borders the Everglades National Park and is part of the Florida Natio... More » Geography

While the Sahara desert is a hot and unforgiving place, more than 2,800 species of trees, shrubs and grasses call it home. Most of these plants exist in the northernmost and southernmost reaches of the desert where rainf... More »

Most house plants, flowering plants, vegetables and certain kinds of fruits can be grown in a hydroponic system. Many different types of herbs can also be grown hydroponically. More » Science Biology Botany

CAM plants include most succulents, such as cacti and agaves, as well as some orchids and bromeliads. CAM is an acronym for crassulacean acid metabolism, and it refers to a specific type of photosynthesis generally used ... More »

Many plant species lived during the Quaternary Period, including bushes, shrubs, prairie grasses, birch, pine, spruce, oak, maple and flowering plants of all types. Due to ice ages, plant populations and their ecosystems... More »