Resources: Getting to Know the Plants

Here you will find information about the stars of this show- their biology, physiology, ecology, landscape tolerances, historical and distribution patterns, and other relevant stories. 

Stevie Famulari’s Phytoremediation Database

This database is a compilation of research taught and gathered by Artist and Professor Stevie Famulari with her Landscape Architecture students between 2007-2011, as well as research of herself and others. The research was compiled and entered into the design and work of Kyla Witz, Landscape Architecture student at NDSU.

It is searchable by plant or by contaminant. Click on a plant name to see more details of that plant. 

Dave’s Garden- Plant Profiles

This popular gardening and landscaping site claims to have the largest plant database in the world. Information is collected by global community input. This database includes plants otherwise known as weeds and those used for scientific or non-ornamental purposes. 

University of Texas- Lady Bird Johnson- Native Plant Information Network

The goal of this site is to assemble and disseminate information that will encourage the sustainable use and conservation of native wildflowers, plants and landscapes throughout North America. The NPIN is designed to inform a broad audience ranging from members of the general public such as homeowners, wildflower enthusiasts, and gardeners to practicing professionals such as botanists, land managers, and government personnel. Click on “plant database” to go straight to the searchable database. 

University of Florida- Environmental Horticulture Plant Databases

These plant information databases include landscape plant propagation; plant nutrient deficiency diagnosis; 1194 tree and shrub fact sheets; and tree selection software. 

US Dept of Agriculture (USDA) PLANTS Database

This database includes basic biological and cultural information for most plants found in the U.S.