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Click on a family name for more information about the Florida native plants within the family
and which butterflies, birds, and other wildlife the plants attract.
 
A   photo  here and in the plant family listings is a link to photographs of plants in that family.

FamilyBotanical NameCommon NameRegionType
 
 
BellflowerCampanulaceae  *   hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant   *     *
  Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal flower NC p

BignoniaBignoniaceae  *   hummingbird nectar plant   *     *   wildlife food and/or shelter resource photo
  Bignonia capreolata Cross vine NCS p, v
  Campsis radicans Trumpet vine NC p, v

BorageBoraginaceae  *   hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant   *     *
  Cardia sebestena Geiger tree S t

BuckeyeHippocastanaceae  *   hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant   *   wildlife food and/or shelter resource
  Aesculus pavia Red buckeye NC s/t

HoneysuckleCaprifoliaceaebird food resource hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant butterfly host plant wildlife food and/or shelter resource photo
  Lonicera sempervirens Coral honeysuckle NCS p, v

LegumeFabaceaebird food resource hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant butterfly host plant wildlife food and/or shelter resource
  Erythrina herbacea Coral bean NCS p, s/t
  Sophora tomentosa Necklace pod S p

MadderRubiaceaebird food resource hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant   *   wildlife food and/or shelter resource photo
  Casasia clussiifolia Seven-year apple S s/t
  Hamelia patens Firebush CS s/t

MagnoliaMagnoliaceaebird food resource hummingbird nectar plant   *   butterfly host plant wildlife food and/or shelter resource
  Liriodendron tulipifera Tuliptree NC t

MallowMalvaceaebird food resource hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant butterfly host plant   *
  Hibiscus coccineus Scarlet rose mallow NCS s
  Hibiscus virginica Seashore mallow NCS p
  Malvaviscus arboreus Turk's cap NCS s

MintLabiatae  *   hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant   *     *   photo
  Conradina canescens Wild rosemary NC p
  Salvia coccinea Tropical sage NCS p
  Salvia lyrata Lyre-leaf sage NCS a

PhloxPolemoniaceae  *   hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant   *   wildlife food and/or shelter resource
  Ipomopsis rubra Standing cypress NC b

RoseRosaceaebird food resource hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant butterfly host plant wildlife food and/or shelter resource
  Crataegus flava Summer haw NC t
  Crataegus marshallii Parsley haw NC t

Sweet-
Pepperbush
Clethraceaebird food resource hummingbird nectar plant butterfly nectar plant   *   wildlife food and/or shelter resource
  Clethra alnifolia Sweet pepperbush N s

N=north   C=central   S=south
a=annual   b=biennial   p=perennial   s=shrub   t=tree   v=vine
 
  butterfly nectar plant  Butterfly nectar plant
butterfly host plant  Butterfly host plant
bird food resource  Food resource for birds (non-nectar)
hummingbird nectar plant  Nectar plant for hummingbirds
 
wildlife food and/or shelter resource  Good source of food and/or shelter for wildlife
 

 
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