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Native Plant Selector

More than 140 plants native to the TVA region are featured on this site. It includes photographs and details about height, light preference, bloom time, and more. This list will expand as more native plants become available through commercial markets.

There are three ways to search:



Quick Search


Detailed Search

Browse the plant list by either the common or scientific name

  Enter a keyword


Search for plants according to many different criteria such as plant height, soil conditions, etc.

Other Sources

For more information, check with your state's wildlife resource agency, local university, native plant society or library. Or try these links.

More resources for landscaping, attracting wildlife, and identifying and purchasing native plants

See references used to compile plant information.


All plant images by TVA except for contributions by Sam Rogers, ASLA, University of Tennessee Environmental Landscape Design Lab.








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