Nationwide, there is an increasing awareness and understanding of the important role that regionally adapted native wildflower and grasses play in sound ecosystem management of roadsides and natural areas.
Florida’s native wildflower seed production industry is currently centered in northern Florida. While none of the growers has made this a full time endeavor, seed availability has steadily increased over the past few years. More...
Florida markets, markets in other states and nationwide, and organizations and associations.
- Production in Florida
Species, production practices, facilities and equipment, seed markets, and where to get help.
- Production in Other States and Nationwide
Publications from NRCS/USDA and the Native Plants Journal.
- Wildflowers--North Florida Research & Education Center
- Wildflowers in the Garden--UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology
- Characterization of Physiological and Morphological Variability in Buffalo Clover Germplasm
- Common Native Wildflowers of North Florida
- Establishment of Native Wildflower Plantings by Seed
- Performance of Native Florida Plants under North Florida Conditions
- Native Wildflowers: Coreopsis lanceolata L
- Native Wildflowers on Roadsides of Central and South Florida
- Seed Source Affects Growth and Flowering of Coreopsis lanceolata and Salvia lyrata. J.
State & Federal Agencies
- Federal Highway Administration
- Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)
- USDA PLANTS Database
Organizations & Associations
- Florida Association of Native Nurseries
- Florida Federation of Garden Clubs
- Florida Native Plant Society
- Florida Wildflower Foundation