Discovering the Wildflowers of the South & Southeast

Wildflowers of South & Southeast

Beautiful, colorful wildflowers might catch your eye at the cabin, in the park, or on a hike. Now you can identify your favorites by name. When you’re out and about, keep Wildflowers of the South & Southeast close at hand.

Written by acclaimed nature author Jaret C. Daniels, this convenient guide showcases more than 150 species of wildflowers found in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. 

From coastal mangroves and bottomland hardwood swamps
to mixed-deciduous forests and high-elevation Appalachian balds, the southern and southeastern region of the United States boasts a tremendous diversity of wildflower communities. 

The photos and short descriptions in this Quick Guide describe 155 wildflowers and cacti you’ll find across this large region, from common and familiar plants to particularly eye-catching and noteworthy specimens.

The pocket-size format is much easier to use than laminated foldouts, and the tear-resistant pages make the booklet durable. So bring this lightweight quick guide along on your next hike, camping trip, or neighborhood walk, and improve your identification skills with every wildflower sighting.

Wildflowers of the South & Southeast
Wildflowers of the South & Southeast

About the author: Jaret C. Daniels, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Entomology at the University of Florida and Director of the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity at the Florida Museum of Natural History, specializing in insect ecology and conservation.

He has authored numerous scientific papers, popular articles, and books on wildlife conservation, insects, and butterflies, including butterfly field guides for Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Ohio, and Michigan.

Jaret is also the author of Vibrant Butterflies: Our Favorite Visitors to Flowers and Gardens; Backyard Bugs: An Identification Guide to Common Insects, Spiders, and More; Our Love of Bees, and Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Southeast. Jaret currently lives in Gainesville, Florida, with his wife, Stephanie.

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Liliane Opsomer
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