The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
32°F | Cloudycontact us
Welcome to the MBGNA Plant Explorer
We invite you to click on one of the areas of our two primary properties below to explorer the documented plants within it.
Please also visit our recently launched Tribute Finder website.

Search

Scientific Name: MI Native:
Common Name:
Family: or
Native Continent(s): Show/Hide continents
Africa Asia Australia
Eurasia Europe North America
Oceania South America
Flower Color(s): Show/Hide colors
Black Blue Brown Green
Red White Yellow Multi
Bloom Month(es): Show/Hide months
January February March
April May June
July August September
October November December
 
Area: All Areas
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
      show/hide subzones
        Conifer Plantations
             show/hide subzones
               Norway Spruce
               Scotch Pine

        Conservatory
             show/hide subzones
               Desert House
               Temperate house
               Tropical House

        Entrance-Crabapple Orchard
             show/hide subzones
               Entrance - Crabapple Orchard

        Farmhouse Cluster
             show/hide subzones
               Farmhouse Cluster

        Great Lakes Gardens
             show/hide subzones

        Helen V Smith Woodland Wildflower Garden
             show/hide subzones
               Helen V Smith Woodland Wildflower Garden

        Main Building, Gardens and Service Areas
             show/hide subzones
              
               Alexandra Hicks Herb Knot Garden
               Alterative Lawns
               Alvar/Dune Wildflower Display Garden
               Ant Plants
               Bioswale
               Bonsai and Penjing Display Garden (not specimens)
               Bonsai and Penjing specimens
               Bromeliad Bench
               Building Front
               Commons
               Conservatory - Arid House
               Conservatory - Temperate House
               Conservatory - Tropical House
               Dry Woodland Wildflower Display Garden
               Gaffield Children's Garden
               Gateway Garden of New World Plants
               Green Roof Demonstration
               Hanging Basket
               Marie Azary Rock Garden
               Mesic Woodland and Floodplain Wildflower Display Garden
               North
               Nursery
               Orchid Bench
               Orchid Wildflower Display Garden
               Perennial Garden
               Prairie Demonstration Garden
               Prairie Wildflower Demonstration Garden
               Prairie Wildflower Display Garden
               Service
               Sitting Garden
               South Service Areas
               Urban Pocket Garden
               West
               West Service Areas
               Woodland Wildflower Garden

        North Floodplain Woodlands
             show/hide subzones
               Constructed Wetland
               Duke's Skipper Wet Meadow
               East Floodplain Woodland
               Great Lakes Gardens
               Oak Opening
               West Floodplain Woodland

        North Wetlands
             show/hide subzones
               Kirk's Fen
               Wet Meadow
               Wood

        Parker Brook Wetlands
             show/hide subzones
               Floodplain Woodland
               Wet Meadow

        Prairie Grove
             show/hide subzones
               Kirk's Woods
               Marilyn Bland Demonstration Prairie

        Radrick Natural Areas
             show/hide subzones
               Radrick Fen
               Radrick Forest
               South Woods

        Research Fields
             show/hide subzones
               Aspen Woodlot
               East Field
               West Field

        Sam Graham Landscapes
             show/hide subzones
               Deconstructed Landscape
               Hardwood Floodplain
               Sam Graham Bur Oak Plain
               Sam Graham Cedar Grove / Oak-Hickory Woods
               Sam Graham Mesic Grove
               Sam Graham Oak Opening
               Sam Graham Oak-Pine Barren
               Sam Graham Prairie
               Tamarack Floodplain
               Trees

        Successional Fields
             show/hide subzones
               Dix Pond Area
               Floodplain Oak Woodland
               Mixed Canopy
               Nut Trees
               Sanford Field East
               Sanford Field West
               Sanford Hill
               Upland Oaks

        Sue Reichert Discovery Trail
             show/hide subzones
               Bug Meadow
               Discovery Trail
               Island Garden
               Norman Memorial Grove

        Workyard
             show/hide subzones
               Coldframes
               Lath House
               Nursery
               Work Yard



Nichols Arboretum
      show/hide subzones
        Ampitheatre Area
             show/hide subzones
               Ampitheatre Area
               Pine Grove
               Service Yard

        Caretaker's Residence
             show/hide subzones
               Caretaker's Residence

        Floodplain Woods
             show/hide subzones
               East Floodplain
               Nichols Drive
               Warbler's Way

        Forest Hill Woods
             show/hide subzones
               Oak-Hickory
               Pines
               Spruce

        Geddes Entrance
             show/hide subzones
               Centennial Shrub Collection
               Main Valley Overlook
               Orchard

        Hawthorn Valley
             show/hide subzones
               Chamaecypress Area
               East Valley

        Heathdale
             show/hide subzones
               Heathdale
               Rhododendron Area

        Magnolia Glade
             show/hide subzones
               Magnolia Cove
               Tuliptree Valley

        Main Valley
             show/hide subzones
               Black Oak Kame
               South-East Pine Slopes
               Valley Floor
               West Slopes

        Maple Glen
             show/hide subzones
               Maple Glen

        North Floodplain Natural Area
             show/hide subzones
               North Floodplain Natural Area

        Oak Woodlands
             show/hide subzones
               Beech Grove
               East Woods
               Inglis Valley
               Jaeger's Knoll
               North Ridge Trail
               Oak-Hickory Wood
               Orchard Hills Valley
               School Girls' Glen
               South Ridge Trail

        Prairie/Savanna
             show/hide subzones
               Alex Dow Field
               Edison Road Savanna
               Prairie Glen

        River Landing
             show/hide subzones
               River Landing

        Washington Heights Entrance
             show/hide subzones
               Gateway Garden
               Laurel Ridge
               Oak Openings Garden
               Peony Garden

        Wetland
             show/hide subzones
               Wetland



Horner Woods
        Horner Woods
             show/hide subzones
               Horner Woods



Mud Lake Bog
        Mud Lake Bog
             show/hide subzones
               Mud Lake Bog




 

Michigan Web Design by Boxcar Studio