BOT 3850: Medical Botany

About Florida Native Plants and their Medicinal Uses

Many of Florida's native plants have been used for the treatment of various medical conditions. Below are links to resources on the medical botany of several Florida native plant species. The links are organized by their source (USDA - PLANTS Database, NIH Database, or other sources).

USDA - PLANTS Database

American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana L.), from The natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands... (1754) by Mark Catesby

NIH - National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health Database

Other Sources