The Phylogenetic Tree is where you will see species information grouped by family, subclass, and class designations.

The AZ Biome is a clickable map of Arizona that has been divided into different biomes according to the classifications of Brown and Lowe (1982). Here you will see species displayed according to the biome(s) in which they reside.

Questions, Comments, and Suggestions can be directed to Tina Ayers at
or Tom Kolb at

Welcome to Northern Arizona University's Native Plants of Arizona Home Page. This web site is the result of a joint effort between the Department of Biological Sciences and the School of Forestry in effort to help students learn the identification and taxonomy of plants found in Arizona and specifically Northern Arizona.


Tina Ayers - Department of Biological Sciences

Tom Kolb and Elizabeth Taylor - School of Forestry

We gratefully acknowledge help from Steve Andariese, Scott Bates, Bryce Marshall, Jean-Marc Patnoe, Ted Ojeda, and the staff of the Office of Instructional Development

This site was designed by The Faculty Technology Studio