Index of Plants

Here are our featured plants organized into their families alphabetically. It’s even easier to search the whole site in the search box included at the bottom of every page, especially if you’re using a common or folk name, as some plants have dozens of names. There are also browsable tags (ex. flower colour) to help you navigate the site.

Acoraceae/Sweet flag family

  • None as of yet

Adoxaceae (incl. Caprifoliaceae, p.pt.)/Moschatel family

Alismataceae/Water plantain family

Amaranthaceae (incl. Chenopodiaceae)/Amaranth family

Amaryllidaceae (Liliaceae, p.pt.)/Amaryllis family

Anacardiaceae/Cashew family

Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)/Carrot family

Apocynaceae (incl. Asclepiadaceae)/Dogbane family

Aquifoliaceae/Holly family

  • None as of yet

Araceae (incl. Lemnaceae)/Arum family

Araliaceae/Sarsaparilla family

Asparagaceae (Liliaceae, p.pt.)/Asparagus family

Aspleniaceae/Spleenwort family

  • None as of yet

Asteraceae (Compositae)/Aster family

Athyriaceae/Lady fern family

  • None as of yet

Balsaminaceae/Touch-me-not family

Berberidaceae/Barberry family

Betulaceae/Birch family

Blechnaceae/Chain fern family

  • None as of yet

Boraginaceae/Borage family

Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)/Mustard family

  • None as of yet

Cabombaceae/Water-shield family

  • None as of yet

Campanulaceae (incl. Lobeliaceae)/Harebell family

  • None as of yet

Cannabaceae/Hemp family

Caprifoliaceae/Honeysuckle family

Caryophyllaceae/Pink family

Celastraceae/Staff-tree family

Ceratophyllaceae/Hornwort family

  • None as of yet

Cistaceae/Rock-rose family

  • None as of yet

Colchicaceae (Liliaceae, p.pt.)/Crocus family

  • None as of yet

Convolvulaceae/Bindweed family

  • None as of yet

Cornaceae/Dogwood family

Crassulaceae/Orpine family

  • None as of yet

Cucurbitaceae/Cucumber family

  • None as of yet

Cupressaceae/Cypress family

Cyperaceae/Sedge family

Cystopteridaceae/Fragile fern family

  • None as of yet

Dennstaedtiaceae/Hay-scented fern family

  • None as of yet

Droseraceae/Sundew family

  • None as of yet

Dryopteridaceae/Wood fern family

  • None as of yet

Elaeagnaceae/Oleaster family

  • None as of yet

Elatinaceae/Waterwort family

  • None as of yet

Equisetaceae/Horsetail family

Ericaceae (incl. Pyrolaceae)/Heath family

Eriocaulaceae/Pipewort family

  • None as of yet

Euphorbiaceae/Spurge family

  • None as of yet

Fabaceae (Leguminosae)/Bean family

Fagaceae/Beech family

Gentianaceae/Gentian family

  • None as of yet

Geraniaceae/Geranium family

  • None as of yet

Grossulariaceae (Saxifragaceae, p.pt.)/Gooseberry family

  • None as of yet

Haloragaceae/Water milfoil family

  • None as of yet

Hydrocharitaceae (incl. Najadaceae)/Frog’s-bit family

  • None as of yet

Hypericaceae/St. John’s-wort family

Iridaceae/Iris family

Isoetaceae/Quillwort family

  • None as of yet

Juncaceae/Rush family

  • None as of yet

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)/Mint family

Lentibulariaceae/Bladderwort family

  • None as of yet

Liliaceae/Lily family

Linaceae/Flax family

  • None as of yet

Linderniaceae/False pimpernel family

  • None as of yet

Loranthaceae (Santalaceae, p.pt.)/Mistletoe family

  • None as of yet

Lycopodiaceae/Clubmoss family

  • None as of yet

Lythraceae/Loosestrife family

  • None as of yet

Malvaceae (incl. Tiliaceae)/Mallow family

Melanthiaceae (Liliaceae, p.pt.)/Bunchflower family

Melastomataceae/Melastome family

  • None as of yet

Menyanthaceae/Bog-bean family

  • None as of yet

Molluginaceae/Carpetweed family

  • None as of yet

Montiaceae (Portulacaceae, p.pt.)/Spring beauty family

Myricaceae/Bayberry family

  • None as of yet

Nymphaeaceae/Water lily family

Oleaceae/Olive family

Onagraceae/Evening-primrose family

Onocleaceae/Sensitive fern family

Ophioglossaceae/Grape fern family

  • None as of yet

Orchidaceae/Orchid family

  • None as of yet

Orobanchaceae (Scrophulariaceae, p.pt.)/Broomrape family

  • None as of yet

Osmundaceae/Flowering fern family

  • None as of yet

Oxalidaceae/Wood-sorrel family

Papaveraceae (incl. Fumariaceae)/Poppy family

  • None as of yet

Phrymaceae (Scrophulariaceae, p.pt.)/Lopseed family

  • None as of yet

Pinaceae/Pine family

Plantaginaceae (incl. Callitrichaceae, Hippuridaceae, Scrophulariaceae, p.pt.)/Plantain family

Poaceae (Gramineae)/Grass family

  • None as of yet

Podostemaceae/Riverweed family

  • None as of yet

Polygalaceae/Milkwort family

  • None as of yet

Polygonaceae/Buckwheat family

Polypodiaceae/Polypody family

  • None as of yet

Pontederiaceae/Pickerelweed family

  • None as of yet

Portulacaceae/Portulaca family

  • None as of yet

Potamogetonaceae/Pondweed family

  • None as of yet

Primulaceae/Primrose family

  • None as of yet

Pteridaceae (Adiantaceae)/Maidenhair fern family

  • None as of yet

Ranunculaceae/Buttercup family

Rhamnaceae/Buckthorn family

  • None as of yet

Rosaceae/Rose family

Rubiaceae/Bedstraw family

  • None as of yet

Salicaceae/Willow family

Santalaceae/Sandalwood family

  • None as of yet

Sapindaceae (incl. Aceraceae)/Maple family

Sarraceniaceae/Pitcher plant family

  • None as of yet

Saxifragaceae/Saxifrage family

  • None as of yet

Scheuchzeriaceae (Juncaginaceae)/Nut grass family

  • None as of yet

Scrophulariaceae/Figwort family

Selaginellaceae/Spikemoss family

  • None as of yet

Smilacaceae (Liliaceae, p.pt.)/Greenbriar family

  • None as of yet

Solanaceae/Nightshade family

  • None as of yet

Taxaceae/Yew family

  • None as of yet

Thelypteridaceae/Marsh fern family

  • None as of yet

Thymelaeaceae/Mezereum family

  • None as of yet

Typhaceae (incl. Sparganiaceae)/Cat-tail family

Ulmaceae/Elm family

  • None as of yet

Urticaceae/Nettle family

Verbenaceae/Vervain family

Violaceae/Violet family

Vitaceae/Grape family

  • None as of yet

Woodsiaceae/Cliff fern family

  • None as of yet

Xanthorrhoeaceae (Liliaceae, p.pt.)/Asphodels family

Xyridaceae/Yellow-eyed grass family

  • None as of yet

More Info

Song of the Woods heralds from east of the Rockies, Haliburton, central Ontario, Canada. The edible and medicinal plants we feature can all be found in Ontario, Canada. While our emphasis is on cottage country Ontario and Algonquin Park, many of these plants can be found around the world.

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