The flora of Newfoundland and Labrador comprises of approximately 1,500 vascular plant species. Approximately 1,000 of these are native species (grow naturally in a given area) while 500 are considered naturalized species. These naturalized species have become well established and grow wild in an area, but have originated from another region or part of the world. They were brought here either intentionally or accidentally, and have flourished.
For further information on the flora of our province, please visit the native plants section or to view pictures, click on the photo gallery.