Plan Your Visit
Botanical Gardens Trail Map
The USF Botanical Gardens offers a variety of gardens and habitat types through which to stroll. The trail begins at the parking area. Current collections include: fruit trees and palms from around the world, temperate forest, carnivorous plants, tropical and subtropical trees and shrubs, as well as plant species found in Florida's upland habitats.
Stroll the Gardens' natural areas and explore collections and displays that include: orchids, begonias, mallows, bromeliads, gingers, ferns, aroids, fruit trees, palms, cycads, carnivorous plants, butterfly garden, herb and scent gardens, and much more. The Gardens maintain a living collection of more than 3,000 taxa of plants and natural habitats that emphasize the rich botanical diversity of our area. Throughout the Gardens, visitors will find many animal and insect species, from gopher tortoises to butterflies to more than 60 species of birds.