The Florilegium Program was designed to create, collect, exhibit, and preserve botanical images for research, education, documentation, and aesthetic appreciation.
Illustrations Preservation Project
at the University of Arizona Herbarium
Illustrations from the University of Arizona's Herbarium Collection can be seen here, along with photos of project volunteers and an account of the project's progress over the past three years. Additional illustrations from the collection can be found in the Historial Collection section.
Illustrations for Legumes of Arizona, An Illustrated Flora and Reference
The forthcoming publication of Legumes of Arizona will include many illustrations by contemporary botanical artists of Arizona. Read more about the project and view many of the completed illustrations in the Gallery.
Many of the Sonoran Desert's unique plants have been portrayed by talented artists. View many of these works and read about the artists and their art.
MORE RECENT ILLUSTRATORS AND ARTISTS
Index of Artworks
Artworks of Sonoran Desert plants on this site are indexed by botanical name and by artist.
Please note that plant names for older works have been transcribed from the original drawing or publication. Currently accepted nomenclature is shown alongside the historic botanical name on the linked image page.