The SucculentForum is a great place to share and learn with other plant enthusiasts.
We've got a great group of members already and always welcome new members. Succulent knowledge is not a requirement here,
it is a result!Click here to go to the cacti forum.
What is a Succulent?
So what exactly is a "succulent" plant anyway? Visit the About Succulents page to learn
more about these fascinating plants. Succulents are found all over the world and you might be surprised to find some are very familiar while others
seem out of this world!
Updated Terminology Page
Check out the all new Glossary of terms that is full of useful
words and definitions that are related to succulents. Also find out "What's in a name" by visiting the Succulent
Etymology pages. Learn how a succulent plant got it's name or what the name means. One page covers the different
genera while the other handles the
If you are not familiar with succulent names, "Search by Habit" groups each plant by it's shape!
ID your succulent plant by browsing the Nav-Bar on the left. This is organized by Family, Genus then species alphabetically.
More Great Info
Visit the Articles page for a more in-depth
look at the succulent plant families! Learn growing tips, plant classification, and more!
Along with the Places, Sources,
and Growing Tips pages, the
Articles page will help you explore succulents beyond this site.
Tips on growing plants, succulent book reviews, links to other web-sites on succulent plants, and
garden/nursery locations are some of the things you find here.
The overall function of this site will be simply a cataloging
of the different families of succulent plants other than the Cactaceae. The primary purpose
is to include detailed photos as accurately as possible for the positive
identification of a particular species.
Note: We try not to post a picture unless we are relatively
positive that we've identified it correctly. This does not mean that
this site is free from mistakes. If you see a mistake, please don't
hesitate to send us an e-mail
and we will fix it.
Site Statistics: There are currently
species pictured on this site under 185 genera. An additional 460 subspecies, varieties, and forms are
also listed under the species level.
Over 3793 images are available for use in identification. All may
be enlarged to 600 pixels either height or width.
*All images on this site are copyright-protected and may not be reproduced without permission of the photographer.