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The Flora and Fauna of Georgia
http://dromus.nhm.uga.edu/~GMNH/gawildlife/images/RegionImages/physiograph.jpg
GEORGIA PLANTS
Oakleaf Hydrangea
This plant is native to
Georgia. It grows in
woodland habitats.
http://www.gnps.org/utili...
GEORGIA PLANTS
Cherokee Rose
The hermaphrodite
Cherokee Rose is a
naturalized flower in
Georgia, Florida and
Alabama, and ...
GEORGIA TREES
Live Oak
This was designated the
Georgia State Tree in 1937.
The are hurricane-resistant
and are seen in coa...
GEORGIA ANIMALS
Virginia Opossum
This is a native mammal in
Georgia. They are found in
many different areas but
are most n...
GEORGIA REPTILES
Gopher tortoise
This is the Georgia State
Reptile. It is found in
southern areas of Georgia.
They dig bur...
GEORGIA BIRDS
Brown thrasher
Became the Georgia State
Bird in 1970. They like low
trees, and shrubs with dense
vegetation ...
GEORGIA SEA LIFE
Right Whale
Became the state marine
mammal in 1985. Georgia's
coastal waters are a calving area
for the r...
GEORGIA Natural Resources
Natural Resources
Chattahoochee-Oconee
National Forest
In July 9, 1936, President
Franklin D. Ro...
GEORGIA WATERWAYS
Chattahoochee River
The Chattahoochee River
forms the southern half of
the Alabama and Georgia
border, a...
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Flora and Fauna Photo Essay

  1. 1. The Flora and Fauna of Georgia http://dromus.nhm.uga.edu/~GMNH/gawildlife/images/RegionImages/physiograph.jpg
  2. 2. GEORGIA PLANTS Oakleaf Hydrangea This plant is native to Georgia. It grows in woodland habitats. http://www.gnps.org/utilities/S how_HomePic.php?picname=hy drangea_quercifolia_09-07- 05_01
  3. 3. GEORGIA PLANTS Cherokee Rose The hermaphrodite Cherokee Rose is a naturalized flower in Georgia, Florida and Alabama, and also in southern Japan. This is the State flower of Georgia. http://www.georgiaencyclop edia.org/quick-facts http://www.theflowerexpert .com/content/aboutflowers/ stateflowers/georgia-state- flowers
  4. 4. GEORGIA TREES Live Oak This was designated the Georgia State Tree in 1937. The are hurricane-resistant and are seen in coastal towns and cities in the south. http://www.statesymbolsusa .org/Georgia/state-tree- georgia.html
  5. 5. GEORGIA ANIMALS Virginia Opossum This is a native mammal in Georgia. They are found in many different areas but are most numerous in wooded areas adjacent to water bodies such as creeks, rivers, and lakes. http://dromus.nhm.uga.edu/~ GMNH/gawildlife/index.php?p age=speciespages/species_pa ge&key=dvirginiana http://georgiawildlife.com/no de/937
  6. 6. GEORGIA REPTILES Gopher tortoise This is the Georgia State Reptile. It is found in southern areas of Georgia. They dig burrows in dry habitats. http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://uploa d.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/16/Gopher_ tortoise_entering_burrow.JPG&imgrefurl=http://co mmons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gopher_tortoise_en tering_burrow.JPG&h=194&w=259&sz=1&tbnid=3sR JzGJU_dwJgM:&tbnh=150&tbnw=200&zoom=1&usg =__wenX6tC8Sj48BK82tBaBFw- xKBI=&docid=AR6mbRhY3ydhDM&itg=1&sa=X&ei=B _AkUrTUKsPt2QWso4HYCQ&ved=0CJgBEPwdMAo#i mgdii=3sRJzGJU_dwJgM%3A%3BPB2z1j8_7INddM% 3B3sRJzGJU_dwJgM%3A
  7. 7. GEORGIA BIRDS Brown thrasher Became the Georgia State Bird in 1970. They like low trees, and shrubs with dense vegetation and live in fields, wood edges, and residential areas. http://www.statesymbolsusa .org/Georgia/bird_brownthr asher.html http://www.all- birds.com/thrasher.htm
  8. 8. GEORGIA SEA LIFE Right Whale Became the state marine mammal in 1985. Georgia's coastal waters are a calving area for the right whale http://www.gadailynews.com/georg ia/symbols/75479-state- mammal.html http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/G eorgia/mammal_rightwhale.html
  9. 9. GEORGIA Natural Resources Natural Resources Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest In July 9, 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed the Chattahoochee National Forest a separate national forest http://www.gorp.com/parks- guide/chattahoochee-oconee- national-forests-outdoor-pp2- guide-cid8888.html http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail /conf/learning/history- culture/?cid=fsm9_029299
  10. 10. GEORGIA WATERWAYS Chattahoochee River The Chattahoochee River forms the southern half of the Alabama and Georgia border, as well as a portion of the Florida border. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki /Chattahoochee_River

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