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Photographs used on this site list individual copyright information for each photo. Click on the "More info" icon to display the terms of use. In general:

  • Photos associated with FloraFinder.org, most of which were taken by Thomas Kent, are copyrighted under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. Under the terms of this license, you can freely use or adapt the photos for other uses provided that you attribute the images to the photographer (copyright holder), and that you use the work for noncommerical purposes, and that if you alter or transform the work, you make the resulting work available under the same or similar license to this one.


    In practical terms, you can use FloraFinder.org photos with attribution on a hobbyist web site, or a government web site, or for non-commerical scientific or academic use. But you cannot use them on a commercial garden site or in a guide book, for example, without first obtaining written permission from us.


  • Most of the photos on our site are available in higher resolution and/or RAW format. We don't currently make the maximum resolution images available because of space considerations. If your application requires maximum resolution images, please e-mail us for information.


  • We would appreciate written notification if you use our photos, but it is not mandatory.


  • Photos contributed to our web site by others are typically protected under the same license as listed above, but check each photo separately for terms.


  • Photos we have used from external sources list their own copyright terms. Contact copyright holders directly for information on re-use. Please don't assume that because we used the photo, it is legal for you to do so. Examine the copyright terms and the link(s) we have provided to determine whether your use of a given photo is legal.

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