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Plants at the Tennessee Aquarium


It’s usually the fabulous fish - not flora - people think of before they visit the Tennessee Aquarium. But once visitors experience one of the Aquarium's three indoor forests under glass, they are transported to an Appalachian cove forest, the Mississippi Delta or a tropical rainforest.

For a working list of all plant species, go to

Official Sponsor of the Tennessee Aquarium:

The Barn Nursery