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Longleaf Pine Forest Habitat Plant Pack (Southeastern US, Central Florida)

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This pack contains 133 high quality meshes of 35 botanically accurate plants at different stages of growth, including built in wind and ready for use with Nanite. Ten natural communities from a subtropical biome, pyric savanna.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    5.1 - 5.3
  • Download Type
    Asset Pack
    This product contains an assortment of Unreal Engine assets which can be imported into a pre-existing project of your choice.

Features:

  • Nanite ready 35 photorealistic, high-polygon, botanically correct plants ideal for large open world applications
  • 133 unique meshes offering variation in size, shape, and plant age
  • Editable wind material with leaf rustle
  • Subsurface scattering maps for light transparency and reflection on leaf surfaces
  • Master materials compatible with our other plant models, increasing material efficiency
  • Ideal for use in Central Florida landscapes (https://arboretum.ucf.edu/virtual/)
  • American USDA Plant Hardiness Zones (https://planthardiness.ars.usda.gov/)
  • Subtropical Biome, Pyric savannas (https://global-ecosystems.org/explore/groups/T4.2 )

Research and software projects may be downloaded here: https://virtualnature.org/


Plants needed to create 10 different natural communities:

  1. Basin swamp
  2. Baygall
  3. Depression Marsh
  4. Dome Swamp
  5. Mesic Flatwoods
  6. Scrub
  7. Scrubby Flatwoods
  8. Wet Flatwoods
  9. Xeric Hammock
  10. Waterbody


Plant list:

  1. American Beautyberry
  2. Blazing Star
  3. Bog Button
  4. Bracken Fern
  5. Chalky Bluestem
  6. Coastalplain Honeycomb
  7. Coontie
  8. Dahoon Holly
  9. Feay's Palafox
  10. Fetterbush
  11. Flattop Goldenrod
  12. Florida Paintbrush
  13. Florida Tickseed
  14. Forked Bluecurl
  15. Goldenrod
  16. Hooded Pitcher Plant
  17. Lopsided Indiangrass
  18. Longleaf Pine
  19. Pond Cypress
  20. Prickly Pear
  21. Rayless Sunflower
  22. Reindeer Moss
  23. Sabal Palm
  24. Sand Live Oak
  25. Saw Palmetto
  26. Scarlet Calamint
  27. Scrub Rosemary
  28. Shortleaf Rosegentian
  29. Spanish Moss
  30. St. John's Wort
  31. Tall Jointweed
  32. Titusville Balm
  33. Waterlily
  34. Wax Myrtle
  35. Wiregrass


Copyright © 2023, Maria C. R. Harrington, Chris Jones, and Patrick Bohlen, CC BY 4.0 Deed Attribution 4.0 International: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Licensed to the UCF Foundation, Inc. https://ucffoundation.org/

For any educational or non-profit use, please contact Dr. Harrington [email protected]

Technical Details

Features:

- High-fidelity photorealistic models of 35 difference species of Florida plants, made with higher polycounts and Nanite in mind

- 133 individual meshes offering variation in size, shape, and plant age

- Editable wind material with swaying and rustling

- Subsurface scattering maps for light transparency and reflection on leaf surfaces

- Master materials compatible with our other plant models, increasing material efficiency

Number of Unique Meshes: 133

Collision: Yes, simple

Vertex Count: 28- 937k

LODs: No (Nanite)

Number of Materials and Material Instances:

- 2 Master Materials

- 53 Material Instances

Number of Textures: 180

Texture Resolutions:

4096x4096: 103

4096x2048: 2

2048x4096: 8

2048x2048: 36

1024x2048: 2

1024x1024: 21

512x512: 2

128x128: 6

Supported Development Platforms:

- Windows YES

- Mac NO (Untested)