Plant Identification

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The ability to positively identify, and thereby discern among plant species is foundational to ecosystem knowledge. This page is dedicated to on-line and print resources to support development of identification skills as well as professional resources. Positive Identification is

Plant Lists

Having a list of the plants that have been observed at a site is a useful tool for building skills, because you can make more assumptions about the common species at a site without having a mentor.


Different books serve different purposes


Knowledge of plant identification is now only found in limited social groups