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North American Plants & Flora
Biota of North America (BONAP)
Biota of North America Program (BONAP) developed a unified digital system for reviewing the most current taxonomy, nomenclature, and distribution of plants and animals in North America.
Flora of North America (FNA)
FNA presents for the first time, in one published reference source, information on the names, taxonomic relationships, continent-wide distributions, and morphological characteristics of all plants native and naturalized found in North America north of Mexico.
Leaf key (Virginia Tech)
Key to identifying trees and shrubs
National Wetland Plant List (NWPL)
This web site represents a national effort led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to update the National Wetland Plant List (NWPL)... The NWPL (and the information implied by its wetland plant species status ratings) is used extensively in wetland delineation, wetland restoration and research, and the development of compensatory mitigation goals, as well as in providing general botanical information about wetland plants.
New York Metropolitan Flora Project (Brooklyn Botanical Garden, NY)
The metropolitan plant encyclopedia consists of a series of comprehensive pages on the plants of the New York metropolitan region. For each family, genus, and species in the area there are one or more pages with photos, distribution maps, descriptions, ecological information, references and much more.
Pennsylvania Flora Database (University of Pennsylvania, PA)
The Pennsylvania Flora Project of Morris Arboretum provides users with species checklists, as well as information on rare and invasive plants, plant communities and current research.
Plants Database (USDA)
The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.
Twig key (Virginia Tech)
Key to trees and shrubs
New Jersey Flora
Audobon Society, New Jersey
The New Jersey Audubon Society fosters environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among New Jersey's citizens; protects New Jersey's birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promotes preservation of New Jersey's valuable natural habitats
Flora of Roosevelt, Monmouth County, NJ: Plant List
Roosevelt, Inc., a nonprofit corporation working for the conservation of open space, the preservation of farmland, the continuation of excellence in public education, and the preservation of our historic community.
Garden State Gardens: A Consortium of New Jersey’s Public Gardens
Garden State Gardens: A Consortium of New Jersey’s Public Gardens seeks to increase the public’s awareness of and appreciation for the beauty and horticultural, educational, artistic and historic value of New Jersey’s public gardens.
Nature Conservancy - New Jersey Chapter
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
Native Plant Society of New Jersey (NPSNJ)
The Native Plant Society of New Jersey is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to the appreciation, protection, and study of the native flora of New Jersey. Founded in 1985, we have hundreds of members across the state, and are organized into county and regional chapters. Our members include gardeners, horticulturists, naturalists, landscape designers, students, and native plant enthusiasts from all walks of life.