The Maryland Native Plant Society

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Plant Databases

Vascular Flora of Loch Raven Reservoir Watershed, Baltimore County

Native Plant Center, Chesapeake Region, based on the publication Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The Biota of North America Program, from the North Carolina Botanical Garden.

Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases, from a scientist at USDA, Agricultural Research Service.

Forest Biology and Dendrology at Virginia Tech, facts on over 450 species of trees.

Native Plants Network, Propagation Protocol Database, from the University of Idaho.

NatureServe Explorer, a database with information on 50,000 plants, animals, and communities.

PLANTS Database, USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas, Austin, has lots of photos; many plants are western but many have a wide range that includes our area. Search by family name or scientific name and other characteristics.

Southeastern US Plant Identification Resource, created by John. R. Gwaltney, contains many searchable photos of plants of the southeastern US, which include plants in our range.

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