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Plants Database - The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, plant links, references, crop information, and automated tools. PLANTS reduces costs by minimizing duplication and making information exchange possible across agencies and disciplines. Includes taxonomic and use information for conservation plants. You can search by the plant's common name, scientific name, or symbol.

National AgroForestry Center

"Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping" - Maryland US Fish and Wildlife Service publication, series for Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Plain, Piedmont, Mountains

Native Plant Information Network

Plant Conservation Alliance



Contact: Chris Miller, Regional Plant Materials Specialist


Last Update May 12, 2016