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Ecological Sites Tools

Links to vegetation information and the NRCS Ecological Site program.

Jornada Experimental Range-Ecological Sites
Provides some definitions for ecological site descriptions (ESDs) and provides tools and literature pertaining to their development.

The Ecosystem Dynamics Interpretive Tool (EDIT) is an information system framework for the development and sharing of ecological site descriptions, ecosystem state and transition models, and land management knowledge. It is the repository of ecological site information produced by NRCS.

The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.