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Plant Identification

DISCLAIMER:  Although plant identification is outside of the Plant Materials Program mission area, we do have documents and guides available that may assist in plant identification. For assistance in plant identification in your locality, it is recommended that you contact your state's county extension service or Agricultural University.

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PLANTS Database Resources

An external link icon that indicates the link will take you to an external web site.The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

Wetland Flora Field Office Guides

Higher resolution images are available on the plant species’ pages of the NRCS-PLANTS Database

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