Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Invasive Plant Project
Invasive Plant Monitoring ProjectThis project is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture

Resources

 

General Botanical Information, Plant Identification

GardenWeb Glossary of Botanical Terms   USDA Plant Database - so much information!

Oregon State University, LANDSCAPE PLANTS       NC State-Horticultural Trees

Search the VT Dendrology Database

Plant Identification Books

Newcomb's Wildflower Guide - Awesome book!    Wildflowers of the Field and Forest

Wildflowers of North America - puts a lot of identification power in your pocket!

Illustrated Guide to Trees and Shrubs - Best serious, technical key to trees and shrubs.

Peterson Guide to Trees and Shrubs - a must have!

Two very handy guides from the NJ DEP - 1 for trees; 1 for shrubs and vines.  Only $10 each!

Invasive Plants: A Guide to Identification, Impacts...

Dave Howe's Guide to the Invasive Plants of the Trails Project

Exotic, Introduced, or Invasive Plants or Animals

Excellent for discerning invasive plants from native plants in our region:

Mistaken Identity? Invasive Plants and their Native Look-alikes

Invasive Plants: Weeds of the Global Garden - neat book from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!

Invasive.org, and invasive.org/eastern - information and images. 

The Global Invasive Species Database - check it out!

TNC Invasive Species Initiative page

Invasive and Exotic Insects, Diseases, and Weeds Information and Images

National Invasive Species Information Center

Exotic Plants (and Others) by State or Region

New York

The Invasive Plant Council of NYS       NYFA New York Flora Atlas

Pennsylvania
Invasive Exotic Plants In Pennsylvania List

PCA Alien Plant Working Group - Mid-Atlantic List (Complete A-Z)

New England
Welcome to IPANE      IPANE - Search the Catalog of Species

Virginia                                                                   Wisconsin
VA NHP Invasive Alien Plants List        Invasive Plants of Northeastern Wisconsin

Microstegium
The Invasive Plant Council of NYS

Mile-a-minute vine
The Invasive Plant Council of NYS

Maples
N American Maple Syrup Producers Manual, Bulletin 856-96

http://www.massmaple.org/treeID.html

Ailanthus
Ontario Trees & Shrubs - Ailanthus & Staghorn Sumac

Other Citizen Science Projects You can Participate In

The Lost Lady Bug Project

Project Bud Burst

Firefly Watch

The Great Backyard Bird Count

Monarch Watch

Invasive Aquatic Organisms

 

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