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Native Plant & Botany Links

California Native Plants  

Jepson On-line Interchange of CA Plants

Identification keys for selected California taxa -

California Native Plant Link Exchange -

California Native Plant Society -

 Calphotos – photos of native plants, landscapes/plant communities, animals

Other photos  -
California Plant Names: Latin and Greek Meanings and Derivations

Local Native Plants
Plants of the Santa Monica Mtns -

Native plant identification key for the Palos Verdes Peninsula -  

Plants of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Suitable for Gardening -
List of CA regional floras -  

Native Plants – U.S. and World
USDA Plants Database (taxonomy, photos, restoration, links & more

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) -

World list of plant names, including current taxonomic status


Plant Terms – general plant dictionaries & glossaries
Calflora terms -

Glossary of common terms (good pictures) -

Missouri Botanic Garden glossary (extensive) -  - good drawings, pictures


Plant anatomy/morphology – descriptions
Basics of plant anatomy -

Glossary with illustrations (for gardeners) -
Good glossaries with illustrations of common terms -  (plant anatomy)

Plant ID – common families

Seeds and seed germination

Life-friendly pest management /Integrated pest management (IPM)
Statewide Integrated Pest Management System

Toxic/poisonous plants & plant parts
FDA Poisonous Plants Database:

Weeds and Invasive Plants
CA Invasive Plant Council (Cal IPC) -

USDA List of CA Invasive & Noxious plants -


Environmental Sciences

Environmental -  


1 comment:

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