Suggested Web-links

Discover Life - All Indiana species listed, approximately half with photographs. Type scientific name into the Search box:

Eastern Region USDA Forest Service:

Friesner Herbarium, Butler University - Information on the collection and the flora of Marion County, photos of spring wildflowers and plants from the Butler University Prairie:

Guide to Wildflowers of Twin Swamps Nature Preserve, Posey County, Indiana - Excellent photos and information: 

Hayes Arboretum - photos and info from the arboretum in Richmond, IN:

Indiana Academy of Science - publications, biodiversity and state taxonomic experts information:

Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society:

Indiana Natural Heritage Data Center, Division of Nature Preserves, Indiana Department of Natural Resources:

Interactive visual key to Indiana Wildflowers, under development by Kay Yatskievych:

Invasive Species Assessment Work Group (IPSAWG) - Indiana agencies and organizations who have joined together to assess which plant species threaten natural areas in Indiana and develop recommendations regarding the use of that specific plant species:

Sedges of Indiana - by Paul Rothrock, Randall Environmental Studies Center, Taylor University:

Tall Grass Prairie and its Restoration - by Paul Rothrock, Randall Environmental Studies Center, Taylor University:

The Nature Conservancy, Indiana Chapter:

vPlants - a virtual herbarium of the Chicago Region, including plants of Northern Indiana:

General References

Deam, C.C.  1940.  Flora of Indiana.  Indianapolis, IN: Department of Conservation, Division of Forestry.

Swink, F. and G. Wilhelm.  1994.  Plants of the Chicago Region, 4th ed.  Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Academy of Science. 

Regional Floras

Gleason, H. A. and A. Cronquist.  1991.  Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada 2nd ed.  New York, NY: New York Botanical Garden.

Picture Guides and Specialty Books

Antonio, T.M.and S. Masi. 2001. The Sunflower Family in the Upper Midwest. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Academy of Science.

Homoya, M.A.  1993.  Orchids of Indiana.  Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Academy of Science.

Jackson, M.T. 2004. 101 Trees of Indiana—a Field Guide. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Wampler, M. and F. Wampler.  1988.  Wildflowers of Indiana.  Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Yatskievych, K.  2000.  Field guide to Indiana wildflowers.  Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.




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