Plant Identification

Botanizing at Wheelabrator Inc. – sponsored by Wheelabrator Saugus Inc. and held at their man-made wildlife sanctuary called Bear Creek Wildlife Sanctuary. This program aims to create a usable herbarium documenting the native and exotic flora growing in the sanctuary.

New England Wild Flower Society – dedicated to conserving the biological diversity of our native landscapes, the New England Wild Flower Society (NEWFS for short) offers superb classes all over New England along with their Certificate in Native Plant Studies and Plant Conservation Volunteer program.

Botanical Society of America

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

USDA Cooperative Extension Offices

PLANTS Database


Dave’s Garden PlantFiles

Lichens of North America


Other Sites of Interest

American Federation of Mineralogical Societies

What’s That Bug

How Plants Work

Pronunciation of Biological Latin

Guide to Scientific Names

Carl Sagan’s Cosmos




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