Invasives Strike Force -- Resources


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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 2007 Trails Project

Exotic, Introduced, or Invasive Plants or Animals

Mistaken Identity? Invasive Plants and their Native Look-alikes - excellent for discerning invasive plants from native plants in our region.

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

Invasive Exotic Plants In Pennsylvania List

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

New England
Welcome to IPANE(broken link)

IPANE - Search the Catalog of Species(broken link)

VA NHP Invasive Alien Plants List

Invasive Plants of Northeastern Wisconsin

The Invasive Plant Council of NYS(broken link)

Mile-a-minute vine
The Invasive Plant Council of NYS(broken link)

N American Maple Syrup Producers Manual, Bulletin 856-96(broken link)

Ontario Trees & Shrubs - Ailanthus & Staghorn Sumac(broken link)

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