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Trees and Shrubs

Cornell University woody plants database

http://web.woodyplants-database.org/home

Oregon State University woody plants identification system

http://oregonstate.edu/dept/ldplants/plant_ident/

North Carolina State University plant identification online resources: trees

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/category/trees/

North Carolina State University plant identification online resources: shrubs

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/category/shrubs/

New England Wildflower Society, Go Botany

https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/full/woody-plants/

The Noble Foundation plant image gallery

http://www.noble.org/apps/plantimagegallery/Woodies.aspx

Perennials and Annuals

UMass Extension garden plant identification

https://extension.umass.edu/floriculture/plant-identification

New England Wildflower Society, Go Botany

https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/full/non-monocots/

North Carolina State University plant identification online resources: perennials

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/category/perennials/

North Carolina State University plant identification online resources: annuals

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/category/annuals/

The Noble Foundation plant image gallery

http://www.noble.org/Apps/PlantImageGallery/Forbs.aspx

Grasses

North Carolina State University plant identification online resources: ornamental grass

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/category/ornamental-grass/

New England Wildflower Society, Go Botany

https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/full/graminoids/

The Noble foundation plant image gallery

http://www.noble.org/Apps/PlantImageGallery/Grasses.aspx

Weeds

UMass Extension weed herbarium

http://extension.umass.edu/landscape/weed-herbarium

New Jersey weed gallery

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/weeds/

Penn State University Center for Turf Science plant identification

http://plantscience.psu.edu/research/centers/turf/extension/plant-id

Purdue University turf weeds identification

https://turf.purdue.edu/weedofthemonth.html

Virginia Tech weed identification guide

http://oak.ppws.vt.edu/~flessner/weedguide/genusindex.htm

Weed Society of America weed identification

http://wssa.net/wssa/weed/weed-identification/

Common weeds of North Central States

http://fieldcrop.msu.edu/uploads/documents/Ncr607.pdf

All types

University of Connecticut plant database

http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/search.php

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service plants database

http://plants.usda.gov/java/

North Carolina State University plant identification online resources

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/

Longwood Gardens plant finder

https://plantexplorer.longwoodgardens.org/ecmweb/FindPlant.html

Chicago Botanical Garden plant finder

https://www.chicagobotanic.org/plantcollections#plantfinder

National Gardening Association plant finder

https://garden.org/plants/

Missouri botanical garden plant finder

http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plantfinder/plantfindersearch.aspx

New England Wildflower Society, Go Botany

https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/full/

The Noble foundation plant image gallery

http://www.noble.org/apps/plantimagegallery/Woodies.aspx

HGTV gardens plant finder

Plant finder link

Author: 
Geoffrey Njue
Last Updated: 
Oct 28, 2015
Topics: 
Commercial Horticulture
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