“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
Do you have a burning desire to know and name plants? This area of our website will put you in touch with on-line sources for plant identification.
This is an excellent on-line Soil Conservation Service guide with photos and descriptions of 300 wetland plant species.
This site is a fun, easy-to-use online guide to Missouri’s flowering and nonflowering plants. A simple key and lots of great photos. If you like to garden, click the “just for fun” Italian flag.
Nebraska Statewide Arboretum website offers resources for gardeners: horticultural information and links; recommended plants for the Great Plains region; interactive guide to wildflowers; listing of public gardens; community landscaping grants and information; how to start an arboretum, etc.
An informational web resource for all things regarding priairie, native grasses, wildflowers and related topics.
Consult this information provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation to learn how to identify and control more than 25 of the most common invasive plants in Missouri.