“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.
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.
Picking the right plant for the right place isn’t always easy. This fun-to-use search feature, however, helps narrow the hunt. Choose the criteria that meet your needs in one or more of the fields below and click on Find Plant for a list of plants that satisfy your criteria.