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Advanced ID Tools
For experienced botanists!
Identify over 3,000 New England plants by using our Full Identification Key, including technical multiple-access and dichotomous keys to families, genera, and species. Also learn about subspecies and varieties native to our region.Learn More
New: a useful teaching resource!
Go Botany encourages informal, self-directed education in botany for science students and beginning and amateur botanists. Professors, teachers, and environmental educators can share curricula and teaching ideas.Learn More
Plant of the Day: Muhlenbergia frondosa wire-stemmed muhly
Wire-stemmed muhly is native to the Northeast, but rather weedy and invasive in other parts of North America. A single wire-stemmed muhly plant can produce 450 rhizomes, fragments of which are spread from field to field by farm equipment. Thus, it can be a serious agricultu ...Learn More
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