Plants Identification

Web sites and other resources with information related to or aiding in the identification of plants.

  1. wcutler
    Welcome to the Resources area for Plants Identification. Feel free to check out the links, and add your comments or submit your own link suggestions by clicking the button on the right and discussing them on the Plants: Identification forum.

    Online Resources

    Blake C. Willson's Flickr albums
    Blake Willson has hundreds of excellent photos of a lot of trees, and the collection is growing. They are split into albums by species name, and there are several photos for each species showing different aspects of the tree.

    Link location Blake C. Willson’s albums | Flickr
    Submitted by wcutler
    Submitted date 03 Apr 2017; last confirmed 03 Apr 2017


    Facebook Plants Identification Group
    There is a good crowd-sourcing group on Facebook, with 92+ thousand members, many from Europe, some from Italy.
    Link location Plant Identification
    Submitted by Andrey Zharkikh
    Submitted date 21 Apr 2017; last confirmed 21 Apr 2017

    Plantaholic Sheila's Flickr albums
    Our own forum memberSilver surfer has posted excellent photos of many plants from her former garden in Wales, in addition to 220 named Acers species and cultivars. Every single plant was labelled and catalogued. The 1300 photos are split into five albums alphabetically.

    Link location https://www.flickr.com/photos/11713966@N02/albums
    Submitted by wcutler
    Submitted date 01 Apr 2017; last confirmed 01 Apr 2017

    Treelib.ca
    Blake Willson, whose Flickr pages are listed separately, has developed this tree library for students, professors, laymen, artists, naturalists – anyone studying trees or who just appreciates their beauty. Need more pictures for a dendrology class, or to make your own collection, or to add background to a new website? You are welcome to use information from this site for non-commercial purposes.

    Link location http://treelib.ca/
    Submitted by wcutler
    Submitted date 03 Apr 2017; last confirmed 03 Apr 2017

    Written Resources

    CHE FIORE È QUESTO" The publisher is Franco Muzzio editore
    bulky field guide with Italian text
    (note from wcutler: I will fix this up)
    Submitted by duffy
    Submitted date 21 Apr 2017; last confirmed Apr 2017

    Marjorie Blamey; the title is " Wild Flowers of the Mediterranean" 2700 coloured flowers. Originally hand painted, beautifully done and with 560 pp. Not very expensive £ 17,00.
    (note from wcutler: I will fix this up)
    Submitted by duffy
    Submitted date 21 Apr 2017; last confirmed Apr 2017