Additional Botanical Resources

New York Flora Atlas - Information about taxonomy, native and rare status, habitat, and range of all of New York States plants.

iMap Invasives New York - An online guide and map of the invasive species in New York. You can sign up to contribute invasive species locations and information.

NatureServe Explorer - An authoritative source for information on more than 70,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada. Explorer includes particularly in-depth coverage for rare and endangered species.

New York Flora Association - The New York Flora Association is a membership-based organization dedicated to the promotion of field botany and greater understanding of the plants that grow in the wild in New York State.

New York Flora Association Botany Links - This provides many more links to botany information in New York State.

Links to Federally Listed Plants in NY - Species profiles for each species from the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

GoBotany - Plant identification site for plants in New England but very useful for plants in New York.

Michigan Flora - The immediate goals of MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE are to present, in a searchable and browsable form, the basic information about all vascular plants known to occur outside of cultivation in the state. This site is also useful for plant information in New York, especially in the western counties.

Biota of North America Project (BONAP) - BONAP maintains relatively complete phytogeographic and related botanical databases for all free-living vascular plants found in North America (north of Mexico). The county maps are the most up-to-date range maps for the entire US.

Environmental Resource Mapper - This interactive mapping application can show you the general areas where rare animals, rare plants, and rare and significant natural communities (such as forests, wetlands, and other habitat types) have been documented by the NY Natural Heritage Program. The Environmental Resource Mapper also displays locations of New York regulated freshwater wetlands and of protected streams, rivers, and lakes. These maps are intended as one source of information for landowners, land managers, citizens, local officials, and project sponsors engaged in land use decision making, conservation, or environmental assessment.

Feb. 11, 2021 | Updated Feb. 15, 2021, 11:16 p.m.