There is a navigation bar provided for your convenience at the top and bottom of each page. It provides links to the most popular destinations in our site. The navigation bar can take you to the search page, to search for species. It can take you back to this help page if you get confused or have a question. It can take you to the links page if you want to find more information on a different site. It can take you to the glossary to look up unknown words. Or, it can send you back to the homepage. There are additional links that can only be reached from the home page that you may be interested in as well.
There are four Search options provided. You can search for plant species using the following criteria: common name, scientific name, growth form, or native range. Search by Common Name provides an alphabetized list of the common names of the plants described in this site. Some plants have more than one common name listed. Search by Scientific Name provides an alphabetized list of the scientific names of the plants described in this site. Search by Growth Form divides the plants into the following categories: tree, shrub, herb, herbaceous vine, and woody vine. Plants are listed alphabetically by most prevalent common name, followed by synonyms, and scientific name. Search by
Funny you should ask... The species pages will give you all kinds of useful and interesting information, as well as pictures of invasive and exotic species. To find out about this in more detail click here.
If you have tried all the search options and still can not find your plant, then there is a good chance it is not on this website. We are not providing a comprehensive list of all the invasive and exotic plants in the
We suggest using the glossary. Words that are in the glossary are highlighted when they appear in the text. There is also a link to the glossary in the navigation bar, which appears at the top and bottom of each page. If you do not understand a term that is not highlighted, we suggest using a dictionary. The Oxford English Dictionary is nice, but if you do not have one of those at hand, Webster’s Collegiate gets the job done.
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