Suggested Web-links

Center for Plant Conservation -
Chicago Botanic Garden –
Chicago Wilderness -
Field Museum -
Forest Preserve District of Cook County:
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County:
Forest Preserve District of Lake County:
Forest Preserve District of Will County:
Forest Preserve District of Kane County:
Grand Prairie Friends -
John Hilty’s Website of Illinois Wildflowers
Illinois Department of Natural Resources -
Illinois Native Plant Society –
Illinois Natural History Survey –
Illinois Plant Information Network -
Illinois State Museum -
Lake in The Hills Fen Nature Preserve:
McHenry County Conservation District:
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie -
Midwest Invasive Plant Network -
Nature Serve -
Plants of SIUE (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) -
Save the Prairie Society -
Shawnee National Forest:
The Morton Arboretum –
The Nature Conservancy -
The Tallgrass Prairie -
VPlants: a virtual herbarium -
Wild Ones -

>General References

Britton, N. L. and Brown, A. 1970. An illustrated flora of the northern United States and Canada, Vol I-III. Dover Publishing, New York, New York. 637 pp.
Herkert, J. R. and J. E. Ebinger, eds. 2002. Endangered and threatened species of Illinois: Status and distribution, Volume 1 – Plants. Illinois Species Protection Board, Springfield, IL. 161 pp.
Jones, G. N. 1963. Flora of Illinois. 3rd ed. University of Notre Dame Press, Indiana. 401 pp.
Mohlenbrock, R. H. 2002. Vascular Flora of Illinois. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, Illinois. 736 pp.
Mohlenbrock, R. H. and D. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois Vascular Plants. University of Southern Illinois Press, Carbondale, IL, 282 pp.
Swink, F. and G. Wilhelm. 1994. Plants of the Chicago region, 4th ed. Indiana, Academy of Science, Indianapolis, Indiana. 921 pp.

Regional Floras

Steyermark, J. A. 1963. Flora of Missouri. Iowa State University Press, Ames, IA

Yatskievych, G. 1999. Steyermark’s Flora of Missouri, revised ed., vol. 1. Missouri Dept. of Conservation, Jefferson City, MO. [Note: Volume 2 (of 3 total volumes) expected 2005].

Yatskievych, G., and J. Turner. 1990. Catalogue of the Flora of Missouri. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 37:i-xii, 1-345.

Picture Guides and Specialty Books

Antonio, T. M. and S. Masi. 2001. The Sunflower Family in the Upper Midwest. Indiana Academy of Sciences, Indianapolis, Indiana. 421 pp.
Case, F. W. Jr. 1987. Orchids of the western Great Lakes region, 2nd ed. Cranbrook Institute of Science, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. 251 pp.
Chadd, S. W. 1998. A Great Lakes wetland flora: A complete illustrated guide to the aquatic and wetland plants of the upper Midwest. Pocketflora Press, Calumet, Michigan. 568 pp.
Jones, A. G. 1989. Aster and Brachyactis in Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin. Vol. 34, Article 2.
Kurz, D. Illinois Wildflowers. Cloudland.Net Publishing, Cave Mountain, Arkansas. 429 pp.
Lunn, E. T. 1982. Plants of the Illinois Dunesland. The Illinois Dunesland Preservation Society, Illinois. 118 pp.
Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1972. Forest Trees of Illinois. State of Illinois, Department of Conservation Division of Forestry.
Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1980. Spring Woodland Wildflowers of Illinois. State of Illinois, Illinois Department of Conservation, Division of Forestry (P.O. 11797). 248 pp.
Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1981. Wildflowers of Fields, Roadsides, and Open Habitats of Illinois. State of Illinois, Illinois Department of Conservation, Division of Forest Resources and Natural Heritage (P.O. 25468). 226 pp.
Mohlenbrock, R. H., ed. 1988. A Field Guide to the Wetlands of Illinois. State of Illinois, Illinois Department of Conservation, Division of Planning. 244 pp.
Newcomb, L. 1977. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide. Lily Brown and Company, Ltd., Boston, Massachusettes. 490 pp.
Peterson, R. T. and M. McKenny. 1968. A Field Guide to Wildflowers of North-eastern and North-central North America. Houghton Mifflan Company, Boston, Massachusettes. 420 pp.
Petrides, G. A. 1972. A field guide to trees and shrubs, 2nd ed. Houghton Mifflan Company, Boston, Massachusettes. 428 pp.
Runkel, S. T. Wildflowers of Illinois woodlands. Wallace Homestead Book Co. Des Moines, Iowa. 257 pp.
Young, D. 1986. Wild plants and natural areas of Kane County. Kane County Forest Preserve, Geneva, Illinois. 250pp.




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