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Flora of Minnesota

MN-floraApproximately 2,700 plant species are known from the state of Minnesota. Almost 20% are introductions from outside the Midwest that have become naturalized or nearly so. Approximately 6% are considered rare and another 6% are of special concern. Minnesota endemics include Erythronium propullans (Minnesota dwarf trout-lily), Botrychium gallicomontanum (Frenchman's bluff moonwort), and Erigeron pulchellus var. tolsteadii (Tolstead's robin's-plantain).


Minnesota Grasses — Technical key to the common grass genera

Minnesota Mosses and Liverworts - Field guides by leading Minnesota bryologist Jan Janssens

Minnesota Wildflowers - Photos and information about Minnesota wildflowers

Minnesota Woody Plants — Interactive key to the woody plants (including some ornamentals)

Plants of Minnesota - Information from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Photographs of Minnesota Flora - Botanical photographs from the historic collection of Junior F. Hayden

Specimen Database - Search the University of Minnesota herbarium records

State Checklist — Annotated statewide listing of native and naturalized plant species