Minnesota Flora

Approximately 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).
 

Common Grasses of Minnesota – Technical key to the common grass genera

Minnesota Mosses and Liverworts – Field guide 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 DatabaseSearch the University of Minnesota herbarium records

Checklist of State Flora – Annotated listing of native and naturalized plant species known or reported for Minnesota