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 Database – Search the University of Minnesota herbarium records
Checklist of State Flora – Annotated listing of native and naturalized plant species known or reported for Minnesota