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Go Botany: Native Plant Trust

Discover thousands of New England plants

PlantShare

Connect with other plant fans!

Join our on-line community of plant enthusiasts! Find friends, collaborate on field surveys for plants, share your discoveries, get help identifying plants, make maps, and develop checklists of plants for particular sites you are exploring.

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Advanced ID Tools

For experienced botanists!

Identify over 3,000 New England plants by using our Full Identification Key, including technical multiple-access and dichotomous keys to families, genera, and species. Also learn about subspecies and varieties native to our region.

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Teaching Tools

New: a useful teaching resource!

Go Botany encourages informal, self-directed education in botany for science students and beginning and amateur botanists. Professors, teachers, and environmental educators can share curricula and teaching ideas.

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Cakile edentula

Plant of the Day: Cakile edentula American sea-rocket

American searocket has been introduced elsewhere in the world and is invasive in Japan and Australia. In North America, this succulent plant with tangy edible leaves is a common species of beaches and dunes. In an article published in 2007, researchers found that this speci ...

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