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The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

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Pacific madrone
Aesculus glabra Willd.

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References flyover from distribution map Distribution Documentation Added
Documentation for plant distribution is now shown using mouseover text. Complete documentation for plant distribution is available at the new Data Source and Documentation link at the top of each PLANTS Profile.
PLANTS Nativity Distribution Thumbnail View PLANTS Major Overhaul
Exciting transformation of PLANTS includes a new distribution map to accommodate additional North American vascular plant coverage including Canada and Greenland, improved Native Status information, extensive nomenclature review and revision, and new borough distribution data for Alaska.
PLANTS ID Wetland Monocots New Gymnosperm Key and Grass Keys for All 50 States
New interactive keys are now available for all U.S. gymnosperm species, and all grass (Poaceae) species in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Links to PLANTS Profiles multiply the usefulness of these innovative tools.
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Contribute your photos to PLANTS! We are looking for accurately identified submissions of 100 or more images, preferably with supporting information including date and location.
PLANTS Modernization Web Site Modernization
We are modernizing PLANTS to fit the new USDA Web standard, which is part of a broader USDA initiative called Web Site Development and Maintenance.

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