Links for Flora of   Colorado,   New Mexico,   Arizona,   Utah

Links for Four Corners Flora and Conservation

Links for National and International Flora and Conservation 

Links for Pollinators

Links for Botanical Supplies

Links for Suppliers of seeds, plants, plant-based soaps


Native Plant Societies 
of the Four Corners States

San Juan/Four Corners Native Plant Society

Native Plant Society of New Mexico

Arizona Native Plant Society

Utah Native Plant Society 

Colorado Native Plant Society


Flora and Tourism
Web Sites for Colorado, New Mexico,
and Utah


Weber and Wittman's Catalog of Colorado Flora 
Checklist of Vascular Plants of Colorado
Rocky Mountain Herbarium

Checklist of Vascular Flora,
Yucca House National Monument

 Colorado State's Herbarium 
Virtual Herbarium of Intermountain Flora

Colorado Rare Plants List

Colorado Botanists and Explorers

Eastern Colorado Wildflower Photos
 Colorado State Wildflower Photo Album
Durango Wildflowers
Wildflowers of Colorado 
Trees of Colorado

Bear Smart Durango 

Colorado Riparian Association 
Denver Botanic Gardens

Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

Colorado Natural Areas Program 
Colorado Natural Heritage Program

Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

Colorado Noxious Weed Program 
Colorado Weed Management Association

Poisonous Plants of Colorado

Gardening and Horticulture in Western Colorado

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park 
Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
Mesa Verde National Park
San Juan National Forest

Cortez, Colorado    Durango, Colorado    
Rico, Colorado
      Telluride, Colorado 
Cortez Cultural Center 
Southern Ute Indian Tribe 
Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe

Mesa Verde Country

Colorado Fourteeners Protection Initiative 
San Juan Mountains Association
San Juan Mountain Studies Institute
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

The Colorado Trail 
Durango Seniors Outdoors
Durango Nature Studies
Frosty Pines, Wilderness Education for Children

Southwest Ultralight Backpacking
Kelly Place B&B and Archaeology and Education Center
Crow Canyon Archaeology Center
Redwood Llama Wilderness Trips

New Mexico

Checklist of New Mexico Flora (by Kelly Allred)
 New Mexico Flora 
(Patrick Alexander's web site) 
New Mexico Flores (Gene Jercinovic's web site)
New Mexico Rare Plant Guide
Flora of Southwest New Mexico (Russ Kleinman's web site)

Native Plant Society of New Mexico

University of New Mexico Herbarium 

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Rio Grande Botanic Garden, Albuquerque

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Farmington, New Mexico    Gallup, New Mexico



Vascular Plants of Arizona (Canotia)
Northern Arizona Flora
Sonoran Desert Naturalist
Southeast Arizona Wildflowers

Arizona Native Plant Society

University of Arizona Herbarium

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson 
Flagstaff Arboretum

Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden

Southern Arizona Wildflower Information

Southwest School of Botanical Medicine 

Desert Tropicals

Canyon De Chelly National Monument
Navajo Indian Tribe 
Navajo Nation Tourism



Utah Native Plant Society 
Utah Rare Plants

Utah State University Herbarium

Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Utah  

Range Plants of Utah

Red Butte Garden, U. of Utah, Salt Lake City

Capitol Reef Wildflowers
Weeds and Wildflowers of Utah
Wild Utah
Desert Plants of Utah 
Utah Wildflowers

Arches National Park 
Flower Guide to Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park
Canyonlands Plant Checklist
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument 
Natural Bridges National Monument

Blanding, Utah

Bluff, Utah    Moab, Utah



Four Corners States Conservation
& Tourism

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance 
Colorado Environmental Coalition

San Juan Mountains Association
San Juan Citizens Alliance
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education
Grand Canyon Trust

Colorado Plateau Native Plant Program

The Nature Conservancy of Colorado 
The Nature Conservancy of New Mexico
The Nature Conservancy of Arizona
The Nature Conservancy of Utah

The Wilderness Society

Four Corners States Tourism

See the Southwest

The American Southwest

National and International
and General Flora

Biota of North America Project 
(40 year project to give county by county records of all plants in the U.S. and Canada.  150,000 photographs, rarity status, keys, etc.  Much information is now being put on-line and the complete project will be available on a DVD soon.
BONAP is the most up to date authority for plant names
and plant distributions and is the ultimate
authority for plant names and distributions for this web site.)

USDA On-line Guide to U.S. Plants  
Flora of North America Database
(Keys to and description of all North American plants. 
No photographs.  Expected completions date: 2016.)
International Plant Names Index
Harvard University Botanical Databases
Types Catalog of he New York Botanical Garden
Rocky Mountain Herbarium

International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (2005)

International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (2011)

Phytoneuron: Reports on taxonomy, floristics, and geographic distribution of vascular plants

Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau 
History of Southwest Exploration

U.S. Corps of Topographical Engineers Original Documents
about the Exploration of the West

Kew Gardens Plant Information

Missouri Botanical Garden Botanical Papers

Alabama Flora
California Flora  
Carolinas and Georgia

Florida Wildflowers
Idaho Mountain Wildflowers
Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses
Missouri Plants
Missouri Wildflower Guide
Montana Plant Life and Wildflowers 
Mt. Rainier National Park, Flowers of 
New England Flora Key
Northwest Plants Database 
Oregon Flora 
Pacific Northwest Ecology & Restoration
Washington, Eastern Flora
Wisconsin, Flora of

Cryptantha Taxonomy and Images

Canadian Rocky Mountain Wildflowers 
Canadian Wildflowers

Wild Plants of Austria (Some plants found in the
Rocky Mountains also grow in Europe and Asia.)

Southwest Wildflowers in Watercolors

Plants Conservation Alliance

Desert U.S.A. Wildflowers

Plants Toxic to Pets

Botanical and Biographical Etymology  
Botanical Research Glossary, Missouri Botanical Garden 
Dictionary of Botanical Epithets  
Plant Latin Dictionary
Botanical Latin Pronunciation Guide

Biographical Dictionary    
Biographies of Early California Botanists 
Biographies and Photos of Botanists  
Wikipedia Biographies of Botanists

Invasive Species
USDA National Invasive Species Information 

Authors of Plant Names

Internet Directory for Botany

Virtual Library of Botany

Native Trees of the Southern Rocky Mountains 
Tree Guide
National Arbor Day Tree Identification Guide
Tree Information and Reverence Guide 

American Penstemon Society
North American Rock Garden Society
Rocky Mtn. Chapter of N. American Rock Garden
Cactus and Succulent Society
The Eriogonum Society

Purdue University Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 
Purdue University Edible Wild Plants

Steven Foster's Medicinal Plants
Christopher Hobb's, Herbalist
Edible Wild Plants

Virtual Herbarium, New York Botanical Garden 
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Missouri Botanical Garden

Wayne's Natural History Trivia 
Scott's Botanical Links  
Botanical Information

Pictured Interactive Biological Key
Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification

Nature Serve

Native Plant Information Network
(Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center)

National Park Service: Celebrating Wildflowers 
Celebrating Wildflowers On-line Coloring Books
Forest Service: Celebrating Wildflowers 

Grand Canyon Trust 
Sierra Club
Wilderness Society
The Nature Conservancy 

Audubon Society
Center for Plant Conservation


Bug Guide

Bug, What's That

Bumble Bees of Western U.S.

Butterflies of America

Butterflies of the World 

Butterflies and Moths of Colorado

Butterflies and Moths of North America


Pollination Ecology, Journal of

Pollination, USFS Celebrating Wildflowers

Pollinator Partnership

Pollinators, Celebrating Wildflowers

Pollinators, U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Pollinators, Native 

Pollination, Wikipedia


Bookstores, Botanical Supplies,
and Hiking Gear that I Use

Click for books about plants from a company that donates to our
San Juan/Four Corners Native Plant Society

More wildflower books:
From the Colorado Native Plant Society
From the Native Plant Society of New Mexico

I own a Belomo 10x hand lens
Other Hand lenses

For re-useable sandwich wraps: Wrap-N-Mat

For superb backpacks, day packs, fanny packs: Osprey Packs, Cortez, Colorado

For botanical tweezers (#72700-D), probes, scalpels, etc.


Plants, Plant Products,
 and Plant Information from the
Western U.S.
and a few other places

Purchase Spices from The Spice House 

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center--Seed Suppliers

Purchase Native Seeds and Plants from the following

Cliffrose Nursery

Four Seasons Nursery

Granite Seed

High Country Gardens

Native American Seeds 
Native Seed Network, BLM
Plants of the Southwest

Prairie Moon 
Rocky Mountain Native Plants

Southwest Seed

Trees of Trail Canyon

Western Native Seed 

Wild Seed Farms

Wildflower Farm