Mapping Species Distributions


Technical Keys


Carex Identification Key (all of North America), by T. M. Jones, based upon the Flora North America work by Peter W. Ball and Anton A. Reznick.

Interactive Identification of New World Salix (Salicaceae) Using Intkey (by George Argus)

Interactive Key to the Grasses of the Columbia Basin, British Columbia (Royal BC Museum)

On-line and interactive plant keys--Acct Key (Harvard)

Utah Agricultural Experimental Station Interactive Keys (grasses, sedges)

Washington Carex Atlas, developed by the Washington Carex group and the WTU herbarium.

Wetland Monocot Interactive Key, developed by the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Public-level Keys

Tom Burrows Wildlower Key:

This interactive key focuses on a subset of species found in Oregon and Washington. However, many species do overlap with BC and you might find this key useful in working towards an identication of plants you find in BC. Send comments and questions to Tom .


Recommended citation:  Author, date, page title. In: Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2023. E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia []. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Date Accessed]

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