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Plant Identification Resources


Photo of Eleocharis equisitoides achenes, taken from a microscopeIn order to effectively perform lake sampling using the Lake Vegetative Index (LVI) it is imperative to know the aquatic plants that are likely to be encountered.

This page is intended to be a repository for helpful information to use in the identification of commonly encountered aquatic plants.  It is NOT intended to replace the need for more formal field and classroom training.

Herbarium Preparation

Plant Identification

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Plant Identification Presentations



Miscellaneous Information

For more information please email Nia Wellendorf, or call 850/245-8190.

Last updated: July 26, 2017

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