Delineation Program Publications
Florida Wetlands Delineation Manual
This 198-page manual is a discussion of the Wetland
Delineation Methodology followed by examples of the
practical application of the Methodology at nineteen
reference sites located throughout the state.
of the manual are no longer available but, can
downloaded in pdf format
from this site.
Wetland Plants: An Identification Manual
manual is the collaborative effort of fifteen botanists
from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection
and other organizations around the state. This
publication was made possible by a grant to the FDEP from
the Florida legislature, with additional funding provided
by UF/IFAS. The beauty and diversity of Florida's
wetlands are revealed in 588 pages with over 800 color
photographs and over 1000 illustrations, treating over
1000 plant species that are important in the
identification of wetlands in Florida.
book is color coded into 4 sections, with 18 pages of
ferns, 7 pages of gymnosperms (pines), 191
pages of monocotyledons, and 363 pages of dicotyledons.
Alphabetical arrangement of each section by family and
genus along with a glossary of scientific and common
names allow easy location of genera. The manual
provides descriptions of plants, their habitats and
associated plant communities along with their ecological
responses within Florida. A distribution map and a
vegetative index are also included as is field
identification between commonly confused plants.
This book is comprehensive enough for the taxonomic needs
of field botanists yet with its many beautiful
photographs and detailed line drawings is appropriate for
amateur plants enthusiasts. This book will become a
treasured resource in your library for exploring
Florida's rich and unique wetland flora.
manual is available from the University of Florida/The
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS)
Publications, P.O.Box 110011, Gainesville, Florida,
32611. The cost is $35.00 plus $7.00 shipping and
handling. Florida addresses must add the appropriate
sales tax. Purchase orders, check, or charges
(MasterCard, or VISA by calling 1-800-226-1764) are