Louisiana Plant Identification

Species Information

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  • Brown, C. A. 1972. Wildflowers of Louisiana and Adjoining States. Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge. 247 pp.
  • Brown, C. A. 1945. Louisiana trees and shrubs. Louisiana Forestry Commission, Baton Rouge. 262 pp.
  • Brown, C. L. and L. K. Kirkman. 1990. Trees of Georgia and adjacent states. Timber Press, Portland, OR. 292 pp.
  • Coombes, A. J. 1985. Dictionary of plant names. Timber Press, Portland, OR. 195 pp.
  • Fontenot, W.R. 2017. Avian frugivory in Louisiana. Journal of Louisiana Ornithology 10: 11-40.
  • Foote, L. E. and S. B. Jones. 1989. Native shrubs and woody vines of the southeast. Timber Press, Portland, OR. 199 pp.
  • Godfrey, R.K. 1988. Trees, shrubs, and woody vines of northern Florida and adjacent Georgia and Alabama. University of Georgia Press, Athens and London. 734 pp. ISBN 0-8203-1035-2
  • Halls, L. K. (ed.) 1977. Southern fruit-producing woody plants used by wildlife. USDA For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-16, S. For. Exp. Sta., New Orleans, LA 235 pp.
  • Halls, L. K. and T. H. Ripley, eds. 1961. Deer browse plants of southern forests. U.S. Forest Serv. South. and Southeast. Forest Expt. Stas., 78 pp.
  • Harlow, W. M. and E. S. Harrar. 1969. Textbook of dendrology, 5th ed. McGraw-Hill, New York. 512 pp.
  • Harrar, E. S. and J. G. Harrar. 1946. Guide to southern trees. Dover Publication Inc., New York. 709 pp.
  • Little, E. L. 1961. Sixty trees from foreign lands. USDA For. Serv. Ag. Handbook No. 212. Washington D.C. 30pp.
  • Martin, A. C., Zim, H. S. and A. L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits. Dover Publication Inc., New York. 500 pp.
  • Miller, J. H. and K. V. Miller. 2005. Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses, Revised Edition, In cooperation with the Southern Weed Science Society. The University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA. 454 pp.
  • Moreland, D. 2005. Checklist of woody & herbaceous deer food plants of Louisiana. Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries, Baton Rouge.
  • Radford, A. E., Ahles, H. E. and C. R. Bell. 1968. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. U. N. C. Press, Chapel Hill. 1183 pp.
  • Thompson, Robert S.; Anderson, Katherine H.; Bartlein, Patrick J. 1999. Digital representations of tree species range maps from Atlas of United States trees by Elbert L. Little, Jr. (and other publications). In: Atlas of relations between climatic parameters and distributions of important trees and shrubs in North America. Denver, CO: U.S. Geological Survey, Information Services (Producer).
  • Vines, R.A. 1984. Trees, shrubs and woody vines of the Southwest. The Blackburn Press. Caldwell, New Jersey. 1104 pp. ISBN 1-932846-00-X
  • Vitale, A. T. 1997. Leaves: in myth, magic and medicine. Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York. 352 pp.

Wetland Designations. Where possible, wetland designations will be updated using the 2013 National Wetland Plant List (NWPL) provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This list now available from the USACE NWPL website. The site provides downloadable lists in PDF and spreadsheet form, as well as information about wetland deliniation, regional lists, and archival lists.

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