Identify a Plant by Major Group or Colour

Step One--Select the Major Plant Group

MountainNature.com has more details on the plants of western Canada and the Canadian Rockies than any other site. Use us as your source for learning about the plants of western Canada.

Select the major grouping of the plant you are seeking. All plants fall into the categories listed below. This key will walk you through the steps to identifying your plant. This is the primary place to begin your search for an unknown plant. 

Botanists may prefer to browse by Genus or Family to view more traditional botanical relationships. 

  Colour
Trees
Shrubs
Green Flowers
White Flowers
Yellow or Orange Flowers
Pink or Red Flowers
Blue or Purple Flowers
Grass
Ferns
Rush
Aquatic Plants
Sedge
Horsetail
Lichens

 


All Material Ward Cameron 2005

 

 

 

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