A compilation of floras including, in part, the Flora North America.
ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System)
Taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.
USDA PLANTS Database
Standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.
A multi-institution database, which includes collections of the University of Alaska Museum Herbarium (ALA). Provides information for most of ALA’s plant specimens (includes native and non-native species).
Alaska Plant Materials Center
Provides testing, production, development, and distribution of materials to resource industries to meet environmental requirements and includes development of a native seed industry.
AKEPIC Identification Book
This field guide provides a resource for non-native plant identifications of most common non-native plant species currently known to occur in Alaska.
Information and images of invasive and exotic species of North America; based at The University of Georgia’s Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Center for Invasive Plant Management
Promotes ecologically sound management of invasive plants by facilitating collaboration and partnerships among scientists, educators, and land managers; based at Montana State University.
Invaders Database System
Exotic plant names and weed distribution records for five states in the northwestern United States; based at the University of Montana.
CNIPM (Alaska Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plant Management)
Aims to heighten the awareness of the problems associated with non-native invasive plants and to bring about greater statewide coordination, cooperation and action to halt the introduction and spread of undesirable plants.
Cooperative Extension Service
The Alaska Integrated Pest Management Program addresses the public need for pest management education within the state. General educational outreach services provided include evaluation and identification of insect, plant and disease specimens, recommendation of control options to reduce pest problems and site visits to examine tree disorders and invasive plants in the field.
AACD (Alaska Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts)
Actively supports 12 statewide Soil and Water Conservation Districts. The Invasive Plant program coordinates the districts efforts to combat invasive weeds. http://www.alaskaconservationdistricts.org/invasive-plant-program
Cooperative Weed Management Areas
Groups of federal, state, and local land managers together with private citizens who have agreed to work together to protect Alaska from the threat of noxious, invasive weeds.
- Kenai Peninsula
- Kodiak – for more information contact the Kodiak Invasive Plant Coordinator at:
Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Information on invasive plant species considered ‘high priority threats’.
US Forest Service – Forest Health Protection
Invasive Plants program works to protect Alaska’s forest and tree resources from damaging outbreaks of insects, diseases, and invasive plants.