Knowing what it is that we see brings us meaning and gives value to what is seen. —Lynn Bevan

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Plant Identification Tools

Apps are constantly changing. Most are for all plants, with the option to use photos of bark, a leaf, a flower, or a seed.        Three to try:                  

Google Lens

Picture This


Recommended Reading

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Trees in Canada by John Laird Farrar is a classic.

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Trees of Ontario by Linda Kershaw is out-of-print, but is available in many libraries. 

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For those who want to experience more of the Carolinian habitat, on foot, Walks in Carolinian Canada by Brad Cundiff.

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The Sibley Guide to Trees continues to be a detailed, reliable, resource.

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Diana Beresford-Kroeger, Canadian botanist and medical biochemist, combines her traditional Celtic learning with science to show how important trees are to the health of humans and to the planet.

Take a Walk

An urban forest experience