Documents for KCeeI:  Flora and Fauna of Northeastern PA, 2010

Suppliers of Teaching Materials

Sources of supplies

Environmental Education Materials

Insects

Plants

General

Aquatics

Wildlife Supply Company-aquatics

Forestry

Ben Meadows

Forestry Supply

How to Know Pennsylvania's Biota-reference material

Amphibians and Reptiles

A Key to the Adult Salamanders of Pennsylvania

A Key to the Native Lizard Species of the Eastern United States

A Key to the Snakes of the Northeastern United States

A Key to the Turtles of Pennsylvania

Aquatics

Key to Pennsylvania Crayfish

Botany

Name Changes for Newcomb's Guide

Herbarium Label template

Virtual Herbaria:  Asters (Drake University), Colby-Sawyer College

Invasive Plants:  The Nature Conservancy Invasives Team, Invasive Species Information System (US Government), Alien Plant Invaders (National Park Service)

Pennsylvania Native Plant Society

University of Pennsylvania's Poisonous Plants Home Page

Poisonous Plants of Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Flora Project

Goldenrods

Plant ID References

Brown, P. M.  1997.  Wild Orchids of the Northeastern United States.    Comstock/Cornell Press.  236 pp.  ISBN 0-8014-8341-7. 

Crockett, L.  1977.  Wildly Successful Plants.  Collier Books.  NY.  ISBN0-02-062600-2. 

Crow, G. & C. Hellquist.  2006.  Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Northeastern North America, Volume II: Angiosperms:  Monocotyledons.  A Revised and Enlarged Edition of Norman C. Fassett's A Manual of Aquatic Plants.  University of Wisconsin Press.  464 pp. ISBN 0299162842.  Authoritative and technical.

Crow, G. & C. Hellquist.  2006.  Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Northeastern North America, Volume I: Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, and Angiosperms:  Dicotyledons. A Revised and Enlarged Edition of Norman C. Fassett's A Manual of Aquatic Plants.  University of Wisconsin Press.  464 pp. ISBN 0299162842.  Authoritative and technical.

Duncan, W. & M. Duncan.  1999.  Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.  University of Georgia Press.  Athens, GA.  380 pp.  Many photos.  ~$30.

Gleason, H. & A. Cronquist.  1991.  Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada.  New York Botanical Garden.  910 pp.  ISBN 0893273651.  A technical but authoritative work.  Best when used with the next title.

Holmgren, N., P. Holmgren, & H. Gleason.  1998.   Illustrated Companion to Gleason and Cronquist's Manual: Illustrations of the Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada.  New York Botanical Garden.  NY.  937 pp.  ISBN 0893273996.

Harris, B. C.  1972.  Eat the Weeds.  Barre Publishers.  Barre, MA.

Harris, J.  & M. Harris.  1994.  Plant Identification Terminology:  An Illustrated Glossary.  Spring Lake Publishing.  Spring Lake, UT.  199 pp.  ISBN 0-9640221-5-X.  Liberally illustrated, does a good job of explaining all those obscure terms found in technical keys.

Haywood, M. J. & P. Monk.  2001.  Wildflowers of Pennsylvania.  ISBN 0-9710614-0-8.

Peterson, Roger T.  & M. McKenney.  1998.  A Field Guide to Wildflowers of Northeastern and North-central North America, Revised edition.    Peterson Field Guide Series.  Houghton-Mifflin, Boston.  ISBN 0395911729.  An excellent color-based guide to wildflower identification.

Rhoads, A. & T. Black.  2000.  The Plants of Pennsylvania:  An Illustrated Manual.  University of Pennsylvania Press.  Philadelphia.  1061 pp.  ISBN 0-8122-3535-5.  The bible for PA flora.  Technical keys, species descriptions, and illustrations.

Rhoads, A. & W. Klein, Jr.  1993.  The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania:  Annotated Checklist and Atlas.  American Philosophical Society.  Philadelphia.  636 pp.  ISBN 0-87169-207-4.

Range maps of all species known from Pennsylvania.  Letís you know whether a species has ever been found in your area.

Stokes, Donald & Lillian Stokes.  1985.  A Guide to Enjoying Wildflowers.  Stokes Nature Guide Series.  Little, Brown & Co.  Boston.  371 pp.  ISBN 0-316-81729-5.   Not a field guide, this highly recommended book tells the life story of many of our more common species.  Very readableócan be a springboard for classroom activities.

Uva, R., J. Neal, & J. DiTomaso.  1997.  Weeds of the Northeast.  Comstock/Cornell.  396 pp.  ISBN 0-8014-8334-4.

 Edible Plants:

Gibbons, E.  1962.  Stalking the Wild AsparagusHood, Alan C. & Company, Inc." David McKay Co.  NY.  ISBN 0911469036.  0-679-50223-4.  303 pp.  Simply, a classic.

Gibbons, E.  Stalking the Healthful Herbs.  Hood, Alan C. & Company, Inc.  ISBN 0911469060.

Fish

Fishes of the Susquehanna River Drainage

Endangered Fish of Pennsylvania

Insects

Lepidoptera

Atlas of Pennsylvania Butterflies

Odonates

Checklist of the Odonates of Susquehanna County

County Lists from PA Natural Heritage Program

Susquehanna, Lackawanna, Wyoming