Aquatic and Riparian Plant Species in Québec

During your cleanup, you will probably observe many plant species. To identify them, we suggest that you bring the Identifying Flora card or that you buy one of the plant field guides proposed here.

Identification card for plant species of Lake Aylmer
An excellent guide to many common species of aquatic and riparian plants in Québec
(in French).

Invasive plants in Canada 
To learn more about invasive plants in Canada.

 

Centre Saint-Laurent
Fact sheets on specific invasive species :
Flowering Rush
Purple Loosestrife
Purple Loosestrife
Purple LoosestrifeReed Canary grass
Common Reed
Eurasian Watermilfoil
Water Chestnut

Flore laurentienne online – Frère Marie-Victorin
An artificial key to all Québec plant species (in French)

Flora Québéca
Many keys to identify species of various kinds of plants: ferns, hawthorns, conifers, willows, lycopodium, gooseberries, viola and crucifers (in French)

Sylviculture guide – Hardwoods
Descriptions for most hardwood species of Eastern North America, from the United States.Department of Agriculture.

Sylviculture guide – Conifers
Descriptions for most softwood species of Eastern North America, from the United States Department of Agriculture.

Ontario Weeds – Weed Gallery
Fact sheets about Ontario weeds

 

 

Identification guides (in French)

Plantes sauvages des lacs, rivières et tourbières
Fleurbec. 1987. Éditions Fleurbec.
400 pages, 12,5 X 19 cm. 65 espèces, 163 photos.

Arbres et plantes forestières du Québec et des Maritimes
Michel Leboeuf. 2007. Éditions Michel Quintin.
392 pages, 12,5 X 20,5 cm. 200 espèces, 600 photos.

Flore printanière
Gisèle Lamoureux.  2002. Éditions Fleurbec.
576 pages. 123 espèces, 290 photos.

Les fleurs sauvages du Québec
(Tome 1- printemps/été). (Tome 2 - été/automne).
Lise et Pierre Daigle. 2005. Éditions Broquet.
360 pages chacun, 13 x 20 cm. 300 espèces chacun.

guide

Fougères, prêles et lycopodes
Fleurbec. 1993. Éditions Fleurbec.
512 pages, 12,5 X 19 cm. 84 espèces. 390 photos.

guide

Le grand livre des champignons du Québec et de l'est du Canada
Raymond McNeil. 2006. Éditions Michel Quintin.
576 pages,19,5 X 27,5 cm. 1000 espèces.