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Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps: States of the U.S., A-M

Lists of online vegetation maps from website titled "Checklist of Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps." These lists of links are no longer being actively maintained and are provided for archival purposes only.

States of the U.S., Alaska - Montana

- Alaska

- Arizona

 

- Arizona -- Tuzigoot National Monument

Tuzigoot National Monument  (USGS-NPS Vegetation Mapping Program)

- Arkansas

Arkansas Biodiversity - Vascular Plants  (Distribution maps for the Arkansas Flora)

- California

Calflora  (Includes county-level distribution maps)
CNRA Atlas/Map Server  (California Natural Resources Agency)
Land Classification of Eastern California, 1877  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 65(D). Covers W 117�52’30”--W 116�30’/N 36�30’--N 35�40’)
Land Classification Map of Parts of Eastern Cal. and Western Nev., 1877  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheets 47(B) & 47(D). Covers W 120�37’30”--W 119�15’/N 40�40’--N 38�55’)
Monitoring Sudden Oak Death in California  (Includes distribution and county SOD maps)
National Gap Analysis Program  (Biodiversity status of vegetation communities and vertebrates, land cover/land use)
Statewide & County Maps of Vegetation Change with Cause for the First Statewide Cycle  (California Land Cover Mapping & Monitoring Program (LCMMP))
Statewide Map of 13 Land Cover Classes, Aggregated from CWHR classes  (Derived from FRAP multi-source data, CDF)
Statewide Weed Maps   (County-level distribution maps, California Invasive Plant Council)

- California -- Kern County

Land Classification Map of Part of Southern California, 1879  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 73(A). Covers W 119�15’--W 117�52’30”/N 35�40’--N 34�50’)

- California -- Lake County

- California -- Mojave Desert

- California -- Monterey County

- California -- Napa County

- California, Northern

Land Classification Map of Part of North Central California, 1881  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 47(A). Covers W 122�--W 120�37’30”/N 40�40’--N 39�50’)
Land Classification Map of Parts of N.E. California & N.W. Nevada, 1880  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 38(D). Covers W 120�37’30”--W 119�15’/N 41�30’--N 40�40’)

- California -- Orange County

- California -- Point Reyes National Seashore

- California -- Russian River Watershed

Russian River Watershed GIS  (NOAA Fisheries & Circuit Rider Productions, Inc. "Map gallery" includes: 1942 Middle Reach riparian habitat & landuse; Middle reach 1992 riparian habitat, succession status & land use; Middle Reach riparian habitat loss 1940-1992)

- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

- California -- San Mateo County

- California -- Sierra Nevada

- California, Southern

Land Classification Map of Part of S.W. California, 1881  (Shows timber areas, Los Angeles, Kern and Ventura counties; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 73(C))

- California -- Tulare County

- California -- Yolo County

- California -- Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park (USGS-NPS Vegetation Mapping Program)  (Classifies, describes and maps vegetation in National Parks. Includes air photos for some parks)

- Colorado

Economical Features of Central Colorado, 1876  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 61(B). Covers W 106�52'30"--W 105�30'/N 39�--N 38�10’)
Economic Features of Parts of Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico, 1877  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 70(A). Covers W 105�30'--W 104�07'30"/N 37�20'--N 36�30’)
Economic Features of Parts of South'n. Colorado and North'n. New Mexico, 1878  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 69(B). Covers W 106�52'30"--W 105�30'/N 37�20'--N 36�30’)
Economic Features of S.W. Colorado, San Juan Mining Region, 1877  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 61(C). Covers W 107�57'--W 107�15'/N 38�07'--N 37�42’)
Economic map of Colorado / F.V. Hayden, 1881  (Geological and geographical atlas of Colorado and portions of adjacent territory, sheet III)
Land Classification Map of Part of Central Colorado, 1878  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 62(A). Covers W 105�30'--W 104�07'30"/N 39�--N 38�10’)
Land Classification Map of Part of Central Colorado, 1879  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 52(D). Covers W 106�52'30"--W 105�30'/N 39�50'--N 39�00’)
Land Classification Map of Part of South Western Colorado, 1878  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 61(C). Covers W 108�15'--W 105�52'30"/N 38�10'--N 37�20’)
Land Classification Map of Part of South Western Colorado, 1879  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 61(D). Covers W 106�52'30"--W 105�30'/N 38�10'--N 37�20’)
Land Classification Map of Part of Southern Colorado, 1878  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 62(C). Covers W 105�30'--W 104�07'30"/N 38�10'--N 37�20’)

-- Colorado -- Owl Canyon

- Colorado -- Rocky Mountain National Park

- Florida

- Florida -- Everglades

- Hawaii

- Idaho

[Idaho Rare Species]  (Includes maps for selected species)
INVADERS Database System  (exotic plant data including county-level distribution maps)
Land Classification Map of North-eastern Utah & South-eastern Idaho, 1878  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 41(B). Covers W 112�22’30"--W 111�/N 42�20’--N 41�30’)
Land Classification Map of Part of South Eastern Idaho, 1881  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 32(C). Covers W 113�45’--W 112�22’30”/N 43�10’--N 42�20’)
Land Classification Map of Part of South-eastern Idaho, 1879  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 32(D). Covers W 111�22’30"--W 111�/N 43�10’--N 42�20’)
Parts of Southern Idaho & Northern Utah [Land Classification], 1880  (Shows timber areas; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) Atlas sheet 41(A). Covers W 113�45’--W 112�22'30"/N 42�20’--N 41�30’)

- Illinois

- Indiana

- Iowa

- Louisiana

- Maine

- Maryland

- Massachusetts -- Cape Cod

Electronic Atlas of the Cape Cod Environment  (Contains current and historic land use/land cover maps)

- Michigan

- Minnesota

True North: Mapping Minnesota's History  (includes Pre-Settlement Vegetation, 1895; Native Food Sources (Wild Rice); and Forest Cover layers)

- Mississippi River

- Montana

INVADERS Database System  (Exotic plant data including county-level distribution maps)
Montana Natural Heritage Program  (Includes county level distribution maps)
National Gap Analysis Program  (Biodiversity status of vegetation communities and vertebrates, land cover/land use)

Index

World & Regional Maps

  • World
  • Eurasia
  • Indian Ocean
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
  • Southern Hemisphere

Africa

Asia

  • Asia
  • Asia by Region
  • Asia by Country

Europe

  • Europe
  • Europe by Country and Region

Central America

  • Central America
  • Central America by Country
  • West Indies

South America

  • South America
  • Amazon Basin
  • South America by Country and Region

North America

Pacific

Arctic (Polar Regions)

Guide History

Original title of website: Checklist of Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps

Compiled by Claire Englander (1996-2013).  Founding co-compiler Philip Hoehn (1996-2009).   With thanks to Phyllis Bischof, Ed Colijn, Rheal Coupal, John Creaser, Larry Cruse, Joe Dalton, Hugh Eva, Vic Fazio, Xavier Font Castell, Steve Glenn, Lawrence Hislop, Robert Hoare, Michael Jennings, Stephen Killeffer, Brian Klinkenberg, Raino Lampinen, Andrew Lillie, David MacDevette, Philippe Mayaux, Justin Moat, Jim Moore, Tom Owens, Scott Sundberg, Thomas A. Stone, Urs-Beat Brändli, Rob Waller, Hugh D.Wilson and George Wooten.

Maps are no longer being added to or deleted from these lists - the lists are maintained in this guide for archival purposes only.

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