Dear Friends of Maine Lakes, Thank you for visiting our Interactive Field Guide! Though the primary content pertaining to species identification in this Guide is—for the most part—still correct and useful, the site itself is no longer fully-functional (nor able to be updated). The entire Guide will soon be replaced by a new, expanded website-version of the Maine Field Guide to Aquatic Phenomena. So please stay tuned! Thank you for your patience!

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All images found on the Maine Virtual Field Guide website are used with permission from the originators. The Herbarium would not be possible without the hard work, expertise and generosity of these contributors. Each image is copyright protected in 2009 by the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program (VLMP). Inquiries regarding permission to use the images on this website for educational purposes may be sent to

Contributors Include:

Don Cameron, Maine Natural Areas Program
Photographic images of pressed herbarium specimens and live plants

Crow, Garrett E. and C. Barre Hellquist.
Line drawings from Aquatic Vascular Plants of New England. New Hampshire Agr. Exp. Stat. Bulls. 520,524, Durham N.H.

University of Florida-Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (Gainesville).
Line drawings and photographs of live plants

Keith Williams, VLMP
Photos and descriptions

Sarah Winslow, VLMP
Photos and descriptions

Roberta Hill, VLMP
Photos and descriptions

We welcome your images. Please contact us if you have photos of aquatic plants and would be willing to share them with us.




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