The primary sources referenced for the plant identification pages of the Virtual Field Guide are listed below:
Borman, S., R. Korth, and J. Temte. 1997. Through the Looking Glass: A Field Guide to Aquatic Plants. Wisconsin Lakes Partnership. Stevens Point, WI. 248 pages.
Crow, G.E. and C. B. Hellquist. 2000. Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Northeastern North America. Volume Two. Angiosperms: Monocotyledons. The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI. 456 pages.
Fassett, N.C. 1957. A Manual of Aquatic Plants. With revision appendix by E. C. Ogden. The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI (Originally published by McGraw-Hill, 1940.) 405 pages.
Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2000. Flora of North America North of Mexico, Volume 22. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England. 352 pages.
Haines, A. and T. F. Vining. 1998. Flora of Maine A Manual for Identification of Native and Naturalized Vascular Plants of Maine plus addendum dated April 26, 2001. V. F. Thomas Co. Bar Harbor, ME. 846 pages plus addendum.
Nichols, S.A. 1999. Distribution and Habitat Descriptions of Wisconsin Lake Plants.Wisconsin Geological History Survey Bulletin 96. Madison WI. 268 pages.