First Step


Click on the color of the flower you wish to identify.

To navigate from color to color, use the navigation bar at the top of the page.  To visit a flower’s page, click on the name or color.  While in a section of one of the colors, you may return to that section by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.


Kane County Wild Plants & Natural Areas, 3rd edition, Dick Young, Kane County Forest Preserve District, 2007, Geneva Illinois

Wildflowers, Peterson Field Guide, Peterson & McKenny, 1996, Houghton Mifflin, New York

Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, Lawrence Newcomb, 1977, Little, Brown and Company, New York

Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers, Ladd and Oberle, 2005, The Globe Press, Guildford Conn.

Grasses, an Identification Guide, Lauren Brown, 1979, Houghton Mifflin, New York