The following list is not exhaustive, but gives a range of options for helping you with plant identification.


Plant Monitoring Scheme Booklet: Plant Monitoring Scheme Booklet

The Plant Monitoring Scheme Booklet 2016 contains an ID guide to the flowers you are most likely to see on your grassland site.


Email your photographs:

If you are having difficultly identifying a plant you can take a photograph and email it to We will get back to you as soon as we can.


Social Media:

Biodiversity Ireland Facebook Page 

Twitter @BioDataCentre and using the hash tag #IrishPlantMonitoring 



Wildflowers of Ireland – Zoe Devlin

The Wildflower Key –  Francis Rose

Webb’s An Irish Flora – John Parnell and Tom Curtis


Web Resources: 

Wildflowers of Ireland

Irish Wildflowers

British Bryological Society