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Introduction

Members of the public are welcome to use the facilities of the Intermountain Herbarium for plant identification during normal business hours (Monday to Friday, 8am to 5 pm). You are encouraged to contact the staff prior to arrival, but this is only essential if you wish to be able to work outside these hours.

Facilities available to visitors include dissecting microscopes, floras for most of North America, standard dissecting tools, a plant dryer, and many topographic maps. Press materials are available if requested in advance and not needed by personnel associated with Utah State University.

Interactive keys to CAREX, PLATANTHERA, and various grasses are now available. The same page will take you to fact sheets about individual species. The links on the right will take you to pages with identification keys that are under development or advice on plant and fungal identification.