NatureServe Explorer

The NatureServe Explorer is an authoritative source for information on more than 70,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada. Explorer includes particularly in-depth coverage for rare and endangered species. Use the database to find scientific and common names, conservation status, distribution maps, images, life histories, conservation needs and more.

screenshot of the NatureServe Explorer webpage.
Screenshot of the NatureServe Explorer webpage.