New On-line Key to Orchids of the Chicago Region

Photo: Jeffrey R. Hapeman ©, Cypripedium parviflorum - Keys to Nature Project 

ECCo is pleased to announce our newest on-line, photo-based key - a key to orchids of the Chicago Region:

This Key is part of Keys to Nature ( a project of The Field Museum's ECCo Division. The project provides a forum and toolset for scientists, students, and volunteers to develop and share on-line, photo-based keys to regional plants, animals, or fungi.  There are currently fifteen Keys to Nature, including keys for regional milkweeds, shrubs, mussels, salamanders and newts, turtles, frogs and toads, and more.