Resources for Submitting Samples for Identification or Analysis

Compiled by Richard Brzozowski, Food System Program Administrator,

Please provide additions, corrections or comments to Michelle Snowden,

As University of Maine Cooperative Extension field staff and support staff, you ought to be aware of resources in assisting Extension clients (residents, gardeners, farmers, and others). Below is a current summary of both in-house, in state and external help.

Analytical, Diagnostic and Identification Services in Maine

Analytical Services Outside of Maine

Plant Identification Services Outside of Maine

  • Plant Identification: New England Wild Flower Society, 180 Hemenway Rod, Framingham, MA 01701
  • Weed Identification Tool: This site is hosted by the University of Wisconsin Extension and has a selection option for all states (including Maine).