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Tree Identification


Tree and wildflower identification can be obtained directly from the UK Herbarium housed in the Department of Forestry. Rob Paratley, Research Specialist and Curator of the Herbarium handles tree I.D. for county agents, landowners, and the general public.

To submit samples use the Woody Plant and Wildflower Identification Form. The form contains information on how to package materials and the mailing address for the herbarium.

Contact Rob Paratley directly at 859-257-3094 or rparatl@uky.edu