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 Michele's
Introductory Botany Links

 

Links Sites

Internet Directory of Botany
The Virtual Library of Botany

Links from the Freeman Herbarium, Auburn University

Rare plant information

Links for endangered and threatened plants
SERPIN - Southeastern Rare Plant Information Network (habitat, synonyms, G rank)
Alaska Rare Plant Field Guide

CNPS - California Native Plant Society, online Inventory of Rare Plants
Maine – Official List of Endangered and Threatened Species
Endangered Species of Missouri
New Mexico Rare Plants
Rare Plants of Ontario – some with pictures and habitat information
Rare Plants of Canada (list only)

Maps

Cartographic Links for Botanists
Checklist of Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps

World

Checklist of Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps
Pleistocene and Modern Vegetation Zones
World Biomes (University of Texas)
Biomes of North America (Penn State)

Biflora - Flora the island of Hainan, P.R. China

United States

National Atlas - relief maps, forest cover types, agriculture, mining, earthquakes, demography, transportation, water, etc.
Biomes of North America (Penn State)
Virtual Atlas of the Pacific NW
Checklist of online vegetation and plant distribution maps
- USA
Proportion woodland by county 1987

Tree Species Range Maps - from "Atlas of United States Trees" by Elbert L. Little, Jr.
Commission for Environmental Cooperation - Ecological Regions of North America
Ecoregions of the US – USDA Forest Service

US land use cover
US landscape types

Georgia landcover map
South Dakota Vegetation Zones (map at bottom)
Texas maps (wide variety, not just plants)
Washington vegetation zones
Washington, Oregon, and Idaho vegetation zones (Virtual Atlas of the Pacific NW)

Canada

Ecozones of Canada
Alberta vegetation zones
Ontario vegetation zones


Herbaria and other databases on the web

Internet Directory of Botany
The Virtual Library of Botany
Univ. of Michigan's Herbaria Links - click on "Collections and Databases"
Univ. of California, Berkley's Links

United States

NatureServe Explorer – Plants and animals – classification, conservation status, distribution, life history (description and habitat), management and references
NatureServe - Natural Heritage Programs
BONAP - Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States...
Flora of North America (not all families)
US Fish and Wildlife - Endangered Species, most with habitat and other information

USDA Plants Database
Plant Systematics and Evolution Links
National Center for Biotechnical Information - Taxonomy Browser – gives full taxonomic lineage (Class, Order, etc.), and links to other sites with photos, articles, herbarium specimens
Fowler Herbarium North American Database (excluding northeast and arctic regions)
United States Botanic Gardens online
Biomes of the World – info. About plants and animals (Missouri Botanical Garden)
The Plants Database (gardening)
 

Regions

Atlas of the Flora of New England (habitat and maps, no dicots yet)
Invasive Plant Atlas of New England
Northern Prairie Biological Resources
SERPIN - Southeastern Rare Plant Information Network (habitat, synonyms, G rank)
Wildflowers of the Southeastern United States

Appalachian Mountains - The Virtual Herbarium

States

Univ. of Michigan's Herbaria Links - click on "Collections and Databases"
Univ. of California, Berkley's Links
 

 

Alabama

Wildflowers of Alabama

Alaska

Alaska Rare Plant Field Guide

Arizona

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium

 

University of Arizona Herbarium

 

Northern Arizona University Vascular Plant Herbarium

 

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium Collection

 

Arizona State University Fruit and Seed Collection

 

Flora of the Tucson Mountains (elevation, flowering, habitat)

 

Sawtooth Mts flora - (few species, but habitat and elevation)

  Southwest Environmental Information Network (search several herbaria databases at once)

Arkansas

Arkansas Biodiversity - The Vascular Flora

California

San Jose State University Herbarium (some elev. and habitat)

 

CNPS - CA Native Plant Society, online Inventory of Rare Plants

 

A Manual of California Vegetation

 

California [Plant] Biology Links

 

Coastal Sage Scrub Links

Colorado

Colorado State University Herbarium

 

Southwest Colorado Wildflowers (habitat, flowering)

Connecticut

University of Connecticut herbarium

Delaware

The University of Delaware Botanic Gardens - woody plants

Florida

Native Plants of South Florida (habitat)

 

Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (herbarium specimen database, maps, synonyms, and more)

 

Fairchild Tropical Garden Virtual Herbarium

 

University of Florida Herbarium - specimen photographs

Louisiana

Tulane University Herbarium (few species, elevation, date, location
collected)

 

The Herbarium of Louisiana State University

 

On-going database projects of the Herbarium of LSU

Massachusetts

Harvard University Herbaria (date collected, location, elevation)

Missouri

Rare and Endangered Plants of Missouri

Montana

Montana Wetlands Information Clearinghouse

 

Montana Plant Life

 

Montana Natural Heritage Program - photographs

New Mexico

University of New Mexico

New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Metropolitan Plant Encyclopedia

 

The New York Botanical Garden Vascular Plant Type Catalog

North Carolina

Wildflowers and Plants of North Carolina

Oklahoma

Atlas of the Flora of Oklahoma

Oregon

Oregon State University herbarium

  Eastern Oregon University Herbarium Collection

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Flora Project (habitat)

South Carolina

South Carolina Plant Atlas

Tennessee

University of Tennessee Atlas (maps)

 

Sewanee University Herbarium Database

Texas

Checklist - Vascular Plants of Texas

 

Flora of North Central Texas

 

Flora of East Texas

 

University of Texas Herbarium - dates and loc, some with habitat info

 

Texas A&M database

 

Vascular Plant Image Gallery

 

Vascular Plants Endemic to Texas

 

Flora of Texas Consortium - database links

 

Deer-resistant plants

 

Mints of Texas

 

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Native Plant Info. Network

Utah

Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Utah - (range maps  elevation, links)

Virginia

Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of Virginia (habitat, flowering, fruiting)

Washington

Herbarium of the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

Wisconsin

Wisflora: Wisconsin Vascular Plant Species (map, habitat, flowering)

 

Wisconsin Herbaria Plant Specimen Database

 

Atlas of the Wisconsin Prairie and Savanna Flora

 

Orchids of Wisconsin

 

Vegetation of Wisconsin

Wyoming

Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Wyoming (maps only)

 

Wyoming Natural Diversity Database (500 species of concern, flowering, fruiting, habitat, elev.)

 

           

Canada

Muskoka District, Ontario, Canada Checklist of Vascular Flora
G.F. Ledingham Herbarium, Regina University, Saskatchewan
Fowler Herbarium Databases
A Digital Flora of Newfoundland and Labrador Vascular Plants

University of British Columbia Vascular Plants Database

Mexico

Mexican Vascular Plants Database
Neotropical Flora and Mycota Catalog - photographs of herbarium pages

Other

Atlas Florae Europaeae
Flora of China


Specific plant groups

Cactus and succulents - information, cultivation, photographs and graphics
TreeGuide (incl. pollination, native or not, sexual expression, fruit, mycorrhizae)
Tree Species Range Maps - from "Atlas of United States Trees" by Elbert L. Little, Jr.

The University of Delaware Botanic Gardens - woody plants
Mints of Texas
Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Database
Aquatic and Wetland Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains

Midwestern Wetland plants - lot of info
Western Wetland Flora - lot of info, range maps
Montana Wetlands Information Clearinghouse
Freshwater Ecosystems – plants and animals (Missouri Botanical Garden)
Marine Ecosystems – plants and animals (Missouri Botanical Garden)
Carnivorous Plant Database

 

Grasses

Grass Genera of the World - (lot of information)
Poaceae taxonomy
Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae)

BONAP - The Grasses

Non-vascular Organisms

University of Michigan - Algae, Lichens, Fungi, Liverworts and Mosses Databases - Click on "Collections and Databases" at the upper left
Lichens - Smithsonian Institution
AlgaeBase
Algae - National Musuem of Natural History
Canadian National Diatom Database

Miscellaneous

Guide to Plant Relationships - includes taxonomic information, herbal medicine, and food allergies
Scientific names of vegetables in the Brassicaceae
(e.g., broccoli, Brussels sprouts, mustard, horse radish)
Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project

Brian's Garden - good articles on gardening and specific plant species

Photographs

List of sites with plant photographs
Vascular Plant Image Gallery
USDA Plants Database
CalPhotos
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Image Gallery
University of Wisconsin-Madison image collections

Ferns
Southern Tropicals - lots of photographs, check out the Galleries
Berkeley Natural History Museums - photographs of plants
Herbarium specimen photographs - Montana Natural Heritage Program
University of Florida Herbarium - specimen photographs
Plants of Washington

Phylogeny and Taxonomy

The Vascular Plant Families
Plant Systematics and Evolution Links
Phylogeny Databases
Tree of Life

Taxonomy links
ITIS - taxonomic information for all species
Nomenclatural Data
International Plant Names Index
The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group - An Orginal Classification for the Families of Flowering Plants
Green Plant Phylogeny
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Catalogue of Life - all species on earth
Phylogeny software

 

Send broken links, corrections, or additions to me:
Michele H. Mills, Ph.D.
e-mail: mhmills@email.com