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    * Links updated December 03, 2010

     

    I. Botanical Organizations, Projects, and Institutions

    Alien Plant Webpage - The Alien Plant Working Group
    http://www.nps.gov/plants/alien/

    American Forests
    http://www.americanforests.org/

    American Society of Plant Taxonomists
    http://www.sysbot.org/

    The Ancient Cross Timbers Project
    http://www.uark.edu/misc/xtimber/

    Bioinformatics Working Group - Texas A&M University
    http://csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/tamuherb.htm

    Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
    http://www.bonap.org/

    Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)
    http://www.brit.org

    Botanical Society of America
    http://www.botany.org

    Cornell University Botanical Garden
    http://www.plantations.cornell.edu/

    Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries
    http://www.cbhl.net

    Flora of North America
    http://hua.huh.harvard.edu/FNA/

    Generic Flora of the Southeastern United States Project
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/natsci/herbarium/genflor/

    Gray Herbarium of Harvard University
    http://www.huh.harvard.edu/

    International Association for Plant Taxonomy
    http://www.botanik.univie.ac.at/iapt/index_layer.php

    International Organization for Plant Information
    http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/iopi/iopihome.htm

    Jepson and University of California at Berkeley Herbaria
    http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/

    Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas
    http://www.brit.org/brit-press/jbrit/current/

    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
    http://www.wildflower.org/

    Missouri Botanical Garden
    http://www.mobot.org/welcome.html

    National Biological Information Infrastructure
    http://www.nbii.gov/portal/server.pt/community/nbii_home/236

    Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA)
    http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/

    New York Botanical Garden
    http://www.nybg.org/

    Ohio State Main Plant Page
    http://plantfacts.osu.edu

    Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS)
    http://www.ots.duke.edu/

    Plants for the Future
    http://www.comp.leeds.ac.uk/pfaf/index.html

    Plant Resources Center - University of Texas-Austin
    http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/prc/

    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    http://www.rbgkew.org.uk

    Smithsonian Institution Botany Department
    http://botany.si.edu

    Texas A&M University Tracy Herbarium
    http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/taes/tracy/homeNF.html

    Texas Agricultural Extension Service (County Offices)
    http://county-tx.tamu.edu/

    Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife
    http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/

    Texas Forest Service
    http://txforestservice.tamu.edu/

    Tree of Life
    http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/phylogeny.html

    Texas Nature Conservancy
    http://www.nature.org

    University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP)
    http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/help/taxaform.html

    University of Michigan Herbarium
    http://www.lsa.umich.edu/herb/

    University of Texas Herbaria
    http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/prc/

    University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Botany
    http://www.botany.wisc.edu/
     

    II. Plant Images

    Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery

    http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/graphics/photos/index.html

    Aquatic, Wetland, and Invasive Plant Line Drawings
    http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/node/8

    Botanical Images Catalog - The Smithsonian Institute
    http://www.nmnh.si.edu/botart/

    Carnivorous Plant Images
    http://www.carnivorousplants.org/gallery/gallerymain.html

    Linnaean Herbarium Specimen Images
    http://linnaeus.nrm.se/botany/fbo/welcome.html.en

    Plant Images
    http://arnica.csustan.edu/photos/index.htm
     

    III. Tools Useful to Botanists

    A. Databases Including Plant Names/Nomenclature

    Alien Plant Database - Alien Plant Working Group
    http://www.nps.gov/plants/alien/factmain.htm#pllists

    Aquatic, Wetland, and Invasive Plant Database
    http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/

    Arabidopsis - The Definitive Website
    http://www.arabidopsis.org

    Botanical Collectors Database
    http://kiki.huh.harvard.edu/databases/

    Checklist of Vascular Flora North of Mexico - BONAP/Kartesz data from 1998
    http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/b98/check98.htm

    Flora Europaea Database
    http://rbg-web2.rbge.org.uk/FE/fe.html

    Flora2k - Biodiversity on the Internet
    http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/kartesz/flora2ka.htm

    Flowering Plant Gateway
    http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/tfp/vascdoc1.htm

    Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)
    http://ars-griin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/index.pl

    Index Herbariorum
    http://sciweb.nybg.org/science2/IndexHerbariorum.asp

    International Organization for Plant Information
    http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/iopi/iopihome.htm

    International Plant Name Index
    http://www.ipni.org/searches/query_ipni.shtml

    Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera
    http://www.bgbm.fu-berlin.de/iapt/ncu/genera/

    New York Botanical Garden
    http://www.nybg.org/bsci/online_pubs.html

    Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases
    http://www.ars-grin.gov/duke/index.html

    Plant Chromosome Numbers Database
    http://mobot.mobot.org/Pick/Search/ipcn.html

    PLANTS National Database (USDA)
    http://plants.usda.gov

    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Databases
    http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/data/index.html

    TROPICOS (Worldwide Nomenclature Database - Missouri Botanical Garden)
    http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/vast.html

    World Species Index
    http://www.sp2000.org/

    B. Floras

    Arkansas Vascular Plants
    http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/arkansas/arkindex.htm

    Louisiana Grasses
    http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/lagrasses/lahome1.htm

    C. Plant Taxonomic Material/Rules

    American Society of Plant Taxonomist Membership List
    http://www.aspt.net/society/members/searchmembers.php

    Code Based on a Phylogenetic Theme
    http://www.ohiou.edu/phylocode/

    Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI)
    http://www.eti.bio.uva.nl/

    International Code of Botanical Nomenclature
    http://www.bgbm.fu-berlin.de/iapt/nomenclature/code/tokyo-e/

    World Taxonomists Database
    www.eti.uva.nl/tools/wtd.php

    World Wide Plant Family Identifier
    http://www.colby.edu/info.tech/BI211/PlantFamilyID.html

    D. Searching the Botanical Literature

    AGRICOLA Database - National Agricultural Library
    http://www.nal.usda.gov/

    Index to American Botanical Literature
    http://www.nybg.org/bsci/iabl.html

    Kew Record of Taxonomic Literature
    http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/kr/KRHomeExt.html


    IV. Useful Non-Botanical Tools

    Austin College Abell Library - Virtual Library
    http://abell.austincollege.edu/abell/elinfor/paidfor.html

    Careers in Botany - Botanical Society of America
    http://www.botany.org/bsa/careers/

    Cartographic Links for Botanists
    http://www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/b-online/ibc99/cartography/cartogr.html

    CIA World Fact Book
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

    Environmental News Network
    http://www.enn.com/

    Geographic Names Browser
    http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/tgn/index.html

    Government Webpages Database
    http://www.usa.gov

    MLA (Modern Language Association)
    http://www.mla.org

    National Atlas of the United States
    http://www.nationalatlas.gov/


    V. Links/Directories/Web Servers

    Botanical Databases at the Smithsonian Institution
    http://www.sil.si.edu/libraries/bothort/index.cfm

    Botanical Society of America
    http://www.botany.org/bsa/www-bot.html

    Botany Journals Webpage
    http://www.e-journals.org/botany/

    Internet Directory for Botany
    http://www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/idb-alpha/botany.html

    Search Engine for Plant Questions
    http://plantfacts.ohio-state.edu

    Scott's Botanical Links
    http://www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/bot-linx/

    Vegetation Maps from All Regions of the World
    http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/vegmaps.html

    Virtual Library: Botany
    http://www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/www-vl/

    Virtual Library - Evolution (Biosciences)
    http://mcb.harvard.edu/BioLinks.html

    Wildflower Links
    http://www.wild-flowers.com/


    VI. Texas Botany

    Benny Simpson’s Native Texas Trees -- http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/ornamentals/natives/

    Big Thicket National Preserve -- http://www.nps.gov/bith/

    Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Texas -- http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/taes/tracy/coverNF.html

    Endemics Checklist for Texas -- http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/endemics/endemic1.htm

    Flora of Texas Consortium -- http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/ftc/ftchome.htm

    Herbarium Specimen Browser -- http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/ftc/ftchsb.htm

    Illustrated Flora of East Texas Project -- http://www.brit.org/brit-press/easttexasflora/

    Native Plant Society of Texas -- http://npsot.org/

    Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas -- http://www.brit.org/brit-press/nctexasflora/

    Texas Big Tree Registry -- http://txforestservice.tamu.edu/main/article.aspx?id=1336

    Texas Department of Agriculture - http://www.agr.state.tx.us

    Texas Mints -- http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/LSL/Mints/

    The Vascular Flora of Madison County, Texas -- http://botany.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/mandy/Madison/madhome.html

    Wildflowers in Texas -- http://www.rice.edu/armadillo/Wildflowers/Project/wild4.html


    VII. Gardening/Horticulture/Agriculture/ Practical Information

    Agriculture Network Information Center-- http://www.agnic.org

    Common Names with their Scientific Names -- http://www.b-and-t-world-seeds.com/coma.htm

    Encyclopedia of Plants -- http://www.botany.com/

    Forestry Resources -- http://www.forestresources.org/

    Genus of the Month -- http://www.knottybits.com/JFGenus/Jfgenus.htm

    Herb Garden Guide -- http://www.herbco.com/t-herb-gardening-guide.aspx

    Plant Trivia Timeline -- http://www.huntington.org/thehuntington_full.aspx?id=2974

    Seed Resources -- http://www.seedquest.com/

    Trees in North America -- http://www.outdoortoysdirect.co.uk/Article/a-guide-to-north-american-tre...

    Virtual Garden -- http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/htbg2/virtual_garden/shockwave/garden.sht...


    VIII. Conservation

    Biodiversity Worldmap -- http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/research/projects/worldmap/

    Bionet-International - Global Network for Taxonomy in Developing Countries -- http://www.bionet-intl.org

    Center for Biological Diversity Website -- http://cbc.amnh.org/

    Convention on Biological Diversity Website -- http://www.cbd.int/

    Endangered Species and International Trade -- http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/conservation/cites-ind.html

    Endangered and Threatened Species -- http://www.fws.gov/endangered/ or http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/species/endang/

    Environmental Protection Agency -- http://www.epa.gov/

    Global Environmental Facility Website -- http://www.thegef.org/gef/

    Globally Threatened Trees -- http://www.unep.org/billiontreecampaign/Home/tabid/51624/Default.aspx

    Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad -- http://www.inbio.ac.cr/es/default.html

    National Register of Big Trees -- http://www.americanforests.org/resources/bigtrees/

    Native Plant Conservation Initiative - http://www.nps.gov/plants/

    Native Prairies Association of Texas -- http://www.texasprairie.org/

    Natural Area Preservation Association -- http://www.napa-texas.org/

    Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Plant Materials Program -- http://plant-materials.nrcs.usda.gov/

    Nature Conservancy -- http://www.nature.org/

    Sierra Club -- http://www.sierraclub.org/

    Texas Committee on Natural Resources --http://www.senate.state.tx.us/75r/senate/commit/c580/c580.htm

    Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission -- http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/tslac/20076/tsl-20076.html/

    Texas Nature Conservancy -- http://www.tnctexas.org/

    World Conservation Monitoring Centre -- http://www.wcmc.org.uk/

    Worldwatch Institute -- http://www.worldwatch.org


    IX. Poisonous and Medicinal Plants

    Medicinal and Economic Botany Links -- http://www.plantsystematics.org/reveal/pbio/FindIT/ecmd.html

    Poisonous Plant Links -- http://www.plantsystematics.org/reveal/pbio/FindIT/popl.html

    Poisonous Plants Information System - Canada -- http://res.agr.ca/brd/poisonpl/

    Poisonous Plants Webpage - Cornell University -- http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/index.html

     

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