Introduced Species

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    * Links updated December 03, 2010


    I. Botanical Organizations, Projects, and Institutions

    Alien Plant Webpage - The Alien Plant Working Group

    American Forests

    American Society of Plant Taxonomists

    The Ancient Cross Timbers Project

    Bioinformatics Working Group - Texas A&M University

    Biota of North America Program (BONAP)

    Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)

    Botanical Society of America

    Cornell University Botanical Garden

    Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries

    Flora of North America

    Generic Flora of the Southeastern United States Project

    Gray Herbarium of Harvard University

    International Association for Plant Taxonomy

    International Organization for Plant Information

    Jepson and University of California at Berkeley Herbaria

    Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

    Missouri Botanical Garden

    National Biological Information Infrastructure

    Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA)

    New York Botanical Garden

    Ohio State Main Plant Page

    Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS)

    Plants for the Future

    Plant Resources Center - University of Texas-Austin

    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    Smithsonian Institution Botany Department

    Texas A&M University Tracy Herbarium

    Texas Agricultural Extension Service (County Offices)

    Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife

    Texas Forest Service

    Tree of Life

    Texas Nature Conservancy

    University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP)

    University of Michigan Herbarium

    University of Texas Herbaria

    University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Botany

    II. Plant Images

    Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery

    Aquatic, Wetland, and Invasive Plant Line Drawings

    Botanical Images Catalog - The Smithsonian Institute

    Carnivorous Plant Images

    Linnaean Herbarium Specimen Images

    Plant Images

    III. Tools Useful to Botanists

    A. Databases Including Plant Names/Nomenclature

    Alien Plant Database - Alien Plant Working Group

    Aquatic, Wetland, and Invasive Plant Database

    Arabidopsis - The Definitive Website

    Botanical Collectors Database

    Checklist of Vascular Flora North of Mexico - BONAP/Kartesz data from 1998

    Flora Europaea Database

    Flora2k - Biodiversity on the Internet

    Flowering Plant Gateway

    Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)

    Index Herbariorum

    International Organization for Plant Information

    International Plant Name Index

    Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

    New York Botanical Garden

    Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

    Plant Chromosome Numbers Database

    PLANTS National Database (USDA)

    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Databases

    TROPICOS (Worldwide Nomenclature Database - Missouri Botanical Garden)

    World Species Index

    B. Floras

    Arkansas Vascular Plants

    Louisiana Grasses

    C. Plant Taxonomic Material/Rules

    American Society of Plant Taxonomist Membership List

    Code Based on a Phylogenetic Theme

    Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI)

    International Code of Botanical Nomenclature

    World Taxonomists Database

    World Wide Plant Family Identifier

    D. Searching the Botanical Literature

    AGRICOLA Database - National Agricultural Library

    Index to American Botanical Literature

    Kew Record of Taxonomic Literature

    IV. Useful Non-Botanical Tools

    Austin College Abell Library - Virtual Library

    Careers in Botany - Botanical Society of America

    Cartographic Links for Botanists

    CIA World Fact Book

    Environmental News Network

    Geographic Names Browser

    Government Webpages Database

    MLA (Modern Language Association)

    National Atlas of the United States

    V. Links/Directories/Web Servers

    Botanical Databases at the Smithsonian Institution

    Botanical Society of America

    Botany Journals Webpage

    Internet Directory for Botany

    Search Engine for Plant Questions

    Scott's Botanical Links

    Vegetation Maps from All Regions of the World

    Virtual Library: Botany

    Virtual Library - Evolution (Biosciences)

    Wildflower Links

    VI. Texas Botany

    Benny Simpson’s Native Texas Trees --

    Big Thicket National Preserve --

    Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Texas --

    Endemics Checklist for Texas --

    Flora of Texas Consortium --

    Herbarium Specimen Browser --

    Illustrated Flora of East Texas Project --

    Native Plant Society of Texas --

    Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas --

    Texas Big Tree Registry --

    Texas Department of Agriculture -

    Texas Mints --

    The Vascular Flora of Madison County, Texas --

    Wildflowers in Texas --

    VII. Gardening/Horticulture/Agriculture/ Practical Information

    Agriculture Network Information Center--

    Common Names with their Scientific Names --

    Encyclopedia of Plants --

    Forestry Resources --

    Genus of the Month --

    Herb Garden Guide --

    Plant Trivia Timeline --

    Seed Resources --

    Trees in North America --

    Virtual Garden --

    VIII. Conservation

    Biodiversity Worldmap --

    Bionet-International - Global Network for Taxonomy in Developing Countries --

    Center for Biological Diversity Website --

    Convention on Biological Diversity Website --

    Endangered Species and International Trade --

    Endangered and Threatened Species -- or

    Environmental Protection Agency --

    Global Environmental Facility Website --

    Globally Threatened Trees --

    Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad --

    National Register of Big Trees --

    Native Plant Conservation Initiative -

    Native Prairies Association of Texas --

    Natural Area Preservation Association --

    Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Plant Materials Program --

    Nature Conservancy --

    Sierra Club --

    Texas Committee on Natural Resources --

    Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission --

    Texas Nature Conservancy --

    World Conservation Monitoring Centre --

    Worldwatch Institute --

    IX. Poisonous and Medicinal Plants

    Medicinal and Economic Botany Links --

    Poisonous Plant Links --

    Poisonous Plants Information System - Canada --

    Poisonous Plants Webpage - Cornell University --


    Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas Links

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