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IFNCT – Botanically Related Links

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* Links updated December 03, 2010

I. Botanical Organizations, Projects, and Institutions

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

American Society of Plant Taxonomists
http://www.aspt.net/

The Ancient Cross Timbers Consortium
http://xtimber.uark.edu/

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

Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)
https://fwbg.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://floranorthamerica.org/

Genomics & Bioinformatics Service- Texas A&M University
http://www.txgen.tamu.edu/

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

International Association for Plant Taxonomy
http://www.iaptglobal.org/

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

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

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

Missouri Botanical Garden
https://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/

National Biological Information Infrastructure
Wayback Archive

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://tropicalstudies.org/research

Plants for the Future
http://plantetp.org/

Plant Resources Center – University of Texas-Austin
http://w3.biosci.utexas.edu/prc/

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
http://www.kew.org/

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

Texas A&M University Tracy Herbarium
http://tracyherbaruim.tamu.edu 

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

II. Plant Images

Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery
https://www.ars.usda.gov/oc/images/image-gallery/

Aquatic, Wetland, and Invasive Plant Line Drawings
http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/plant-directory/plant-line-drawings/

Botanical Images Catalog – The Smithsonian Institute
http://collections.nmnh.si.edu/search/botany/?ti=6

Carnivorous Plant
http://www.carnivorousplants.org/

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

Plant Images
http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/

III. Tools Useful to Botanists

A. Databases Including Plant Names/Nomenclature

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/

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

Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)
https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/query/accessionsbysite.aspx

Index Herbariorum
http://sweetgum.nybg.org/

International Plant Name Index
http://www.ipni.org/

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://phytochem.nal.usda.gov

Plant Chromosome Numbers Database
http://www.tropicos.org/Project/IPCN

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

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Databases
shttps://www.kew.org/science/collections-and-resources/data-and-digital

TROPICOS (Worldwide Nomenclature Database – Missouri Botanical Garden)
http://www.tropicos.org/

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

B. Plant Taxonomic Material/Rules

American Society of Plant Taxonomist Membership List
https://members.aspt.net/civicrm/profile?gid=25&reset=1

International Code of Botanical Nomenclature
http://www.iapt-taxon.org/nomen/main.php

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

C. 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://kbd.kew.org/kbd/searchpage.do

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://www1.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/b-online/ibc99/cartography/cartogr.html

CIA World Fact Book
https://www.cia.gov/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

V. Links/Directories/Web Servers

Botanical Databases at the Smithsonian Institution
http://library.si.edu/libraries/botany-and-horticulture-library

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

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

Search Engine for Plant Questions
http://plantfacts.osu.edu/web/

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

Vegetation Maps from All Regions of the World
http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/VegMaps

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

VI. Texas Botany

Benny Simpson’s Native Texas Trees

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/ornamentals/natives/tamuhort.html

Big Thicket National Preserve

http://www.nps.gov/bith/

Endemics Checklist for Texas

http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/endemics/endemic1.htm

Illustrated Flora of East Texas Project

https://fwbg.org/brit-press/easttexasflora/

Native Plant Society of Texas

http://npsot.org/

Shinners & Mahler’s Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas

https://fwbg.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

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.theplantencyclopedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Forestry Resources

http://www.forestresources.org/

Herb Garden Guide

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

Plant Trivia Timeline

https://sites.google.com/site/ourvegetablekingdom/

Seed Resources

http://www.seedquest.com/

VIII. Conservation

Center for Biological Diversity Website

http://cbc.amnh.org/

Convention on Biological Diversity Website

http://www.cbd.int/

Endangered and Threatened Species

http://www.fws.gov/endangered/

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/

Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad

http://www.inbio.ac.cr/en

National Register of Big Trees

http://www.americanforests.org/resources/bigtrees/

Native Prairies Association of Texas

http://www.texasprairie.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 Commission on Environmental Quality

https://www.tceq.texas.gov/

Texas Land Conservancy

http://texaslandconservancy.org/

Texas Nature Conservancy

http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/t…

Texas Senate Committee on Natural Resources

http://www.senate.state.tx.us/75r/senate/commit/c580/c580.htm

World Conservation Monitoring Centre

http://www.wcmc.org.uk/

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://www.cbif.gc.ca/eng/species-bank/canadian-poisonous-plants-informa…

Plants Poisonous to Livestock – Cornell University

http://poisonousplants.ansci.cornell.edu/index.html