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IFNCT – Botanically Related Links

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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 Wayback Archive

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 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

VI. Texas Botany

Benny Simpson’s Native Texas Trees —

Big Thicket National Preserve —

Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Texas —

Endemics Checklist for Texas —

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 —

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 (no longer updated) —

Herb Garden Guide —

Plant Trivia Timeline —

Seed Resources —

VIII. Conservation

Biodiversity Worldmap —

Center for Biological Diversity Website —

Convention on Biological Diversity Website —

Endangered and Threatened Species — or

Environmental Protection Agency —

Global Environmental Facility Website —

Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad —

National Register of Big Trees —

Native Plant Conservation Initiative –

Native Prairies Association of Texas —

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

Nature Conservancy —

Sierra Club —

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality —

Texas Land Conservancy —

Texas Nature Conservancy —…

Texas Senate Committee on Natural Resources —

World Conservation Monitoring Centre —

Worldwatch Institute —

IX. Poisonous and Medicinal Plants

Medicinal and Economic Botany Links —

Poisonous Plant Links —

Poisonous Plants Information System – Canada —…

Plants Poisonous to Livestock – Cornell University —