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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 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) 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/

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.iapt-taxon.org/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 https://fwbg.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 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://ots.ac.cr/

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

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

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) https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/query/accessionsbysite.aspx

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://www.tropicos.org/Project/IPCN

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

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Databases http://www.kew.org/kew-science/people-and-data/resources-and-databases

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

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 https://members.aspt.net/civicrm/profile?gid=25&reset=1

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.iapt-taxon.org/nomen/main.php

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://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/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://nationalmap.gov/

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/

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.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/

Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Texas — http://botany.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/gallery.htm

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

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

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

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/

Genus of the Month (no longer updated) — http://www.knottybits.com/JFGenus/Jfgenus.htm

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

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

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/ 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/

Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad — http://www.inbio.ac.cr/en

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 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 — http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/tslac/20076/tsl-20076.html/

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/

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

Plants Poisonous to Livestock – Cornell University — http://poisonousplants.ansci.cornell.edu/index.html