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Science - Botany
16 Oct 2008

See also Horticulture; Science - Biology


American Journal of Botany
The official journal of the Botanical Society of America.

American Public Gardens Association
Formerly the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta, the APGA supports and promotes public gardens in horticultural display, education, research and plant conservation.

Australian National Botanic Gardens
"Growing, studying and promoting Australia’s flora."

Australian Plants Photo Gallery

Botanical Society of America

Botanica – The Wichita Gardens

Botanical Dictionary
A botanical dictionary from the Plant Information Center of the University of North Carolina.

Carnivorous Plant Database
Images and descriptions of more than 3000 carnivorous plants.

Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants
Information and images from the University of Florida’s Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.

Ethnobotanical Leaflets
A web journal for expedited publication of botanical papers.

Flora of Europe
European flowering plant images and information.

Henriette’s Herbal
A very extensive site on herbs, herbal medicines, and related information.

Henriette’s Herbal – Old Botanical Drawings

Henriette’s Plant Photos

International Organization for Plant Information
IOPI manages cooperative international projects to create databases of plant taxonomic information.

Kansas Native Plant Society

Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

Key to Southeastern Gymnosperms
A guide to the gymnosperms of the southeastern US.

Medicinal Plants of the Amazon
A guide to the ethnobotany of the Peruvian Amazon, with bibliography and references.

National Arbor Day Foundation
The official website of the National Arbor Day Foundation, with broad-ranging information on trees and tree planting.

National Gardening Association
The official website of the NGA, dedicated to plant-based education, with modules including home gardening, landscaping, kid’s gardening, edible landscaping, urban gardening, research and more.

National Institute of Agricultural Botany
NIAB is an independent plant research organization based in the united Kingdom, focusing on the promotion of agriculture, horticulture and arboriculture anywhere in the world.

National Plant Data Center
The National Plant Data Center of the National Resources Conservation Service (US Department of Agriculture) acquires, develops, improves, and disseminates plant information to support efforts to improve the ecological health of the land.

National Tropical Botanical Garden
NTBG maintains a number of gardens and preserves in Hawaii and Florida and actively encourages discovery, scientific research, conservation, and education by perpetuating the survival of plants, ecosystems, and cultural knowledge of tropical regions.

Native Plant Network
The University of Idaho’s Native Plants Network, which includes a database on propagation techniques for native plants.

Native Prairies Association of Texas
NPAT is a non-profit land trust dedicated to conservation, restoration, and appreciation of native prairies, savannas, and other grasslands in Texas.

New York Botanical Garden

North American Native Plant Society
Through education and information the NANPS aims to inspire an appreciation of North America’s native plants and to aid in the restoration of healthy ecosystems across the continent.

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
The US Geological Service’s research center for wildlife in the northern plains.

People and Plants International
An organization dedicated to the proposition that "cultural diversity is inherently linked to biological diversity and that effective stewardship of our Earth must involve local people" and that "traditional knowledge systems are invaluable to manage and conserve threatened landscapes and respond to global change."

Phytoimages
A large database of plant-related images.

Plant Information Online
The University of Minnesota Libraries’ guide to sources for plants and seeds in 1054 North American nurseries, citations and information on more than 140,000 plants in science and garden literature, links to selected websites for images and regional information about more than 12,700 plants, and more.

Plantlife International
Plantlife is a charity working to protect Great Britain’s wildflowers and plants, fungi and lichens, and the habitats in which they are found.

PLANTS Database
A vast database of standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the US and its territories from the National Resources Conservation Center of the US Department of Agriculture.

Plants for a Future
A resource center for "rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses," including a database of more than 7000 plants.

Plant Talk
An online magazine supporting plant conservation worldwide.

Smithsonian Catalog of Botanical Illustrations
A online catalog of illustrations from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Trees of North Carolina
A database of the trees of North Carolina from the Plant Information Center of the University of North Carolina.

UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research
The University of British Columbia’s Botanical Garden and botanical research website.

US Botanic Garden
The United States Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.

University of California Botanical Garden
The botanical gardens of the University of California at Berkeley.

Vascular Plant Image Library
Texas A&M’s extensive online database of plant images.

World Dictionary of Trees
The World Dictionary of Trees is a project of Quebec’s Laval University.




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