The Japanese Garden Database is intended as a repository of information on the historical gardens of Japan. It is a non-profit, educational web site that seeks to provide information on a selection of outstanding examples of garden art found in Jap..
Internet Directory for Botany Checklists, Floras, Taxonomic Database
University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Fact Sheets
cover just about any area of life from agricultural economics, to
growing plants and diagnosing plant diseases, to making jambalaya! This
site accesses hundreds of references that you used to have to order
from the government. Each is focused on a specific topic and many are
authoritative. The PDF link takes you to even more documents on
everything from 4-H to health and recipes, to "The Truth about Slime
Molds, Spanish Moss, Lichens and Mistletoe."
Welcome to the Encyclopedia by Common Names
Index of plants by Botanical names
The Meanings of Latin names
National Agricultural Library Article Citation Database
Definitions of botanical terms are available at: http://www.calflora.net/botanicalnames/botanicalterms.html
Kemper Garden Center for Home Gardening Alphabetical List of Plants in PlantFinder
Gardenmarkers.com links to three plant encyclopedias. The HortiPlex database is searchable by common or botanical name, and includes images and links to sources. The Plants Database,
compiled by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, lists
invasive and noxious plants, as well as threatened and endangered
species. The lists are searchable by state, and can be sorted by common
or botanical name. The Botany.com database includes cultivation information, a botanical dictionary, worldwide weather links, and zone temperatures.
PlantFacts has merged several digital collections developed at Ohio State University to become an international knowledge bank and multimedia learning center.
Dave's Plants Database
This unique and comprehensive database is the accumulation of gardening
knowledge and expertise from hundreds of gardeners living around the
world. The database currently contains 54,599 plants and 12,641 photos.
Ohio State University has merged its PlantFacts
database with other OSU horticultural resources to provide a free,
integrated search tool for gardeners. In addition to more than 60,000
pages of fact sheets from U.S. and Canadian universities, this site now
includes images, videos, a glossary of common horticultural terms, and
CalFlora Database Contains geographic and ecological distribution information for California's vascular plants.
Native Orchids of Canada A database with photos, organized by genus. Compiled by the Orchid Society of the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG).
Pennsylvania Flora Project A searchable database of Pennsylvania.
Tropical Plant Database Info and education on the important plants of the Amazon rainforest.
Kew Record of Taxonomic Literature A database of references relevant to the taxonomy of flowering plants, gymnosperms, and ferns.
Plant Fact Sheets from North Carolina State University
cover more than 700 plants used horticulturally in the region. Species
are listed by scientific name, common name, and growth habit.
Poisonous Plant Database
The Poisonous Plant Database represents a vast survey of the
literature. The heart of the site is a lengthy 32-page list of
references, and a single long page (190 KB) of reportedly poisonous
plant species. A plant's absence from the list does NOT mean it is safe
though. Compiled by D. Jesse Wagstaff (1994-1996), the data are
infrequently updated. Hosted by U.S. Food & Drug Administration,
visitors are cautioned that the pages are unofficial.
HortPlex Plant DatabaseThe
HortiPlex database boasts having 93,000 records; 74,000 links; 50,000
taxa; 42,000 cultivars; 11,000 images/image links making it one of the
most complete sites of its kind. The site is query-driven,
Andersen Horticultural Library's
plantinfo Great database of plant sources, and huge index of plant
illustrations published in books and periodical articles. Plus a review
of image databases (updated regularly).
North Carolina Botanical Information Network BOTNET has the goal of
providing information for botanists on all public, professional and
student levels, beginning with the Gymnosperms of the Southeastern
United States -- a relatively small group of families, genera, and
species, indexed by common name, scientific name and family.
International Plant Names Index (IPNI)
is a database of the names and associated bibliography of primary
sources for plant names. This is a free and authoritative resource
established by collaborations within the botanical community.
source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000
plants, animals, and ecological communities of the United States and
Canada. NatureServe provides in-depth information on rare and
endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too.
Iowa State University Index of Available Articles - Outdoor Plants
CalFlora A comprehensive database on the flora of California.
association with the IUCN Species Survival Commission and a network of
experts, identified over 8000 tree species which are threatened with
extinction at a global level. This survey, supported by the Government
of the Netherlands as part of the Conservation and Sustainable
Management of Trees project, is the first of its kind to assess the
conservation status of tree species worldwide.
Gymnosperm Database Home Page
The bulk of the site, containing descriptions of nearly 1000 taxa.list
of relevant online information.The best in Gymnosperm literature, old
Living Collections Searches The Royal Botanic Garden
Edinburgh has provided a portal to databases of living plants at the
Royal Horticultural Society (UK), World Conservation Monitoring
Centre (Threatened Plants), The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and
Arboretum (UK), Holden Arboretum (USA), Arnold Arboretum (USA),
Cornell Plantations (USA), Phipps Conservatory and Botanic Gardens
(USA), The New York Botanical Garden (USA) and The Desert Botanical
Plants for a Future This
25 megabyte searchable database has extensive information on plants,
particularly edible plants, for agriculture and home gardening.
Texas Native Tree Data Base
Directory of Botanists, plantsmen, designers, gardeners and writers of note.
of Connecticut Plant Database This database of plants
of the Northeast, features many maples, firs, spruce, and junipers
with facts and images concerning Habitat, Habit and Form, Summer
Foliage, Autumn Foliage, Flowers, Fruits, Bark, Culture, Landscape
Uses, Liabilities, Identifying Features, Propagation, and on-campus
Cultivars/Varieties. The outstanding feature of this site "Plant
Material Walks," of which there are ten.
Japanese Garden Database is
intended as a repository of information on the historical gardens of
Japan. It is a non-profit, educational web site that seeks to provide
information on a selection of outstanding examples of garden art found
in Japan while juxtaposing a diversity of media related to them.
The Flora of Australia glossaries are from by the the Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) and the Flora of New South Wales glossary is provided by the National Herbarium of New South Wales (Herbarium NSW).
of Australia glossary - vascular plants
Flora of New South Wales glossary - vascular plants
Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research a short Botanical glossary - including pteridophytes
Pteridophyte (and Gymnosperm) glossary - Flora of Australia
Fungi glossary - Flora of Australia
Bryological glosssary - Missouri Botanical Garden
Glossary of Botanical Terms - The Garden Web
Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name DatabaseThis
site is dedicated to matching botanical names (valid with past or
present synonyms) with common names in many languages. The database,
which has been under construction for the last several years will still
be under construction for another decade or more. Site and database by
Michel H. Porcher et al. 1995 - 2000, Landcare Systems Research
Laboratory, Department of Crop Production,Institute of Land and Food
Resources, The University of Melbourne, Australia.
System for early detection and tracking of invasive
alien plants and weedy natives. The INVADERS Database is
comprehensive database of exotic plant names, distribution records,
and regulatory information for the northwestern United States. The
INVADERS web site contains information from the INVADERS Database
project and has the INVADERS software available for
World Wide Flora Plant Family ID by Dr. Ray Phillips of Colby
College. This very interesting key has you check off numerous habit,
foliage, fruit, and flower characters. No matter how many or few
characters you have available it will suggest family matches. One can
experiment with this for hours!
DELTA Angiosperm Families
Gardening Archive Is at the Lysator site and has an emphasis
on plants suitable for temperate or cold temperate climate.
Genome Database for Forest
University of Minnesota FloriFacts an information resource for greehnouse crops and outdoor herbaceous plant production.
Searchable Plant Database by University of Delaware, Dept of Agriculture
Gardener - Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Carolina Cooperative Extension Service with many gardening
Databases at Royal
Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. Here you can find the 1)
List of the Vascular Plant Families and Genera. 2) List of Authors of
PLANTS Database Access The PLANTS Database provides a
single source of standardized information about plants. PLANTS
provides standardized plant names, symbols and other plant attribute
information. Still under development. Not all database query features
have been fully implemented.
Iowa State University Extension, Yard and Gardens
Univ. List of Educational Materials
Colorado State Cooperative Extension
Rhode Island, Sustainable Trees and Shrubs
Rutgers Coop. Ext. Home Grounds,
Utah Extension Yard & Garden Publications
Cooperative Extension Everthing from Annuals to Yard Waste
Extension Horticulture Publications
Univ. of New Hampshire
of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignThe following is a list of sites which will give useful horticultural information along with links to valuable outside resources.
Consumer Horticulture from Virginia Tech - all sorts of information for the home grower.
Plants The Ornamental Plants plus data base contain
information about trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, perennials,
annuals, house plants, insects, diseases, cultural information and
other topics. The data base is updated every other year with the next
edition due in January of 1998. The data is of most value for users
in the Great Lakes or in areas with a similar climate.
A database of over 7000 flowers and plants, searchable by Botanical,
English, Spanish, Dutch, or French name.
Annual Flower Garden of
Seppo Vesterinen, Finland Garden encyclopedia of annual
flowers, bedding plants and tender perennials grown as half hardy
annuals in the north. Species descriptions, varieties, history,
sources, flower name dictionary.
American Indian Ethnobotany Database
Bishop Museum - Hawaiian Flowering Plant Checklist Database
The Botanical Society of the British Isles Database
Agricultural Libary Has books, serials, audiovisuals, journal articles,
book chapters, short reports, and reprints selected primarily from the
resources described in Books etc.