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View Resource Angiosperm Phylogeny Web site

From the Missouri Botanical Gardens, this Web site provides a classification of angiosperms that can be navigated either by phylogenic tree, Order, or Family. A detailed description of the classification system is provided by the author, along with literature references and links to other related Web sites. Descriptions of each Family and Order include synonyms and the geographic range in which...

View Resource California Plant Names, Word Meanings and Name Derivations

Created by an enthusiast, this site is a unique compilation of botanical etymology from a broad range of sources. The list focuses on plants found in Southern California, but "many if not most of these names are in general use world-wide." A simple alphabetical listing of botanical words and their meanings and derivations allows for user-friendly navigation. A similar list of botanical terms...

View Resource Ecological Flora of the British Isles at the University of York

This botanical database, offered through the University of York with support from the British Ecological Society and the Natural Environment Research Council, contains data for over 1700 species found in the British Isles. Users have a number of search options with this database, including searches by plant taxonomy (both scientific and common name searches possible), ecological and morphological...

View Resource Interactions Between White Oak and its Environment: A Case-Based Lesson Plan

After completing this case-based activity, students will be able to: (1) demonstrate that both environmental conditions and pathogens affect plant growth or by stating plausible explanations for variations in tree growth over time as shown in annual rings; (2) consistently identify a small group of important oak species and state what features they are using for identification; and (3)...

View Resource Missouri Botanical Garden: Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador

A collaborative project of the Missouri Botanical Garden, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador, the Museo Ecuatoriano de Ciencias Naturales, and Aarhus University, this Internet version of the _Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador_ "is designed to give users an overview of the plant species found in Ecuador and allows them to easily navigate and browse the information currently...

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