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BIOL 551 - Taxonomy of Vascular Plants

Library resources to help BIOL 551 students with their species accounts project.

Library Research Guide

Links From the Lecture B through I

B through I


Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library.

Consortium of California Herbaria

A gateway to information from California vascular plant specimens that are housed in participant herbaria.


Contains data and images for millions of biological specimens. 

Interactive key - An example from LSU

Louisiana State University herbaria tools.

Links From the Lecture J through Z

PLANTS Database

The PLANTS Database, from the USDA, provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

Oklahoma Vascular Plants

The most comprehensive database of Oklahoma plant specimens currently available. 

Tree of Life Web Project

The project provides information about biodiversity, the characteristics of different groups of organisms, and their evolutionary history.