Biota of North America Program (BONAP) of the North Carolina Botanical Garden
Entry ID: BONAP

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Summary
Abstract: Over the past 30 years, Dr. John Kartesz, Director of the Biota of
North America Program (BONAP) of the North Carolina Botanical Garden
has produced a vast database for the vascular plants of North America
north of Mexico. The work now serves as an international standard for
many federal government agencies, universities, colleges, and private
conservation groups, including The Nature Conservancy.
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 25.0   E: -67.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: North Carolina Botanical Garden, Dr. John Kartesz
Dataset Title: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) of the North Carolina Botanical Garden
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: North Carolina
Dataset Publisher: North Carolina Botanical Garden
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.bonap.org/synth.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality The work now serves as an international standard for many federal
government agencies, universities, colleges, and private conservation
groups, including The Nature Conservancy. It provides the only
comprehensive source for nomenclature and taxonomy for all known
native and naturalized vascular plants and their associated synonyms
(nearly 75,000 names), as well as the phytogeography, morphology and
other data for the approximately 28,000 unique plant types.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Biota of North America Program, Botanical Garden, North Carolina Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.bonap.org/
Dataset ID: BONAP

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOHN T. KARTESZ
Phone: (919) 967-6240
Email: kartesz at email.unc.edu
Contact Address:
Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
9319 Bracken Lane
City: Chapel Hill
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27516
Country: USA
Distribution
Fees: $495
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (919) 967-6240
Email: kartesz at email.unc.edu
Contact Address:
Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
9319 Bracken Lane
City: Chapel Hill
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27516
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-02-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-02-28
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