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The Vascular Flora Catalogue of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
Entry ID: 01-flora-99

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Abstract: (Summary adapted from Vascular Checklist web site)

This repository of vascular plant descriptions, images, and distributions
allows searches by Family, Genera, Common name and general string. The "Browse
Families" option leads to an alphabetical selection menu. From this menu,
users select the first letter of a vascular plant family and a selectable list
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Description: (Description adapted from the Scout Report, October 1999)

This learning resource is provided by botanist Dr. Hugh Wilson of Texas A&M
University, also host of the Flowering Plants Gateway. Botany 301, is a
Web-enhanced, mid-level introductory course on the taxonomy of flowering
plants. Geared towards undergraduates, the site includes illustrated,
hyperlinked Lecture Notes; illustrated Laboratory Notes (includes Basic
Classification, Nomenclature, and Keys; and Family Studies from Magnoliopsida
through Liliopsida), two Floras (The Navasota and Texas Endemics), and On-line
Data (local and global).
Service Citation
Originators: John Kartesz, the Biota of North America Program (BONAP) and Texas A&M University Bioinformatics Working Group (TAMU-BWG)
Title: A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
Release_Date: 1998-01-01
Provider: Texas A&M University Bioinformatics Working Group
Service Keywords

ISO Topic Category
Quality This site is best suited for higher education (college) students and educators.
Ancillary Keywords
Vascular plant
Plant Distribution
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Service Provider
TAMU/BWG > Bioinformatics Working Group, Texas A&M University Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL:

Service Provider Personnel
Phone: (919) 967-6240
Email: kartesz at
Contact Address:
Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
9319 Bracken Lane
City: Chapel Hill
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27516
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Format: HTML
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 1999-10-27
SERF Last Revision Date: 2009-03-26
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