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Title: PLANTS: A Database for Plant Information on the World Wide Web
Year: 2005
Author(s): Henson, J. F., Noricks, R., Harward, K.
Source Title: Proceedings of the 4th Eastern Native Grass Symposium
Source Type: Proceedings
pages: 166-167
Original Publication:  
Abstract: The PLANTS World Wide Web site provides basic botanical information about all of the plant species that occur in the United States and its territories. The PLANTS site also provides more detailed information about plants that are in the following groups: conservation plants, noxious and invasive plants, threatened and endangered plants, and culturally significant plants. PLANTS provides the following assets: checklists of species by state and by either family or genus; NWI Wetland Indicator Status of plants that occur in wetlands; classification reports that enable users to search for closely related species; 300 plant fact sheets; 4,360 photographs of plants; one-click links to further information on the Internet; an advanced query function that enables users to search and download PLANTS information using any plant attribute or combination of attributes in the database; access to information about alternative crops and cover crops and to NRCS Plant Materials publications. The PLANTS URL is http://plants.usda.gov.
Publisher: The University of Kentucky Department of Forestry, Lexington, Kentucky
Editor(s): T. G. Barnes
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