Platanus occidentalis leaf

The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Herbarium (NCU)
A Department of the North Carolina Botanical Garden

 
 

 

Resources for Botany

| Herbarium Basics | Herbarium & Museums | Invasive Plants | Medicinal, Edible & Poisonous Plants |
| Native Plants, Animals, Birds & Fish | Parks, Government Agencies & Conservation |
| Primitive Land Plants | Professional Societies | Taxonomy & Floras | Teaching |

 

Herbarium Basics
What is an Herbarium?
How to Collect Plants
How to Construct and Use Identification Devices
Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms and Terminology, originally developed by Dr. Albert E. Radford, but out of print now for a number of years.

Herbaria & Museums
Index Herbariorum:  Index of Herbaria worldwide (maintained & edited by NYBG)

Invasive Plants
INVADERS Database System
Southeastern Exotic Pest Plant Council (SE-EPPC)


Medicinal, Edible & Poisonous Plants
American Botanical Council Online
Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases
Plants for a Future (database)
Southwest School of Botanical Medicine Home Page
University of Washington Medicinal Herb Garden Home Page


Native Plants, Animals, Birds & Fish
Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan)
Flowers of the 50 States
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory Herpetology Lab



Parks, Government Agencies & Conservation
Center for Plant Conservation
Denali National Park, Alaska
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
National Park Service
National Plant Germplasm System
North Carolina Conservation
North Carolina Natural Heritage Program
Plant Conservation Alliance Website
Tennessee State Parks
The Nature Conservancy
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Endangered Species Homepage
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - North Carolina Endangered Species Homepage
USGS - Real-time Water Table Data
USGS- Water Resources of North Carolina


Primitive Land Plants

Bryophyte Home Page - Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Pteridophytes Overview - Texas A&M


Professional Societies

Botanical Society of America
International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT)
Natural Science Collections Alliance
The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Systematic Biology Home Page
Weed Science Society of America


Taxonomy & Floras
Angiosperm Phylogeny
Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
Bryophyte Home Page (Southern Illinois University at Carbondale)
CalFlora (University of California - Berkeley)
Dictionary of Botanical Epithets
GRIN TAXONOMY
IOPI Database of Plant Databases
Integrated Taxonomic Information System
International Plant Names Index
Index Nominum Genericorum
USDA PLANTS National Database



Teaching
Geological Time Machine (UC-Berkeley)
Introduction to Pteridophytes (ferns & fern allies)




| Herbarium & Museums | Invasive Plants | Medicinal, Edible & Poisonous Plants |
| Native Plants, Animals, Birds & Fish | Parks, Government Agencies & Conservation |
| Primitive Land Plants | Professional Societies | Taxonomy & Floras | Teaching |



 

University of North Carolina Herbarium
CB# 3280, Coker Hall
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3280
phone: (919) 962-6931

email: mccormickATSIGNunc.edu  

Last Updated: 5 June 2017