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UNLV Libraries -> Architecture Studies Library -> Finding and Using Resources -> Modules and Lists: Reference books and web sites -> Plants Databases

Modules and Lists: Reference books and websites : Plants Databases

Aggie Horticulture Searchable Plant Databases
Several databases including interior plants, Texas trees, and horticulture picturepages. Includes images as well as information on water use, plant size, heat tolerance, bloom period, etc. 9/06

CalPhotos: Plants
Over 20,000 images of plants (mostly Californian). Browsable from common and scientific name. Searchable. Information given on the plant includes its various names, growing elevation, geographic occurrence and the photographer. 9/06

Horticopia Plant List
Brief info and thumbnail image of a variety of plants. 9/06

Landscape Plants
"This site contains images and information on over 450 landscape plants (mostly woody) listed in alphabetical order by genus, from Abelia to Zelkova." Can search using a common name list. 9/06

Noble Foundation Plant Image Gallery

Plants in three groups: grasses, forbs, and trees/shrubs/vines. Images include basic information on each plant. Browsable by common name, family name or scientific name. Search engine. 9/06

Vascular Plant Image Gallery

Images, browsable by family. Searchable by common name. 9/06


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