Iris douglasiana (Douglas iris) Linanthus grandiflorus (Large-flowered linanthus) Silybum marianum (Milk thistle)

 

Click here for links to other botanical websites:

(These links were all active at the time this page was uploaded.  I will try to keep them updated as much as possible.)


        Botanic Gardens, Arboreta and Herbaria
        Botanical Organizations
        Environmental Organizations
        Databases
        California Wildflower Photo Sites
        U.S. Wildflower Photo Sites
        International Wildflower Photo Sites and Wildflower Organizations
        Nomenclature
        Biographical Information on Botanists
        Hiking Websites and Trail Descriptions
        General
        Link Lists


Botanic Gardens, Arboreta and Herbaria:

Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
(http://arboretum.harvard.edu)

Atlanta Botanical Garden
(http://www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org)

Australian National Botanic Garden
(http://www.anbg.gov.au/anbg/index.html)

Chicago Botanic Garden
(http://www.chicago-botanic.org)

The Huntington Library and Botanical Garden
(http://www.huntington.org)

Jepson Herbarium
(http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/active.html)

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
(http://www.wildflower.org/about/)

Los Angeles County Arboretum
(http://www.arboretum.org)

Missouri Botanical Garden
(http://www.mobot.org)

New York Botanical Garden
(http://www.nybg.org)

North Carolina Botanic Garden
(http://www.unc.edu/depts/ncbg)

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
(http://www.cgu.edu/inst/rsa)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
(http://www.kew.org)

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
(http://www.sbbg.org)

U.S. Botanic Garden
(http://www.aoc.gov/USBG/usbg_overview.htm)

U.S. National Arboretum
(http://www.ars-grin.gov/ars/Beltsville/na/index.html)

University of British Columbia Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
(http://www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org)

The University of California Botanical Garden
(http://botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu/)


Botanical organizations:

Botanical Society of America
(http://www.botany.org)

California Native Plant Society
(http://www.cnps.org)

North American Native Plant Society
(http://www.nanps.org)

International Organization for Plant Information
(http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/iopi/iopihome.htm)
---Manages cooperative international projects to create databases of plant taxonomic information.

Plant Conservation Alliance
(http://www.nps.gov/plants)

Society for Pacific Coast Native Iris
(http://www.pacificcoastiris.org)

Southern California Botanists
(http://www.socalbot.org)

Theodore Payne Foundation
(http://www.theodorepayne.org)


Environmental organizations:

Friends of the Big Sur Coast
(http://www.friendsofthebigsurcoast.com/)



Databases:

American Association of Botanic Gardens and Arboreta
(http://www.aabga.org)
---Searchable database of member botanic gardens.

CalFlora Database
(http://www.calflora.org)
---Provides info on California plant biodiversity for conservation, research and education.

California Natural Diversity Database
(https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Data/CNDDB)
--- Statewide inventory of locations and condition of the state's rarest species and natural communities.

Flora of North America Project
(http://www.floranorthamerica.org)

Gray Card Index Database
(http://www.huh.harvard.edu/databases)
---Includes over 325,000 citations of names of New World vascular plants in a searchable database.

International Code of Botanical Nomenclature
(http://www.bgbm.fu-berlin.de/iapt/nomenclature/code/tokyo-e/)

International Plant Names Index
(http://www.ipni.org)
---A database of names and associated basic bibliographic details of all seed plants.

Jepson Flora Project
(http://ucjeps.herb.berkeley.edu/jeps-list.html)
---Checklists and distribution maps of taxa covered by the Jepson Manual in a searchable database.

NewYork Botanic Garden Index to American Botanical Literature
(http://www.nybg.org/bsci/iabl.html)

Plants National Database
(http://plants.usda.gov)
---Searchable database of North American plants

Western Botanical Database Federation
(http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/wusbad)


                     
California wildflowers:

A Photo Album of Coe Park Wildflowers
(http://www.coepark.parks.ca.gov/wildflowers/flower-album.html)

California Academy of Sciences: California Wildflowers
(http://www.calacademy.org/research/botany/wildflow/index.html)

California Wildflowers
(http://markriver.com/California-Wildflowers/index.htm)

Garden Flowers of Southern California-Barbara Collins
(http://www.clunet.edu/gf/)

Joshua Tree National Park Wildflowers and Flowering Shrubs
(http://www.joshuatree.org/wildflower.html)

Native Plants of California
(http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/photos/monterey)

Native Plants of Montara Mountain
(http://plants.montara.com/index.html)

Penstemon Website
(http://www.biosci.ohio-state.edu/~awolfe/Penstemon/Penstemon.html)

Photo Key to Identify Wldflower Species
(http://site36396.dellhost.com/SDwildflowers/WflwrKey/WflwrKey.htm)

Plants of Eaton Canyon
(http://www.ecnca.org/Plants/Plants_Main.htm)

Plants of Garland Ranch Regional Park
(http://www.coestatepark.com/plants_of_garland_ranch_regional_park.htm)

Plants of San Diego County, California
(http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/plants/sdpls/index.html)

Plants, Trees and Shrubs for Non-Botanists
(http://www.stanford.edu/~merigan/)

San Francisco Bay Area Wildflowers
(http://www.thoma.com/thoma/hikes95/wildflwr.html)

The Shasta Wildflower Project
(http://www.shastawildflowers.com/)

Sierra Nevada Plants
(http://www.sierraplants.com)

Some Common Plants of Upper Newport Bay
(http://www.newportbay.org/plants/IndexNames.html)

Southern California Wildflowers
(http://www.calflora.net/bloomingplants/index.html)

Southwest Desert Flora

(http://southwestdesertflora.com/)

Table Mountain Wildflowers
(http://www.cin.butte.cc.ca.us/instruction/biol/Table%20Mountain%20Flowers/main.html)

UC Berkeley Digital Library Project
(http://dlp.cs.berkeley.edu/photos/flora)
---Contains over 32,000 photos of California flowers, trees, fungi and habitats in a searchable database.

Vascular Plants of Henry W. Coe State Park
(http://www.coestatepark.com/vascular_plants_of_henry_w__coe_state_park___an_illustrated__
annotated_catalog. htm)

Wildflower Pictures of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
(http://www.nps.gov/samo/bloom/bloom.htm)

Wildflowers-A Closer Look (Renys Wildflowers)
(http://www.renyswildflowers.com/index.html)

Wildflowers from Saddleback to the Sea
(http://www3.cerritos.edu/wjohnson/search.htm)

Wildflowers of Henry W. Coe State Park
(http://www.coestatepark.com/wildflowers_of_henry_w__coe_state_park.htm)

Wildflowers of Kern County
(http://www.natureali.com/wildflowers.htm)

Wildflowers of Southern California-Barbara Collins
(http://ww1.clunet.edu/wf)

Wildflowers of the San Francisco Bay Area
(http://www.bahiker.com/wildflowers.html)

Wildflowers of the Santa Monica Mountains
(http://jaysullivan.org)

Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada
(http://www.owensvalleyhistory.com/page35.html)

Wildflowers of Tuolomne County
(http://www.mlode.com/~janetc/index.htm)

                     

U.S. wildflowers:    
             

Alaska Wildflowers
(http://www.nawwal.org/~mrgoff/pictures/akflwrs1.html)

Appalachian Wildflowers and Plants
(http://www.geocities.com/tonypresley1/wildflowers.html)

Aquatic and Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains
(http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/1999/vascplnt/vascplnt.htm)

Arizona Wildflowers
(http://www.jburroughs.org/science/resources/azwildflowers/azwildflowers.html)

Blue Ridge Wildflowers
(http://www.blue-ridge-photos.com)

Central Washington Native Plants
(http://www.geocities.com/calypsofairy.geo)

Common Plants of the Verde Valley and Sedona
(http://naturesongs.com/vvplants)

Delaware Wildflowers
(http://www.delawarewildflowers.org)

Desert Plants and Wildflowers
(http://www.desertusa.com/flora.html)

Flora of the Washington-Baltimore Area
(http://nmnhwww.si.edu/botany/projects/dcflora)

Flora Northwest
(http://science.halleyhosting.com/)

Florida Wildflower Showcase
(http://www.flwildflowers.com)

Flowering Plant Families of Hawaii
(http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/carr/fpfamilies.htm)

Galley of Connecticut Wildflowers
(http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/galleryindex.html)

Georgia Wildflowers
(http://dogwood.botany.uga.edu/herbarium/herbarium/gaflowers/gaflrindex.htm)

Hawaii Native Plant Genera
(http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/carr/natives.htm)

Idaho Mountain Wildflowers
(http://www.larkspurbooks.com/index.html)

Jepson Prairie Wildflowers
(http://www.vernalpools.org/jepson/Jepson.htm)

Kansas Prairie Wildflowers
(http://spuds.agron.ksu.edu/wildflw.htm)

Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses
(http://wwwlib.ksu.edu/wildflower/)

Keir's Botanical Photo Archive
(http://www.keiriosity.com)

Maryland Wildflowers
(http://userppages.umbc.edu/~bolognes/wildflo7.htm)

Michigan Wildflowers
(http://www.carsoncity.k12.mi.us/~hsstudent/wildflowers00)

Midwestern Wetland Flora
(http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/othrdata/plntguid/plntguid.htm)

The Missouri Flora Website
(http://www.missouriplants.com)

Missouri Wildflowers
(http://www.missouriwildflowerguide.com)

Montana Plant Life
(http://montana.plant-life.org)

Native Wildflowers of the North Dakota Grasslands
(http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/literatr/wildflwr/wildflwr.htm)

New Mexico Wildflowers
(http://www.zianet.com/kgloria/wildflowers/wildflowers.html)

Noble Foundation Plant Image Gallery
(http://www.noble.org/imagegallery)

Northeast Wetland Flora
(http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/1999/neflor/neflor.htm)

Northern Arizona Flora
(http://www.nazflora.org)

Oklahoma Wildflowers
(http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/okwild)

Orchids of Wisconsin
(http://www.botany.wisc.edu/Orchids/Orchids_of_Wisconsin.html)

Plants of Hawaii
(http://www.hear.org/starr/hiplants/images/index.html)

Plants of Illinois Tallgrass Prairie
(http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/~kenr/prairieplants.html#scientific)

Plants of the New Jersey Pinelands (Pine Barrens)
(http://www.georgian.edu/pinebarrens/index.html)

Range Plants of Utah
(http://extension.usu.edu/rangeplants)

Southern Wetland Flora
(http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/1999/soutflor/species.htm)

Southwest Colorado Wildflowers, Ferns and Trees
(http://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com)

Southwest Kansas Wildflowers
(http://www.cjnetworks.com/~femy)

Spring Wildflowers in the Southern Appalachians
(http://NCNatural.com/wildflwr/spgflwrs.html)

Spring Wildflowers of Northern Virginia
(http://patriot.net/~eweidaw/wildflower.htm)

Utah Wildflowers
(http://www.xmission.com/%7Enelsonb/wildflower.htm)

The Vascular Flora of North Carolina
(http://www.hawriverprogram.org/NCPlants/Vascular_flora_page.html)

Wasatch Bloomers, Northern Utah Wildflowers
(http://www.wasatchaudubon.org/flowers)

Western Wetland Flora
(http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/othrdata/westflor/westflor.htm)

Wetland Plants and Plant Communities of Minnesota and Wisconsin
(http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/1998/mnplant/mnplant.htm)

Wildflowers and Plants of North Carolina
(http://ncnatural.com/wildflwr/flowrpg.html)

Wildflowers of Alabama
(http://www.duc.auburn.edu/~deancar)

Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail
(http://inspirezone.org/wildflowerindex.html)

Wildflowers of Baxter State Park, Maine
(http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Gorge/2583)

Wildflowers of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area
(http://www.bwca.cc/wildflowers/wildflowers.html)

Wildflowers of the Kootenai National Forest, Western Montana
(http://www.libby.org/homepage/wildflower-gallery/Wildflowers.html)

Wildflowers of Minnesota
(http://www.jburroughs.org/science/resources/wildflowers/mnwildflowers.html)

Wildflowers of Mississippi
(http://www2.msstate.edu/~jbyrd/wild2.html)

Wildflowers of the North Carolina Roadsides
(http://www.runningman.com/ncflowers/index.html)

Wildflowers of North Idaho
(http://www.fs.fed.us/ipnf/eco/yourforest/wildflowers)

Wildflowers of the Northeastern and Northcentral United States
(http://www.dclunie.com/eshelton/wildflow/wildind.html)

Wildflowers of the Oregon Cascades
(http://www.efn.org/~k_mccree/Wildflowers.html)

Wildflowers of Rhode Island
(http://www.qvctc.commnet.edu/student/bmoney/wld_flrs.html)

Wildflowers of Scott County, Virginia
(http://eds.mounet.com/~jdye)

Wildflowers of Smoky Mountains NP
(http://www.rodsguide.com/wildflowers/index.html)

Wildflowers of the Southeastern United States
(http://2bnthewild.com)

Wildflowers of Southern Nevada
(http://freese895.freestarthost.com/list.html)

Wildflowers of the Southwest Deserts
(http://www.rimjournal.com/arizyson/wldflowr/indexswd.htm)

Wildflowers of Twin Swamps Nature Preserve, Indiana
(http://www.usi.edu/science/biology/TwinSwamps/Wildflowers_of_Twin_Swamps.htm)

Wisconsin Vascular Plants
(http://www.botany.wisc.edu/wisflora)

Wyoming Rare Plant Field Guide
(http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/distr/others/wyplant/wyplant.htm)

                                                         

International wildflowers and wildflower organizations:

Australian National Botanic Gardens
(http://www.anbg.gov.au/anbg/index.html)

Botanical Society of South Africa
(http://www.botanicalsociety.org.za)

British Wildflowers
(http://www.reticule.co.uk/flora)

Canadian Prairie Wildflowers
(http://em.ca/garden/nat_photos.html)

Canadian Provincial/Territorial Wildflowers
(http://www.botany.utoronto.ca/courses/BOT307/wildflowers.htm)

Flora of Northern Ireland
(http://www.ulstermuseum.org.uk/flora/default.htm)

Latin American Plant Gallery
(http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/gallery/lagallery1.html)

South Africa National Botanical Institute
(http://www.sanbi.org)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
(http://www.rbgsyd.gov.au)

Royal Botanical Gardens, Canada
(http://www.rbg.ca)

Seasonal Wildflowers in Japan
(http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~vm5s-tjm/e/indexe.htm)

Water plants, wild flowers and trees in Wales
(http://www.fishing-in-wales.com/wildlife/plants/index.htm)

Wildflower Society of Western Australia
(http://members.ozemail.com.au/~wildflowers)

Wildflowers and Scenery of the Canadian Rockies
(http://www.clunet.edu/cr/)

Wildflowers of Bobakine Hill, Clackline, Western Australia
(http://www.wn.com.au/chunt/wildflowers)

Wildflowers of British Columbia
(http://www.bcadventure.com/adventure/wilderness/wildflowers/index.html)

Wildflowers of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
(http://www.raysweb.net/wildflowers-edmonton)

Wildflowers of Nova Scotia
(http://www.blupete.com/Nature/Wildflowers/Wild.htm)

Wildflowers of Provence
(http://www.beyond.fr/flora/indexf.html)

Wildflowers of Singapore
(http://www.sci-ctr.edu.sg/ssc/publication/flowers/guide.html)

Wildflowers of Southwestern Ontario, Canada
(http://www3.sympatico.ca/don.johnson/frames.html)

Wildflowers of Western Australia
(http://wildflower.perthwa.com.au)

Wildflowers of the Western Cape, South Africa
(http://www.wcape.school.za/mickle/Wildflowers/flower.htm)

Wild Orchids of Alberta, Canada
(http://www.raysweb.net/orchids)


Nomenclature:

Botanical Glossary
(http://www.b-and-t-world-seeds.com/botgloss.htm)

The Curious Names of Wildflowers
(http://waynesword.palomar.edu/pljuly98.htm )

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets
(http://www.winternet.com/~chuckg/dictionary.html)

Garden Gate Glossary of Roots of Botanical Names
(http://garden-gate.prairienet.org/botrts.htm)

GardenWeb Glossary of Botanical Terms
(http://glossary.gardenweb.com/glossary)

Plants of Southern California: Latin Name Changes
(http://tchester.org/plants/lists/name_changes.html)

Short Dictionary of Specific Epithets
(http://usersanet.com/~manytimes/page60.htm)


Biographical Information on Botanists:

A Nomenclatural Morass
(http://www.lewis-clark.org/REVEAL/tr_dfmnu.htm)



Hiking Websites and Trail Descriptions:


Anza-Borrego Hiking Trails
(http://borregohiking.com)

Dan's Hiking Pages
(http://www.simpsoncity.com/hiking/)

Hikes in San Diego County (Tom Chester)
(http://tchester.org/sd/hikes.html)

Hikes in the Angeles National Forest (Russell Bell)
(http://alumnus.caltech.edu/~rbell/AngelesForestHikes.htm)

Hikes in the San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest (Tom Chester)
(http://tchester.org/sgm/hikes.html)

Hiking in Southern California
(http://www.thetrailmaster.com/HikingSoCalifMain.html)

Local Hikes in Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange-San Bernardino Counties
(http://www.localhikes.com/MSA/MSA_4472.asp)

Pacific Crest Trail Association
(http://www.pcta.org/about_trail/overview/southern.asp)

Roy's Hikes in the Angeles National Forest
(http://home.earthlink.net/~zeroy/)

Southern California Wildlands Hiking Trail Guide
(http://www.southerncaliforniawildlands.bravepages.com/trails.htm)

Trails of the Verdugo Foothills (Matt Maxon)
(http://www.mattmaxon.com/)



General:

American Journal of Botany
(http://www.amjbot.org)

A Bibliography of Floristics in Southern California
(http://www.socalbot.org/thorne.shtml)

Botanical Electronic News
(www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/ben)

California Native Plants Discussion Group
(http://www.calypteanna.com/ca-natives.htm)
--Allows members to share their knowledge, experience and questions on native plants with each other.

California Wildflowers Hotsheet
(http://CalPhoto.com/wflower.htm)

Center for Plant Conservation
(http://www.mobot.org/CPC)

Corrections to the Jepson Manual
(http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/all_corr2.html)

Electronic Sites of Leading Botany, Plant Biology and Science Journals
(http://www.e-journals.org/botany)

Field Guide to the Santa Rosa Plateau: Plants
(http://tchester.org/srp)

Flower Anatomy for Kids
(http://www.kremp.com/flower-anatomy-for-kids-articles.htm)

Gardenaholic
(http://www.Gardenaholic.com)

Guide to Plant Guides
(http://botany.about.com/library/weekly/aa062899a.htm)

International Union for the Conservation of Nature
(http://www.iucn.org)

Internet Directory for Botany
(http://www.botany.net/IDB)
---An index of online botanical information compiled by a number of major botanical facilities.

Lichens of North America
(http://www.lichen.com/index.html)

Manual of California Vegetation (CNPS)
(http://davisherb.ucdavis.edu/cnpsactiveserver/index.html)

Mushrooms of the San Mateo Coast
(http://plants.montara.com/mushrooms/index.html)

Native and Introduced Plants of Southern California
(http://tchester.org/plants/index.html)

News from the World of Botany
(http://botany.about.com/library/resources/news/blnews062001a.htm)

Rare Plants of San Diego County
(http://sandiego.sierraclub.org/rareplants)

San Diego Natural History Museum Field Guide/Plants
(http://www.sdnhm.org/fieldguide/plants/index.html)

Southern California Ethnobotany: Historical Use of Native Plants
(http://www.ethnoherbalist.com/southern-california-native-plants-medicinal/)

The Virtual Library of Botany
(http://www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/www-vl)

Wayne's Word/Botanical Articles
(http://waynesword.palomar.edu/wayne.htm)

Wildflower Magazine
(http://www.wildflowermag.com)

Photography Genres and Professions
(http://www.123-cctv.com/photography-genres-and-professions.html)



Link Lists:

Flora-for-Fauna Links
(http://www.nhm.ac.uk/science/projects/fff/LinkList.htm)

Internet Directory for Botany: Botanical Societies & International Botanical Organizations
(http://www.botany.net/IDB/subject/botsoc.html)

Internet Resources for Botany and Plant Conservation
(http://www.westminster.edu/staff/athrock/ECOLOGY/botlinks.htm)

National Wildflower Center - Links
(http://www.wildflower.org/links.html)

Natural History Museums and Collections - Links
(http://www.lib.washington.edu/sla/natmus.html)

Perennial Web Sites - Links
(http://www.uvm.edu/~pass/perry/links.html)

Plant Resources - Links
(http://www.hardyplants.com/statelist.htm)

Scott's Botanical Links
(http://www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/bot-linx)
---the creme de la creme of botanical link lists

Southern California Botanists - Links
(http://www.socalbot.org/links.shtml)

Photo identifications L-R: Iris douglasiana (Douglas iris), Linanthus grandiflorus (Large-flowered linanthus), Silybum marianum (Milk thistle)