January 21, 2021

Science: Missouri Botanical Garden to Help Build Online Global Plant Database

From a St. Louis Public Radio Report: The Missouri Botanical Garden has announced plans to help build an online database of the world’s plants. Working with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and the New York Botanical Garden, the Missouri Botanical Garden will compile information on as many as 400,000 land […]

Reference: New Online Database: Flora of Delaware

From the University of Delaware: Any Delaware naturalist worth his or her hiking boots owns a well-thumbed copy of The Flora of Delaware. Written by Bill McAvoy, a botanist with the state’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, this thick paperback gives the 411 on Delaware’s 1,500-plus species of native plants. But, good as it is, […]