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Science Tracer Bullets Online: Poisonous Plants     View
This guide is a starting point for "locating published materials on the more than 700 species of plants, ferns, horsetails, and fungi that can cause toxic, though rarely fatal, reactions in humans and animals." The guide lists introductions ...

The USDA ARS Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory     View
The website for this laboratory contains a collection of fact sheets on poisonous plants (such as deathcamas, hemp dogbane, chokecherry, and poison-hemlock), a bulletin on plants poisonous to livestock, and extensive materials from a poisonous plants ...

What Are Phytoplankton?     View
Questions and answers about phytoplankton, which "are microscopic plants that live in the ocean. ... Collectively, phytoplankton grow abundantly in oceans around the world and are the foundation of the marine food chain." Topics include the ...

WebGarden     View
Includes PlantFacts , a searchable database of over 20,000 fact sheets from universities and cooperative extensions in the United States and Canada (can limit search by region); Plant Dictionary , with links to images and descriptions, and links to o ...

The WWW Virtual Library: Gardening Links     View
A directory of general, international, and regional gardening sites, with subjects including aquatic plants, bonsai, herbs, wildflowers, and specific species. The list also includes discussion lists, advice and tips, botanic gardens and museums, nurs ...

Palm & Cycad Societies of Florida (PACSOF)     View
This site features the Virtual Palm Encyclopedia and the Virtual Cycad Encyclopedia, which provide images and information about these plants. Topics include description and taxonomy, conservation, and pests and diseases. Also includes links to relate ...     View
This floral industry site features articles on a variety of topics related to cut flowers. Features images of common flowers and blooming plants, meanings of flowers, floral design styles, plant and floral arrangement care tips, ideas for using flowe ...

All About Sea Ice: Phytoplankton     View
Fact sheet about phytoplankton, which "consist mostly of algae and bacteria and are the foundation of the marine food chain." Includes a description of phytoplankton "blooms," which "occur in the surface water each spring, wh ...

Obsession With Orchids     View
Companion to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Nature program that "looks at the human fascination with these strangely compelling flowers." Discusses new technologies used by breeders and Susan Orlean's book "The Orchid Thief. ...

WTU Image Collection: Plants of Washington     View
This collection features over 12,000 photos for about 2,000 species of plants found in Washington state. Photos are accompanied by descriptions and details about habitat and distribution. Browse by family, genus, species name, or common name, or sear ...



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