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View Resource Ikebana International

A page devoted to the art of Japanese flower arranging will give you the history of this ancient craft, as well as help you find out how to get involved. Each school of Ikebana is described in detail, and represented by a photograph of a sample arrangement. The glossary of Ikebana terms is not yet fully hypertext, but will help the novice understand the basic terminology.

http://www.ikebanahq.org
View Resource The Charms of Duckweed

The Missouri Botanical Garden (MBO) hosts this site on duckweeds, the world's smallest flowering plants. Sections include Botanical Facts (anatomy through population growth), Duckweed Illustrations (numerous color images of duckweed), Experiments & Projects (check out the several interesting laboratory experiments), and Practical Duckweed (using duckweed to clean polluted water via...

http://www.mobot.org/jwcross/duckweed/
View Resource The Cyclamen Society

The Cyclamen Page concerns a genus of plants containing nineteen species which are part of the Primulaceae or Primrose family, and are found throughout Europe and North Africa. Users can browse an annotated list of Cyclamen species, learn about propogation and cultivation, locate seed sources, access an identification key, or find out about Cyclamen expeditions to study these plants in their...

https://www.cyclamen.org/
View Resource Orchids

The home page for the American Orchid Society, OrchidWeb (1) is a robust source of information on orchids, how to grow them, their conservation status, and facts for orchid enthusiasts. The next Web page, offered by the Roosevelt Wild Life Station (2), is a brief introduction to the family of flowering plants known as Orchidaceae and what makes them unique. The Internet Orchid Species Photo...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2002/0712
View Resource Orchids of Wisconsin: An Interactive Flora

Orchid enthusiasts may appreciate this Web site developed by Jeff Hapeman, graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Information including "photos, typical taxonomic descriptive information, a description of similar species to aid in identification, habitat information, blooming dates, a section on pollination biology (if information is available), herbarium records, and a range...

http://orchids.botany.wisc.edu/Orchids_of_Wisconsin.html
View Resource Pollination Parties!

This DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan for grades 3-5 and 6-8 explores the phenomenon of pollination and related concepts. The Web site includes straightforward procedures, discussion questions, and additional activities, as well suggested reading and Web links for gathering background information. Activity worksheets are provided, as is a vocabulary list complete with audio clips for help with...

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans...
View Resource The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University: Plants

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University provides this in-depth Web site featuring plants found at the Arboretum and related information. Visitors to this site will find sections featuring selected plants at the Arboretum, collections management, on-site projects, a plant-information hotline, and a detailed table listing bloom times for dozens of plants; guidelines for adjusting dates for...

https://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/plants/
View Resource Melastomataceae of the World

This Florida Museum of Natural History of Web site provides a convenient, centralized clearinghouse for information on the Melastomataceae. Created to promote research on this common yet understudied family of tropical plants, the Melastomataceae of the World Web site provides images and background information, a phylogenetic overview, links to related research projects, contact information for...

http://melastomes.com/
View Resource Conservatory of Flowers

San Francisco's Conservatory of Flowers at Golden Gate Park has recently reopened to the public after a year of renovation to repair damage from a devastating windstorm in 1995. The Conservatory's attractive Web site offers a virtual tour, highlighting the Conservatory's "dramatic new exhibits and horticultural displays." Visitors can also learn more about featured plants (palms, at the moment),...

https://conservatoryofflowers.org/
View Resource The Texas Rose Rustlers

Rose enthusiasts take note: this artful website presents the Texas Rose Rustlers, "an organization dedicated to the collection and propagation of old roses." The Rustlers have been working since the early 1980s to revive interest in old rose varieties. The Rose Rustlers have accomplished this goal by working to locate old rose specimens, take cuttings, and increase their numbers through...

http://www.texas-rose-rustlers.com/
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