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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 The Garden GateThe Gardener's Guide to Mailing Lists

This list is dedicated to the discussion of all woody and non-woody plants, with annotated discussion lists on 38 topics ranging from aroids and aquatic plants to orchids and organic gardening. Both professionals and amateurs with botanical affinities will almost certainly find a discussion list worth investigating. Many of the botanical- or garden-related topics contain multiple discussion...

http://www.ibiblio.org/london/agriculture/feedback/new-links...
View Resource The Great Plant Escape

This entertaining and educational Web site from the University of Illinois Extension asks students to help Detective Le Plant and his assistants, Bud and Sprout, solve mysteries of the plant kingdom. As they work through the cases, students can learn facts about plant structures, functions, and life cycles; develop an understanding of plants as an important food source; and complete a variety of...

http://extension.illinois.edu/gpe/index.cfm
View Resource The D.C. Herbarium

The D.C. Herbarium, maintained by the Smithsonian Institution, is a collection of those plants found in the Washington, D.C. - Baltimore, MD region. This Web site allows users to query the online database for plants of interest and includes an image and distribution map for most species, and an estimated map location for most specimens. The site also contains an image gallery of D.C. area flora...

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/research/botany
View Resource Desert Plants and Wildflowers

For those interested in the types of plants found in the desert ecosystem, this Web page from the online magazine DesertUSA.com will be a useful guide. Photos and descriptive features of several desert plants are provided in an alphabetical index or can be found through the online field guide organized by flower color. An interesting section also focuses on the types of adaptations that allow...

https://www.desertusa.com/flora.html
View Resource Plants in Motion

Roger P. Hangarter of Indiana University's Department of Biology has created this wonderful collection of time-lapse photography that allows us "to see the movements of plants and clearly demonstrates that plants are living and capable of some extraordinary things." The videos available show a broad range of plant growth phenomena, including germination, circadian responses, phototropism, and much...

http://plantsinmotion.bio.indiana.edu/
View Resource The Gingko Pages

Teacher and Gingko enthusiast Cor Kwant, from the Netherlands, offers this comprehensive Web site devoted to Gingko biloba. This frequently updated site covers just about everything there is to know about this "unique tree, a living fossil, unchanged since the time of the dinosaurs." Visitors may read about gingko history, propagation techniques, botanical characteristics, various uses, and much...

http://kwanten.home.xs4all.nl/index.htm
View Resource The Electronic Plant Information Centre

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew presents the Electronic Plant Information Centre (ePIC), an online resource designed to serve as a single gateway to all digitized plant information generated by Kew. ePIC brings together Kew's major specimen, bibliographic, and taxonomic databases in an easy-to-search interface. Simply enter a scientific plant name into the search engine, and ePIC will retrieve all...

http://epic.kew.org/index.htm
View Resource Exploring Science and Technology: Photosynthesis, Energy, and Life

With this recently updated Web site from the Flying Turtle Company (created by David Watson), learning about photosynthesis is almost fun -- definitely more engaging than what the standard biology textbook has to offer. Fantastic illustrations and light-hearted narrative make the complicated biochemical processes of photosynthesis much easier to absorb. In addition to providing comprehensive...

http://www.ftexploring.com/photosyn/photosynth.html
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