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View Resource UCMP -- Paleobotany Collection: Catalogs and Information

This first-rate Paleobotany Collection website is hosted by University of California, Berkeley's Museum of Paleontology. The site offers an on-line catalog that "contains information on over 22,000 specimens of fossil plants, algae, and fungi catalogued through 2002." Some of the Specimen Data Fields include Specimen Number, Taxon Info, Citation Info, Type Info, Element, and Locality Info. Many of...

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/collections/plant.html
View Resource Illinois State Museum: The Midwestern U.S. 16,000 Years Ago

Produced by staff at the Illinois State Museum, this online exhibit offers a variety of interesting information and images for students and others interested in environments of the distant past. The site offers sections on Late Pleistocene Plants, Animals, Landscapes, and Extinctions. These broader sections include information on such topics as Spruce Pollen, Ground Sloths, Jaguars, Poplars, and...

http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/larson/
View Resource University of California-Berkeley Museum of Paleontology: Introduction to the Anthophyta

Did you know that we depend on flowering plants for much of our food, clothing, and medicine? Presented by the University of California - Berkeley Museum of Paleontology, this online exhibit explores basic aspects of the earth’s largest group of plants: the Anthophyta (otherwise known as the flowering plants). The exhibit is divided into three sections including Fossil Record, Systematics, and...

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/anthophyta/anthophyta.html