Plant Databases

Vascular Plant Image Gallery

Vascular Plant image pages listed by family in alphabetical order.


A brief outline of major medicinal plants, giving preferred media, strengths, common dosage ranges, possible side effects, and ecologic status.

Poisonous plants bibliography California Academy of Sciences Library.  Lots of sites. Lots of references.

Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Utah

This is a digital version of the Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Utah authored by Beverly J. Albee, Leila M. Shultz, and Sherel
Goodrich, published by the Utah Museum of Natural History, 1988.  This document consists of maps of the state of Utah showing collection locations for 2,438 documented plant species. The authors critically examined approximately 400,000 specimens during a seven year time span to create this atlas.

Harvard University Herbaria Databases

A number of useful databases, including an author database.

A Modern Herbal

A hyper-text version of A Modern Herbal, 1931, by Mrs. M. Grieve. Over 800 varieties of medicinal, culinary, and cosmetic herbs, including economic properties, cultivation and folk-lore. Do a word search of all 860 pages. 

Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

Plants, Chemicals, Activities, and links to many other databases.  Great 

Native American Ethnobotany Database

Foods, Drugs, Dyes, and Fibers of Native North American Peoples.