Global Plants contains the contributed collections of more than 300 herbaria from around the globe. There are nearly two million high-resolution type specimens currently in the Global Plants database, and this number will continue to grow. Researchers and students can also access reference works and primary sources—such as collectors’ correspondence and diaries, paintings, drawings, and photographs—contributed by partners.
New York Botanical Garden authorized users only.
identify over 1,200 common native and naturalized New England plants! Observe closely, collect a sample or take a photo, answer some questions, and narrow down to the correct identification.
Go Orchids is a tool to explore orchids native to the U.S. and Canada. Find information about orchids by searching the site by orchid name, location, or by answering a few questions to identify by key.
The Transactions of the Grolier Club were published were the formal record of Grolier events and activities, presented as examples of fine book making, between 1885-1919. The Gazette of the Grolier Club began in 1921 and continues today.
Botanical Gardens have produced for a long time annual seed lists for exchange. In some European ones of the 19th century it was customary to include diagnoses, descriptions, and notes either in footnotes or in appendices. These lists were printed in a very limited edition and past issues generally were not kept. None of the old and large libraries in the world has a complete set of them, and the collections that they do have are usually incomplete.