BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations – Invasive Alien Plant Program
The Invasive Alien Plant Program is the database for invasive plant data in BC. It is intended to co-ordinate/share information generated by various agencies and non-government organizations involved in invasive plant management.
Botanical Electronic News (BEN)
This is an archive of the BEN list serve, compiled by Dr. A. Ceska of Victoria, B.C.
To subscribe to this list serve: http://victoria.tc.ca/mailman/listinfo/ben-l .
Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria
The Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria includes British Columbia, Alaska, and Yukon. It was created in 2007 to bring together regional herbaria and provide an online portal to the wealth of existing and emerging information about the flora of Pacific Northwest North America. Over 3.6 million specimen records and numerous online electronic resources are managed by the region’s 57 herbaria, representing an irreplaceable storehouse of information for research and public education.
Electronic Atlas of British Columbia’s Flora
E-Flora BC is a GIS-based on line atlas of the plants of British Columbia. It is a cooperative partnership project aimed at providing a comprehensive, centralized source of information on our plant species.
Flora of North America
FNA presents for the first time, in one published reference source, information on the names, taxonomic relationships, continent-wide distributions, and morphological characteristics of all plants native and naturalized found in North America north of Mexico. The Flora will appear in 30 volumes and will be available in print and on the Web.
Interactive Key to Grasses of the Columbia Basin
Hosted by the Royal BC Museum, the Interactive Key to the Grasses of the Columbia Basin aims to help field ecologists, technicians, restorationists, foresters, and amateur botanists identify and understand grasses.
Native Plant Society of BC
The society was founded in 1997 and based on learning more about native plants and their habitats, sharing information, and making a commitment to the ethical use of native plants as well as their conservation and stewardship.
The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the US and its territories.
University of Washington / Burke Museum Image Collection (plants and lichens)
This image collection contains the most comprehensive online collection of photographs and information for the plants and lichens of Washington. Developed and maintained by the University of Washington Herbarium, this site brings together the photographs from numerous photographers and botanists from around the state. Photographs are accompanied by distribution maps, descriptions, synonymy, and additional resources.
This provincial government web site can help you identify your weeds, learn how to manage them and find out what can happen if you don’t. This site profiles 80 weeds that are currently present in the province or pose a threat to its economy and environment.