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Barkworth, Mary E. [1], Gilbert, Edward [2], Baxter, David [3].

Using online resources for creating checklists, floras, identification keys, and specimen citations.

Development of accessible specimen-based information on taxon distributions offers people alternative tools for botanical exploration, plant identification, and compilation of specimen citations for research papers. Participants in this workshop will be shown how to use the tools available for these activities in different Symbiota and the portal of the Consortium of California Herbaria. It will end with a discussion on how these resources can be harnessed to increase appreciation of plant diversity, the importance of herbaria, and productivity. Participants will be invited to identify projects that interest them.

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Related Links:
Consortium of California Herbaria
Jepson eFlora

1 - Utah State University, Department Of Biology, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT, 84322-5305, USA
2 - Arizona State University, Global Institute Of Sustainability, 2831 E. 18th St, Tucson, AZ, 85716, USA
3 - University of California, Berkeley, Jepson and University Herbaria, 1001 Valley Life Sciences Building # 2465 , Berkeley , CA, 94720-2465 , USA

Herbarium networks
Plant identification
Specimen citations.

Presentation Type: Workshop
Session: WS05
Location: Salon 11/The Shaw Conference Centre
Date: Sunday, July 26th, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM
Number: WS05001
Abstract ID:38
Candidate for Awards:None

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