New Wisconsin Plants website

Merel Black mblack at FACSTAFF.WISC.EDU
Mon Apr 21 11:35:41 CDT 2003

Plants of Wisconsin
(<>, the new Web site
of the Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens
Point, contains thousands of photographs, distribution maps, and several
new features not available elsewhere including easy-to-use identification
guides and numerous searchable features including a specimen
database.  Major foci include vascular plants, Wisconsin plant communities
(with detailed descriptions and photographs by Eric J. Epstein, Emmet J.
Judziewicz, and Elizabeth Spencer), ethnobotany (preparation and use
including Native American ethnobotany), bryology (part of a joint
consortiumthat includes the Milwaukee Public Museum and UW-Madison), and
links to other sites.  The Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium was founded in
1968 and has nearly 200,000 specimens including 135,000 vascular plants
(80,000 from Wisconsin) and about 40,000 bryophtyes.   Visit us often to
see the additions. Send comments and suggestions to Merel A. Black at
<mailto:mblack at>mblack at

Merel Black
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