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November 15, 2005 (Vol. 25, No. 20)

Flowering Plant Families, UH Botany

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Besides history, the other category I have a soft spot for is photography. As a result, there has been a bit of bias towards coverage of image-based sites—possibly more than is merited, but what the hey? A picture is worth a thousand words for general purposes and for teaching it may be worth even more. This excellent site provides a superb collection of beautiful images of flowering plants and, more importantly, provides them free for instructional/educational purposes. Need a flower picture for a lecture? There's a good chance you'll find it here. I take my hat off to Gerald Carr at the University of Hawaii for a beautiful and helpful site for educators.
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