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This project was created in 2010 by Lovejoy Library, SIUE, in collaboration with Elizabeth Esselman, Department of Biological Sciences, SIUE. The Project Director was Matt Paris. The collection images include
digital photographs shot by Ginger Stricklin for SIUE, and also digital photographs contributed by Jessica Lynn Esselman and used with her permission. All images are provided for educational use only. The following sources were consulted for the plant descriptions and scientific information:
- Gleason, H. A., & Cronquist, A. (1991). Manual of vascular plants of northeasten United States and adjacent Canada. New York: New York Botanic Garden.
- Hill, S. (1999). Illinois species database. Retrieved June 4, 2010, from http://ellipse.inhs.uiuc.edu:591/ILspecies/index.html
- Illinois Natural History Survey. (2010). Illinois Natural History Survey [website]. Retrieved July 28, 2010, from http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/
- Missouri Botanical Garden. (2010). MBG Kemper Center PlantFinder. Retrieved August 24, 2010, from http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/plantfinder/Alpha.asp
For family characteristics for plants included in this collection, see:
Zomlefer, Wendy B. (1994). Guide to flowering plant families.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
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