Alaskan Botany

ARCTOS database - Freely available access to the UA Museum of The North's collections, including 200,000+ imaged collections of Alaskan plants

Alaska Natural Heritage Program - UAA affiliated group that investigates rare and invasive Alaskan plant species

Alaska Native Plant Society - A very enthusiastic group of Anchorage-based Alaskan botanists both professional and amateur 

Dr. Steffi M. Ickert-Bond's website - My adviser, curator of the UA herbarium (ALA) and Associate professor of Botany (Biology & Wildlife/IAB)

Annotated Checklist of the Pan-Arctic Flora - A decades-long collaborative project between botanists across the arctic


Phylocom - software for the analysis of phylogenetic community structure and character evolution

Unifrac/Fast Unifrac - software for the comparison of communities using phylogenetic information

Cipres Portal - A national resource for phyloinformatics and computational phylogenetics

UAF Life Science Informatics - Computational portal for UA students/staff

Useful Sites for Botanists

Tropicos - The Mobot database of plant nomenclature

Flora of North America Project - The ongoing project which describes the entire North American flora in one published volume

JSTOR Plant Science - Incredibly useful database of images and information - including a searchable database of type specimen images

USDA Plants Database - A database of US plants that includes an abundance of agricultural/propagation information for some species

Biogeomancer - A suite of software tools that help researchers collect and use geospatial data for biological collections

Systematic Botany

Anki - "Intelligent" flashcards program to leverage spaced repetition learning.  Also available for Android and iOS

Monte D. Garroutte
Graduate student, M.S.
University of Alaska Fairbanks
907 Yukon Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775
Office (UAM 041): 907-474-1854