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Enter any of the following. No wild cards are allowed but you can enter part of a name and the search is case insensitive. For example a Latin name of salix will find all the willows. Sometimes names may be spelt differently, or the number of spaces may be different; in such cases try using a shorter name. For example instead of 'seabuckthorn' try 'sea' or 'buckthorn'.
Select any of the following uses. Or select none and use the plant criteria below.
The page of Canned Queries has some other habitats you can search for.
The following fields all have textual descriptions: Edible Uses, Medicinal Uses, Other Uses, Range, Habitat, Known Hazards, Cultivation Details and Propagation. The others either have short strings or single letter keys, they are probably best searched using the tables above.
If you want to search for an exact string you can use '_' to represent spaces or punctuation. For example 'red' would match 'sheltered', 'reduce' and 'red'; '_red' will match 'reduce' and 'red'; 'red_' will match 'sheltered' and 'red'; and '_red_' will match just 'red'. Hence to find red inks you could use '_red_ _ink_' with a Search Type of 'Field containing all of the word'. You can also use the underscore notation when searching for Latin names, i.e. '_x' will find plants with Latin names beginning 'X'.
The Canned Queries, Edible Uses, Medicinal Uses, Other Uses and Native Ranges pages have some ready made queries you can use.
Many thanks to the ibiblio at UNC for providing the web space.
Plant information taken from the
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WEB search engine by Rich Morris - Home Page
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