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Botany: For More Information

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Natural History of the Greater Kansas City Region

Information about LHL's collections and links to local resources

Science for Everyone

Includes the Casual Reading and the Display Books Collections

Art and Science

More about Herbs and Flowers and Scientific Illustration

Exhibition Catalogs

The exhibition celebrating Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species ran from October 2009 to March 2010.  The display highlighted other important natural history texts published in the four centuries before Origin This catalog can be purchased in print.

Women's Work: Portraits of 12 Scientific Illustrators from the 17th to the 21st Century (2005) presented stunning imagery that accompanied the historical exploration of plant life.  Items displayed during the Exhibit can be viewed in the History of Science Collection and the Digital Collection.  This catalog can be purchased in print.

Searching for Additional Information

The discipline of botany encompasses many subspecialties.  Search for relevant material in the Linda Hall catalog or databases using the subject terms:

  • Plant biotechnology
  • Plant physiology
  • Plant morphology
  • Paleobotany OR "Plants, Fossil"
  • Medicinal plants OR Phytochemicals
  • Botanical illustration OR Botanical artists