This project is based on information taken from An Atlas and Annotated List of the Vascular Plants of Arkansas, a product of Dr. Edwin B. Smith and the University of Arkansas Herbarium. Published in 1988 (2nd edition), and currently out of print, this volume provides a great deal of specific information on the vascular plants of Arkansas. A subset of that is provided here as background for the diversity/distribution mapping system. This includes: Translation of distribution data present in the Atlas into the format presented by this system involved various collaborations and procedures of an 'experimental' nature. Information on this aspect of the project includes:

Created on: 03/1/96. Return to the entry page.