Botany online: The Internet hypertextbook
Internet directory for botany, university departments, other institutes  (maintained by Raino Lampinen)
A Guide to Botanical Nomenclature: A Tennessee Tutorial  (maintained by Ronald H. Petersen)

Professional societies (I am a member of most of these):

American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Fern Society (AFS)
American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT)
Botanical Society of America (BSA)
California Botanical Society (CBS)
California Native Plant Society (CNPS)
International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT)
International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA)
International Carniverous Plant Society (ICPS)
International Society of Plant Morphologists (ISPM)
Linnean Society of London
Southern California Botanists (SCB)
The World Conservation Union (IUCN)

Plants, plant groups, and systems of classification:

Index nominum genericorum (ING)
NCBI Taxonomy browser  (maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, NCBI)
The Cycad Pages
Gymnosperm Database  (edited by Christopher J. Earle)
The Ancient Bristlecone Pine (maintained by Leonard Miller)
Flowering Plant Gateway (maintained by Hugh D. Wilson)
Angiosperm Phylogeny Website (maintained by Peter F. Stevens)
Robert F. Thorne's classification of angiosperms
Parasitic plants (maintained by Daniel Nickrent)
Australian Flora on Postage Stamps
USDA Plants Database (info on 43,000+ species)
A Basic Guide to Tree Identification

Institutions in California:

Bioscience and Natural Resources Library (BIOS), University of California (Berkeley, CA)
CalFlora database for vascular plants
California Native Plant Society (CNPS) (Sacramento, CA)
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (Claremont, CA)
University and Jepson Herbaria (Berkeley, CA)
        Checklist and maps of taxa in California (from The Jepson manual)
University of California Botanical Garden (Berkeley, CA)

Institutions in the rest of the universe:

Australian National Botanic Gardens / Australian Biodiversity Information Facility
Biota of North America Program [BONAP] (Chapel Hill, NC)
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem (Berlin,Germany)
Flora of North America (St. Louis, MO)
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation (Pittsburgh, PA)
Institute of Botany and Botanical Garden, University of Vienna (Vienna, Austria)
Missouri Botanical Garden (St. Louis, MO)
The New York Botanical Garden (Bronx, NY)
Oregon Flora Project (Corvallis, OR)
Rijksherbarium / Hortus Botanicus [National Herbarium of the Netherlands] (Leiden, Netherlands)
Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew, England)
Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany (Washington, DC)
The World Conservation Union [IUCN] (Gland, Switzerland)

Index herbariorum for anything else

Other links of note:

Biological Imaging Facility (The College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley. Steve Ruzin, director)
The Golub Microscope Collection at the University of California, Berkeley
Website of Emeritus Professor James L. Reveal (with many botanical et al. links)

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Last revised: Dec 2015