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Botany: Home

Reference Books

California Plant Communities

Botany Resources

The purpose of this guide is to lead the beginning researcher to the most important and useful sources in the McCarthy Library's Reference Collection and online for the study of Botany.  Use the tabs along the top to peruse both print and digital sources.  The list of sources is not exhaustive; please consult with a Reference Librarian for additional suggestions.

Botanical Study - Peonies

Vintage Peony Botanical Illustration

New Books Relating to Botany

Circulating Botany Books

Browse the library shelves for Botany resources by Dewey Decimal Number:

Library of Congress Botany book locations


Classification of Plants (video)