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Botany: Getting Started

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This guide is designed to help you locate resources related to botany. Use the tabs across the top to learn about different resources you can utilize. As always, if you have questions, please contact a Librarian. We're here to help!

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Print Reference Resources

A great place to start your research is in Reference Books. These are kept on the Main floor of the SMSU McFarland Library and are for in-house use only. A Reference Librarian is available to assist you during most hours the library is open.

  • Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota, including its Phaenogamous and Vascular Cryptogamous Plants, Indigenous, Naturalized, and Adventive
    • Location: REF QK168 .U64 2010
  • The Names of Plants
    • Location: REF  QK96 .G54 1989
  • Flora of the Great Plains
    • Location: REF QK135 .F55 1986