INTRODUCTIONThe Fragile Flora Database is a compilation of information on rare Iowa plants from four sources. These sources include (see Iowa's Fragile Flora Literature Cited for bibliographic details):
For additional information, see What's in the Fragile Flora Database? and Fragile Flora Database Summary.
ACCESS THE DATABASESpecify a set of data to view by choosing Source & Year, Category, Plant/Plant-like Group, and Sort By from the following menus, then clicking "Show Listings". Note: On the Sort By menu, Vascular Plant data can be sorted alphabetically by Latin Species Name, Latin Family Name, or Common Name; Mosses and Hepatics can be sorted by Latin Species Name or Latin Family Name; and Lichens and Fungi can be sorted by Latin Species Name only.
Please narrow the data set when possible. Larger data sets may contain hundreds of records and take up to a few minutes to load, depending upon your browser and internet connection.