GYMNOSPERMS


1 - Vascular Plant Image Gallery (Cupressacae)
http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/imaxxcup.htm
Conifers are featured at this site. Learn to recognize common cone-bearing species.

2 - Cycads
http://www.nd.edu/~fboze/cycads.htm
Looks like a palm but forms cones. Learn about these bigene plants - the cycads - at this site.

3 - American Conifer Society
http://www.pacificrim.net/~bydesign/acs.html
Join the American Conifer Society and learn about the great diversity of this group. This site also includes hints about conifers in the garden.

4 - PNW Conifers-Mystery Tree Page
http://osu.orst.edu/instruct/for241/mt/index.html
Enjoy the "Name that Conifer" game. This interactive game adds fun to the learning process at this site.

5 - Taxodium distichum
http://bluehen.ags.udel.edu/gopher-data2/.conifers/.descriptions/t_distichum.html
A deciduous evergreen? The annual balding of this cypress is a portion of the decriptions available at this location.

6 - Common Conifers: Genus Page
http://www.orst.edu/instruct/for241/con/
Learn about conifer genes as found in Oregon. This location provides general information.

7 - Family Pineaceae
http://www.mancol.edu/science/biology/plants_new/gymno/pinus.html
A general presentation of the pine family is available at this site.

8 - Class Pinatae Life Cycle
http://www.mancol.edu/science/biology/plants_new/gymno/pinelc.html
Follow the organized pattern of the pine life cycle at this site.

9 - Ancient Bristlecone Pine
http://www.sonic.net/bristlecone/intro.html
The oldest representative of the pines is featured at this informative station.

10 - Conifers
http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/eukaryotes/green_plants/embryophytes/conifers/conifers.html
The Tree of Life is an excellent source of information which contains a cladogram tracing the conifers.

11 - A Key to Ginkgo Survival
http://sunrae.uel.ac.uk/palaeo/iopnews/52/5.html
Ginkgo, the amazing survivor, is featured at this site.

12 - The Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney-Wollemi Pine
http://www.rbgsyd.gov.au/rbg/sci/wollemi/wollemihome.html
The story of the Wollemi pine is outlined at this location.

13 - Gymnosperm Images
gopher://gopher.adp.wisc.edu:70/11/.data/.bot/.130new
Gymnosperm images are used to represent several species at this interesting site.

14 - The Conifers
http://online.anu.edu.au/Forestry/teaching/t6/bd.html
See the conifers and learn basic information at this site.

15 - Trees of North America: Gymnosperms
http://204.122.127.50/wshs/pinionproject/gymnosperm.html
The gymnosperms of North America are featured at this site.


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