Plant Ecology Lab

PEL logo John T. Curtis founded the PEL to quantitatively describe on Wisconsin's plant communities and test how species respond to gradients in their environment. Current researchers are using these baseline data to study the causes and consequences of ecological change in Wisconsin. Includes legacy data, maps, description of community types, and links to past and current publications and contributors.


    Taxonomic reference for Wisconsin's vascular plant species; includes photos, habitat information, distribution maps, herbarium specimen data and more.

      Image Collections

      General botany images, trees, fungi and other material. An excellent teaching resource.
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