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vPlants™ virtual herbarium

A virtual herbarium of Chicago-region plants, vPlants™ was developed by three partner institutions: The Morton Arboretum, The Field Museum, and the Chicago Botanic Garden.

The web-accessible herbarium with images of more than 72,000 plant specimens from 24 counties in the region is a logical evolution of Swink and Wilhelm's Plants of the Chicago Region, offering easily accessible information to anyone interested in plants.

Visit, a Virtual Herbarium of the Chicago Region. vplants website