About BKP

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The Portal will be an on-line flora of the plants of Canada, with taxonomic treatments taken from the Flora of North America. It will expand on the existing e-flora representation of FNA by providing a number of new capabilities, including the following:

  • Users will be able to edit taxonomic treatments.
  • Users will be able to annotate associated resources.
  • Users will be able to choose whether or not to interact with the non-authoritative, user-generated content.
  • Users will be able to create custom field guides based on a number of input parameters.
  • A multi-faceted interface for species identification.
  • Support for authors of taxonomic revisions.