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Biology Research Guide

Use this guide to find UNO library resources and other helpful research tools.

Ash trees in Nebraska

Looking for information on ash trees and the infamous Emerald Ash Borer? Use this TreePlotter map to track different species of trees in Nebraska. Inventory provided by the Nebraska Forest Service.

Identifying Plants

Use the following books to identify Genus, Species, Family (usually), Taxonomist for species, Cvs (if any), Var (if any), and Zone.

Find these books and more in print in Criss Library. If you cannot find it in the main collection, be sure to ask at the Circulation Desk, as some items may be on reserve for a restricted check-out period.

Example: Turkestan Rose

SPECIES                  Rosa rugosa OR Rosa rugosa

GENUS                     Rosa

FAMILY                    Rosaceae

ORDER                     Rosales

SUBCLASS              Rosidae

CLASS                     Rosopsida

DIVISION                 Magnoliophyta

KINGDOM                Plantae

Nebraska's Threatened and Endangered Species