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Browsing Searching Querying "What is this plant?"
- Plant taxonomists
Alpha taxonomy Revision
- Molecular biologists
"What traits are associated with this sequence?" "What species have this trait?"
"What species have this trait?" "What habitats are this species found in?" "Where is it found?" "What is found in this location?"
- Tree people (phylogeneticists)
Why does my tree look like this? "Build me the character matrix for all the species in my tree." Species distributions.
- All other biologists
- Border agents
"What is this plant?" "Should this plant be allowed into Canada?"
- Policy makers
What legislation (or other regulations) pertain to this species? Does this legislation cover any species that I care about?
- Citizen scientists
"What plants will I find in Algonquin Park in July." (check list production)
- General public
"Can I eat this?"
- Searchers for authoritative names
"What is the current accepted name?" What are synonyms, vernacular names, etc.?