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Plant Sciences

Finding Books

In Thorndike Library 

Search Thorncat to find books our Thorndike Library.

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Search Tip: Try searching for specific plant types (tree, moss, etc.) or areas of study (ethnobotany, plant taxonomy, etc).  Remember to use quotes when searching words as a phrase.


Beyond Thorndike . . .

Search these catalogs to find books in libraries beyond Thorndike.  We can get most books for you via interlibrary loan, often within just a few days.  Email us the book(s) you need at:  ill@coa.edu

Browse Our Library Shelves

Each library book is shelved according to its call number, based on the  Library of Congress classification system. The call number is located on the spine of the book. Browse our library shelves for these call numbers to find books related to plant sciences.

QK 1-474.5      General Botany

QK 494-494.5  Gymnosperms

QK 495              Angiosperms

QK 504-638      Cryptogams (reproduce with sportes)

QK 640-707      Plant Anatomy

QK 710-899       Plant Physiology

QK 900-989       Plant Ecology