Gymnosperm Resources

Web sites related to Conifers and relatives (cycads, Ginkgo and Gnetum)

  1. wcutler
    Welcome to Gymnosperm Resources. Feel free to check out the links, add your comments or submit your own link suggestions by clicking the button on the right and discussing them on the Gymnosperms forum. Any links to nurseries or other commercial ventures are provided as a service to the public and do not constitute endorsement by UBC. Caveat emptor!"

    Arboretum de Villardebelle
    Dedicated to the conservation of rare and endangered conifers. Many conifer photographs.

    Link location Arboretum de Villardebelle
    Submitted by Daniel Mosquin
    Submitted date 28 Feb 2006; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Gymnosperm Database
    Descriptions, photographs, distribution maps and comments on a wide range of gymnosperms.

    Link location The Gymnosperm Database: Home Page
    Submitted by Daniel Mosquin
    Submitted date 28 Feb 2006; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Cupressus Conservation Project
    Website dedicated to cypresses, by a leading authority on the genus. Includes numerous photos and downloadable scientific papers.

    Link location Cupressus Conservation Project
    Submitted by Michael F
    Submitted date 25 Jul 2006; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Juniperus of the World
    Website dedicated to junipers, by a leading authority on the genus. Includes numerous downloadable scientific papers.

    Link location Juniperus of the world - Home
    Submitted by Michael F
    Submitted date 10 Oct 2008; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Jurassic Plants Nursery
    A cottage nursery specializing in cycads for the Canadian market. Species selected for:\r\n1) hardiness in the Pacific Northwest zone 8(b) climate;\r\n2) suitable for greenhouse/conservatory specimens;\r\n3) as houseplants.

    Link location Home - Jurassic Plants Nursery
    Submitted by Sunset Cycads
    Submitted date 25 Jul 2006; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Reforestation, Nurseries and Genetic Resources - RNGR
    From the US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service - Reforestation, Nurseries and Genetic Resources (RNGR) program.\n \n"The Container Tree Nursery Manual" is a 6 volume set containing chapters on closely related subjects concerning the production of tree and woody shrub seedlings in containers. Mostly in PDF format ... some in .html too.

    Link location http://www.rngr.net/
    Submitted by mcroteau1969
    Submitted date 30 Mar 2007; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Sheffield's Seed Company
    Sheffield Seed in New York has been recommended as a good supplier of tree seed. They said no problem shipping to Canada.

    Link location Sheffield's Seed Company seeds for sale :: Tree seeds ,Shrub seeds , Flower seeds , Vine seeds , Herb seeds ,Grass seeds , Vegetable seeds :: Seeds for Sale, Tree seeds, Shrub seeds, Flower seeds, Vine seeds, Herb seeds,Grass seeds, Vegetable seeds
    Submitted by sgbotsford
    Submitted date 27 Nov 2016; last confirmed 28 Nov 2016

    Sherwood's Forests Tree Farm
    In Warberg, Alberta. "We carry seedlings and sometimes seeds of both conifers and leaf trees. We ship seedlings throughout Canada, but shipping beyond the 3 western provinces gets expensive. We cannot ship to foreign countries. For species selection, write. If we don't have it, and you want lots, let me know. I'll search for you. If you have seed, tight cones, or seedlings from zone 1-3 parents, contact me. I may be interested."

    Link location Sherwood's Forests Tree Farm
    Submitted by sgbotsford
    Submitted date 28 Nov 2016; last confirmed 28 Nov 2016