The USDA maintains a database of plant information - USDA Plants Database - containing trait data, some of it life history. This resource is an independently created RESTful API for that data.
The API, and open issues for bugs/feature requests can be found in the GitHub repository.
This tool can be used from the command line, R, Ruby, Python, a browser, etc.
Dataset InfoThese fields are compatible with DCAT, an RDF vocabulary designed to facilitate interoperability between data catalogs published on the Web.
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Winslow, L. A., Chamberlain, S., Appling, A. P., & Read, J. S. (2016). sbtools: A package connecting R to cloud-based data for collaborative online research. The R Journal, 8(1), 387-398.
- Plants & Crops