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USDA Plants Database API in R

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.

source code: https://github.com/sckott/usdaplantsapi/
base URL: https://plantsdb.xyz

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.

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Authors
Chamberlain, Scott
(ORCID)
Product Type
Software tool
Publisher
GitHub
Contact Name
Chamberlain, Scott
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Related Article

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.

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License
Modified Date
2019-01-25
Release Date
2018-04-18
Ag Data Commons Keywords: 
  • Plants & Crops
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