Conditions of Use
While many of these items are made publicly-accessible, they are not all
public domain—the vast majority of the images, and a number of the texts,
are copyrighted to the Missouri Botanical Garden and a number of other texts are still copyrighted
to their original print publishers and made available here with
By their use of these web pages, texts and images, users agree to follow these
conditions of use:
- These web pages, texts and images may not be used for any commercial purpose
without permission from the Missouri Botanical Garden.
- These web pages, texts and images
may not be re-published in print or electronic form
without permission from the Missouri Botanical Garden. However, educators are welcome to print out items
and hand them to their students.
- Users are not permitted to download our web pages, texts, and images in order to
mount them on their own servers for public use or for use by a set of
subscribers. Individuals and institutions can, of course, make a link to the copies on our site, subject to our conditions of use.
It is not in our interest or that of our users to have uncontrolled
subsets of our holdings available elsewhere on the Internet.
We make corrections, add tags, add images, etc. on a continual
basis, and we want the most current text to be the only one generally
available to all Internet users.