BSBI publishes or supports a range of botanical books, including:
- Grassland plants of the British and Irish lowlands
- Vegetative Key to the British Flora 2nd. ed. by John Poland & Eric Clement
- Threatened Plants in Britain and Ireland
- John Poland's Twig Key
- The Hybrid Flora of the British Isles
- Our series of BSBI Handbooks for difficult plants; the latest addition to the series is Handbook #22 Broomrapes of Britain & Ireland - published May 2021.
We currently publish five periodicals:
- our new scientific journal British & Irish Botany;
- our membership newsletter BSBI News;
- our new mid-monthly BSBI eNewsletter;
- our monthly Recorder eNewsletter for all botanical recorders;
- our Yearbook for BSBI members.
Our historical journals and back issues of BSBI News are accessible from our online archive.
BSBI makes small grants available towards the publication of County Floras, check-lists etc., typically £2000. Application forms are available from Jo Parmenter, Secretary of BSBI Science & Data committee.
BSBI's agent for sales of our Handbooks, titles such as the Hybrid Flora and other botanical books is Paul O’Hara of Summerfield Books. Contact Paul to sign up for Summerfield Books' quarterly newsletter.