GB Red List
*NEW* The Species Status Assessment Group has just updated the GB Red List for vascular plants. Click on the link to download the GB Red List (May 2018 update).
See our new species accounts
Guidelines for collecting and preparing herbarium specimens, originally produced by Arthur Chater for the New Atlas project, are available for downloading Collecting and pressing specimens.
The BSBI's list of accepted plant names (Excel format) - last revised 2007
2005 GB Red List (with changes to 2010)
Names revised for the 3rd edition of Stace's flora:
The BSBI’s Taxonomy Database contains a lot of information on synonyms, chromosome numbers and details of much literature relating to British plants.
We have recording cards customised for all counties in Britain and Ireland, and a coversheet if you want to print them out double-sided.
Vice county census catalogue
Visit the Vice County Census Catalogue on-line database to find out which species is recorded in each county.
Data entry guidance
We have just published new draft BSBI Guidance on Data Entry (Dec 2017 update) and would welcome your comments. It has also been posted on the BSBI Database Message Board under ‘News’, where it is easy to post comments