Vascular plants: Online Atlas of Vascular Plants 2012 Onwards

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Data on the geographic distribution of Irish plants

Geographic Coverage: Island of Ireland

Temporal Coverage: Data submitted online from 2012 to present

Species Groups recorded: quillwort, stonewort, bird, conifer, flowering plant, moss, horsetail, clubmoss, fern

Dataset Status: This dataset is continually updated with new records

Additional Information:

Data Resources (3)

available as html
available as CSV
Organisation Home Page
Theme Environment
Date released 2023-07-10
Date updated 2023-07-13
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Rights notes ['Creative Commons licence conditions apply', '', 'otherRestrictions']
Language English
Landing page
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-10.61372666, 51.4243634],[-10.61372666, 55.38292027], [0.0, 55.38292027], [0.0, 51.4243634], [-10.61372666, 51.4243634]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) TM75 / Irish Grid (EPSG:29903)
Vertical Extent {"verticalDomainName": "EPSG Projection 5731 - Malin Head height", "minVerticalExtent": "0", "maxVerticalExtent": "0"}
Provenance information All data is validated using an automated system in the Data Centre which cross checks against published distributions at the hectad level. Red Data Book species, and new records at the 10km2 are manually checked by Data Centre staff and relevant local experts. Data Capture Method: Field observations. Supported by photographs and/or specimens in some cases. Data Capture Purpose: To understand the current distribution of vascular plants in Ireland, and to contribute towards the next publication of an Atlas of the British and Irish Flora post 2020 (BSBI). Original Format: Compiled into an Excel database.
Period of time covered (begin) 1970-01-01
Period of time covered (end) 2023-12-31