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Information portal «Flora of the Urals» is the result of joint work of employees of Kostanay State Pedagogical University, the Ural Federal University of the First President of Russia Boris Yeltsin, the Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences and Botanical Garden Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences. According to its creators, the information portal - is primarily a virtual guide to the flora of the Urals, which gives information on biological diversity of flora of the Urals, distribution of individual species in the region, as well as information about rare and endangered species. Secondly, this portal - Virtual Herbarium of the plants, which are stored in herbaria of the Urals.
All this makes it interesting as an information portal for professionals in the field of botany and ecology, as well as for anyone interested in the nature of the Urals.

Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Bolshakov V.N.