This website was developed by the Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland and the Biological Records Centre (BRC).  BRC is jointly sponsored by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee and the Natural Environmental Research Council (through the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology).  The development of the site was overseen by David Roy (BRC) and Kevin Walker (BSBI).

We thank John van Breda (Biodiverse IT - and Jim Bacon (BRC) for website development and design, and Chris Preston (BRC) for providing help text used throughout the site. We are grateful to Mark Hill (BRC), Anna Robinson, Chris Cheffings and Steve Wilkinson (JNCC) for providing helpful comments on the website design and content.

The website content is mainly derived from the New Atlas of the British and Irish Flora and PlantAtt, but we are indebted to members of the Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland for supplying additional website content, specifically:

- John Patmore ( for adding species account text for rare and scare plants.

- Alla Mashanova for collating photos.

- All suppliers of photos, listed under photos.

Any enquiries related to this website should be directed to, including 'Online Plant Atlas' in the subject heading.