Database of Vascular Plants of Canada (VASCAN) from Université de Montréal Biodiversity Centre

Luc Brouillet
VASCAN is the Database of Vascular Plants of Canada (http://data.canadensys.net/vascan). It is a comprehensive and curated list of all vascular plants reported in Canada, Greenland (Denmark) and Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France). VASCAN is literature-based, though recent additions are sometimes specimen-based. For every core taxon (species, subspecies or variety) we provide the accepted scientific name (Latin), the accepted French and English vernacular names, and their synonyms/alternatives in Canada. We indicate the distribution status (native, introduced,...