VegBank Data Dictionary

Table (DB Name)taxonObservation
TableTaxon Observation
Field Reference
DB Field Name reference_ID
Req'd? no
Data Type Integer
Misc Flag FK
List? no
Definition The authority for the taxon that was used by the plot author. If the authority is unknown the author of the plot is the authority. For other than legacy data, this field plus plantName_ID will be sufficient to determine taxonInterpretation.plantConcept_ID.