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Plants Data Set
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Abstract: Data has been extracted from the USDA plants database. It contains all plants (species and genera) in the database and the states of USA and Canada where they occur.

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Original source:
USDA plants database:

Extracted and encoded by W. Hämäläinen, Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, Finland. whamalai '@'

Data Set Information:

The data is in the transactional form. It contains the Latin names (species or genus) and state abbreviations.

Attribute Information:

Each row contains a Latin name (species or genus) and a list of state abbreviations.

Relevant Papers:

Hämäläinen, W. and Nykänen, M.: Efficient discovery of statistically significant association rules. Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2008), pp. 203-212. IEEE Computer Society 2008.

Citation Request:

Even if the data is processed, it is good to give a reference to the original source:
USDA, NRCS. 2008. The PLANTS Database ([Web Link], 31 December 2008). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

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