TRY plant trait database


Plant trait data represent the basis for a vast area of research. The TRY database of plant traits is the main plant trait database used by the research community worldwide and now provides unprecedented data coverage under an open access data policy. The new paper by Kattge et al. (2020) analyses where the TRY plant trait database stands with respect to coverage and representativeness after 12 years of operation. See also the commentary by Fraser (2020).