Traits v0.1 now on CRAN


Species trait data from many different sources, including sequence data from NCBI, plant trait data from BETYdb, invasive species data from the Global Invasive Species Database and EOL, Traitbank data from EOL, Coral traits data from, nativity status (Flora Europaea or ITIS), and Birdlife International.

Get it at or dev version at GitHub at

We broke out a bunch of functions that were in taxize that dealt with trait related data. In addition, we’re adding more data sources as they become available or come to our attention.

Data sources so far: