Extract data from Flora of North America

# Flora Data Extraction Project

This script is designed to extract data from pdf files of genera from the book Flora of North America. It creates csv files whose names match the PDF files given to the script as arguments. The csv files have the format

"Species name", "Location where the species appears", "Identifier"

The easiest way to run the script is to move to a folder where the only pdf files are genera files from Flora of North America and enter:

python -m florana.extract -A


The script will then run on every pdf file in the directory and create a csv for each pdf.

#### Note: python 2

If you also have python 2 installed on your system, you will probably need to run python3 instead of python

### Installing

python -m pip install florana


#### Note: Windows Users

If you're running Windows, you'll likely need to install poppler. You'll need to extract the latest binary from the link provided and add its bin folder to your PATH environment variable. i.e. If C:\path\to\poppler is the directory where you extracted poppler, then you'll need to add C:\path\to\poppler\bin to your PATH environment variable.