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Recent Posts

Jacob Fredric Brenckle

(14 November 1875– 26 June 1958) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged 153 fungi and 1 lichen collected by Jacob Frederick Brenckle, who usually…

Elizabeth Gregory Boomhour Kerr

(13 July 1912 – 15 December 2005)   The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium has found several dozen specimens of Pycnanthemum that were annotated by Elizabeth Boomhour…

Eugene Bourgeau

(1813 – 1877) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has to date catalogued a single botanical specimen collected by Eugene Bourgeau. The specimen, a fungus Pestalozzia…

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The North Carolina Botanical Garden welcomes media inquiries relating to the Display Gardens, Coker Arboretum, Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Battle Park, Forest Theatre, and the UNC Herbarium. If you need an authoritative and scientifically credible source for your next article or news story, we have expertise in the fields of conservation biology, native plant horticulture, environmental education, and plant taxonomy.  To make a media inquiry, please contact:

Jennifer Peterson
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