Eugène Poilane

accompanies bio of Eugene Poilane

(16 March 1888 – 30 April 1964) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) curates 19 fungal specimens and 3 vascular plant specimens collected by Eugène Poilane.  As our vascular plant collection continues to be inventoried, it is likely that more specimens collected by Poilane will be found. According to the Harvard Herbaria database of botanists,…

John Lewis Sheldon

(10 November 1865 –  17 January 1947)8 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) curates few specimens collected by John Lewis Sheldon, who usually signed his labels as “J. L. Sheldon”.  However, his specimens are curated by many institutions including Cornell University (CUP; fungi), Harvard University Herbaria (FH, GH, NEBC; fungi, lichens,…

Ferdinand Blanchard

(8 November 1851- 18 December 1892) “Earth is so full of things to know and see From Northern Lights to animanculae”    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged about 300 herbarium specimens collected by  Ferdinand Blanchard — medical doctor, poet, and botanist. Most of these specimens were received in 2002…

Paul James Philson

(20 August 1905 – 14 February 1998) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged about 50 specimens collected by Paul James Philson, who always signed his specimen labels “P. J. Philson.”   All specimens at NCU are vascular plants, and most were collected in New Zealand.  As more of our collections are inventoried…

Charles Norman Horn

(b. 1956) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) curates over 300 vascular plant specimens collected by Charles N. Horn.  As we continue to catalog our holdings, and to accession newly mounted material, without doubt more specimens collected by Dr. Horn will be found. While Newberry College Herbarium is Horn’s primary repository,…

Philip French-Carson Greear

(24 August 1918 – 26 September 2012) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) curates about 70 vascular plant specimens collected by Philip French-Carson Greear, though as we continue to catalog our holdings it is likely more will be found.  Most of Greear’s specimens curated by NCU were collected for his doctoral…

Ken E. Rogers

(ca. 1936 – 2017) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged over 1,000 vascular plant specimens collected by Kenneth Edward Rogers.  He usually used “Ken E. Rogers” on herbarium labels, and his wife, Louise, was a frequent co-collector.  Without doubt we will continue to find specimens collected by Rogers as we continue…

Henry Roland Totten

(1892-1974) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) curates over 1500 vascular plants, 1400 fungi and 20 bryophytes collected by Henry Roland Totten, who usually signed his labels as “H. R. Totten”.  Without doubt as we continue to catalog our collections more specimens collected by Totten will be found. As of May,…

Philip Jerome Crutchfield

22 November 1928 – 28 July 2009 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) curates about 550 vascular plant specimens collected by Philip J. Crutchfield, who typically signed his labels “P. J. Crutchfield”.  The University of Arizona Herbarium (ARIZ) curates a single fungus collected by Crutchfield.  The North Carolina Museum of Natural…