Random Walk through the Herbarium

…at the End of the World by Felicity Hayes-McCoy. I cannot actually recommend this book — I find myself skimming paragraphs just to get on with it — but I’ll…

Mary Steed Stipe Eyles

…Sabulina brevifolia (Nutt.) Small”. In addition to NCU, herbaria curating vascular plant specimens collected by Mary S. Stipe Eyles include Arizona State University (ASU), Brown University (BRU), Emory University (GEO),…

Benjamin Franklin Bush

…he long resided, familiar to botanists almost throughout the world. Western Missouri was a frontier country at the close of the Civil War, and nowhere had gorilla [sic; guerilla] warfare…

Elbert Thomas Bartholomew

…by his colleagues, lunched daily in the open sunlit patio of the “Main Building” where there was animated conversation, among fellow scientists and visitors alike, concerning plant and world problems….

Mary Eugenia Wharton

…include those of Meijer [Meijer, W. (1992) Mary Wharton. Kentucky Native Plant Society Newsletter 7(1): 2-3] and Wieland [Wieland, C. (1992) Mary Eugenia Wharton, 1912-1991. Kentucky Native Plant Society Newsletter…

Hiden Toy Cox, Jr.

…interpreted to the people of this country and the world…I think we, as a country, need to make quite clear to other nations of the world that we have major…

Egbert Hamilton Walker

…Egbert responded to a notice in the university newspaper that led to a position as a secondary school teacher in biology at Canton Christian College, later Lingnan University, in China……

Samuel B. Jones, Jr.

…Rodora 89: 35-40. Jones, S. B. 1983. Director’s report. Newsletter, University of Georgia, The Friends of the Botanical Garden 12(1): 3-6. Jones, S. B. 1982. Director’s report. Newsletter, University of…

Philip French-Carson Greear

…married on June 4, 1943. While Philip was in military training, they moved their residency to Helen, Georgia, to be near his parents. Philip was stationed in Japan post World