Eloise Wicker Knight

…Until 1951, very few women — and only those from local families — were allowed to attend the university as freshmen and sophomores. The policy wasn’t steadfast; it had been…

New Virginia Gems in the Herbarium

…are attractive but not extraordinary; when observed closely, though, the delicate tracery of the green veins on the waxy white petals is astonishing.”2 Apparently all-around naturalist Scott Ranger was as…

Charles Ferson Durant

…it was eulogized by scientist and bibliophile; and then — well, then it disappeared from the catalogue of the world’s achievements, save for the brief entry, with mis-quoted title, given…

Louis Hermann Pammel

…http://www.waysofenlichenment.net/lichens/Bacidia%20coprodes accessed on 19 July 2017. 3. Erwin, A. T. 1931. Louis Hermann Pammel. Science, New Series 73(1901): 604-605. 4. http://www.madisoncountyconservation.org/pammel-park/ accessed on 19 July 2017. 5. http://www.herbarium.iastate.edu/historypage.html accessed on…

Henry Roland Totten

…Melvin in honor of Henry Roland Totten, is planted outside the Totten Center at the North Carolina Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill. Photograph by Arleigh Buchler, 2014 Dr. Totten was…

Abram Paschal Garber

…until the summer of 1865, when he graduated with a class of 12 young men and women. It was during this period of nine years that he taught for several…

Garden Shop

Burke & Judy Davis Garden Shop The James & Delight Allen Education Center houses the Burke and Judy Davis Garden Shop, where you will find gardening, natural history, botany, and…