Spreading the Herbarium Gospel

…Man’s Beard,” instead. It’s in the olive family! You can buy one at the Botanical Garden! I hope to have inspired at least a few acquaintances to Go Native.) Stewartia…

Henry Roland Totten

…31:8. [Abstract] 1916. (with William Chambers Coker). Keys to The Trees of North Carolina and to The Shrubs and Vines of Chapel Hill. [The Authors, Chapel Hill, N.C.] 18 pp….

Max Hoyt Hommersand

…understanding of the classical Order Gigartinales. He has revised the taxonomic understanding of key genera in the Ceramiales, Gracilariales and Gelidiales, and improved our understanding of red algal phylogeny and…

Francis Stuart Chapman

…is unavailable online, perhaps because being unmarried, he had nobody to report his death. Would snailmail and a check work?. Is it because my middle name is Stuart that I’m…

Welcome, new Herbarium students!

…will be involved in all aspects of the Herbarium including making digital images of specimens for our online catalog and preparing specimens for loans to other herbaria. During her first…

Photography Sessions

…and entourage: $75 for two hours Photo sessions that require minimal equipment and 1-2 subjects: $25 for two hours Once we receive your completed photography online form, we will add…

New Virginia Gems in the Herbarium

…or to locate potentially special habitats and plant communities. The advent of SERNEC.org and other online herbarium databases has opened up many new possibilities for these kinds of research and…

Stuck at Home, not Stuck Inside

…get established before it gets hot and dry. See what’s growing in your yard Do some backyard botanizing and see what’s growing. There are resources online for identifying plants, in…