Stuck at Home, not Stuck Inside

…as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For University updates and advisories on the Coronavirus, please visit www.unc.edu/coronavirus. Check for our most recent Garden-specific updates at ncbg.unc.edu/coronavirus. Many…

Josiah Hale

…species. W.M. Carpenter and Josiah Hale also worked on this manuscript, and Hale was responsible for the Cyperaceae and Gramineae. The Smithsonian declined to publish the manuscript, so Riddell published…

Louis Hermann Pammel

…L. H.. 1910. Rocky Mountain rambles. The Plant World 13(7): 155-163. —–. 1910. Rocky Mountain rambles (continued). The Plant World 13(8): 181-190. —–. 1911. A Manual of Poisonous Plants, chiefly…

Charles Clinton Lindley, Jr.

…Inc., 2012. http://woodlin.net/merged%20pedigree/3533.htm?fbclid=IwAR2plHtxLudWw3LCpYAGy3hn7nJv_h-kTXIKaLwQiN5zSdJXydyDXWD0Af8 accessed on 14 September 2020. Yackety yack, 1954. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (College yearbook; page 86.)   Many thanks to Terri Buckner and to…

Charles Fuller Baker

…entomologist, botanist, agronomist, collector, teacher, agricultural director and dean, died at St. Luke’s Hospital in Manila, Philippine Islands, on July 22, 1927, aged fifty-five years. According to word received from…

Edward Avery McIlhenny

…Auk, “The passing of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker”: One of the mysteries of Nature that has puzzled me for many years is the passing of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus principalis), a…

John R. Bozeman

…for his graduate work, but Bozeman also collected throughout the Southeastern United States. NCU has a single fungal specimens collected by Bozeman, Polyporus hydnoides, from Pierce County, GA collected in…

Frederick William Gray

…John Ray, did such significant work that he has been considered “the greatest European botanist of the 17th century.” In the 18th century, Stephen Hales performed his brilliant, revealing experiments…

Thomas Fanning Wood

…Thomas Fanning Wood, born February 23, 1841, in Wilmington, North Carolina, was the son of Robert Barclay and Mary Ann (Wilber) Wood. Young Wood attended several local schools. While at…