Orchids: Masters of Deception

…Darwin’s hunch was justified when such a moth was later discovered. Orchids are now known to use astonishingly bizarre tricks in order to stick their sacs of pollen onto insects….

Edward Avery McIlhenny

…standing timber on this property was sold to one of the large saw-mills operating in southern Louisiana, and cutting began that year. In order to get the great logs out…

Wade Thomas Batson, Jr.

…Year Award; 1976, Education Conservationist of the Year by South Carolina Wildlife Federation; 1982, Order of the Palmetto Award presented by Governor Richard Riley who hosted his Retirement Party at…

Joachim Heinrich Schuette

…USA).1 A search of online herbarium portals in 2021 revealed Schuette’s specimens can also be found in the holdings of MO (Missouri Botanical Garden), ILL (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign),…

Spreading the Herbarium Gospel

…if Williston collected any herbarium specimens. Fortunately, the online database where we catalog our specimens (sernecportal.org) also searches other herbaria consortia across North America, including the Mid-Atlantic Herbaria Consortium. Searching…

Elam T. Bartholomew

…Science Foundation; a searchable database of those specimens can be found at www.mycoportal.org NCU also curates fungi collected by Elam Bartholomew’s son, Elbert Thomas Bartholomew (1878-1967), who usually signed his…

Mary Steed Stipe Eyles

…https://www.tributearchive.com/obituaries/1733590/Mary-Stipe-Eyles accessed on 29 March 2021. 2. Powell, Kay. 2005. Mary Eyles, 88, left imprint on students. Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sep. 4, 2005. https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/atlanta/obituary.aspx?n=mary-eyles&pid=15014034 Accessed on 29 March 2021.  …

Josiah Hale

…http://www.tulane.edu/~darwin/Herbarium/Herbarium/Herbarium%20History.htm http://www.huh.harvard.edu/libraries/archives/RIDDELL.html Torrey and Gray (1842) A Flora of North America 2: 304. Small (1898) Studies in the botany of the southeastern United States XV. Bull. Torr. Bot. Club 25(12):…

Charles “Chuck” Lewis McCartney, Jr.

…and getting a Christmas card from him with one of his beautiful photos on it.”” (2) SOURCES: Obituary: Charles Lewis McCartney, Jr. 20 October 2020. Cherokee Scout [newspaper]. https://www.cherokeescout.com/obituaries/charles-lewis-mccartney-jr ….