Nandina Fruits Can Be Toxic to Birds

…Zona. Fast forward ten years, Carol Ann McCormick, the Herbarium’s curator, found several dead cedar waxwings on the UNC Chapel Hill campus within sight of a large planting of nandina….

Allen Hierome Curtiss

…was active in politics and was elected as a delegate to the convention to write a new state constitution in 1867. Gaston Curtiss and his fellow delegate from Bedford County,…

Dear Friends of the Herbarium,

…hotspot,” a classification of world vegetation formations, taxonomic revi- sions of various genera of southeastern U.S. flowering plants, and descrip- tions of new species. Private support from Herbarium friends like…

Preserves and Natural Areas

…visitor who lived “half-a-mile down to Morgan Creek,” who perhaps found inspiration to write “Carolina in my Mind” while admiring the view from the Parker cabin front porch. Sadly, Bill…

Clyde Ritchie Bell

…Lindsey). The umbel as a reproductive unit in the Apiaceae, pp. [739]-747. In A.-M. Cauwet-Marc and J. Carbonnier (editors.), Les Ombellifères: Contributions Pluridisciplinaires à la Systématique: Actes du 2e Symposium…

Henry Ashby Rankin

…Botanical Garden, NY also curates specimens collected by Rankin. In a letter to his son, Henry Jr., dated 6 December 1927, Rankin writes, “[I received a letter] from Dr. Plitt…

Ruby Deaton Harbison Pharr

…1995] was named Instructor Emerita upon her retirement after 29 years of service.” (1) After retiring from teaching, she served as the first curator of the Burke County History Museum….

Francis Stuart Chapman

…In 1968, the villages of Leaksville, Spray and Draper merged to form Eden, North Carolina.(7) Jean Snow writes, “In 1914 Dad’s [William D. Chapman] and Stuart’s Great-Aunt Emily Stuart died,…