John Adolph Shafer

(February 23, 1863 – February 1, 1918)1   The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged about 20 vascular plant specimens collected by John Adolph Shafer, who usually signed his specimens “J. A. Shafer” or occasionally “John A. Shafer”.  Most of Shafer’s vascular plant specimens curated by NCU are from Pennsylvania. …