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MSU Herbarium catalogues Michigan plant life

MSU Herbarium catalogues Michigan plant life There’s a special kind of library in the basement of the Plant Biology Labs at Michigan State University. Here, instead of taking a book off of a shelf, you can open a folder and find a dried plant that’s 150 years old and still green. Details…
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Wisconsin herbarium uncovers plant from field of Civil War battle

As men in blue and gray uniforms fell dead and artillery shells whistled overhead, Capt. John Cornelius McMullen noticed a flower growing outside his tent while his unit laid siege to Atlanta. Despite the carnage all around him, or maybe because of it, McMullen marveled at the plant’s resilience and watched its leaves close at…
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Herbarium Director Position Announcement

EEB Associate Professor Search – Announcement Field Botany/Herbarium Director The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Field Botany at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Teaching duties may include an undergraduate field botany course each year and a graduate course in the…
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