July 5, 2020

Our Titan Arum started blooming on the Fourth of July!  Here is a live webcam link.  It emerged from its corm in Woods Greenhouse on June 1 and had reached a height of 7ft when it opened!  This is the first time this 8 year old plant has bloomed.  Native to the rainfor...

April 18, 2020

Looking for something fun to do with plants while you are sheltering in place.   Download Mary Priestley's wonderful new Virtual Natural Journal.  The following chapters are available:  Spring Wildflowers, Summer Wildflowers, Late Summer and Fall Wildflowers, and...

April 8, 2020

The Herbarium Fellows were just getting acquainted with their new charges when they had to leave campus.  Thanks to Cade and George who watered over spring break.  Here are some pictures of plants that have been flowering recently in the Woods Lab Greenhouse for all to...

March 25, 2020

Cade Sterling is our newest Herbarium Fellow.  Cade is a Biochemistry major and has been the student leader on the Sassafras spatial population genetics project that Jason Palagi and I started last summer.  We are fortunate that Cade was able wrap up most of his lab wo...

August 1, 2019

Angus and Lillian worked hard this summer helping me archive and metadata the 18 year dataset associated with my work at Sinking Pond being funded by  a grant from the United States Geological Survey.  Angus and Lillian also helped collect the field data for the sassaf...

July 19, 2019

Excellent visit with Callie Oldfield C'15.   She was in town this week to work with me on the King Farm manuscript and other collaborations.  She is in her third year as a PhD student in the Botany Department at the University of Georgia working with Chris Peterson....

June 5, 2019

Lab alumnus, Dr. Brett Scheffers C'05 stopped by the Herbarium this week and got to meet our Herbarium Fellows,  Lillian and Angus.  Brett is an assistant professor in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida.  His lab focusses o...

May 21, 2019

Great visit with Nathan Bourne C'11 who was in Sewanee to officiate a wedding.  Nathan is a Curate at  St. John's Episcopal Church in New Hampshire and works with youth groups. As part of his position there he is exploring ways to include the stewardship of the earth i...

April 28, 2019

My Conservation Biology class spend two hours this weekend out at Morgan's Steep removing garlic mustard and Japanese spirea along the Perimeter Trail.  The Herbarium has shepherded this project over the years and we have been quite successful in limiting the spread of...

April 1, 2019

Great to catch up with Dr. Derek Lemoine when he was passing through Sewanee this week.  Derek is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona.  He is also a member of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)...

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