Sewanee Herbarium Conservation Work

During the month of October, as part of my post-baccalaureate fellowship funded by the Oak Spring Garden Foundation, I have been involved in plant conservation work throughout the state of Tennessee. This work is part of the Sewanee Herbarium’s connection

Sewanee Herbarium Conservation Work

During the month of October, as part of my post-baccalaureate fellowship funded by the Oak Spring Garden Foundation, I have been involved in plant conservation work throughout the state of Tennessee. This work is part of the Sewanee Herbarium’s connection

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Members of our noble grounds crew spent the day up in the cherry picker earlier this week, decking this beautiful American holly (Ilex opaca) with lights in anticipation of the holiday season, which will be ushered in by the Festival

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Members of our noble grounds crew spent the day up in the cherry picker earlier this week, decking this beautiful American holly (Ilex opaca) with lights in anticipation of the holiday season, which will be ushered in by the Festival

Botanical Watercolor Workshop

Graphic artist Jack Baggenstoss will lead a botanical watercolor workshop Saturday, November 11, 9:00-noon. Meet at the Sewanee Herbarium, Spencer room 172, for a morning of watercolor painting indoors with this accomplished artist whose work may be seen at the South

Botanical Watercolor Workshop

Graphic artist Jack Baggenstoss will lead a botanical watercolor workshop Saturday, November 11, 9:00-noon. Meet at the Sewanee Herbarium, Spencer room 172, for a morning of watercolor painting indoors with this accomplished artist whose work may be seen at the South

A Place on the Domain—First in a Series of “Plant Presentations”

Join Jon Evans at 7 PM Wednesday, November 8, for a talk that will trace the complex natural and cultural history of a 30-acre tract known as the “King Farm” on the Domain. This site was the location of one of

A Place on the Domain—First in a Series of “Plant Presentations”

Join Jon Evans at 7 PM Wednesday, November 8, for a talk that will trace the complex natural and cultural history of a 30-acre tract known as the “King Farm” on the Domain. This site was the location of one of

Good omen!

Look at this beautiful little plant blooming its head off by a sidewalk here on campus. Lamium amplexicaule, which I generally think of as a welcome sign of spring, is soaking up the sunshine on this beautiful fall day. The

Good omen!

Look at this beautiful little plant blooming its head off by a sidewalk here on campus. Lamium amplexicaule, which I generally think of as a welcome sign of spring, is soaking up the sunshine on this beautiful fall day. The

Agalinis plukenetii conservation work

This is an update on the Agalinis plukenetii conservation work that I was involved in during October. Agalinis plukenetii is also known as the Chatahoochee false foxglove and is listed in Tennessee as possibly extirpated or endangered. This location is the

Agalinis plukenetii conservation work

This is an update on the Agalinis plukenetii conservation work that I was involved in during October. Agalinis plukenetii is also known as the Chatahoochee false foxglove and is listed in Tennessee as possibly extirpated or endangered. This location is the

Found it!!

This tiny plant, a “fern ally” called Selaginella apoda or meadow spikemoss, has been on the Herbarium’s “most wanted” list for years now. I remember sharing that fact with UT botanist Pat Cox, who pointed out a plant for me at May Prairie. But

Found it!!

This tiny plant, a “fern ally” called Selaginella apoda or meadow spikemoss, has been on the Herbarium’s “most wanted” list for years now. I remember sharing that fact with UT botanist Pat Cox, who pointed out a plant for me at May Prairie. But