Plateau Vernal Pools Paper Published!

For the past 15 years, I have been involved in an effort to promote the ecological significance of vernal pools on the Cumberland Plateau. Vernal pools are small, ephemeral wetlands that act as distinct aquatic “islands” of biodiversity dispersed across

Plateau Vernal Pools Paper Published!

For the past 15 years, I have been involved in an effort to promote the ecological significance of vernal pools on the Cumberland Plateau. Vernal pools are small, ephemeral wetlands that act as distinct aquatic “islands” of biodiversity dispersed across

Herbarium Wins Oak Spring Garden Foundation Grant

I am excited to announce that the Herbarium has received a major grant from the Oak Spring Garden Foundation this summer to fund our ongoing post-baccalaureate fellowship program. We are delighted to have Shelby Meckstroth, C’17, join us this year

Herbarium Wins Oak Spring Garden Foundation Grant

I am excited to announce that the Herbarium has received a major grant from the Oak Spring Garden Foundation this summer to fund our ongoing post-baccalaureate fellowship program. We are delighted to have Shelby Meckstroth, C’17, join us this year

Fall 2017 Plant Press is out!

The Fall 2017 issue of the Sewanee Plant Press is out! If you seen it yet, check it out on the herbarium webpage. In this issue, you can read about the Vernal Pools paper that was recently published as well as

Fall 2017 Plant Press is out!

The Fall 2017 issue of the Sewanee Plant Press is out! If you seen it yet, check it out on the herbarium webpage. In this issue, you can read about the Vernal Pools paper that was recently published as well as

Summer 2017 Plant Press

The summer 2017 issue of the Sewanee Plant Press is out! Look for it on the herbarium webpage. Read articles covering the Herbarium’s mission, and plans for the Tennessee Plant Conservation Alliance (TNPCA) this year. Also, the Domain Flora paper was awarded

Summer 2017 Plant Press

The summer 2017 issue of the Sewanee Plant Press is out! Look for it on the herbarium webpage. Read articles covering the Herbarium’s mission, and plans for the Tennessee Plant Conservation Alliance (TNPCA) this year. Also, the Domain Flora paper was awarded

Beautiful Beautyberry

Beautyberry is indeed a good name for this shrub, which seems almost too extravagantly gorgeous to be a native. But it is, as the scientific name, Callicarpa americana, indicates. If one didn’t know better, they might think beautyberry, with its clusters

Beautiful Beautyberry

Beautyberry is indeed a good name for this shrub, which seems almost too extravagantly gorgeous to be a native. But it is, as the scientific name, Callicarpa americana, indicates. If one didn’t know better, they might think beautyberry, with its clusters

Ironweed!

It may be my imagination, but I feel as though I can track the progress of late summer by noting the elevation at which ironweed is blooming. A month and a half ago, these deep purple blooms started showing up

Ironweed!

It may be my imagination, but I feel as though I can track the progress of late summer by noting the elevation at which ironweed is blooming. A month and a half ago, these deep purple blooms started showing up

Hill Cane Research

Dr. Jon Evans dropped in on the nature journaling group last week and described his current research with Hill Cane, a native bamboo that grows in clones on the Domain. Using field work and genetic analysis in the lab, he

Hill Cane Research

Dr. Jon Evans dropped in on the nature journaling group last week and described his current research with Hill Cane, a native bamboo that grows in clones on the Domain. Using field work and genetic analysis in the lab, he