Trust in the Power of Nature
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Making a herbarium is exciting and rewarding, as each plant you press provides you with a valuable experience, allowing you to connect more closely with the plant through observing and working with it, and helping you to understand and remember it in a way that is never possible from just reading about it in a book. It consists of a three part process – collecting the plant material, pressing & drying, and mounting. Here are my recommendations learned via experience and years advising students and receiving their helpful feedback.
Materials list for plant collecting: –
Plants chosen should be good representatives of the species and should contain all the essential features necessary for identification, i.e. leaves, stems…
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