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Plant collecting

Greg and I have been collecting plants and pressing them. I am doing a plant collection with plants mainly from landfill for one of my classes next year at McGill in Plant Systematics. Greg is collecting specimens of anything that co-flowers with Echinacea and making slides with the pollen from each specimen to compare with the pollen found on the pollinators and styles from pollinator competition experiments. Greg, here is a site with information on collecting plants from the Missouri Botanic Gardens

Here is a document from my class that also describes field collection techniques:
HELPFUL HINTS2010.doc

I also made a drying box for the pressed plants, which is almost finished…

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