Botanic Garden Intern Ariana Albano '11

Summer Research Project 2009

Evaluation, Preservation, and Documentation of
Rare Plants in the Smith College Herbarium

Funded by the B. Elizabeth Horner Fund in the Biological Sciences, Summer Research Fellows Program

Document rare and endangered plants represented in Smith's Herbarium, based on the list generated by the Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program (NHESP). Compile an annotated bibliography of students who have referenced the herbarium in theses, special studies, and dissertations. Create 10 new herbarium specimens using plants from the New England Wildflower Society's Rare and Endangered Plants Garden at Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA.

Ariana Albano "11