Some old leaves…

A few beautiful herbarium specimens collected and pressed in the late 1800s by an unknown collector, and archived in the Lehigh University Herbarium.  The sheets are just labelled “variation in leaves.”  

Herbarium sheet showing variation in leaves. One of several dozen similar sheets collected and pressed in the late 1800s. Photograph: Douglas Benedict.

Another herbarium sheet showing variation in leaves. One of several dozen similar sheets collected and pressed in the late 1800s. Photograph: Douglas Benedict.

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Posted on September 30, 2012, in Original Posts and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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