Botany Stories

In the Botany Stories series, BRIT Librarian, Brandy Watts, presents unheard collecting stories from botanists at BRIT and beyond.

Recent Articles

Megan O'Connell on Texas Prairie Ecosystems

As part of BRIT Library's Botany Stories series, BRIT's new Conservation Research Botanist, Megan O'Connell, discusses her interest in Texas prairie ecosystems and Texas Blackland Prairie.
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Pondering Poaceae Across Texas

Dan Caudle discusses his interest in grasses and grasslands, giving particular attention to his work with Meredith Ellis, a young rancher and committed conservationist in Cooke County, Texas.
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Searching for Mertensia through the Mountains of China

From the mountains of China, comes a botany story in search of Mertensia (Bluebells), of the Boraginaceae family. Through the summer of 2010, botanist Mare Nazaire Ph.D. of California Botanic Garden (RSA) conducted numerous field collecting trips throughout the alpine regions of China.
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Grace Lloyd Bascopé: Flora of Belize & Maya Research Project

Resident Research Associate, Grace Lloyd Bascopé, talks about her summers in Blue Creek, Belize working on Flora of Belize & Maya Research Project.
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