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An Introduction to Collecting Plants

This page provides links to various documents that deal with the collection of plant specimens - both as herbarium specimens (pressed, dried and mounted onto a sheet of board) and as living collections (cuttings, whole plants and seeds).


  • Collection Procedures and Specimen Preservation

  • An Introduction to Collecting Difficult Plants

  • How to Use Field Note Books

  • Field Note Book Page

  • Guidelines for the Handling of Cutting Material, Live Plants and Seeds

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