Herbarium researcher Mark Darrach helped discovered a new plant species – and plans to auction off the right to name it.
The Herbarium helps to solve a mysterious discovery—in ski boots of all places!
The Burke Museum Herbarium is revising the guide to vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
Graduate student John Chau discovers the origin of the Butterfly-bush, a familiar flowering plant in the Seattle area.
A Burke Museum graduate student travels to Colombia to study the tropical diversity of river-weed plants.
The Herbarium Foray Program turns 20.
More than 2.4 million plant, fungal, lichen, and algal specimen records from the Pacific Northwest.
Images and information about bloom time, habitat, and distribution range for more than 2,700 plant species that grow wild in Washington.
Images, species descriptions, range maps and bloom period for more than 850 common wildflowers, shrubs and vines that occur in Washington.
We’re revising Flora of the Pacific Northwest, published in 1973, with updated information for over 5,300 varieties of vascular plants.
Developing “barcodes” with fungi DNA helps easily identify species.