Urban Botany with Dr. John Nelson - Episode 47

April 23, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses urban botany and more with Dr. John Nelson. Dr. Nelson is the Chief Curator of the A. C. Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina. He received his Ph.D. in 1982 from Florida State University. He recently conducted an urban botany walking tour for our library patrons and this is also his second time with us on LibraryVoicesSC.  

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Wintertime Botany with Curator John Nelson - Episode 13

March 10, 2017

Pamela Hoppock and guest hosts Sean Gruber and Andersen Cook chat with Dr. John Nelson, curator of USC's A.C. Moore Herbarium. The interview touches on the herbarium's history, Dr. Nelson's winter botany talk, his discovery of a new species of hedge nettle, and, of course, the smelling of sticks.

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A.C. Moore Herbarium homepage: http://herbarium.biol.sc.edu/
Herbarium contact information: http://herbarium.biol.sc.edu/contact.html
Browse the herbarium's digitized collections: http://herbarium.biol.sc.edu/floracaroliniana/
Read about the discovery of Stachys caroliniana: http://www.sc.edu/uofsc/posts/2014/11_stachys_caroliniana_john_nelson.php#.WK3M0W8rKUk

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