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Massey Herbarium Serves Plant Researchers–and Virginia Home Gardeners

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The Massey Herbarium at Virginia Tech serves researchers and scientists across the country, but it is also an important resource for Virginia gardeners and plant lovers!

While herbaria have long served an important role in assisting researchers interested in plant taxonomy, evolution, and ecology, digitization efforts are expanding the reach and utility of herbarium resources to the public by helping plant lovers identify the plants that grow in their local area and by involving the public in plant collection and archiving efforts.

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