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Highstead works to inspire curiosity and build knowledge about plants and wooded landscapes in order to enhance life, preserve nature, and advance sound stewardship practices.


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Herbarium samples

Highstead's herbarium is a collection of dried and pressed plant specimens that document the native and non-native flora represented at Highstead and surrounding regions. Established in 1990, the herbarium currently houses 845 specimens that are mounted on sheets of archival quality paper, accompanied by data labels and paper capsules and stored in pest-proof metal cabinets.

Specimen list available upon request.