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Special Collections Event: Harvill-Stevens Herbarium

Delphinium tricorne MichxOn Tuesday April 15, at 3:30 p.m., the Greenwood Library will host Ms. Erika Gonzalez, botanist and curator for the Harvill-Stevens Herbarium, for her talk “Harvill-Stevens Herbarium: A hidden historical collection at Longwood University”. 

Founded in 1963, the Herbarium is the largest collection of Virginia native plants in the world with 75,000 dry plant specimens, and is considered one of the finest and most significant collections of vascular plan specimens in the mid-Atlantic region.  This talk will showcase the Harvill-Stevens Herbarium which is one of Longwood’s best kept secrets. 

Attendees will have an opportunity to win one of three Barnes and Noble gift cards and light refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!

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