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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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A herbarium is a collection of pressed, dried plant specimens mounted on archival paper with labels indicating the species name, where, when, and by whom it was collected.


About the HerbariumJake Scandrett

Research Quick Links

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Find out about recent events and activities at the Darlene & William Radichel Herbarium.



Access a list of current staff and Heroes of the Herbarium, the people who have contributed and continue to contribute their time and energy.


Contact/Visit the Herbarium

Contact staff with questions or to request Loans for Research, find us, arrange a visit, learn about opportunities to volunteer, and more.


Plants Online

Access plant lists and databases, links to other herbaria, our growing Flora of Minnesota Project, and more.


Community Resources

Find information on plant-related activities including places to visit plants in our area, organizations you can join, educational opportunities, and on-line and published resources to help you enjoy plants, and more.