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Plant Specimen Collection Donated By Former Student


CHADRON – The seed of an idea planted more than 40 years ago came to fruition July 13 when Larry Young donated his plant collection of more than 1,000 specimens to the High Plains Herbarium at Chadron State College.

Herbarium Director Steve Rolfsmeier said a conversation a year ago in which he updated another CSC alumni, Larry Trout, about progress at the herbarium prompted a discussion between Trout and Young that eventually led to the donation.

“It’s a huge boost to the collection. The areas represented in Larry’s collection are regions we are particularly interested in for our di...

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