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Pam Polloni and Dick Backus in the Herbarium.

Preserving the Plants

Dick Backus, a WHOI scientist emeritus and curator emeritus of the Herbarium at the Marine Biological Laboratory/WHOI Library, works on identifying another plant specimen with Pam Polloni, acting curator.  The Herbarium houses more than 8,000 specimens dating back to 1873.
(Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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