Scientists have developed a portable, handheld real-time DNA sequencer for use in the field.
Helpful resources developed by the UW Burke Museum Herbarium to help you identify the wildflowers you come across in our region.
A specimen from a tree that once stood on the site of the new Burke Museum is the first object to be moved into the new building.
Researcher Ana Bedoya Ovalle returns to Colombia to collect and study river-weed plants in South America.
Herbarium researcher Mark Darrach helped discovered a new plant species – and plans to auction off the right to name it.
The Herbarium helps to solve a mysterious discovery—in ski boots of all places!
The Burke Museum Herbarium is revising the guide to vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
Graduate student John Chau discovers the origin of the Butterfly-bush, a familiar flowering plant in the Seattle area.
A Burke Museum graduate student travels to Colombia to study the tropical diversity of river-weed plants.
The Herbarium Foray Program turns 20.
More than 2.4 million plant, fungal, lichen, and algal specimen records from the Pacific Northwest.