Manitoba Museum Botany: Museum Mystery: Who was Lizzie Crawford?

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    While examining the backlog of uncatalogued plants in my lab I came across a very old and intriguing collection: 28 vascular plants from Ungava, Labrador collected in 1876 by a Mrs. Lizzie Crawford.* Immediately my curiosity was aroused.* Who was this mysterious woman?* Why was she collecting plants in Canada’s north so long ago?* How [...]

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