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Video: Plant Mounting

When botanists from The Field Museum collect plants in the field, before archiving them in the collections, these plants need to be prepared and mounted properly. The latter is Darlene's job. Although this process is very artistic, it still follows specific parameters so scientists can study these plants in the future.

Check it out and get inspired to do your own plant mounts at home!

 

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