Friday Flora: Seedlings

An important component in the study of plants is an understanding of the plant life cycle, the process of germination, and how a seed becomes a flower. Therefore it isn’t too surprising to find images of these little seedlings in the Department of Botany botanical photographs.

The person that prepared this specimen took great pins into propping up the little seedling for the camera…


Quercus macrocarpa (burr oak), seedling, 1902, University of Minnesota lab