Friday Flora: Spring Semester?

This week marked the start of the spring semester at the University of Minnesota, yet as the temperature remained below zero in the Twin Cities for most of the week, it didn’t feel very spring-like on campus. Thanks to former botany faculty member Ned L. Huff, we have the images from his hand-colored lantern slides to remind us all of what the coming months on campus will bring…

Limestone Cliff with vegetation near the Washington Avenue Bridge over the Mississippi River, undated.