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Plants

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Plants occupy the first rung in the food chain and play an essential role on Earth. They generate oxygen, absorb carbon dioxide and serve as food, fibre and medication. There are over 1800 plants in the collections of the Museum. Steep yourself in some of these specimens that are found in our collections.

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Monk's-hood Lichen

Monk's-hood Lichen

Specimen information sheet
American Water-willow

American Water-willow

Specimen information sheet
Delicate Sea Lace

Delicate Sea Lace

Specimen information sheet
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