Common name used in specimen book: Golden seal or Orangeroot. Native to southeastern Minnesota and other parts of North America. Taxonomy - Order: Ranunculales; Family: Ranunculaceae; Genus: Hydrastis L.; Species: Hydrastis canadensis L. Collected from "in rich woods" at Bear Creek, Winona County, Minnesota, (no date).
This botanical specimen was collected and included in Helen J. Monahan's final project for a Botany course in 1899 taught by John M. Holzinger at the Winona Normal School in Winona, Minnesota. It was included in a collection of sixty-seven specimens which can be viewed in the Botanical Specimen Book collection in OpenRiver.
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Monahan, Helen J., "Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal): Botanical specimen collected by Helen (H.) Monahan, n.d." (1899). Botanical Specimen Images. 35.
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This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
Special acknowledgement to the Wisconsin State Herbarium and Mark Wetter for the use of their scanning equipment. Scanning performed by Darrell W. Krueger Library - Winona State University.
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Botanical Specimen, Herbarium, Botany, Plant Specimen, Plant Ecology, Botany in Minnesota, Botany Student Work, Helen Monahan, Helen Josephine (Monahan) Rowekamp (1885-1967), Winona Normal School, Teacher Education, Plants, Flowers, Seeds, John Michael Holzinger (1853-1929), Professor John M. Holzinger, Winona, Palezoic Plateau, Driftless Area