Digitizing Endless Forms

January 2, 2019
puya cryptantha

The Harvard Herbaria are among the 17 research institutions participating in an effort to scan and share two million plant specimens over the next three years. Called "Endless Forms," the digitization initiative will feature many plants that are threatened by climate change, poaching, and other vulnerabilities from 15 plant families associated with adaptations to extreme terrestrial environments. Read more about this initiative in Popular Science.

NSF Award #1802019: Digitization TCN: Collaborative Research: Digitizing "endless forms": Facilitating Research on Imperiled Plants with Extreme Morphologies