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Student fellowship to focus on rare White Mountain plants

Jun. 21, 2020 8:07 AM EDT

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A Plymouth State University student has been awarded a National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship for her study of two rare alpine plants in the White Mountains. Hannah Vollmer, of Thornton, is focusing on the dwarf mountain cinquefoil, or Robbins’ cinquefoil,...

Hawaii university program keeping plants from extinction

May. 13, 2020 9:21 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Researchers from the Hawaiian Rare Plant Program have established small operations that could hold enormous benefits by helping to save many of the state's plant species from extinction. The scientists store and maintain hundreds of threatened and endangered native species at the University...