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The New York Botanical Garden

Digitizing Herbarium Specimens at the New York Botanical Garden

Caption: With specially designed equipment and other innovations, the New York Botanical Garden's Digital Imaging Laboratory currently processes 300,000 specimens a year. The Botanical Garden's William and Lynda Steere Herbarium contains 7.3 million dried plant specimens, making it the largest herbarium in the Western Hemisphere.

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