Cove National Park Herbarium
Lane Cove National Park Herbarium was created by
Friend and bushcare volunteer Margaret Hafey. For this she drew
on the expertise gained when working every work for many years in
the Herbarium in the Botanic Gardens. It consists of almost 720
plant samples of native and exotic plants growing in Lane Cove National
Park. It is available in the Parks office, for volunteers and the
public - anyone interested in identifying the flora of the park.
does the Herbarium work
consists of a series of folders containing dried specimens of native
and exotic plants found in the catchment and the location where
they were found
Exotics are marked with an asterisk beside the scientific name.
is mounted on cardboard and placed in a clear sheet protector.
They are grouped
in Families and placed in alphabetical order on the shelves. There
are separate folders for many of the larger families e.g. Proteaceae
and for ferns.
1.a complete native species for the catchment
2.a complete district weed species list
3.references and acknowledgements
4.maps of the area
5.Two alphabetical lists, by common name or scientific name, so
that specimens can be located using either