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Plants

National Anthropological Archives
Apparently a photographs of the surrounding countryside.

Dried Plants

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Leaves of plants dried and pressed. Some mounted on paperboard, others simply interspersed in sheets of very old newspaper. From Card: "Remarks 1 lot of specimens, mostly unidentified, some with native names, apparently collected by Mooney from these tribes..." Needs conservation -- plants are crumbling and paper is very acidic.

[Describing all parts in E233149-0 through -1] Sage. Bunch of wild sage wrapped in canvas. Records: For use on model tipi floors. (C). (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)

Plants

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Plants

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Pitcher Plants

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Yucca Plants

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Flowering plants and ferns

NMNH - Botany Dept.

Flowering Plants

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Recto: Horizontal view of a blossoming plant at top row left; a thistle at center; a stem of Golden Rod with blossoms at right; a bough and a plant at bottom left.

Verso: Oblique view of a mountain range.

"Asiatic Plants"

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Scalloped-edge plate with blue transfer-printed decoration on white ground. Central image of branches with blossoming flowers and foliage. Border with dense flower motifs, flower swags and other decorative patterns.

plants, batch of

National Museum of American History

plants, batch of

National Museum of American History

Peyote and Mescal Plants

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
From Card: "1 box of peyote and Mescal plants from Mexico." Cigar box with various plant specimens inside.

[Describing all parts in E392948-0 through -2] Botanical samples. Samples of Peyote, mescal, and tobacco in cloth pouch, together with unidentified material in a cigar box. Notes found with these objects have been returned to the National Anthropological Archives, where they are now part of Ms. 2537. See entry 0181 in the Manuscripts section. (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)

Medicinal Roots And Plants

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Spooky Plants Week

Smithsonian Gardens
BOO! In honor of Halloween, we are celebrating another #SpookyPlantsWeek.  Here’s our round-up of the weird, creepy, gross, scary, and wonderful plants that we featured on Facebook this week. All can be found growing in our gardens at the Smithsonian museums or in our greenhouses in Maryland.  Filed under: Horticulture Tagged: Halloween, horticulture, plants, Smithsonian, spooky […]

Sketch of pitcher plants

Archives of American Art
1 sketch : various media ; 22 x 30 cm. Graphite and watercolor sketch of pitcher plants, illustrating their flowers and pitchers.
Sketch is signed with Bransom's initials.
Inscription (handwritten): Pitcher plant (swamp) (flowers wilted).

The Flowering plants of Africa

Smithsonian Libraries
Title varies: v. 1-24 (1921-1944) Flowering plants of South Africa.

Banister's catalogue of Virginia plants

Smithsonian Libraries
On cover: Elysium marianum, by Ivar Tidestrom.

Before Flowering Plants

National Museum of Natural History
Scorpionflies in disguise! Conrad Labandeira, Curator of Paleoentomology, dives in to the plant-insect interactions of the Mid-Mesozoic, looking particularly at mimicry, herbivory, and pollination before the rise of the angiosperms.

Plants of Astove

Smithsonian Libraries

Plants of Desroches

Smithsonian Libraries

Women Gathering Yucca Plants

Smithsonian American Art Museum

22c Poinsettia Plants single

National Postal Museum
mint

Butterflies and Plants

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Carved abstractly are butterflies hidden in leaves and flowers that resemble chrysanthemums.

Landscape, plants, Bloxburgh

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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