Crested Iris (Iris cristata)
Crested Iris (Iris cristata)

Classes may also schedule a visit to the SFNC Herbarium in downtown Clinton at the GRF Office, where they learn about the importance of herbarium specimens in research and how the specimens are prepared. The SFNC Herbarium collection contains about 850 plant specimens representing all the species known to exist on the grounds of South Fork.


  • CDL.7.B.15 – Vascular and nonvascular plant differentiation
  • CDL.7.B.16 – Cycads, gymnosperms and angiosperms differentiation
  • CDL.7.B.17 – Structure and function of the major parts of a plants: roots, stems leaves and flowers
  • CDL.7.B.18 – Relate the structure of Plant tissue to its function: epidermal, ground and vascular

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