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Mary Gibson Henry

Mary Gibson Henry courtesy Royal BC Museum

The Biannual Botanical Explorer #OTD Mary Gibson Henry died today in (1884 – April 16, 1967).     She was born to be a plants-woman. Her family’s roots in horticulture went way back. Her great-grandfather, George Pepper, was a member of the first Council of the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society.   She became an avid botanist and…

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