Oof! Not how I thought my plants would press. I like my Beardtongue pressing a lot more but definitely gave me insight on how I want to better press plants in the future. I used some wooden blocks, my nail polish box, and my tons of books for extra spice. …
We have been tent camping our way around Alaska. I finally had time to finish up my pressed plants. I do believe I will be pressing plants as wall art for our cabin once it is completed! So pretty! I also provided a picture of my plant press – an …
Pressed plants that I found on campus!
Here are my selection of plants I collected to press for this assignment. I will circle back in a few days to provide updates on how well they press on the moleskin sheets.
I chose three local plants here in Washington State. their common names are Alpine Lupine (first picture most left) Asters and allies (second photo, middle) Lanceleaf Stonecrop (third picture most right)
As I’m currently on vacation in Michigan, I tried to find some plants that occur in both Michigan and Alaska (either native or invasive). I chose red clover, tamarack, and St. John’s wort.
I chose three common plants in Eastern Nebraska; common milkweed, American black elderberry, and American pokeweed.