Digital Herbarium

Teaching Resource OVERVIEW

Digital Herbarium: Choose a plant, either one familiar with / fond of / have strong feelings about. Register for a free padlet account.Name your project with your name and the plant name you have chosen. Research: its place of origin and “discovery”, its movement/trade, symbolism, agency, uses, problems, manipulation / breeding, use and image or metaphor in art or fiction or poetry. Students post their padlet, instructor combines all into a digital herbarium.

Submitted by

Maura Coughlin

Resource Type

Major project




Natural history


Cultural Studies

Learning Outcomes

Written Communication