Intermountain Herbarium

Two New Wildflower Species Discovered In Logan Canyon

Dec 21, 2018
Leslie Forero

You would think that scientists would know how many species occur in an area, especially one as well-populated as Cache County. But scientists at Utah State University just discovered two new species of wildflowers that only occur near Logan – and they think more are out there.

Plants taxonomy identification
Intermountain Herbarium, Utah State University

If you’re a scientist studying any kind of plant or animal species, you’ve probably come across Symbiota. But, if you’re like me and that’s not your cup of tea, you may have never heard of it.

Paul Wolf / Intermountain Herbarium

In a basement below a cafeteria, researchers and scientists gather in what is the Intermountain Herbarium.  It is a little used Utah State University campus resource that serves an important purpose.