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Minnette Marr

Minnette Marr

Plant Conservationist

Minnette Marr is a plant conservationist and curates the herbarium and the seed bank at the Wildflower Center. She provides workshops and leads field trips for conservation groups interested in contributing ecotypes of native plant species to the seed bank.

Past experiences include maintaining the wetlands restoration nursery near the headwaters of the San Marcos River, inventorying plants for private landowners, surveying vegetation for the Texas A&M Forest Service, collecting and processing hundreds of seed collections for the Millennium Seed Bank, designing a milkweed ecotype collecting strategy for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and assessing vegetation keys for the National Park Service.

For her master’s in science education, she designed a project-based curriculum for a high school environmental science course. For her master’s in biology, she inventoried the plants and mapped the vegetation at McKinney Roughs Nature Park in Bastrop County, Texas.

OTHER INTERESTS

Her family’s farm in the Piney Woods, iNaturalist

FAVORITE PLANTS

Maclura pomiferaIpomoea lindheimeriMahonia swaseyiGalphimia angustifoliaOenothera sinuosaVerbesina encelioidesTridens flavus

CONTACT MINNETTE

mmarr@wildflower.org
512.232.0240

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