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Plant Biology Department Photo Contest 2014

Welcome to the 2014 Plant Biology Department Photo Contest! Scroll down to see all the entries to date.

To submit your entry, email a photo and a caption to sarah.goodrich@uvm.edu by November 9. Limit two photos per person.

Winners will be chosen both by popular vote and by our panel of experts. Voting will take place by online survey November 11-14, and winners will be announced after that. You can win fame and a Lake Champlain chocolate bar!

Entry #1
Round Leave Sundew found in a bog right next to a highway rest stop.
by Sawyer Updike
Entry #2
Osmundastrum and Osmunda, together again, if not taxonomically then at least growing side by side in wet hardwoods in southeastern Michigan on 2 June 2014.
by Bryan Pfeiffer

 

Entry #3
An Agave species begins its ascent toward semelparity in Grand Canyon National Park on 3 March 2014.
by Bryan Pfeiffer
Entry #4
Tree ferns (Dicksonia antarctica) at Mount Field, Tasmania, Australia
by Jeanne Harris

 

Entry #5
sunflower, about to bloom
by Jeanne Harris
Entry #6
Puff balls! like you've never seen before! This is just a pair out of 50 that were on the same fallen tree.
by Rogelio Zimbron

 

Entry #7
Indian Pipes
by David Barrington
Entry #8
Navajo Arch, Arches National Park
by Morgan Wright Southgate

 

Entry #9
White Sands National Monument
by Morgan Wright Southgate
Entry #10
Obedience Flowers
by David Barrington

 

Entry #11
Although an unusual color for this fungus (Clavulina cristata), I was more than happy to ad it to my collection of great corals in Vermont.
by Rogelio Zimbron
Entry #12
Camel's Hump in June, double 'shroom
by Laura Almstead

 

Entry #13
Camel's Hump in June, single 'shroom
by Laura Almstead
Entry #14
Mycena leaniana
by Terry Delaney

 

Entry #15
Impostor
by Jacob Myers


Entry #16
Gnome Home
by Jacob Myers

 

Entry #17
Bloodroot in bloom in it's natural habitat. This picture was taken on one of Professor Barrington expeditions. (Colchester, VT)
by Chad Arel
Entry #18
Bromalid in bloom. (UVM Greenhouse)
by Chad Arel

 

Entry #19
Warm Feet - Plants brave the heat and sulfur to grow around geothermal features in Yellowstone National Park.
by Paige Carncross
Entry #20
Twisted - A red cedar grows in the remnants of an old arboretum at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary in Topsfield, MA.
by Paige Carncross

 

Entry #21
Plagiogyria: A longitiudinal section through the rhizome of the fern Plagiogyria reveals the complicated pattern of vasculature, starch, and sclerenchyma.
by Michael Sundue
Entry #22
Pollination
by Megan Bender

 

Entry #23
Morning Glory
by Mark Starrett
Entry #24
x Amarcrinum
by Mark Starrett

 

Entry #25
Autumn cottonwood on the banks of Browns River
by Steve Keller
Entry #26
Balsam fir adorned in early season snow, Sterling Mountain
by Steve Keller

 

Entry #27
Coral, Maine
by Terry Delaney
Entry #28
Aloe plicatilis U.C. Bot Garden 1968.
by Phil Linitlhac

 

Entry #29
Complexity in floral form and pollination as demonstrated by the flower of Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed). Note the yellow pollen-filled sacs (pollinia) that are pulled free by visiting insects.
by Beck Powers
Entry #30
Panellus stipticus (luminescent panellus), a common hardwood-rotting fungus was once used as a blood-clotting agent and its gills purportedly glow-in-the-dark.
by Beck Powers

 

Entry #31
Mushroom
by Megan Bender
Entry #32
Freycinetia: Kenneth shows off a nice find while ascening Mt. Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea
by Michael Sundue

 

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