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About Rebecca W. Dolan

From 1988-2018 I managed the 100,000 specimen Friesner Herbarium, a collection of pressed and dried plant specimens that serve as a reference for study of the Indiana flora ( Digitized versions of the collection are at and

My current research interests include the historical and current flora of Central Indiana, especially Indianapolis, restoration and conservation biology. 


Present Director of the Friesner Herbarium, Butler University Frisner Herbarium
Faculty Member, Butler University Department of Biological Sciences

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Research Interests

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Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Indiana Academy of Science, 1999
  • "An Apple for You Award", Butler University Student Goverment Association, 2004

Contact Information

Friesner Herbarium
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Indiana Plant Atlas (1)

Articles (37)