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Precious Plants

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 8s

Greg McKee loves his ferns. He’s the acting curator of the fern collection at the Smithsonian Institution. Greg explains why studying plant material is relevant to archaeology, and how it helps to place a site in time and ecological space. Watch how he identifies specimens, and learn the importance of collecting data.

Aired: 07/02/13

Rating: NR

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