Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides floridanus)

Largemouth Bass

The economic impact of fishing in Florida is estimated to be $5.1 billion annually. This historical specimen of Largemouth Bass…
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American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) Taxidermy close of of head showing an open jaw

American Alligator

A common sight in today’s Florida landscape, recent Museum research comparing modern and fossil skeletons shows that alligators remained virtually…
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Chinquapin (Castanea pumila)

Peter Rolfs Collection

The Museum’s Herbarium was established by Peter Rolfs in 1891 at Florida Agricultural College in Lake City. Later transferred to…
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Orange blossom (Citrus sinensis), Herbarium sheet

Orange Blossom

Spaniards brought citrus to the Americas in the 15th century and orange trees became common in Spanish colonial gardens. Citrus…
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