The UNC Herbarium has databased several
dozen specimens collected by Homer A. “Steve” Stephens.
No doubt more will be found as the collection continues to be
Steve Stephens was the first professional,
full-time plant collector hired by the R. L. McGregor Herbarium
at the University of Kansas. Between 1966 and 1976, Stephens gathered
about 84,000 collection numbers. He collected plants throughout
the Great Plains of North America. In fact, a
1975 issue of the Plant Science Bulletin claims that he collected
in EVERY county of the Great Plains.
For more information on Steve Stephens
and the R. L. McGregor Herbarium, see http://nhm.ku.edu/herbarium/herbinfo.html