Always busy in the herbarium and nattily dressed in coat and bow tie, Wilbur was an enviable model of a true botanist devoted to his craft.
The 1996-97 budget of the civic body proposed to set up a herbarium of medicinal plants but the project has remained on paper.
Specimens were deposited in the herbarium of the Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois.
Pollen material was obtained from the herbarium of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
When the weather was unsuitable, plants were placed in a plastic bag and returned to the herbarium to be pressed, dried and later identified.
The original species list was carried in the field, and when unvouchered species were found, herbarium specimens were collected.
However, Blanchard found a Lakehurst specimen in the herbarium of the Department of Biology at the C. W. Post campus of Long Island University.
At each sampling date, representative plant material was collected, pressed and stored in a herbarium for future verification.
All materials examined are deposited at the spirit collection and the herbarium of the Botanical Museum of Cordoba, Argentina.
In 1826, he had made a major botanical trip to the Ionian Islands off the west coast of Greece - to Corfu, Zante and Cefalonia - setting up a herbarium of Ionian plants, which are now held at Kew.