Dr Rosemary Purdie ‘Immersed in the Larapinta’

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Thursday, 8 February 2018 - 12:30pm

In July 2017 Rosemary walked the Larapinta Trail end to end, starting from the old Telegraph Station near Alice Springs and finishing at Mt Sonder in the Western MacDonnell Ranges. Join her to see the plants and stunning landscapes she encountered en route.

Rosemary is a botanist with a predilection for arid environments. She has travelled extensively in Australia, collecting over 10,000 plant specimens that are lodged in the national and state herbaria, where they help contribute to scientific knowledge about Australian plants.