Natural History Illustration

Aesculus hippocastanum

Ribes erythrocarpa

Ceratophyllum echinatum

Consolida ajacis

Ribes binominatum

Berberis vulgaris

Sagittaria seeds

Cabomba caroliniana

Vinca minor

Pacific Northwest Plant Key Illustrations

Clients: Herbarium, Burke Museum of Natural History


Medium: Pen and Ink

Audience: Botanists, general public

Date: 2013-2014

Project Details: 47 illustrations were created for the revised copy of Flora of the Pacific Northwest, a dichotomous key textbook for plant identification. The illustrations were completed from multiple references including the pressed botanical specimens at the Burke Museum Herbarium collections. 

More information about the revision project can be found at:


Rachael Whitehead 2020 ©