The Botany Greenhouse has 8,000 square feet of growth space and the Botany Garden has 1.3 acres of land and holds the Department of Botany’s extensive collection of more than 1,500 unique species of plants and 210 plant families. Come and visit each of the 8 greenhouse rooms that take you through a journey of the tropics, desert, bog, and fern forest. This collection of aquatics, succulents, bryophytes, ferns, orchids, herbs, and woody plants are used for teaching general botany, systematics, taxonomy, plant ecology, and plant anatomy to name a few. The Botany Garden and Greenhouse also provide a space for the students and faculty of the Department of Botany to carry out research on a diverse array of species with extensive morphological variation. The Botany Garden and Greenhouse becomes an integral part of the student’s experience here on campus, as well as provide public tours throughout the year.
Private tours are available upon request, but not necessary to visit during opening hours. Please visit the Requests page to schedule a visit for you or your small group. Our contact information can be found in the footer of our pages.