We are happy to announce that we are now open to the public, as well as students and teachers!
Botany Garden hours: sunrise to sundown
Botany Greenhouse fall term hours: M-F, 8am to 4pm
(Please enter the greenhouse through the front doors of Birge Hall & enter the Botany Garden on the far west side from the Chamberlain Hall sidewalk).
We are currently in the process of re-curating our plant collection. If there is a certain taxa you are interested in using for class or research, please contact the Director, Ingrid Jordon-Thaden.
Visit us again soon when our new curated database is online!
Our living collections represent thorough examples of:
- Plant Geography
- Plant Systematics
- Aquatic Plants
- Carnivorous Plants
- Economic Plants: dyes, medicinals, edibles, fibers, and spices
- Agents of Evolution: pollination syndromes of bats, bees, beetles, birds, butterflies, and moths.