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Plant Science

Plant Science

Comprehensive Guide to Poisonous and Injurious Plants Published by NYBG and Springer

Posted in Plant Science

Recently, The New York Botanical Garden and Springer published a new edition of our comprehensive reference book, Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants. Read More

Behind the Scenes, Plant Science

Continuing NYBG’s Botanical Fieldwork in the Age of COVID-19: The Long Journey of Herbarium Specimens from Vanuatu to the Bronx

Posted in Behind the Scenes, Plant Science

On March 12, Dr. Gregory Plunkett departed a fully functioning New York City to travel to Vanuatu, an archipelago in the southwest Pacific, where he ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

GEAR UP at NYBG Inspires the Next Generation of Conservationists

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

For over a decade, NYBG has partnered with Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) at the Bronx Institute at Lehman College, ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Get to Know Cattails

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

Cattails are a familiar summer sight in wetlands—and they're full of unique adaptations for kids to discover. Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Greater Celandine

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

Greater Celandine is beautiful, but it's also invasive in North America. Read More

Plant Science

Rooting for Students in 2019: Urban Advantage Educates In and Out of the Classroom

Posted in Plant Science

What could possibly motivate a teacher to wake up early on a Sunday morning in 2019 and travel to the Garden to learn about the ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Life Under a Log

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

Kids can find complex natural worlds all around them—even under a log! Read More

Plant Science

NYBG Science in the News: Using Artificial Intelligence to Understand Plant Diversity

Posted in Plant Science

The Herbarium 2020 competition marks the second year of a partnership between The New York Botanical Garden and Google. This is also the second time ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

NYBG Science in the News: Disappearing Lichens and a Southern Appalachian Stronghold

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

Lichens are fungi that form beautiful, complex symbioses with algae and bacteria. These hubs of activity that bind nature together are incredibly important to nearly ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Bleeding Heart

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

Have you spotted any hearts blooming in your yard? Read More

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