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Plant Science

History & People, Plant Science

NYBG Scientist and Trustee Win American Horticultural Society Awards

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

A senior scientist and a Trustee of The New York Botanical Garden are among this year’s recipients of awards presented by the American Horticulture Society ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science, Videos

From the Field: Plants and People of Vanuatu

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science, Videos

From forest preservation to documenting the local plants and their traditional uses, NYBG scientists have collaborated with the people of Vanuatu since 2015 on projects ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Pear

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

In the latest episode of Backyard Botany, join NYBG's Larry Kelly to get an in-depth look at the flower that precedes one of our favorite ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

How Many Plants Have Gone Extinct in the Past 250 Years?

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

The International Day for Biological Diversity, which is today, is an especially important occasion to appreciate Earth's biodiversity and yet acknowledge that many plants and ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Cherry Trees

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

Have you ever looked closely at a cherry blossom? Read More

History & People, Plant Science

UnladyLike2020: Ynes Mexia

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

Ynes Mexia was an early 20th-century Mexican-American botanist and pioneering conservationist. UnladyLike2020, an innovative multimedia series created, produced, and directed by award-winning Documentary Filmmaker Charlotte ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Nature in Your Backyard: Clubmoss

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

In the time of dinosaurs, they were the size of massive trees. Now, they're about as tall as your shoe. Read More

Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Ferns in the Pfizer Lab Help Answer an Important Question

Posted in Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Our essential scientists are equally hard at work in the Pfizer Lab, looking after living collections that are important to ongoing research. Read More

Plant Science

For Kids: What Is a Fruit?

Posted in Plant Science

Can you properly sort a cucumber, bell pepper, or eggplant into the categories of fruit or vegetable? What about an acorn or a sunflower seed? Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Forsythia

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

Did you know that these cheery yellow flowers are related to olives? Read More

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