When: Thu., Oct. 9, 12-1 p.m. 2014
Early, exploratory botanists made shrewd guesses about what was novel, often forcing their discoveries into European paradigms. Centuries later, with better information at hand, we can put in perspective the botanical diversity of North America. An exploration of plants and place focused on the Bartrams’ plants and the southeastern U.S.—through science and literature, imagination and fact.
Price: Free; advance registration required