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Ethnobotany Woodland Trail Walk MBG

By Linnea West, MBG Tree Team Photos by Taylor Herndon Humans are inventive, omnivorous animals. To survive, we experiment with different food sources and ways to create shelter, clothing, tools, weapons, and medicine. Native Americans and early Colonists (bringing herbal knowledge from across the ocean) were continually trying new ways to use the plants around them. Join us on a walk along the main Woodland trail and see some of the native plants used for medicine by earlier people.... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Saturday, April 10, 2021

Fleeting Beauty: Spring Ephemeral Wildflowers

There couldn’t be a prettier time of year to be outside. The sun is shining, birds are singing, a warm breeze is blowing, and spring ephemeral wildflowers are in bloom! Eastern North America is home to an incredibly wide variety of wildflowers, and some of the most treasured are the ephemeral “blink and you may miss them” species.  Ephemeral is an adjective meaning “lasting for a short time; fleeting”. These species grow in the rich soil of... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Monday, April 5, 2021


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