Behind the Science with Missouri Botanical Garden Botanists

  • February 26, 2017 • 1 PM
  • Missouri Botanical Garden's Monsanto Center, 4500 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, Missouri, 63110

Join Missouri Botanical Garden botanists for a FREE open house at the Monsanto Center, including the library and herbarium.

  • Meet the scientists. Discover what they do, how they do it, and why they do it.
  • See displays highlighting exploration, collecting, studying plants in the field and research results.
  • Visit one of the largest herbarium collections in the world, with specimens gathered from around the globe and dating back to the 1700s.
  • View rare, classical, and illustrated botanical texts, some over 400 years old and still used today.

Learn how the Garden works to conserve plants both locally and around the world.Click here for details.