The Botany Department is one of the largest and strongest Botany Departments in North America, offering a wide range of research and educational programs. Specializations range from the organismal to the molecular level.

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Two newly discovered organisms point to the existence of an ancient organism that resembled a tiny version of the lumbering, human-eating science fiction plants known as ‘triffids,’ according to research in ...more


The Department of Botany supports the local and global actions of our members to increase awareness of the global climate crisis and to push for change. According to a recent report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity ...more


Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:30pm
Trans-species microRNAs from the parasitic plant...


Thu, 10/17/2019 - 12:30pm
What is Corallina officinalis var. chilensis?