If you’re alive, thank a plant.

Humans need plants!

(Really. It’s true.)

Learn more about the deep connection between people and plants on these pages.


The study of the interrelationship of people and plants–ethnobotany–illuminates how human cultures understand plants and use them to create foods, medicines, shelter, art, and more. 

We offer ethnobotany research and education in many forms:

Learning is a two-way street (or sometimes a busy intersection). Have a favorite plant? Or a people-plant story? We want to know about it.  Please share with us!

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