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In honor of Black History Month, February’s plant of the month is an important African Diaspora food: Okra! Characteristics: Okra […]

Public Domain Photograph Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana, also called pokeberry, poke, or American pokeweed) is an herbaceous, shrub-like perennial with simple, […]

Photographer: Page, Lee; Location Notes: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Display Gardens.  Rough Horsetail or Scouring Rush (Equisetum hyemale) is a […]

by Jefferson Chapman, McClung Museum, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville The state of Tennessee is long and narrow, stretching 432 […]

by Gary D. Crites, Research Assistant Professor, Director of Paleoethnobotany* at the McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture * […]