• Nisa Karimi

    Grad student Nisa Karimi climbs a baobab (Adansonia perrieri) in the Daraina region of northern Madagascar.  Photo: David Baum

  • Sori on the underside of a fern frond

    Sori on the underside of a fern frond.  Photo: Cara Streekstra

  • Dr. Sara Hotchkiss sampling lake sediments for charcoal analysis

    Professor Sara Hotchkiss sampling lake sediments for charcoal analysis.  Photo: Kristin Michels

  • Discovery of new tyrosine pathway enzymes from legumes in the Maeda Lab
  • Oxytropis campestris

    Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea, a legume that is endemic to a handful of lakes in Wisconsin
    photo: John Zaborsky

Birge Hall  Birge Hall, home of the Botany Department

News

  1. Tropical moth alights in UW’s Botany Garden, a Wisconsin first

    Botany Professor Edgar Spalding spotted a white-tipped black moth, the first recorded observation in Wisconsin of the species.
  2. Spalding wins educational award from Edmund Optics

    This award will allow Edgar to enhance Botany 500 (Plant Physiology) lab activities with $10,000 worth of Edmund Optics products.
  3. Don Waller leads petition to give Venus flytrap endangered species protection

    The plants are threatened by a combination of development, poaching and rising sea levels.

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