Garden Walk Armored Plants

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Garden Walk Armored Plants

Many plants, like the prickly pear cactus (Opuntia sp.) and Dioscorea elephantipes (elephant’s foot) are naturally protected with weapon-worthy spines or a thick coating of armor. Others, such as Sagittaria, have names that allude to armor-like aspects of their anatomy. Wave Hill Horticultural Interpreter  Charles Day leads a tour of these denizens of the garden, all relevant to Bashford Dean, whose interest in both arms and ichthyology is the subject of the fall exhibition in Glyndor Gallery. This walk repeats October 5 and 10.

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Garden Walk Armored Plants
Event Category: Health
When: September 26, 2013
Time: 2:00am
Where: Meet at Perkins Visitor Center
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