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John Hope

John Hope

The Teaching Botanist #OTD It’s the birthday of John Hope who lived during the Scottish enlightenment; he was a botanist , a famous professor, and founder of one of the leading botanical gardens in Europe, born on this day in 1725.   Hope produced considerable work on plant classification and physiology. He was appointed to…

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May 10, 2019 Botanical Intuition, Leonard Mascall, John Hope, Alan Grimmel, Canada’s Compost Week, The Friends School Plant Sale, Cecelia Payne, Botanical Sketchbook, Helen and William Bynum, Photo Friday, and Mascall on Tree Placement

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Have you ever intuited the name of a plant?   A few years ago, I traveled to San Diego. I was sitting on a bench outside the hotel and I spied the most amazing blossom – three bright orange petals and three blue petals – it looked like the head of a bird.   My…

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