Celebrating Nantucket Botanist Maria Tallant Owen

Maria Tallant Owen, 1901

“When she was a little girl, Maria was interested in the plants growing around her home on Nantucket. The women in her family – her mother, her sisters, and her aunt – all shared in the hobby of botany. It wasn’t long before Maria showed an aptitude for it.” February 13, 1825 On this day,…

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