Core, Earl L. Department of Biology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia.
Last reviewed:December 2019
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Gardens for the culture of plants collected chiefly for scientific and educational purposes. Such a garden is more properly called a botanical institution, in which the outdoor garden is but one portion of an organization including the greenhouse, the herbarium, the library and the research laboratory. See also: Herbarium
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