W.J. Beal Botanical Gardens - Michigan State University
Founded in 1873, an outdoor botanical garden with over 5,000 species organized in economic, systematic, landscape and ecological groupings. Collectibles include flowering plant families, economically imported plants (fruits, vegetables, medicinals, fibers, dye, perfume, etc) and rare and endangered plants of Michigan. The oldest continuously operated garden of this type in the United States. The W. J. Beal Botanical Garden is an outdoor laboratory for the study and appreciation of plants with more than 2,000 different taxa.
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