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SJSU Botany Garden - San Jose, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 37° 19.984 W 121° 52.935
10S E 599019 N 4132407
Quick Description: The San Jose State University Botany Garden is one of a handful of green spaces in the city of San José dedicated to California's native plants.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2012 6:16:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMEH25
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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The San Jose State University Botany Garden contains 91 species of California native plants in 42 families. From the San Jose State University website:

In the mid-nineteen eighties, the Biology Department and Facilities Development and Operations converted a 4000-square-foot area next to Duncan Hall from lawn dotted with young pistachio trees into a California native plant garden. Through benign neglect punctuated by flurries of weeding, planting, and pruning, this area has matured into a small piece of the "wild," attracting and nurturing a diverse variety of local birds and insects. In May, 2002, the garden was certified by the National Wildlife Federation as a campus wildlife habitat.

An overhead garden map and list of plants is available at the Biology Garden webpage.

Fuchsia-Flowered Gooseberry next to Bird Bath California Buckwheat Garden Path

Coast Live Oak, Snowberry Pitcher Sage Golden Currant

Cost of entry: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri: From: 8:00 AM To: 7:00 PM

Hours of Operation: Sat, Sun: From: 8:00 AM To: 7:00 PM

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