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Plants Go to War: A Botanical History of World War II - Free Lecture at Arboretum

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Judith Sumner, PhD, Author and Botanist

As the first botanical history of World War II, Plants Go to War examines military history from the perspective of plant science.

From victory gardens to drugs, timber, rubber, and fibers, plants supplied materials with key roles in victory.

Author and botanist Judith Sumner will speak of the many plants that were incorporated into wartime safety materials, diet and rations, and even bombers.

Free admission, but registration requested.

Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.

Location:
Arnold Arboretum
Hunnewell Building
125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Sponsor(s): Arnold Arboretum
Time(s): 6:30pm - 8pm
Cost: Free
Phone: 617-384-5277
Email: adulted@arnarb.harvard.edu
Website: https://my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?DayPlanner=1896&DayPlannerDate=10/10/2019

Published on Thursday, September 26, 2019.
All information is subject to change.

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