Today’s sample of cool sights in the Tucker Greenhouse

blue flower

Meet the herb Borage, otherwise known as                 Borago officinalis found in the Boraginaceace family.  This is one many demonstration plants growing in the Tucker Greenhouse for Bio Sci 3210 Plant Systematics class.

red stem

Cool stem & unopened flower buds on Hibiscus sabdariffa, found in the Malvaceae family, and another demonstration plant for Plant Systematics class.

pomegranate fruit

A developing pomegranate fruit on Punica granatum plant, variety ‘Fenton’ found in the Lythraceae family.