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Living Plant Collections

Smithsonian Gardens Living Plant Collections are grown especially for education, horticultural display, conservation, and research.  Learn more about individual plants by using our searchable database, Plant Explorer.  Plant Explorer is intuitive, but if you would like to see a guide to walk you through some of its features, check out our StoryMap here.