Spotlight on Science: Matthew Albrecht

Dr. Matthew Albrecht, Associate Scientist Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development Growing up in St. Louis, the Missouri Botanical Garden was, of course, a destination for Matthew Albrecht on family outings. He always thought it was a great institution in his hometown, but it wasn’t until later that he grasped the impressive scope of its…

A Baby Boom for Rare Legumes

A new study by partners from the Missouri Botanical Garden and Washington University concludes that populations of rare plants should be aggressively increased now, before the effects of climate change become more severe. Of all the effects brought on plants by a changing climate, drought is among the most potentially damaging. While much of the…