Mike Kerkman is a botanical educator at The Huntington.

A Closer Look Inside Botany

A Closer Look Inside Botany

Twenty-five volunteers gathered in the auditorium of the Botanical Center on a recent Wednesday afternoon for a lecture on plant anatomy. A slide of the apical meristem—the growing tip of the shoot—was projected on the screen as Huntington botanical educators talked about the major tissues that comprise plant organs. Continue reading