Also known as Halberdleaf rosemallow, Hibiscus laevis All. It’s a forb that grows all over the eastern U.S. and in Ontario. I’ve got one in a pot here on my front porch that I dug up to get it out of the next path mowing. No, they don’t have much of an odor. Yes, they are five-lobed flowers, and they do seem to like disturbed soil. The ones I have are not in a swamp; they’re in upland woods.
We will be discussing a variety of topics covering basic nutrition
including macro vs micro nutrients, optimal diets for longevity, how
to make lasting changes to your eating habits, how to plan meals and
feed your family.
Who should attend:
Anyone interested in learning the nutrition basics to live a
healthier life. Learn how to design and maintain a healthy diet and
why you should strive for nutrient-dense natural foods.
A bench inscribed simply “Dr. Elsie Quarterman, Plant Ecologist” sits
under cedar trees in the herb garden at Cheekwood Botanical Garden;
appropriately for a scientist whose specialty was cedar glades.
She was involved with Cheekwood for many years, and was its Acting Director from 1967 to 1968.
She helped establish the herb garden in which the bench sits.
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