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Visit to the botanical garden of the University of Strasbourg

Visit to the botanical garden of the University of Strasbourg

It is like a green lung in the heart of Strasbourg. He is also one of the witnesses of the architectural past of the city as well as the guardian of a great plant heritage, from all continents. No less than 6000 species have taken up residence in this garden. Greenhouses - including one classified as a historic monument - shelter the most fragile plants, while others are installed outdoors to measure their ability to acclimatize. The plant background of the University of Strasbourg garden includes several thematic collections, some of which are rare or remarkable. However, most of the varieties are accessible to the public and are even the subject of important communication actions through exhibitions, guided tours or educational workshops. Here we study, observe and transmit with the desire, every day renewed, to raise public awareness of the richness of the plant world. ** Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg ** Faculty of Life Sciences 28, rue Goethe 67083 Strasbourg Cedex Tel: 0 3 68 85 18 23 jardin-botanique.unistra.fr

Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg


Shirin KHALILI Rare, common, exotic species… Overall, the garden hosts more than 6,000 species organized according to a precise plant classification that it makes the public discover.

Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg


Shirin KHALILI Many exotic species (hemp palm, banana, jujube) have been introduced into the garden, where their ability to acclimatize is then observed.

Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg


Shirin KHALILI The arboretum welcomes trees from all continents, including a remarkable giant sequoia.

Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg


Shirin KHALILI The association ** of the friends of the Botanical Garden ** of Strasbourg works to the improvement and the modernization of the garden, via the creation and the arrangement of alleys in particular.

Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg


Shirin KHALILI The Botanical Garden works in a network with similar structures, which allows them to act in favor of the preservation of biodiversity by carrying out exchanges of plants threatened with extinction.

Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg


Shirin KHALILI Built in the 1880s, and the last of its kind in Neustadt, the Bary greenhouse is today part of the Alsatian historical heritage and as such benefits from heritage safeguarding actions.

Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg


Shirin KHALILI The garden has a pond pleasantly bordered by weeping willows and covered with water lilies and reeds. Installed in the remains of the ditches of the old ramparts of Strasbourg, it constitutes a privileged space for local fauna.

Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg


Shirin KHALILI The educational vocation of the garden in favor of rare plants is supported by the actions of the association of friends of the Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg which organizes twice a year a plant grant as well as a plant festival. 'autumn.

Botanical Garden of the University of Strasbourg


Shirin KHALILI One of the missions of the Botanical Garden consists in raising public awareness of the dangers threatening biodiversity.