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The University of Oxford Botanic Garden & Harcourt Arboretum

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden & Harcourt Arboretum

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The University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum (referred to collectively as OBGHA) is the oldest botanical institution of its kind in the British Isles. The plants  curated form a unique collection, representing more of the World’s plant diversity than any other collection of comparable size. It has been created over nearly four centuries and is an irreplaceable asset for teaching, research, and plant conservation. The University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum consist of three different collections. At the Botanic Garden there are the hardy collections in the Gardens and the tender collections in the Glasshouses. At the Harcourt Arboretum there are the hardy collections of predominantly woody plants plus larger areas of native vegetation. The collections form the foundation and  provide the inspiration for all activities at the Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum.

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Address
Nuneham Courtenay, Oxford, OX449PX, United Kingdom,
0° 0' 0" N 0° 0' 0" E
Telephone
01865 343501
E-Mail Address
ben.jones@obg.ox.ac.uk
Website Address