Into the Green: Books About Plants

From food security to carbon capture, plants are key to finding solutions to the world’s most urgent challenges. There has never been a more important time to appreciate them. As someone with a scientific turn of mind and who loves plants, botany always fascinated me: as a child, I’d look at a plant and think ‘how does this work?’
As a botanist, I have dedicated my life to chasing, studying, and illustrating plants, but to many people, they are a green blur. Because they don’t move on our timescale, it’s easy to think of plants as being inanimate. Here are some books that bring them to life on the page.
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