Around the World: Mexico & The Southwest US

This tour explores iconic plants of the American Southwest along with other lesser-known but common plants within the arid region. From the American Agave and it's use within traditional medicine to modern medicine and the discoveries of Mexican Fence post Cactus as a treatment for some forms of cancer, these hardy desert plants have been used by various peoples for millennia. Take a look at the desert landscape around you, and open yourself up to a whole new perspective with your newfound knowledge in the extensive and varied uses for these desert plants.

Tour Guide: 
Natasha Meehleib