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Montevideo Botanic Garden

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A basic collection of perennials from Uruguay, South America and other continents.

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Most of the plants were familiar, some I’d read about but not seen live, and a few were varieties of plants I hadn’t yet encountered.

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‘Cedron del Monte’ in the Uruguay section pictured here is native from Agentina to Texas.

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Sebastiania Blanquillo can apparently help remediate hydrocarbon spills after tests in Brazil.

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The greenhouse was neglected. I was surprised there are no volunteer groups keeping things up. Many of the plants signs were unreadable/missing.

I saw Cats Claw up close, every time I went to touch the leaves it clawed me.

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Interesting 1913 sculpture of a man with hands chained behind him and a woman.

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