Medicinal Plant Lecture Oct. 20

A lecture on the use of native American medicinal plants will be held Oct. 20 at the USF Botanical Gardens.

 

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 15, 2011) – Medicinal plants have a long history of use and are still the most commonly used medicine in the world today. Come learn about medicinal plants used by Native Americans; these plants can be an interesting, and beautiful, addition to your landscaping plan.

 

Michele Williams, who will present the lecture, is the Director for the Southeastern Region of Florida Public Archaeology Network at Florida Atlantic University. Williams has participated in excavations throughout the southeastern United States for the past 20 years. Her specialty within archaeology is the use of plants by prehistoric Native Americans.

 

The lecture will be held at noon, Oct. 20 at the USF Botanical Gardens, 12210 USF Pine Dr., Tampa.

 

For More Information check out www.cas.usf.edu/garden/ or call (813) 974-2363. This event is free to the public.