Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden welcomes close to one million visitors a year and is considered one of the world’s most prestigious centers for botanical research and science education. Sacred Seeds – Missouri, located in the Kemper Center for Home Gardening, is a Native American medicinal plant garden that gives respect to the surrounding ecosystem and to the generations of Native Americans who were the custodians of traditional medicine.

This setting provides multiple arenas of educational opportunities for visitors. Formal courses will be taught to help people get hands on understanding of traditional medicine, ethnobotany, and the many benefits of conservation. In addition, guided and self-guided tours can help people understand from where their herbal remedies and pharmaceuticals originate, as well as be a resource for the many schools and universities in the area.

At A Glance

  • Region
    North America
  • Country
    United States
  • Area
    Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • Latitude
    38° 36′ 43.9992″ N
  • Longitude
    90° 15′ 38.9988″ W
  • Partners
    Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Ecosystem
    Tall Grass Prairie and Midwest Forest Shade
  • Cultural Scope
    Plants used for medicine, food, and craft by North American native communities.