Science Corner

This corner of the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden website is about science, and is full of informative and educational material complied by Beryn Harty. Enjoy!

Download AlterNatives, a plant substitution guide for the Florida Keys. This publication was prepared by members of the FKIETF concerning landscaping alternatives to exotic plants, and suggestions of natives to use instead.

Additional documents of scientific interest:

  • Living Collection Assessment (Re-CAP) of the Garden, March 29, 2014 - View
  • A report assessing the floristic nature of the KWBG - View
  • The collections policy that guides the activities of the Garden in plant conservation - View
  • A report to the Endangered Plant Advisory Council of the State of Florida regarding a KWBG collection, propagation and outplanting project - View
  • An Archaeological Assessment and history of the Garden from its inception in 1934. Conducted in January 2006, by Walter S. Marder, AIA - View