We are delighted to introduce the Spring issue of TEA: The Ethnobotanical Assembly. Buoyed by the success of our inaugural issue last October - and accompanied by the first signs of spring here in the UK - the new issue features nine contributions that investigate people-plant relationships from a diversity of angles and perspectives. Read the full Editors' Introduction
Palm trees have such importance in Los Angeles that an entire neighborhood on the Westside is named for them, and much has been written about their role in defining the city as an exotic, glamorous destination.
The 42nd Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology
Foraging Course by Jason Irving
7th International Orchid Conservation Congress
The average Angeleno probably does not look at the large-leaved and conspicuous plant growing wild throughout their city as an escaped crop with enormous industrial use, or as the source of one of the world's deadly poisons.