The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum


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Erich Steiner Tribute

Two stone fountains with accompanying wetland gardens. The design features stone cairns with water cascading down all sides and shallow pools featuring wetland plants. The drier portion of each bed features native shrubs and herbaceous plants, including Oenothera (evening primroses). Dr. Steiner was widely recognized for his study of the genus Oenothera.

In Memory of Erich Steiner, Director, Matthaei Botanical Gardens. 1971-1977 and 1989-1991.

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Property: Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Zone: Main Building, Gardens and Service Areas
Sub Zone: Gateway Garden of New World Plants
Details: Gateway Garden in front of the Friends Pavilion

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