How High Can You Steppe?! Plant Choices from Around the World for the Arid West
The four steppe regions of the world are home to a treasure trove of plants that are adapted to survive extreme conditions, including summer heat, winter cold, wind, hail, drought, and herbivory. With such challenges, plants must be resilient to survive. Denver Botanic Gardens is a hub for botanical and horticultural research in the steppe regions of the world. Mike will share some plants unique to the steppes and how they integrate into a changing landscape in the arid west.
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