Ancient Botany arrives in 19C US - Women Botanists & Colorful Plant Images Blossom
In both the Eastern & Western Hemispheres of our Earth, plants evolved from mankind's Food to practical Medicines. In the East, plants became luxury Incense & Spices and objects of Art & Scientific Classification. Europe's arrival in the Americas, saw native plants explored, documented, traded, sold, & exported. By the mid-19C, colorful US depictions of plants were attracting worldwide consumers.